Arab Information Ministers Council adopts Emirati proposal for ‘Tolerance’

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(Riyadh) - The Executive Office of Arab Information Ministers Council has adopted the Emirati proposal for "Tolerance" to be the Council’s intellectual theme in 2019, under the title "Arab Media’s Role in Promoting Tolerance". The Council…

Saudi king orders major government reshuffle

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(Riyadh) - King Salman of Saudi Arabia ordered a major government reshuffle, replacing the ministers of foreign affairs and information, a royal decree said. Ibrahim al-Assaf, a former finance minister, will replace Adel al-Jubeir as foreign…

Saudi Arabia boosts spending in 2019 budget

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(Riyadh) - The Saudi Council of Ministers, chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has approved the largest budget in the Kingdom's history with SAR1.106 trillion spending in 2019, approximately 7…

39th GCC Summit issues Riyadh Communique

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(Riyadh) - The 40th session of the GCC summit will be held in the UAE, according to a communique issued at the end of the 39th summit in Riyadh. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of Saudi Arabia,…

FANA 46th General Assembly kicks off

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(Kuwait) - The 46th General Assembly of the Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA) opened in attendance of representatives of various Arab news agencies. Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri…

Mohammed bin Rashid receives GCC Secretary-General

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council. During the meeting, which was…

Mohammed bin Rashid receives Mohammed bin Salman

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has met with His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers,…

GCC praises Saudi-UAE Initiative 'IMDAD'

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(Riyadh) - Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al-Zayani has hailed the announcement by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of launching 'IMDAD' initiative to…

GCC’s 44th Industrial Cooperation Committee meeting held

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(Kuwait) - Dr. Matar Hamed Al Neyadi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Industry, led UAE’s delegation to the GCC’s 44th Industrial Cooperation Committee meeting held in Kuwait. They discussed issues on the agenda of the meeting…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Arab Parliament Speaker

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received the Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Dr. Meshaal Bin Fahm Al-Salami, the Qasr Al Bahr Majlis…

Bahrain's CP receives Ministers of Finance of UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

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(Manama) - Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister of Bahrain, extended his appreciation for the continual support offered to Bahrain by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. This…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets OIC Secretary-General

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with Dr Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, on the sidelines…

Meeting of Arab central banks held in Jordan

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(Amman) - The Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE, Mubarak Rashed Al Mansouri, participated in the 42nd session of the Council of Governors of Arab central banks and financial institutions, hosted by Jordan. In his opening remarks, Jordanian…

Army Chiefs of Staff of GCC, Egypt, Jordan and US meet in Kuwait

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(Kuwait) - Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, attended the meeting of the chiefs of staff of the GCC countries, Egypt, Jordan and the United States, held in Kuwait. Lt. General Mohammad Khalid…