Category: GCC News

UAE to launch new low-cost airline 0

UAE to launch new low-cost airline

Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) Abu Dhabi’s giant Etihad Airways and Sharjah’s low-cost carrier Air Arabia announced Wednesday an agreement to launch a new low-cost airline based in the United Arab Emirates capital. Etihad...

Philippines’ Duterte calls Kuwait work ban ‘permanent’ 0

Philippines’ Duterte calls Kuwait work ban ‘permanent’

MANILA (AFP) –  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the...

Qatar joins Gulf war games in apparent compromise 0

Qatar joins Gulf war games in apparent compromise

RIYADH (Reuters) – Qatari forces participated in joint military exercises that ended in Saudi Arabia this week, in an apparent sign of some compromise among U.S.-allied Arab states locked in a nearly year-long dispute....

Trump Now Sees Qatar as an Ally Against Terrorism 0

Trump Now Sees Qatar as an Ally Against Terrorism

WASHINGTON — President Trump, who last year denounced the Persian Gulf state of Qatar as a “funder of terrorism” and backed its rivals in a contentious regional feud, welcomed its monarch to the Oval Office on...

Public Governance and Strategic Management Capabilities: Public Governance in the Gulf States book course in Bahrain 0

Public Governance and Strategic Management Capabilities: Public Governance in the Gulf States book course in Bahrain

Master’s in Public Administration in Bahrain Public Governance and Strategic Management Capabilities: Public Governance in the Gulf States book course in Bahrain Newly published book identifies the strategic capabilities needed for effective public governance in the...

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‘Daesh deployed drones with mustard gas’

Mosul — Daesh has deployed drones strapped with explosives, long-range artillery shells filled with chlorine and mustard gas and highly effective snipers, a top Iraqi Kurdish security official told Reuters in an interview on...

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More Turkish tanks enter Syria in new front

Ankara (AFP) – Turkey on Saturday sent more tanks into the northern Syrian village of al-Rai to fight Islamic State extremists, opening a new front after its intervention last month against the group, state...