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The EU pledges $23.5 million aid for Jordan

In the wake of the massive protests that have sprung up following Jordan’s adoption of IMF-backed austerity measures, Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign...

$2.5 billion aid pledged to Jordan

On Monday, in a joint statement, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait pledged $2.5 billion in aid for Jordan. The development comes in...

Hezbollah, Iran to stay in Syria: Lebanon’s Nabih Berri

According to a news report by Russia’s RIA, Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has made it amply clear that until Syria is "liberated" and...

Defence deals with North Korea has been scrapped: Sudan

Sudanese authorities have confirmed that defense contracts with North Korea have been scrapped, in what is the first acknowledgment of such a deal with...

Iran details conditions for sticking to 2015 nuclear deal

On Tuesday, Iran is set to inform the United Nations’ nuclear body that it will begin the process of increasing its capacity to produce...

Vogue Arabia draws flak for featuring Princess Hayfa while women activists are jailed

Vogue Arabia landed for a bit of harsh criticism following its June 2018 cover which features a Saudi princess. While Vogue Arabia’s intentions may...
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Syrian refugees must voluntarily return

Lebanon is collaborating with Damascus in order to ensure the safe return of its citizens, who have ended up as refugees, in Lebanon. Lebanese President...

U.S. must learn lessons from Iraq; leave Syria: Assad

In a stern warning to the United States, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said, the U.S. should learn the lesson of Iraq and withdraw its...

Bahrain’s state finances need reforms: IMF

Following yearly consultations with the government of Bahrain, a senior official from the International Monetary Fund disclosed, it is very important for the state...

French diplomacy saves Lebanon from engaging in a war, claimed President Macron

According to Reuters’ reports, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, sees his country as the problem solver of Lebanese “political crisis”, whereby referring to...