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Griffiths, Lollesgaard Carry 'Hodeidah’s Arrangements' to Legitimate Government

Griffiths, Lollesgaard Carry 'Hodeidah’s Arrangements' to Legitimate Government

After UN Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths concluded his statement ahead of the Security Council in New York via video teleconference from Amman last Monday, he accompanied General Michael Lollesgaard to Riyadh on Wednesday carrying a new draft plan for the last arrangements in the province o

Trump Adviser: US Middle East Peace Plan to Be Revealed after Ramadan

Trump Adviser: US Middle East Peace Plan to Be Revealed after Ramadan

The United States’ much-anticipated plan for Middle East peace will be unveiled after the holy fasting month of Ramadan, revealed White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to a source familiar with his remarks. Kushner urged a group of ambassadors on Wednesday to keep an “open mind” abo

France to Try Bashar Assad’s Uncle for Fraud

The uncle of Syrian regime leader Bashar Assad is set to appear before a French court over corruption charges. Rifaat Assad.

Kuwait, UK Welcome New Palestinian Government

Kuwait, UK Welcome New Palestinian Government

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas received Tuesday a letter from Kuwait's Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah in which he congratulated him on forming the new government. “I am pleased to express my sincere congratulations to you on forming the new government.

Senior US Official Warns Against Operations in Response to Deal of Century

Senior US Official Warns Against Operations in Response to Deal of Century

The State Department’s counterterrorism coordinator, Nathan Sales, arrived in Tel Aviv on Tuesday for “security consultations over border difficulties.”   Sales met with a number of military and intelligence officials and toured the northern border with Lebanon and Syria, and the southern border w

Russia, Arabs Differ over Syria’s Reconstruction, Return of Displaced

Russia, Arabs Differ over Syria’s Reconstruction, Return of Displaced

Discussions at the 5th Arab-Russian Ministerial Forum held in Moscow on Tuesday highlighted continued differences on Syria, especially over the repeated Russian calls to push reconstruction efforts forward and encourage the displaced to return to their homeland. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei La

Yemen Parliament Recommends Drafting Law to Blacklist Houthis

Yemen Parliament Recommends Drafting Law to Blacklist Houthis

The Yemeni parliament recommended on Tuesday that the legitimate government draft a bill that blacklists the Iran-backed Houthi militias as a terrorist organization. The parliament, which convened for the first time since 2014, concluded on Tuesday a four-day extraordinary session and is expected

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