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Bahrain presents new evidence against three men who spied for Qatar

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Bahrain’s public prosecution has announced new evidence against three suspects they say spied for Qatar. The verdict in the case against Ali Salman Ali Ahmed, Hassan Ali Jumaa Sultan and Ali Mehdi Ali Al Aswad is set to be announced on June 21, Bahrain’s state news agency BNA reported. They three men have been accused of treason and collaborating with Qatar and of committing “hostile acts against Bahrain with the intention to overthrow the political system”, Bahraini ...

Kuwait expels Philippines envoy amid tensions over domestic workers

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Kuwait has formally asked the Philippines ambassador to leave the country within a week and has also summoned its own envoy back from Manila. An official source at Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the ministry summoned on Friday ambassador of the Philippines to Kuwait and handed him two protest notes, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. The source stated that the two protest notes are related to recent remarks of several Filipino officials which entailed serious offences ...

As Trump and Macron meet, Iran’s Rouhani warns on nuke deal

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Iran’s president reiterated his warning against a US pullout from the landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers as meetings between President Donald Trump France’s Emmanuel Macron got underway in Washington.Hassan Rouhani said the United States will face “grave” consequences if Washington decides to withdraw from the 2015 agreement that curbed Iran’s controversial nuclear enrichment program in exchange for lifting international sanctions on the Mideast ...

Philippines apologizes to Kuwait for sovereignty violation over ‘rescue’ of workers

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The Philippines on Tuesday formally apologized to Kuwait for actions the latter viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the southeast Asian nation’s embassy “rescued” several overseas workers from employers’ homes, the foreign secretary said.Kuwait had protested over the “rescue” of Philippine citizens working as domestic help, summoned the Philippine ambassador to demand an explanation and arrested two embassy staff who were involved in Saturday’s ...

Prominent Dutch lawyer seeks Qatari compensation for terror victims

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

A prominent human rights lawyer demanded Monday that Qatar compensate Dutch-based victims of an al-Qaida-linked Syrian extremist group, saying the Al Nusra group was financed by Qatar-based funding networks. In a letter sent to Qatar's ruling emir that was seen by The Associated Press, lawyer Liesbeth Zegveld accused the wealthy Gulf state of failing to take action against the al-Nusra Front and said: "Qatar is therefore liable for the damages suffered by the victims." In her letter to ...

Senior military official says Revolutionary Guards will not stay within Iran’s borders

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Although President Hassan Rouhani said few days ago while marking Iran’s Army Day that Iran wants brotherly and strong relations with neighboring countries and rejects interfering in other countries’ internal affairs and noted that “dialogue is the only means towards peace in the region,” the Iranian Revolutionary Guards has contradicted him by stating that it will not commit to staying within Iran’s borders.In an interview with the Persian-speaking Jamaran website ...

Aerial footage shows moment coalition strike kills Houthi political leader

Monday, 23 April 2018

Al Arabiya has obtained footage showing the moment an Arab coalition raid struck and killed the Houthi militias leading political leader. Houthi militias have announced the death of the head of their political council Saleh Ali al-Sammad after a coalition raid. Sammad headed the Houthi-led Supreme Political Council and was the second on the Arab Coalition’s list of wanted people in Yemen. Al Arabiya sources said Sammad was killed in an air raid near the suburb of al-Buraihi, south of ...

Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad killed in coalition raid

Monday, 23 April 2018

Houthi militias have announced the death of the head of their political council Saleh Ali al-Sammad after a coalition raid. Sammad headed the Houthi-led Supreme Political Council and was the second on the Arab Coalition’s list of wanted people in Yemen. Al Arabiya sources said Sammad was killed in an air raid near the suburb of al-Buraihi, south of al-Hudaydah province. Sources who spoke to Al Arabiya said Sammad was under house arrest in the western coast of al-Hudaydah in recent weeks ...

UAE minister: Qatar’s ‘terrorist wedding’ undermined dozens of Doha’s PR efforts

Monday, 23 April 2018

UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash has hit out over Qatar’s Prime Minister recent attendance of a terror suspect son’s wedding saying Doha undermined the efforts of dozens of law and PR firms it hired to polish its image.“The attendance of the Qatari prime minister during the marriage of the son of the terrorist al-Qaeda financier Abdulrahman al-Nuaimi, and in his presence, has undermined the efforts of dozens of law firms and public relations ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi ballistic missiles targeting Jazan

Monday, 23 April 2018

Saudi air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles on Monday fired by Houthi militias targeting Jazan. The kingdom’s air defenses intercepted another missile targeting the Najran region while another missile fell in a desert area on Sunday. The militia has fired more than 100 ballistic in total targeting Saudi Arabian land according to an Arab Coalition statement released on April 16. Saudi air defenses were able to intercept most of them.

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