POLITICS | Top Bahraini Shi’ite Cleric Rejects Israel Normalization, Calls On People To Resist

MILAN | ITALY – Bahraini’s leading Shi’ite cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, now living abroad, said he is against normalization between Arab countries and Israel, and called on the region’s people to resist. In a speech published by dissolved Bahraini opposition party Al-Wefag, a group close to Qassim, he said the accords reached by Israel … Continue reading POLITICS | Top Bahraini Shi’ite Cleric Rejects Israel Normalization, Calls On People To Resist

POLITICS | Turkey Condemns Bahrain Decision To Establish Ties With Israel

MILAN | ITALY -  The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday strongly condemned the decision by Bahrain to establish diplomatic ties with Israel, adding it will deal a fresh blow to efforts to defend the Palestinian cause. ‘It will further encourage Israel to continue illegitimate practices towards Palestine and its efforts to make the occupation of … Continue reading POLITICS | Turkey Condemns Bahrain Decision To Establish Ties With Israel

POLITICS | Jordan Says The Necessary Steps To Achieve A Fair Peace Should Come From Israel

MILAN | ITALY – Jordan’s foreign minister Ayman Safedi said in a statement on Friday, that the necessary steps to achieve a fair and comprehensive peace in the region should come from Israel. The minister added, after the announcement of a normalization of ties between Israel and Bahrain, Israel should stop all its procedures to … Continue reading POLITICS | Jordan Says The Necessary Steps To Achieve A Fair Peace Should Come From Israel

POLITICS | Trump Says Another Country Could Join Israel – UAE Accord

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was possible another country could soon join a diplomatic accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Trump is to host a signing ceremony next Tuesday that will include delegations with Israel and the UAE. His negotiators have been trying to get other Gulf nations, … Continue reading POLITICS | Trump Says Another Country Could Join Israel – UAE Accord

WORLD NEWS | French Presidency Confirms Macron To Meet Germany’s Merkle On Aug.20

PARIS | FRANCE – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit President Emmanuel Macron at his summer residence on the Mediterranean on Aug.20, the French presidency said on Friday, confirming an earlier Reuters reports. The two leaders will discuss a range of topics including the situation in Lebanon, Belarus, the Eastern Mediterranean region as well as … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | French Presidency Confirms Macron To Meet Germany’s Merkle On Aug.20

NEWS | Oman Supports UAE Decision To Normalise Ties With Israel

DUBAI – The Gulf state of Oman said on Friday it supported the United Arab Emirates’ decision to normalize ties with Israel, saying it hoped the accord would contribute to a comprehensive, just and sustainable peace in the Middle East. The statement by a foreign ministry spokesman, carried by state news agency ONA, called the … Continue reading NEWS | Oman Supports UAE Decision To Normalise Ties With Israel

NEWS ALERT | UAE Confirms Agreement With Israel On Normalizing Relations

ABU DHABI – Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince, de-facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates, said on Thursday the UAE and Israel had agreed to work towards establishing bilateral relations, and Israel had also agreed to halt further annexation of Palestinian territories. ‘During a call with President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu, and agreement was reached … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | UAE Confirms Agreement With Israel On Normalizing Relations

BREAKING NEWS | Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Economic Recovery From Coronavirus: White House

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud discussed the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and ‘re-energizing global economies’ during a telephone call on Thursday, the White House said. The two leaders also discussed regional and bilateral issues and the prince ‘reaffirmed the strong United … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Economic Recovery From Coronavirus: White House

NEWS ALERT | Putin And Trump Discussed Arms Control, Iran In Phone Call: Kremlin

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed arms control and Iran’s nuclear arms programme in a telephone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday. The two leaders also expressed a mutual desire to develop trade and economic interaction between Russia and the United States, the Kremlin … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Putin And Trump Discussed Arms Control, Iran In Phone Call: Kremlin

POLITICS | Kanye West Posts Series Of Rambling Late Night Tweets

LOS ANGELES – Rapper Kanye West posted a series of tweets late on Monday claiming his wife was trying to have him locked up on medical grounds, comparing himself to Nelson Mandela and suggesting the movie ‘Get Out’ was based on his own life. The late night flurry of activity on West’s official Twitter account … Continue reading POLITICS | Kanye West Posts Series Of Rambling Late Night Tweets