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  1. Islamic State beheads 2 for 'sorcery' in Sinai

    Egyptindependent.com - Egypt 03.29 / 13:19 egyptindependent.com
    Islamic State's branch in the Sinai Peninsula posted a video on Tuesday depicting the beheading of two men the militant Islamist group said it had found guilty of practicing witchcraft and sorcery.The video, posted on a Telegram channel often used by IS, showed the group forming a religious police unit known as the Hasbah in northern Sinai, where it has waged an insurgency for years. The rugged, thinly populated peninsula borders Israel, Gaza and the Suez Canal.No comment was immediately…
  2. Nile Basin ministers to hold extraordinary meeting

    Egyptindependent.com - Egypt 03.29 / 13:05 egyptindependent.com
    Water ministers of the Nile Basin countries have agreed to hold a new extraordinary meeting soon in Entebbe to resolve disputes over the Nile Water Framework Agreement following the completion of the study presented at their meeting yesterday in Uganda.An official statement by the Ministry of Irrigation said the meeting will discuss the report of the mini ministerial committee, which held a meeting a few days ago in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on the Egyptian concerns about the Nile…
  3. Siwa Oasis Medical Tourism Conference to launch on Wednesday

    Egyptindependent.com - Egypt 03.29 / 11:11 egyptindependent.com
    The Siwa Oasis Medical Tourism Conference will be launched on Wednesday, in coordination with the University of Alexandria, to announce Siwa as a global center for medical and environmental tourism, announced Governor of Matruh Maj. Gen. Alaa Abu Zeid. Siwa's natural characteristics have made it one of the world's most impessive nature reserves, standing out from Egypt's other oases. The conference will address the development of therapeutic and environmental tourism as well as…
  4. Sisi's spare change initiative suspended due to legal obstacles

    Egyptindependent.com - Egypt 03.29 / 09:37 egyptindependent.com
    President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's proposed initiative for donating spare change has been suspended, Al-Masry Al-Youm reported on Wednesday.The Central Bank of Egypt and the Egyptian Banking Union were due to study mechanisms for the implementation of the initiative; however, informed sources revealed that legal obstacles prevented the completion of the initiative, which aims primarily to fund development projects in lower-income and informal housing areas.The total donations to the Long…
  5. More Egypt Copts flee jihadists in Sinai

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Egypt 03.28 / 22:05 yourmiddleeast.com
    A church official said more families arrived in the Suez canal city of Ismailiya, a day after about 250 Copts sought shelter in one church alone there.Three Christians have been shot dead over the past week in the city of El-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic State group jihadists are waging an…
  6. Former Egyptian Autocrat Released from 6-Year Detention

    Islamtimes.org - Egypt 03.28 / 21:08 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was ordered to be freed from detention on Mandy according to Egypt's official news agency…
  7. Tensions in Israeli-Egyptian Ties after Aoun’s Visit

    Islamtimes.org - Egypt 03.28 / 20:10 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Egyptian ties with the Israeli regime have taken a nosedive after the Tel Aviv regime quietly withdrew its diplomats from Cairo days after a visit by Lebanon’s p…
  1. Celebrate Nowruz With Iran Opposition

    Ncr-iran.org - Iran 03.29 / 14:08 ncr-iran.org
      Join Iranains in their New Year celebration demanding Free …
  2. Oslo, Tehran after stronger environmental coop.

    En.mehrnews.com - Iran 03.29 / 12:26 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – Norwegian climate minister has stressed the importance of expanding cooperation between Iran and Norway in promoting environmental agreements and reducing pollution caused by oil and gas i…
  3. Putin-Rouhani meeting round-up

    En.mehrnews.com - Iran 03.29 / 11:29 en.mehrnews.com
    MOSCOW, Mar. 29 (MNA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made a joint statement after their meeting in the Kremlin on March 2…
  4. Tehran, Moscow to use national currencies in mutual settlements

    En.mehrnews.com - Iran 03.29 / 11:29 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – CBI Governor Valiollah Seif said the project to use national currencies in trade transaction between Iran and Russia was in final s…
  5. EIFA Strongly Condemns Iraq's Membership of the UN Human Rights Council

