Category Archives: General

Brussels to host third Syria Conf.

BRUSSELS, The EU and the UN will co-chair the third conference on ‘Supporting the future of Syria and the region’, which will take …

Japan willing to help Kuwait in knowledge-based industries – Envoy

KUWAIT, Japanese Ambassador to Kuwait Takashi Ashiki said on Sunday his country is ready to cooperate with Kuwait in the fields of industries p…

European bank funds building schools in Jordan

AMMAN, The Jordanian government on Saturday inked a deal with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development according to which the ban…

Sudanese Pres. orders release of people detained during protests

KHARTOUM, Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir Friday ordered release of all people detained during recent protests, saying he was keen on main…

US job growth slows to 20,000 in Feb.

WASHINGTON, US job growth slowed in February with the creation of only 20,000 jobs, the weakest since September 2017, which is raising concern…

Bouteflika Algerian elections candidacy “threat to stability,” says opposition

ALGIERS, Political opposition parties in Algeria have condemned the leadership’s “disregard” of their rejection of th…

Al-Jubeir discusses with Pakistani leadership easing tension with India

ISLAMABAD, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Jubeir met Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan and Foreign Ministe…

US monitors protests in Algeria, backs peaceful demos

WASHINGTON, The United States of America is “monitoring” protests in Algeria and supporting people’s right to peaceful …

DHS Secretary defends Trump’s border policy

WASHINGTON, US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen on Wednesday defended the border security policy of President Donald Trump a…

China to lower defense budget growth to 7.5 pct

TOKYO, China will lower its defense budget growth rate to 7.5 percent in 2019, from last year’s 8.1 percent, according to a draft budget s…