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Philippines Apologizes to Kuwait for the ‘Filipino Workers’ Incident

Philippines Apologizes to Kuwait for the ‘Filipino Workers’ Incident

The Philippines apologized on Tuesday to Kuwait for smuggling Filipino workers, after the Gulf state protested the move, which it viewed as a violation of diplomatic norms and an infringement on Kuwait’s sovereignty. The crisis has led to a deterioration in relations between the two countries, as

Bahrain: New Evidence in Qatar Spy Case, Verdict Expected in June

Bahrain: New Evidence in Qatar Spy Case, Verdict Expected in June

The Public Prosecution in Bahrain presented on Tuesday new damning evidence against Bahraini suspects held for their involvement in the Qatar spy case. A hearing at the High Criminal Court meanwhile said that it will announce a verdict in the case on June 21. The prosecution accuses each of Al

Saudi FM: Qatar Regime Will Collapse within Days of US Military Base Exit

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir stated on Tuesday that Doha must pay the price for the presence of American troops in Syria. He remarked in this regard that the withdrawal of American troops from Qatar would lead to the collapse of the Doha regime “within days.” The minister made his sta

UAE: Qatari Fighter Jets Intercept Civilian Plane

UAE: Qatari Fighter Jets Intercept Civilian Plane

The United Arab Emirates said Qatari fighter planes intercepted a civilian aircraft carrying 86 passengers to Bahrain on Sunday, UAE state news agency WAM reported. The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, said that Qatari fighter jets flew dangerously close to the Emirati aircraft, less t

MWL, Vatican Bolster Interfaith Dialogue

MWL, Vatican Bolster Interfaith Dialogue

Muslim World League Chief Mohammed Al-Issa and President of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement on achieving common objectives. Under the terms of this, the two parties agreed to establish a standing work committee t

Unauthorized Drone Seized for Flying over Residential Neighborhood in Riyadh

Unauthorized Drone Seized for Flying over Residential Neighborhood in Riyadh

Police in the Saudi capital Riyadh announced on Saturday that they seized a toy remote-controlled drone after it flew over the al-Khuzama residential neighborhood. The official Riyadh police spokesman said that at 7:50 pm on Saturday, a security position in the neighborhood noticed a small drone

UNICEF Lauds Saudi Arabia's Contribution for Children’s Health in Yemen

UNICEF Lauds Saudi Arabia's Contribution for Children’s Health in Yemen

UNICEF’s regional director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, welcomed the Kingdom’s contribution of $4.7 million (SR17.6 million) for programs to vaccinate children against preventable diseases, in addition to $33 million to support ongoing initiatives in Yemen tacking a choler

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