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Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment
Middle East

Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment

Senior Saudi and Omani officials on Tuesday discussed investment opportunities in both countries, state media reported, a few days after…
Kenyan arrested in Qatar first targeted by phishing attack
Middle East

Kenyan arrested in Qatar first targeted by phishing attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan security guard now facing charges in Qatar after writing compelling, anonymous accounts…
Emir of Qatar invites President Sisi to visit Doha
Egypt

Emir of Qatar invites President Sisi to visit Doha

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received on Tuesday the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani.…
Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city
Middle East

Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Oman fired tear gas Wednesday at demonstrators in a flashpoint city amid…
Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy
Middle East

Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of protesters angry over firings and the poor economy of Oman marched through…
Bahrain daily COVID-19 deaths hit record as infections surge
Egypt

Bahrain daily COVID-19 deaths hit record as infections surge

Bahrain’s health ministry on Monday reported 28 deaths from Covid-19, the highest daily toll in the small island nation which…
Rare protests in Oman over jobs draw massive police response
Middle East

Rare protests in Oman over jobs draw massive police response

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Scattered protests in Oman over layoffs and poor economic conditions drew a massive police…
Kuwaiti protesters burn Israeli flag, reject normalisation deals
Middle East

Kuwaiti protesters burn Israeli flag, reject normalisation deals

Hundreds of Kuwaitis demonstrated on Wednesday in support of Palestinians and burned an Israeli flag to protest at the bombardment…
Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS
Middle East

Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s acting foreign minister stepped down on Wednesday amid a diplomatic row with Gulf Arab countries after…
Saudi Arabia to require vaccination to enter governmental, private establishments – SPA
Middle East

Saudi Arabia to require vaccination to enter governmental, private establishments – SPA

Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry said on Tuesday that vaccination will be required to enter any governmental, private, or educational establishments…
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