Friday, February 21, 2020

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Facebook caps Saudi and UAE manipulation campaigns

Facebook announced Thursday it has blocked two manipulation campaigns, one orchestrated from Saudi Arabia, the other from the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, and directed against multiple countries in the Maghreb and the Middle East, including the Qatar. In all...

Saudi women allowed to travel without the guardian

Saudi women will be allowed to obtain a passport and travel abroad without having to obtain the prior consent of a male "guardian", the government announced in Riyadh on Thursday. "A passport will be issued to any Saudi national who...

US believes Hamza Bin Laden has died

The United States believes Hamza bin Laden, the son of late Osama bin Laden and a prominent figure in the organization, has died, a US official said on Wednesday. The official, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, did...

Javad Zarif: We are ready to dialogue with Saudi Arabia

Iran is ready to dialogue, if Saudi Arabia is also willing, Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, the Iranian news agency reported. Tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia have been mounting amid rising turmoil in West Asia, since...

Saudi Arabia: Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz dies at 96

Elder-half brother of King Salman,Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz al Saud died at age 96, reports Saudi Arabia Media Agency (SPA) late last night. Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was the 10th founder of the country's monarchy and was not active...

Saudi Arabia approves US team sponsorship for regional security

Saudi Arabian King Salman has approved the sponsorship of US forces in his country to boost regional security and stability, reports SPA official news agency on Friday. The sponsorship move was taken following the mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran...

Trump cancels military strikes on Iran ten minutes before scheduled time over feared deaths

President Donald Trump confirmed on Friday that he has stopped a planned military strikes on Iran in the short term. Trump said on Twitter that he had canceled the military strike ten minutes before the scheduled time. Three targets...

US Senate blocks arms deals with Saudi Arabia

US Senate has opposed armaments dealings with Saudi Arabia planned by the US government. With 53 votes each, 45 votes were cast by Republican Party President Donald Trump on Thursday, the Congress Chamber dominated two resolutions rejecting part of...

Houthi rebels attack desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

Allied with Iran Houthi rebels in Yemen have attacked a desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. A missile had gone down in the coastal city of Jizan, said the spokesman of the led by Saudi Arabia military coalition in Yemen,...

Imposition of tax on LNG to heighten energy crisis – Makda POGEE 2019 to provide many solutions of the energy crisis

The present government should resolve energy crisis prevailing in the country otherwise all efforts to lift the ailing economy could prove to be futile, this was stated by the Chief Guest and President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
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Reports of Russian intervention supporting Trump in the US 2020 elections

Informed sources reported that Shelby Pearson, the chief election security official in US intelligence, had warned lawmakers that Russian...
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China: Corona virus death toll rises to 2239, and 75,567 infections

China’s National Health Committee announced on Friday that it has received reports of 889 new confirmed cases of the new Corona virus, and 118...

Confirmed Coronavirus cases in Japan increased to 621

The Japanese authorities announced the registration of 79 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on the ship "Diamond Princess", bringing the number of confirmed cases...

A major reshuffle in the British Government

Several British government ministers have been fired in a drastic reshuffle by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The list includes the names of: Sajid Javid,...

Canadian Prime Minister chairs a meeting to discuss Coronavirus

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has convened an Incident Response Team meeting to discuss progress in the Canadian government’s response to the new Corona...