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President of Djibouti to Asharq Al-Awsat: Our Foreign Bases are Aimed at Combating Terrorism

President of Djibouti to Asharq Al-Awsat: Our Foreign Bases are Aimed at Combating Terrorism

President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh hoped that Sunday’s Arab summit in Saudi Arabia will help shed light on the various problems and crises in the Arab world. In addition, he told Asharq Al-Awsat that the foreign military bases on Djibouti’s soil are “aimed at combating terrorism and marine

Exclusive:  Emirates Group CEO Says Negotiations with US Are Ongoing

Exclusive: Emirates Group CEO Says Negotiations with US Are Ongoing

“We hope that the day will come when we will be able to conduct other flights onboard the largest giant to Lebanon,” said Emirates Group CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum on the one-off Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai to Lebanon.

Iraq's Nujaifi: We Support Abadi Under Conditions

The Iraqi vice-president and leader of the electoral “Decision” coalition, Osama al-Nujaifi, set conditions to support a second term for current Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, Nujaifi said: “Abadi succeeded in some files, and we acknowledge that the regiona

Yemen’s PM: We’ll Call for Lifting Sanctions on Ahmed Saleh, Turn the Page of Disputes

Yemen’s PM: We’ll Call for Lifting Sanctions on Ahmed Saleh, Turn the Page of Disputes

Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr condemned the smuggling of ballistic missiles by Iran and Houthi militias, which he said were threatening the security of Yemen and Saudi Arabia.   In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, Bin Daghr said that Iran has incited the Houthis to revolt, provided

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