    Ncr-iran.org - Iran 03.29 / 11:11 ncr-iran.org
    PRESS RELEASEFor immediate release 5 March 2017 The European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) strongly condemns Iraq's membership of the UN Human Rights Council. This will seriously harm the cause of human rights in the world today as Iraq is practically under the control of the theocratic dictatorship ruling Iran and according to the reports of the United Nations and international human rights organizations, its judiciary is influenced by political factions and collective and arbitrary…
  6. Tehran-Moscow ties in new phase

    En.mehrnews.com - Iran 03.29 / 07:43 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – President Rouhani told reporters that Iran and Russia have great potential and the necessary political will to develop cooperation and bilateral relations have entered into a new p…
  7. Journalists, male or female, seek truth: ex-colleague

    En.mehrnews.com - Iran 03.29 / 06:23 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – Farideh Dada, an Iranian-American female journalist who formerly worked at the Tehran Times, is now working as a successful journalist in the United S…
  8. Russia and Iran agree to reduce their oil output

    Theiranproject.com - Iran 03.28 / 22:15 theiranproject.com
    euronews– Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have agreed to cooperate in a bid to stabilise the global enegy market. Russian gas producers Gazprom and National…
  1. Turkey threatens EU with Sending 15k Refugees in Month to ‘Blow Its Mind’

    Islamtimes.org - Turkey 03.28 / 23:05 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Turkey’s interior minister threatened on Tuesday to open borders says and send 15,000 refugees a month to Europe, to “blow its min…
  2. Ankara says nearly 50,000 Syrians have returned home

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Turkey 03.28 / 22:05 yourmiddleeast.com
    "Nearly 50,000 Syrians have returned to this area from Turkey since the Euphrates Shield operation started," Mevlut Cavusoglu said.He was referring to Ankara's ambitious military operation launched last August in northern Syria to help Syrian rebels oust…
  1. US general admits US airstrike killed 100s of civilians in Mosul

    Islamtimes.org - Iraq 03.29 / 04:38 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - A high-ranking US commander has admitted that there was a “fair chance” that a coalition airstrike in western Mosul killed a large number of Iraqi civ…
  1. King Salman receives Arab leaders

    Saudigazette.com.sa - Saudi Arabia 03.29 / 14:55 saudigazette.com.sa
      Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received  President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi of Iraq, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Emir of Kuwait, President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir of Sudan,  President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia on the sidelines of The post King Salman receives Arab leaders appeared first on Saudi G…
  2. Saudi regime forces kill Sheikh Nimr’s cousins in Qatif

    Islamtimes.org - Saudi Arabia 03.29 / 04:38 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Saudi regime forces have reportedly shot and killed two first cousins of prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, whom the Al Saud regime executed last year in a futile attempt to silence political critics and pro-democracy campaigners in the oil-rich…
  3. Popular Saudi cleric banned from Twitter

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Saudi Arabia 03.29 / 01:08 yourmiddleeast.com
    Awad al-Qarni, previously accused of links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, was also fined 100,000 riyals ($27,000), Okaz newspaper reported on its website late Thursday.It did not name the "famous preacher" but Qarni himself confirmed the verdict on his @awadalqarni Twitter account late…
  4. France Turning Blind Eye to Saudi’s Dangerous Power Games

    Islamtimes.org - Saudi Arabia 03.28 / 23:05 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Pierre Conesa's new book on Saudi's soft power projection opens with a quote from Richard Holbrooke, former US ambassador to the UN, that sets the tone for what follows: “The Saudis exported their problems by funding the schools, the madrassas, all over the Islamic w…
  5. Saudi monarch cancels planned state visit to the Maldives

    Islamtimes.org - Saudi Arabia 03.28 / 22:06 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia has canceled a planned visit to the atoll nation of the Maldives over what has been described as the outbreak of swine influenza in the capital of the to the Indian Ocean…
  6. Amnesty covers illegal Hajis, runaway workers

    Saudigazette.com.sa - Saudi Arabia 03.28 / 21:58 saudigazette.com.sa
    Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) announced on Tuesday that expatriates who performed Haj without a permit and runaway (huroob) workers will be included among violators of the labor and residency rules and they can take advantage of the 90-day amnesty period, which begins on Wednesday. Violators who work at The post Amnesty covers illegal Hajis, runaway workers appeared first on Saudi G…
  7. Qassim University seeks a more moderate tone for Islamic Studies

