Category Archives: Politics

ISRAEL PM PRAISES ‘BEST EVER’ TIES WITH ARAB WORLD

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Wednesday his country's "best ever" ties with the Arab countries, citing "many levels of cooperation" that still cannot be exposed.Hailing a "breakthrough" in Israel's relations with the Arab world, ...

ISRAEL PM PRAISES ‘BEST EVER’ TIES WITH ARAB WORLD

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Wednesday his country's "best ever" ties with the Arab countries, citing "many levels of cooperation" that still cannot be exposed.Hailing a "breakthrough" in Israel's relations with the Arab world, ...

ISRAEL PM PRAISES ‘BEST EVER’ TIES WITH ARAB WORLD

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Wednesday his country's "best ever" ties with the Arab countries, citing "many levels of cooperation" that still cannot be exposed.Hailing a "breakthrough" in Israel's relations with the Arab world, ...

FRANCE TO ARM MILITARY SURVEILLANCE DRONES

France is set to arm drones that are currently used exclusively for surveillance and intelligence, a first for the French military, the defense minister said Tuesday.Florence Parly said the decision will initially apply only to the six unarmed Reaper s...

Lebanon Repeals ‘Marry the Rapist’ Law

Lebanon's parliament on Wednesday abolished a law that allowed rapists to avoid prison by marrying their victims.The repeal of the law, which had been in place since the 1940s, follows years of campaigning by women's rights advocates. Tunisia, Morocco ...

Egypt Inflation Surges to 33 Percent After Fuel Subsidy Cuts

Egypt's official statistics agency says the country's inflation rate has jumped to 33 percent in July - up from 29.8 percent in June.The announcement comes as Egyptians struggle in the face of steep price hikes as part of the government's

Qatar Waives Visas for 80 Nationalities Amid Gulf Boycott

Qatar announced on Wednesday a program to allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries to encourage air transport and tourism amid a two-month boycott imposed on the Gulf state by its neighbors.Nationals from dozens of countries in Europe and

S. ARABIA, UAE, BAHRAIN, EGYPT SEEK CLOSER MEDIA COORDINATION

Information ministers and officials of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, on Thursday affirmed necessity of joint media coordination to face all forms of extremism and terrorism.Saudi Press Agency said the officials dealt in a meeting with the n...