Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

US Military Vet Recounts Arrests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Walks into Twitter Feud with Finland

UNITED NATIONS - Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley found herself in a Twitter feud with the people of Finland on ...

River Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul, Killing 83

MOSUL, IRAQ - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mothers Day capsized in the Tigris ...

Thousands More Flee Last Islamic State Enclave in Syria

NEAR BAGHUZ IN SYRIA / IRBIL, IRAQ - It may be almost over for the last enclave of Islamic State ...

Malaysian Leader in Pakistan to Sign $900M in Investment Deals

ISLAMABAD - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrived Thursday in Pakistan on an official three-day visit, where his high-powered delegation ...

Trump: US Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the Syrian territory it ...

Uzbekistan: Ice arena opening carries whiff of Russian soft power

Russian soft power is icy and camp. And it was on full display on March 15, at the inauguration of ...

Norouz Attack In Kabul Kills At Least Six; IS Claims Responsibility

Multiple explosions have killed at least six people and wounded 23 near a Shi'ite shrine in Kabul, Afghan officials say. ...

In A First, Tehran Honors Beleaguered Afghan Community

Afghan migrants and refugees living in Iran have grown accustomed to humiliation, blamed for the country's ills rather than celebrated ...

Finch hopes Australia carry momentum in Pakistan series

Sharjah - Australian skipper Aaron Finch hopes his team carry the momentum of a series win in India to their ...

71 Dead After Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul

BAGHDAD - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River ...

At Least 10 Dead in Egypt Chemical Plant Blast

CAIRO - At least 10 people were killed Thursday in an explosion at a chemical plant in Ain Sokhna on ...

UN: Afghan Peace Talks Offer Glimmer of Hope

GENEVA - A report to the U.N. Human Rights Council says nascent peace talks in Afghanistan offer a glimmer of ...

Pakistan Court Jails Czech Model to 8 Years for Drug Trafficking

LAHORE, PAKISTAN - A Pakistani court sentenced a Czech national to over eight years in prison, more than a year ...

Rescue, Relief Efforts Underway in Cyclone-Hit Southern Africa

The Red Cross says it its deploying two major emergency response units to the port city of Beira in Mozambique ...

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Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

US Military Vet Recounts Arrests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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