    Saudigazette.com.sa - Saudi Arabia 03.28 / 21:58 saudigazette.com.sa
    By Mishal Al-Otaibi Saudi Gazette RIYADH — Qassim University announced that it is redrafting its curriculum for Islamic Studies to ensure ethical, intellectual and religious balance. The new curriculum will emphasize the moderate tone of Islam. It will also ensure that students have the necessary knowledge and skills to serve their religion and country. The The post Qassim University seeks a more moderate tone for Islamic Studies appeared first on Saudi G…
  8. $3b Saudi-Jordanian joint fund an investment milestone

    Saudigazette.com.sa - Saudi Arabia 03.28 / 21:58 saudigazette.com.sa
    Saudi Gazette report AMMAN — The establishment of a joint fund to launch an estimated $3 billion worth of investments was a milestone in the implementation of a project that would serve the interests of both the kingdoms, a senior Saudi official said. Chief Executive, Managing Director, and Secretary-General of the Board at Public Investment The post $3b Saudi-Jordanian joint fund an investment milestone appeared first on Saudi G…
  1. Afghanistan’s Water Scarcity: Unfolding Challenge

    Islamtimes.org - Yemen 03.29 / 08:05 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Afghanistan is not a water-stressed nation but the fresh water accessibility rates in this country are not satisfactory, even in the capital…
  2. More than 40 refugees, including women and children, shot dead off Yemen coast

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Yemen 03.29 / 01:09 yourmiddleeast.com
    It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack.The refugees were hit by light weapons fire in waters off rebel-held Hodeida, but the boat managed to dock in the city's port, an official there…
  3. Yemen: The local authority in Marib Release Statement on the Mosque Attach and the GCC chief deplores

    Nationalyemen.com - Yemen 03.28 / 23:08 nationalyemen.com
    The local authority in Marib released statement on the Friday’s missile attack to Kofal mousque.  The  statement said that, the local authority in Marib governorate is not surprised by the Houthi Saleh militias terrorist shelling of a crowded mosque in a Friday prayer at Kofel camp in Marib, which tolls the live of 27 martyrs, […
  1. Features : Sulaiman Pushes Opposition Spectra on Visions for a Future Syria

    Syrianobserver.com - Syria 03.29 / 10:41 syrianobserver.com
       Opposition figure and Syrian personality says he has tasked delegations at Geneva with providing their take on four key issues, including governance, the constitution, elections and security, also adding that meetings with Kurdish and women's groups were su…
  2. Features : Assad's Militias Turn to Schoolchildren to Fill Manpower Void

    Syrianobserver.com - Syria 03.29 / 10:02 syrianobserver.com
       Opposition outlet claims loyalist paramilitary groups are routinely exploiting Syrians' needs for a stable income by recruiting children into their ranks for up to $200 a month, with many of them being sent to battlefronts without proper tr…
  3. Features : Arms Dealers See Peace as Bad for Business in Northern Syria

    Syrianobserver.com - Syria 03.29 / 09:04 syrianobserver.com
       With fighting slowing on a number of fronts in Syria's north, weapons traders face a sharp drop in arms prices as new players enter the market, bringing with them a surplus of stock, Iqtissad re…
  4. News : HNC Rejects Role for Assad, War Criminals in Political Transition

    Syrianobserver.com - Syria 03.29 / 08:35 syrianobserver.com
       Coalition media office quotes HNC head as saying opposition will not accept any participation from Assad or his inner circle at any point during a transitional period in Sy…
  5. News : Russia Deputy FM: Too Early to Assess Results of Geneva 5

    Syrianobserver.com - Syria 03.29 / 08:21 syrianobserver.com
       Gatilov avoids making comments on the progress of the ongoing intra-Syrian talks, stating that a number of meetings are still to take place with different Syrian pa…
  6. UN chief urges Arab states to unite to tackle unrest in Syria

    Islamtimes.org - Syria 03.29 / 04:38 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Arab leaders to set aside their differences to tackle the ongoing unrest in Syria, which has been gripped by foreign-backed militancy since March…
  7. US Forces Blocked Syrian Army Advance

