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Mohammed bin Rashid meets Sudanese President

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(Dhahran) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has met with Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on the sidelines of the 29th Arab Summit in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The…

Bahrain hosts Gulf-wide counterterrorism exercise

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(Manama) - Bahrain is currently hosting a sophisticated series of security exercises with participation from all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait. The training drill, named Arab…

Saudi, Japan in AFC U-19 Cup final

(Manama) - Saudi Arabia and Japan stormed into the final of the AFC U-19 Football Championship, being held in Bahrain. In action-packed semi-final matches, Saudi Arabia halted a comeback by contenders Iran to register a hard-fought 6-5…

UAE, Saudi, Qatar and Yemen FMs discuss partnership in Yemen

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The Foreign Ministers of the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Yemen recently held a meeting on the side-lines of UNGA 70 with the heads of leading humanitarian agencies to discuss partnership in delivering humanitarian aid to the…

Al Sisi hails support of UAE, Kuwait & KSA

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(Cairo) - President of Egypt, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, has commended the GCC states, especially UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, on their continuous support to Egypt. In an interview with Russian News Agency, Al-Sisi talked about the Russian-Egyptian…

Saudi Arabia calls for disarmament of all WMD's

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(The Hague) - Saudi Arabia has reiterated the importance of the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, on the basis of its policy to dispose of all weapons of mass destruction, WMD's, under strict and effective international…

Obama visits Saudi Arabia

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(Riyadh) - US President Barack Obama left Italy for Saudi Arabia which is last stop of his six-day tour of Europe and the Middle East. The US leader is expected to spend one day in talks with Saudi King Abdullah on a royal estate outside…

GCC Calls for Unity

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(Manama) - The 33rd annual summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held in Manama called for closer economic integration and unity. His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain opening the summit called for the Gulf Cooperation…
GCC shielded World Economy from ‘Serious Damage’: Lagarde

GCC shielded World Economy from ‘Serious Damage’: Lagarde

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(Riyadh) - Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has issued a statement lauding the Gulf nations’ pragmatic oil stabilization policies for safeguarding the global economy from falling into an inflationary…
Saudis offers extra oil to control prices

Saudis offers extra oil to control prices

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(Riyadh) - As a sign of the world's largest exporter being worried about the impact of rising oil prices on the global economy, Saudi Arabia has offered its main customers in the US, Europe and Asia extra oil supplies. Last month, Group of Seven…
Saudi Crown Prince Nayef passes away

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef passes away

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Crown Prince, Nayef bin Abdul Aziz has died the royal court said. His funeral would be held on Sunday after sunset prayers in Makkah in western Saudi Arabia. The 79-year-old’s death, just eight months after he replaced his…
President Khalifa meets GCC Secretary General

President Khalifa meets GCC Secretary General

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(Abu Dhabi) - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, received Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States (GCC) at Al Rawdha Palace. President was briefed by Al Zayani on preparations…