Qatar Finance Minister Arrested Over Alleged Embezzlement – Statement

Qatar Finance Minister Ali Sherif al – Emadi was arrested for questioning over allegations of embezzlement, abuse of power and crimes related to the public sector, a statement carried by state news agency QNA said on Thursday. An investigation is underway, the statement added. Emadi has been minister of finance in the wealthy Gulf Arab … More Qatar Finance Minister Arrested Over Alleged Embezzlement – Statement

UAE Announces Eid Al – Fitr Holiday Dates For Private Sector, Federal Employees

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates announced on Tuesday the Eid al – Fitr holiday dates for private sector and federal employees. Employees in both sectors will get a paid three – day holiday starting on May 11, which falls on the 29th day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The first day of … More UAE Announces Eid Al – Fitr Holiday Dates For Private Sector, Federal Employees

King Salman Invites Emir Of Qatar To Visit Saudi Arabia

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz invited on Monday the Emir of Qatar to visit Saudi Arabia. Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al – Thani received in Doha Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan, who delivered the invitation. Prince Faisal relayed to Sheikh Tamim the greetings of King Salman and … More King Salman Invites Emir Of Qatar To Visit Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Sends Condolences To Iraq Over Hospital Fire

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it was deeply saddened over a fire that broke out at a hospital in the Iraqi capital, leaving more than 80 people dead. ‘The Kindom expressed its sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims, and to Iraq, the leadership, government and people’, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said … More Saudi Arabia Sends Condolences To Iraq Over Hospital Fire

U.S. Imposes Wide Array Of Sanctions On Russia For ‘Malign’ Actions

The Unites States on Thursday imposed a boar array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber – hacking, bullying Ukraine and other ‘malign’ acts. The measures blacklisted Russian companies, expelled Russian diplomats and placed limits on the Russian sovereign debt market in steps sure to anger Moscow. Among the actions, President … More U.S. Imposes Wide Array Of Sanctions On Russia For ‘Malign’ Actions

Former Secretary Of State Pompeo To Join Fox News Media

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will join Fox News Media as a contributor, the news network controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch said on Thursday. Pompeo is the latest former Trump administration official to join the network. Other notable names include former White House secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Trump’s top economic adviser Larry … More Former Secretary Of State Pompeo To Join Fox News Media

Former Italian PM Berlusconi In Hospital Since Tuesday – Sources

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been in has been in hospital since Tuesday afternoon for check-ups, two sources from his Forza Italy party said on Wednesday. One of the source said the 84-year-old media tycoon went to the San Raffaele  hospital in Milan for follow-up tests after contracting the new coronavirus in September … More Former Italian PM Berlusconi In Hospital Since Tuesday – Sources

Oman Imposes Strict COVID-19 Measures During Ramadan

Oman will be imposing strict measure during the holy month of Ramadan to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the country’s health ministry announced on Monday. Ramadan – which will start on April 13 or 14 pending the moon sighting – is the month when Muslim fast from sunrise to sunset. It is often celebrated … More Oman Imposes Strict COVID-19 Measures During Ramadan

Iraq’s PM Meets With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince In UAE To Discuss Bilateral Ties

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al – Kadhimi met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed on Sunday during his official visit to the United Arab Emirates, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. ‘It was a pleasure to welcome our  brother Mustafa al – Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq to the UAE where he … More Iraq’s PM Meets With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince In UAE To Discuss Bilateral Ties

Saudi Crown Prince Launches New ‘Partner’ Program Between Private, Public Sector

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will be announcing the launch of a new program meat to strengthen the partnership with the private sector in the Kingdom. The Crown Prince announced the ‘Saudi Arabia’s Partner Program’ with the private sector during a virtual meeting with a number of ministers, as well as senior businessmen … More Saudi Crown Prince Launches New ‘Partner’ Program Between Private, Public Sector