    Islamtimes.org - Syria 03.29 / 04:24 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - The US-backed operation near Raqqa seems to "block any advance by Syrian government forces from the west" with the aim of Balkanizing…
  8. Landmark Spanish Suit Could Hold Syrian Officials Accountable for Torture, Murder

    Thetower.org - Syria 03.28 / 20:12 thetower.org
    A judge on Spain’s national court agreed on Monday to hear a complaint that could hold senior members of the Syrian regime accountable for severe human rights abuses. The suit was filed by the sister of a Syrian delivery van driver who was jailed, tortured, and killed in one of the regime’s detention centers in…
  1. Attempted Stabbing Attack Thwarted in Old City of Yerushalayim

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.29 / 14:21 hamodia.com
    An attempted stabbing was thwarted, b’chasdei Shamayim, Wednesday afternoon. A female terrorist attempted to stab a group of police officers near Shaar Shechem, near the Old City of Yerushalayim. According to… Read more » The post Attempted Stabbing Attack Thwarted in Old City of Yerushalayim appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Another Attempted Stabbing Thwarted at Damascus Gate Attempted Stabbing Attack in Shechem Thwarted Attempted Stabbing Thwarted Near …
  2. Israeli Central Bank Chief Calls for Infrastructure Spending Over Tax Cuts

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.29 / 14:06 hamodia.com
    Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug urged the government to use excess tax revenues to invest in infrastructure and education, rather than cutting taxes further. Israel’s tax revenues have been… Read more » The post Israeli Central Bank Chief Calls for Infrastructure Spending Over Tax Cuts appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Israeli Growth Jumps, But Central Bank Doesn’t Budge Bank of Israel Calls for Higher Wages Bank Chief Warns Against Overlending to H…
  3. New Police Station to Serve Beitar Ilit

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.29 / 13:49 hamodia.com
    Beitar Illit inaugurated its first police station, the first in a chareidi city. Taking part in the ceremony were Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Police Chief Roni Alsheich, Mayor Rabbi… Read more » The post New Police Station to Serve Beitar Ilit appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Beitar Illit: Let’s Leave Bus Service As Is Deri: Building Plans Should Include Beitar Illit Health Minister and Deputy Education Minister Visit Beitar Illit Beitar Illit to…
  4. IMF Report Praises Israel’s Economic Performance

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.29 / 13:03 hamodia.com
    In its annual report on the state of the Israeli economy Wednesday, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) praised the country’s performance, citing government efforts to reduce bureaucracy and establish a… Read more » The post IMF Report Praises Israel’s Economic Performance appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Corporate Taxes to Be Cut to All-Time Low Report: U.S. Government Inaction Is Hampering Economic Growth Netanyahu Not Giving Up on Kahlon Fischer…
  5. IDF Launches Surveillance Balloon Over Beitar Illit Access Road

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.29 / 12:09 hamodia.com
    In the wake of ongoing rock attacks on the Husan bypass road, the IDF has launched a patrol balloon that will provide an “eye in the sky” on the doings… Read more » The post IDF Launches Surveillance Balloon Over Beitar Illit Access Road appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Beitar Illit: Let’s Leave Bus Service As Is Beitar Illit Resident Stabbed by Palestinian Hitchhiker Road 443 Now Fully Covered by Security Cameras Knesset Discusses Arab Violence in Eastern Y…
  6. WATCH: Israeli Invention Produces Clean Water From Thin Air

    Thetower.org - Israel 03.29 / 12:07 thetower.org
    At the Israel Innovation Showcase at the annual AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC earlier this week, more than 18,000 Israel advocates learned about a technology to extract water from air; an Arab-Israeli business accelerator; a touch-free smartphone; a user-friendly security system for public venues; and a dance program breaching barriers between Jews and Arabs…
  7. Jordan’s King Abdullah: Two-State Solution Basis of Middle East Peace

