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  1. Qatar CDS hit 1-year high after ultimatum issued
    … have imposed sanctions on Qatar, issued an ultimatum, … since last June. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are amongst … The 13-point ultimatum to Qatar includes closing the … network, curbing relations with Iran, shutting a Turkish …
  2. Rift in the Gulf: Saudi Arabia and Qatar
    Saudi Arabia in May 2017. Life does change rapidly in the Arab Middle EastArab Spring in 2010, when Qatar supported some changes but the Saudis … key to bring Palestinians to the negotiating … Saudis and the moderate Arab Sunni countries and the State of Israel
  3. Avelacom Has Launched Low Latency Access To Market Data From Saudi Arabia’s Bourse, The Tadawul
    … reducing costs and mitigating risks. Saudi Arabia continues to liberalise markets. Its …
  4. Iraq forces repel IS Mosul counter-attack
    … come under growing pressure from Iraqi forces in Mosul. IS … were quickly brought under control, Iraqi officials say. IS has … She is currently working alongside Iraqi army medics to help … in Iraq, was launched on 17 October 2016. Thousands of Iraqi security …
  5. MP visits Kiwi troops in Middle East
    Iraq. Mr Muller has just returned from a visit to the Middle East … Al Minhad Airbase in the United Arab Emirates, and one at Camp … Australia to assist the Iraqi forces build their capability. … taskforce with Australia assisting Iraqi forces - The taskforce …
  6. Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack
    … come under growing pressure from Iraqi forces in Mosul. IS … were quickly brought under control, Iraqi officials say. IS has … She is currently working alongside Iraqi army medics to help … in Iraq, was launched on 17 October 2016. Thousands of Iraqi security …
  7. The ideal rums for the summer!
    These rums will assist you in the warm months ahead and add cool to your sipping pleasure. MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, June 26, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Summer, you are just about to burst on us, we feel you sneaking in and …
  8. Yemen faces 'worst cholera outbreak'
    Yemen has been spared from the cholera outbreak, the UN says Yemen … of people afflicted by cholera Yemen's health, water and … led to widespread malnutrition, making Yemenis - especially children - even … left 18.8 million of Yemen's 28 million people …
  9. ACLU argues that deporting 1,400 Iraqis would jeopardize their lives
    … for more than 100 Iraqi detainees under the jurisdiction … them because Iraq had agreed to take them back. Iraq recently … has historically faced problems in Iraq. The Detroit metropolitan area … being immediately sent back to Iraq," Lee Gelernt, deputy …
  10. Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere
    Israeli startups. "I worked for years in the Israeli … ”. In the meantime, many Israeli startups are looking abroad. … destination with about 100 Israeli development centers. A strong … has also created strong ties. Israeli companies have also recruited …
  11. UAE president receives Eid Al-Fitr greetings
    DUBAI — The president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan … other emirates in the seven-member UAE federation at a traditional reception … negotiations on behalf of the UAE, a major oil producer, in …
  12. Federer claims 9th Halle title
    HALLE, Germany — Roger Federer defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for a record ninth time Sunday. Playing in his 140th career final, Federer saved the only break point he faced and converted four of his eight …
  13. 6% jump in number of Umrah pilgrims
    … some countries such as Egypt, Turkey and Jordan. There was an increase … Umrah visas were issued to Iraqis, an increase of 58 percent …
  14. Germany reaches semis as referee needs VAR double-take
    SOCHI — Germany eased into the Confederations Cup semifinals with a 3-1 win over Cameroon Sunday as the VAR system was again thrust into the spotlight when the on-field official needed two reviews of an incident to reach the right verdict. Colombian …
  15. Eid prayers performed across the Kingdom with calls for Muslim unity
    Yemeni President Abd-Rabboh Mansour Hadi, former President of Maldives Mohammed Waheed, Lebanese … Faisal Bin Turki Bin Abdullah and Prince Khaled Al-Faisal … security and stability in Saudi Arabia as well as … at Prince Turki Bin Abdullah Mosque. Regional emirs …
  16. “Torture works” — in all the wrong ways
    As the world marks the UN Day in Support of Torture Victims, a leading advocate for victims' rights calls for global public condemnation of the practice COPENHAGEN, ONTARIO, DENMARK, June 26, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- As the world marks the …
  17. Egypt's Sisi ratifies island handover to Saudi Arabia
    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified … two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in a deal that had … had sparked rare protests in Egypt, with Sisi accused of having … with, but were leased to Egypt in the 1950s. Opponents of …
  18. Saudi Arabia raises foreign football player quota
    Saudi Arabia will increase by 50 percent … its citizens exercising while raising Saudi Arabia's global competitiveness in …
  19. Saudi Arabia rebuts fake news on Turkey, Israel
    … reports that it warned Saudis wishing to visit Turkey … Saudi Arabia and other major Arab states to withdraw Turkish troops from Qatar … of Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) aircraft landing at an Israeli airport … reports that it warned Saudis wishing to visit …
  20. The new Saudi Arabian heir is a very dangerous man
    … Houthi rebels in Yemen — whom Saudi Arabia regards as Iranian proxies — … support of Iranian and Iranian-backed ground troops in Syria, where … to the Saudis and their allies in the United Arab Emirates, … so many interests. The Middle East needs fewer, not more …