Lebanon’s President In Qatar For Talks Over Gulf Crisis
BEIRUT: Lebanon’s president arrived in Qatar Monday for the opening ceremony of an Arab soccer tournament amid — and for talks on an precedented diplomatic crisis between Beirut and oil-rich Gulf nations. President Michel Aoun’s face-to-face meetings with the emir of Qatar and other Qatari officials come as Lebanon... Read more
Iran ‘Determined’ To Salvage Nuclear Deal
TEHRAN: Iran is ‘determined’ to reach an agreement with major powers on salvaging its 2015 nuclear deal at talks that resume Monday in Vienna, its foreign ministry spokesman said. “The delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran is in Vienna with a firm determination to reach an agreement and... Read more
Arab Coalition Carries Out 15 Strikes Against Houthi Militants In Marib
RIYADH: The Arab Coalition on Monday said it carried out 15 attacks against the Houthi militia in Yemen’s Marib and al-Jawf over the past 24 hours. At least 85 Houthi members were killed and 12 vehicles were destroyed in those attacks, Al Arabiya TV reported.   Source: https://arab.news/999h2 Read more
Morocco Halts France Flights Amid Coronavirus Spike
RABAT: Morocco has decided to suspend flights to and from France, where daily coronavirus infections are rising, the foreign ministry said on Thursday. “This decision will go into effect on November 26 at 23:59 p.m. local time and until further notice,” the ministry said in a statement carried by... Read more
Arab Coalition Hits Military Targets In Yemen’s Sanaa
RIYADH: The Arab coalition said it conducted airstrikes on camps and military targets in Sanaa, state TV reported on Thursday. The coalition said it used preventive measures to spare civilians and civilian objects from collateral damage, adding the “operation in Sanaa was in compliance with international humanitarian law and... Read more
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Holds Separate Talks With Egypt, Iraq Leaders
DUBAI: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince on Thursday held separate talks with leaders from Egypt and Iraq to discuss regional security. During his calls with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, the crown prince discussed bilateral relations and various aspects of cooperation and joint work,... Read more
Winter Rain Floods Gaza Homes Damaged In Last Spring’s War
BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip: The first rainstorm of winter sent water pouring into Ghalia Al-Attar’s house through cracks in the walls and tin roof, as the widow, her children and grandchildren spread buckets across the floor. Their home was among tens of thousands that were damaged during the 11-day... Read more
35 Killed In Clashes In Sudan’s Restive Darfur – Officials
KHARTOUM: At least 35 people have been killed in days of fighting between herders in Sudan’s western Darfur region with more than a thousand homes set on fire, officials said Thursday. The violence broke out on November 17 between armed Arab herders in the rugged Jebel Moon mountains close... Read more
UAE’s Ahmed Al-Raisi Wins Interpol Presidency For 4-Year Term
LYON, France: The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) has announced that the UAE candidate, Major General Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior, has won its presidency for a four-year term. The announcement was made in a tweet via the Interpol’s official Twitter account, UAE state... Read more
Arab Coalition Strikes Houthi Drone Lab In Yemeni Capital
RIYADH: The Arab coalition on Wednesday said it had targeted legitimate military sites in Yemen’s capital. The coalition said that a building under construction had been targeted because it was used for the manufacturing of explosive-laden drones. Drones remain the primary choice of weapon for the Iran-back Houthi militia... Read more