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.29 / 11:38 hamodia.com
    Jordan’s King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that would be the basis of… Read more » The post Jordan’s King Abdullah: Two-State Solution Basis of Middle East Peace appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: King Abdullah Appoints Pro-Peace PM Egypt, Jordan Say Two-State Solution Not Up for Compromise Obama Sees No Middle East Peace Deal Before His Presidency Ends…
  8. Sales of Israeli Defense and Weapons Systems Jump 14 Percent in 2016

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.29 / 10:32 hamodia.com
    The Defense Ministry is generally silent on arms deals made by Israeli companies overseas, but reports in the foreign media – based on Israeli and international sources – claimed that… Read more » The post Sales of Israeli Defense and Weapons Systems Jump 14 Percent in 2016 appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Israel Defense Exports Up Despite Tougher Market Cyber Monday Sales Jump 17 Percent to Over $2B Walgreen Co. Sales Jump 9.4 Percent in September Israeli Arr…
  1. UN chief says Arabs must heal divisions

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 13:01 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - The U.N. secretary-general has warned Arab leaders that their internal divisions have opened the door to foreign intervention and have helped breed sectarianism and terrorism ,Associated Press published .Antonio Guterres told an Arab summit Wednesday that while fighting terrorism…
  2. Arab League Summit kicks off

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 13:01 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - The Arab League Summit starts its 28th session on Wednesday in the Jordanian Dead Sea .The summit, which around 16 heads of state are expected to attend, will tackle developments in various regional issues, including Palestine, the crises in Syria, Libya, Yemen and Somalia.The…
  3. Arab leaders, heads of delegations start arriving at venue of Arab summit

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 12:48 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Their Majesties, Excellencies and Highnesses began arriving at the venue of the Arab Summit at the Dead Sea in preparation for launching meetings of the summit.Photographs of the heads of delegations and participants were taken with His Majesty King Abdullah…
  4. Arab Summit's 28th ordinary session begins

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 12:34 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Chairperson of the African Union Commission Mousa Faki stressed the importance of the Arab summit in enhancing Arab-African relations.He said the continues support to the Palestinian issue tops our priorities, adding that fighting terror groups is the main challenge that faces us…
  5. King of Bahrain arrives in Jordan for Arab summit

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 12:19 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - HRH Prince Hamzah Bin al-Hussein on Wednesday received King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, who is leading his country's delegation to the Arab Summit, which will started today at the shores of the Dead Sea.Upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, the Bahraini King…
  6. FM holds quadripartite meeting tackling stalled peace process

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 12:19 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi, Wednesday held a meeting the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri and the PLO Executive Committee Secretary Saeb Erekat,…
  7. Spring weather forecast Wednesday, rain over weekend

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 10:16 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - A rise in temperatures is expected on Wednesday, but spring moderate conditions will continue to prevail in the hilly areas, while it will be warm in other parts of the country, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Temperatures are forecast to remain in their low…
  8. King Salman receives Prime Minister

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 03.29 / 10:02 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, received at his residence at the Al-Nadwa Palace in Amman Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki.During the meeting, bilateral relations between the Kingdoms in all fields were reviewed.The Custodian…
  1. Palestinian leader Abbas says Trump brings hope for peace

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Palestine 03.29 / 01:08 yourmiddleeast.com
    Trump called the Palestinian president on March 10 for the first time since his inauguration, inviting him to the White House."We'll decide on (the date of) this meeting as quickly as possible," Abbas told a press conference at his presidential complex in the occupied West…
  2. Israel delays cancer treatment for Gaza children

    Travel permits can be stalled for three to four months, according to…
  3. Ramallah bubble pierced by Israeli bullets

    Slaying of Muhammad al-Hattab a reminder that there’s no escaping from the…
  1. Saudi King to Cancel His Lebanon Visit?

