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Yemeni president pays surprise visit to Saudi monarch in Morocco

Yemeni president pays surprise visit to Saudi monarch in Morocco

Yemen’s President in exile, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has paid a surprise visit to the Saudi monarch in Morocco. King Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz is in the North African city of Tangier for a private summer break, Arabi 21 reported on Friday. Read more

Veolia completes withdrawal from Israel, in victory for BDS campaign

Veolia completes withdrawal from Israel, in victory for BDS campaign

French multinational company Veolia has sold all its last holdings in the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), thus completing its withdrawal from the Israeli market. Read more

Sixth of April Movement starts campaign for victims of forced disappearance

Sixth of April Movement starts campaign for victims of forced disappearance

Egypt’s Sixth of April Movement has called for a blogging campaign to mark the International Day of the Victims of Forced Disappearance, which will be held on Sunday, 30 August, Rassd.com reported on Friday. Read more

Every Egyptian citizen is now a potential terrorist

Every Egyptian citizen is now a potential terrorist

He asked the people to give him a mandate to combat potential terrorism, and then Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi created this terrorism himself and made it a reality on the ground. He did so in order to legitimise his place as head of state and use it as a bogie to make Egyptians fear a particular movement. He also did so in ord... Read more

How long will the world tolerate US exceptionalism?

How long will the world tolerate US exceptionalism?

The Washington Post reported recently that Barack Obama has promised an extension of the military aid given to Israel. Instead of the current aid package of $3.1 billion every year, in 2017 it is likely to increase to $3.5 billion a year, making an increase of $400 million dollars over the next 10 years. This is in spi... Read more

The PNC and a very crazy measure

The PNC and a very crazy measure

One of the most controversial issues nowadays is the call for the extraordinary meeting of the Palestinian National Council following the resignation of ten PLO Executive Committee members. The controversy revolves around the legality of the meeting, as according to Article 14/c of the Basic Law, extraordinary meetings... Read more

Yemeni prime minister meets leaders of the Islah Party in Riyadh

Yemeni prime minister meets leaders of the Islah Party in Riyadh

Yemeni Vice President and Prime Minister Khalid Bahah today met with leaders of the Islah Party in an effort to mend their relationship, the government’s official news agency Sabaa reported. Read more

Sisi’s attempts to rehabilitate Assad... A different tune to the Gulf

Sisi’s attempts to rehabilitate Assad... A different tune to the Gulf

The statement made by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in which he stressed that the security coordination with the Egyptian intelligence did not stop, not even during the term of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi,, coincided with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi’s visit to Russia. During his visit, he met ... Read more

Jordan’s warns Israel following violations at Al-Aqsa

Jordan’s warns Israel following violations at Al-Aqsa

Jordan will not tolerate any attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque as it is under the kingdom’s guardianship, the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Hayel Dawood warned yesterday. Read more

Yemeni Foreign Minister announces Sanaa about to be liberated

Yemeni Foreign Minister announces Sanaa about to be liberated

Yemeni Foreign Minister Riad Yassin stressed on Thursday that the expulsion of Houthi and Ali Saleh militias from the province of Taiz will pave the way for government forces to regain control of the capital Sanaa. Read more

Hamas calls for boycott of Palestine National Council meeting

Hamas calls for boycott of Palestine National Council meeting

Hamas has called for the various Palestinian factions not to participate in the Palestinian National Council session that will be held in mid-September. Read more

Egyptian government to stop exporting rice from next September

Egyptian government to stop exporting rice from next September

The Egyptian Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to stop exporting all kinds of rice starting from the first of September. Only the export of broken rice will be allowed in accordance with Ministerial Resolution 601 of 2009, as amended. Read more

Hezbollah and Christian allies boycott Lebanese government meeting

Hezbollah and Christian allies boycott Lebanese government meeting

The Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah and its Christian political allies have boycotted a cabinet meeting yesterday, highlighting the growing political tension that has paralysed the country's national unity government led by Prime Minister Tammam Salam. Read more

Judicial committee recommends continued ban on Muslim Brotherhood

Judicial committee recommends continued ban on Muslim Brotherhood

An Egyptian judicial committe has recommended continuing the ban on the Muslim Brotherhood that was supported by a decision from the Ministry of Social Solidarity. Read more

The noose tightens on freedom of speech in Jordan

The noose tightens on freedom of speech in Jordan

When Jordan broadened its anti-terror law last year, critics warned that it could be used to silence opposition. The law expanded the definition of "terrorism" to include any act meant to create sedition, harm property, injure international relations, or to use the internet or media outlets to promote terrorist thinkin... Read more

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