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Saudi king orders opening borders to Qatari pilgrims Riyadh - Saudi Arabias King Salman has ordered that the border with Qatar be reopened to allow pilgrims to carry out their annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, official state media said Thursday. The ... Thursday 17-08-2017 08:46 AM Egypt's FM starts European tour next week Cairo - Egypts Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will start a European tour next week including Russia and Estonia. He will hold talks with officials there on means of boosting bilateral relations ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 09:48 PM UAE launches "Zayed's Legacy to Support Yemeni People" campaign to support families of martyrs Abu Dhabi - Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has directed the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) to launch a campaign on the ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 09:17 PM Nigeria's Kano city spends N4b on foreign scholarship to Cairo's Al-Azhar Kano (Nigeria) - Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje yesterday said his administration spent N4.3 billion on foreign scholarship in the last two years. The governor spoke while presenting ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 08:47 PM Qatar,‘damaged’ by ATQ sanctions, has the worst still to come Dubai - June was a bad month for Qatar. It suffered a collapse in imports, soaring food inflation and tighter financial conditions in the first month of sanctions imposed by the Anti-Terror ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 07:46 PM News Analysis: Experts say breakthrough in Egypt-Italy ties motivated by political, economic interests Cairo - The recent breakthrough in the Egyptian-Italian diplomatic ties after an 18-month rift has been motivated by a combination of political and economic factors including Cairos regional role ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 07:16 PM Fire destroys buildings in Saudi UNESCO heritage site Riyadh - A fire destroyed three buildings in a traditional section of Jeddah, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, the Saudi civil defence said Wednesday. Saudi civil defence said 60 ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 06:39 PM Bahrain state TV accuses Qatar of trying to oust regime Manama - Bahraini state media on Wednesday accused Qatar of attempting to overthrow the government in Manama, upping the stakes in a diplomatic crisis that has seen Doha isolated in the Gulf. ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 05:10 PM Kuwait looks to increase economic links with Sudan Kuwait City - Kuwait is eager to improve its economic relations with Sudan, the state news agency KUNA reported the chairman of the Kuwaiti Chamber of Industry and Commerce saying yesterday. ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 04:55 PM El-Sisi's African tour to open new scopes of cooperation with Africa Cairo - The current African tour of President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi will help open new scopes of cooperation and increase trade exchange between Egypt and the African continent, said a number of ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 04:29 PM Qatari FM arrives in Kuwait amid Gulf crisis Wednesday 16-08-2017 04:21 PM Israel Embassy to reopen in Cairo Cairo - The Israeli Embassy will reopen in Cairo in the coming weeks after a 9-month hiatus, according to a report released by the Israeli website Wella on Tuesday. The Israeli Ambassador ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 04:05 PM Emirati aid ship arrives at Yemen's Al Mukalla port Wednesday 16-08-2017 03:49 PM El-Sisi arrives in Gabon Libreville - Egypt’s President, Abdel Fatah El-Sisi has arrived a short while ago, in Gabonese Capital, Libreville, "CBC Extra" channel reported. El-Sisi arrived on Tuesday in Rwandan ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 03:45 PM Rehovot train station temporarily shut down over suspicious object Tel Aviv - A suspicious object was found at the train station in Rehovot. The police were hailed to secure the area while a bomb squad investigates the object. The area was evacuated from ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 02:53 PM