    Islamtimes.org - Lebanon 03.29 / 15:03 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - The Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was scheduled to end his Asia tour that took him to Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Brunei, Japan, and China with a visit to Jordan and then Lebanon. However, the planned visit to Beirut remains…
  2. In Lebanon, avant-garde mosque to preach coexistence

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Lebanon 03.29 / 15:02 yourmiddleeast.com
    After all, despite practising a faith that is an offshoot of Shiite Islam, the Druze do not worship at mosques, and the building strays far from the traditional rendering of a Muslim prayer house.But the Amir Shakib Arslan mosque is intended to make visitors reflect on religion and modernity -- and on the symbolic gesture of constructing a mosque in a village whose residents worship…
  3. Balloon, camera, action: mapping a Palestinian camp in Lebanon

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Lebanon 03.29 / 15:02 yourmiddleeast.com
    "From below, you can't really tell anything about the camp. But from above, you can see just how dense the buildings are and how little space there is," Ismail told AFP."It becomes clear there was no planning -- this map is the first time there's a kind of urban planning for the camp," he…
  4. Berri Slams Letter of Former Presidents and PMs: They Forgot Israel's 1978-2006 Wars

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon 03.29 / 14:44 naharnet.com
    Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Wednesday criticized a letter sent to the Arab Summit by five former presidents and premiers of Lebanon, accusing them of “forgetting” about Israel's wars and attacks on Leb…
  5. Aoun Warns on Refugee Burden, Urges End to 'Wars among Brothers'

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon 03.29 / 14:44 naharnet.com
    President Michel Aoun warned Wednesday that tiny Lebanon is reeling under the impact of the presence of around two million Syrian and Palestinian refugees on its soil, as he called for an end to the “wars among brothers” in the reg…
  6. Hasbani: Electricity Plan Involved Private Sector, Doesn't Aggravate Budget Deficit

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon 03.29 / 08:18 naharnet.com
    An electricity-reform plan approved by the cabinet on Tuesday which includes the establishment of new power plants and leasing electricity generating vessels, has incorporated the private sector in the production line, Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani said on Wednesday. Ministers of the Lebanese Forces party have demanded the privatization of the electricity sector, and in that regard, Hasbani assured the “LF's request has been noticed in the p…
  7. Report: Hariri Receives Official Invitation to Saudi Arabia

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon 03.29 / 08:18 naharnet.com
    Prime Minister Saad Hariri has reportedly received an invitation to visit Saudi Arabia, al-Akhbar daily reported on Wednesday. Sources close to Hariri confirmed that he would accept the invitation, but would be keen that King Salman bin Abdul Aziz is present in Riyadh when he heads…
  8. Berri Reiterates Rejection of Parliament Term Extension

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon 03.29 / 06:15 naharnet.com
    Speaker Nabih Berri reiterated on Wednesday that he strictly refuses any extension of the parliament term if it was not for technical reasons, al-Joumhouria daily reported. “We must distinguish between a technical parliament extension and a regular one. I will never accept another extension,” Berri told his visitors on Tue…
  1. Oman Data Park signs pacts with Haya Water and OCCI

    Muscatdaily.com - Oman 03.29 / 05:14 muscatdaily.com
    Oman Data Park on Tuesday signed contracts with Haya Water and the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry…
  2. First Smart City Summit Oman begins

    Muscatdaily.com - Oman 03.29 / 05:14 muscatdaily.com
    The inauguration was held in the presence of dignitaries, senior officials and…
  3. Oman to host Condé Nast Luxury Conference on April 5, 6

    Muscatdaily.com - Oman 03.29 / 05:14 muscatdaily.com
    The Condé Nast Luxury conference, ‘Mindful Luxury – Navigating the new Silk Routes’ will be held at the Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort & Spa from April 5 to 6…
  4. ROP upgrading website to make it more user-friendly

    Muscatdaily.com - Oman 03.29 / 04:59 muscatdaily.com
    The ROP is in the process of upgrading its portal to ensure that users get faster access to its…
  5. Oman Air focuses on medium-haul routes, codesharing pacts to boost growth

    Muscatdaily.com - Oman 03.28 / 19:19 muscatdaily.com
    Oman Air is banking on medium-haul routes and codesharing pacts as part of its future growth…
  6. Oman, South Africa look to expand trade in foodstuffs

    Omanobserver.om - Oman 03.28 / 19:07 omanobserver.om
    JOHANNESBURG: Dr Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy, Minister of Commerce and Industry, met with Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and... The post Oman, South Africa look to expand trade in foodstuffs appeared first on Oman…
  7. IT, telecom & tech show For a Digital Life begins

