The UAE has rejected a formal Egyptian request to release 11 Egyptians arrested recently in the UAE over links with the Muslim Brotherhood group, Gulf News has learnt. An Egyptian delegation led by Essam Al Haddad, a senior adviser to Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi, visited the UAE on Wednesday and met with senior officials to […]
Lebanese Environment Minister Nazem al-Khoury said that the cancellation of the national dialogue session that was scheduled for January 7 does not mean that dialogue in Lebanon is dead. “The decision made by President Michel Suleiman to cancel the dialogue session does not at all mean the end of dialogue,” Khoury told Al-Manar television on […]
Syrian President Bashar Assad will deliver a speech on Sunday in a rare address to the nation, state media said, as rebels fighting to topple his embattled regime pressed ahead with an offensive on the capital.
by Ghassan Karam- A common mistake that is committed, all over the world, is to assume that economic growth in the GDP of a country is synonymous with a higher level of welfare for the populace of that country.
Syria’s interior minister who was wounded in a Damascus bombing has died of his wounds and was replaced by General Rustom Ghazali , a Free Syrian Army ( FSA) source told the Saudi Arabian newspaper Okaz. Lebanon media reported last December 26 that Shaar headed home on a private jet after treatment in Beirut
Opposition fighters are celebrating success in Syria’s north but enduring cruel squalor in and around Damascus, where government forces are cutting off food and medical supplies, a rebel leader said Saturday.
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman on Saturday called off the National Dialogue session that had been scheduled for January 7, National News Agency reported. NNA added that no other date has been set for the upcoming session.
More than 30 years after Argentina’s unsuccessful invasion of the Falkland Islands, a fresh war of words has broken out over the sovereignty of the British territory, a rocky archipelago about 8,000 miles from London but harboring outsize importance to both countries. The latest bout of controversy erupted after Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
A political crisis facing the Shiite-led government of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki of Iraq appeared to escalate on Friday, as more political rivals called for his resignation and for early elections. In addition to the political arena, demand for change echoed in the streets