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26.08.2015

Turkey snap elections set for the 1st of November

Turkey snap elections set for the 1st of November

The Turkish election board confirmed that snap elections, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for earlier this week, will be held on November 1. Erdogan called for a new election after an inconclusive vote in June, and the collapse of coalition-building efforts. He said last week that the election was… »

03.01.2014

First female lawyer’s office opens in Saudi Arabia

First female lawyer’s office opens in Saudi Arabia

Bayan Alzahran has opened the first female lawyer’s office in Saudi Arabia, Al Arabiya News Channel reported on Thursday, two months after she and three other women were granted licenses to practice the profession in the kingdom. “Our activity is not restricted to cases involving only women. Saudi Arabia’s lawyer… »

16.01.2013

Abu Dhabi opens World Future Energy Summit

Abu Dhabi opens World Future Energy Summit

More than 3,000 people from 150 countries, including world leaders and government ministers gathered in the UAE capital Tuesday for the sixth World Future Energy Summit (WFES). The summit will discuss, debate and display the latest ideas in renewable and clean energy by business executives, academics, scientists, engineers, developers, global… »

28.12.2012

The reality of the Egyptian identity

The reality of the Egyptian identity

By Tarek Osman In a taxi in central Cairo this week, a friend commented on the passing of Egypt’s new constitution by saying: “It’s now settled; Egypt will become an Islamic state,” which prompted the taxi driver to retort: “Egypt has always been an Islamic state.” By the mid-11th century,… »

28.12.2012

Russia ‘actively’ persuading Assad regime to talk to opposition: Lavrov

Russia ‘actively’ persuading Assad regime to talk to opposition: Lavrov

Russia is pressing the Syrian leadership to put into action previous pledges for dialogue with the opposition, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. “We actively encouraged… the Syrian leadership to maximally put into action its declared readiness for dialogue with the opposition,” Lavrov told reporters when asked about his… »

16.12.2012

Assad prepares to ‘fight to his last bullet’ in Alawite hometown: report

Assad prepares to ‘fight to his last bullet’ in Alawite hometown: report

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad is reportedly planning an escape from Damascus, preparing for a last stand in his home town, The Sunday Times reported this week. The embattled leader, facing a lingering 22-month-old uprising against his rule, is preparing for the “worst case scenario,” according to a Russian source who… »

22.11.2012

Calm returns to Gaza, but Israel warns of attacks if truce fails

Calm returns to Gaza, but Israel warns of attacks if truce fails

Israel may resume its attacks on Gaza at any time if a truce that ended a week of bloodshed fails to hold, said Defense Minister Ehud Barak in a warning on Thursday. The ceasefire “can last nine days, nine weeks or more, but if it does not hold we will… »

10.11.2012

Syrian minister calls for dialogue; opposition chief asks for more weapons

Syrian minister calls for dialogue; opposition chief asks for more weapons

Syria’s Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi on Saturday called for a national dialogue to resolve the country’s crisis, while the new chief of the main Syrian opposition group overseas expressed hope for more military aid. “The only way to succeed in Syria is to sit down at the table to launch… »

08.11.2012

Assad rejects exile, says will ‘live and die in Syria’

Assad rejects exile, says will ‘live and die in Syria’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday rejected calls that he seek a safe exit, vowing he would “live in Syria and die in Syria” in an interview with Russian-backed international channel RT. “I am not a puppet. I was not made by the West to go to the West or… »

25.09.2012

Obama addresses Muslim anger over film; warns Iran on nuclear bid

Obama addresses Muslim anger over film; warns Iran on nuclear bid

President Barack Obama addressed on Tuesday an anti-Islam film that set violence raging across the Arab world, while vowing that the United States would “do what we must” to prevent Iran from acquiring nukes. Taking the podium at the United Nations six weeks before the U.S. presidential election, Obama sought… »

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