    Omanobserver.om - Oman 03.28 / 19:07 omanobserver.om
    MUSCAT: The 27th edition of Oman’s prominent event for IT, Telecom & Technology, COMEX Oman 2017, commenced on Tuesday under... The post IT, telecom & tech show For a Digital Life begins appeared first on Oman O…
  8. Handicraft expo opens in Salalah, aims at marketability

    Omanobserver.om - Oman 03.28 / 19:07 omanobserver.om
    By Kaushalendra Singh — SALALAH: March 28 – Women entrepreneurs and handicraft designers took part in a three-day exhibition of... The post Handicraft expo opens in Salalah, aims at marketability appeared first on Oman O…
  1. Citizens invited by MoI to join discussion on mobile radars

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 13:25 qatarscoop.com
    The citizens in Qatar have been invited by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to join the discussion on ‘mobile radars and road safety’ on its web portal. As stated by the Ministry, mobile radars are “most important tools” used in traffic environments to control and regulate traffic safety and flow. It believes that the mobile [&#…
  2. Qatar has achieved good growth rate despite sharp drop in oil prices: HE the Prime Minister

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 12:58 qatarscoop.com
    It was recently announced by the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani that the State of Qatar has achieved good growth rates despite a sharp drop in oil and gas prices over the past two years and the current price outlook at low levels.   His…
  3. Qatari-made radars to monitor streets soon

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 12:58 qatarscoop.com
    The streets of Qatar will soon be monitored by radars made by the country that has been manufactured by a private company.   The radars ill be monitoring common traffic violations such as overtaking from the right, failure to use seat belts, speeding and stopping in the yellow box, as The Peninsula reports.   Brig…
  4. Katara announces names of sea-leaders for sixth ‘Senyar Championship’

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 11:33 qatarscoop.com
    The names of people who have been granted leadership (Serdal) titles for the sixth ‘Senyar Championship,’ has been announced by Katara – the Cultural Village. In the programme, winners of the previous edition of Senyar will act as mentors throughout the Senyar Championship 2017, and will also guide the traditional dhows to the competition area. [R…
  5. Ministry directs employers to provide weekly off day to workers

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 10:50 qatarscoop.com
    Emphasising its commitment to secure all the rights that the labour law guarantees to expat workers, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs has directed employers to provide Friday as the weekly off day to workers. The Ministry quoted from the Labour Law and said on its official twitter account that: “Every worker […
  6. HMC develops clinical imaging platform for the first time in Qatar

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 10:50 qatarscoop.com
    A clinical imaging platform has been developed by the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) which will enable digital images such as X-rays and MRI scans to be shared among all healthcare providers in the country. This would bring together patient imaging data from various medical specialties into a single repository and enables it to be shared…
  7. His Highness the Emir receives credentials of seven news Ambassadors to the State of Qatar

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 10:50 qatarscoop.com
    The credentials of seven news Ambassadors to the State of Qatar were received by His Highness Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at Emiri Diwan on Monday. As reported by The Peninsula, His Highness the Emir received the credentials of His Excellency Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, Shirish Soni, His Excellency Ambassador of…
  8. Qatar to invest $6.3 bln in Britain over 3-5 years

    Qatarscoop.com - Qatar 03.29 / 10:37 qatarscoop.com
    The energy-rich nation of Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in the British economy within the next half decade. Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani announced the $6.3 bln investment at an investment forum in London. He said the outlay would come over the next three to five years through investment…
  1. Clashes erupt as Bahraini police attack funerals for slain teenager

    Islamtimes.org - Bahrain 03.29 / 08:34 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Fresh clashes have broken out in Bahrain as police attacked the funeral processions held for a teenager recently killed by regime force during an anti-regime…
  2. Police, protesters clash in funeral for Bahraini activist who died in regime custody

    Islamtimes.org - Bahrain 03.28 / 22:06 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Bahraini police have clashed with the thousands of demonstrators who had turned out for the funeral procession of an activist who died in regime…
  3. Human Rights Commissioner Welcomes Bahrain Visit Invitation, Stresses it Won’t be “A Photo Opportunity”

    Islamtimes.org - Bahrain 03.28 / 21:08 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Bahrain's parliament has invited the U.N. human rights chief to visit and promised him unrestricted access to prisons and Shi'ite villages, local media said on Wednesday, following his criticism of the kingdom's…