Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

King Salman orders $200 million grant to Central Bank of Yemen

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday ordered the provision of a $200 million grant to the Central Bank of Yemen in support of its financial position.

According to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the donation …

UAE distributes food aid in drought-hit Mauritania

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Nouakchott has distributed food assistance to people affected by drought in Mauritania, as part of the Year of Zayed 2018 Initiative.

The assistance, funded by the Sharjah Charity House and Sharjah Charity …

Merkel calls Imran Khan; vows to bolster bilateral ties

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday received a telephone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel during which they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries.

Merkel emphasized the importance of deepening Pak-German bilateral relations and expressed Germany’s desire to …

Tunisian president receives Global Hope Coalition’s Award for Outstanding Leadership

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi received the Global Hope Coalition’s 2018 Special Distinction Award for Outstanding Leadership, in recognition of his efforts to enshrine the democratic principles and reinforce human rights and culture of peace.

Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui …

192 civilians killed in Syria in September: NGO

At least 192 civilians were killed in attacks in war-torn Syria last month, according to a Syrian rights group on Monday.

In a statement, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said 78 people, including 13 children, were killed by …

$38 billion US defense aid to Israel goes into force

A 2016 military aid package between the US and Israel has gone into force, the US State Department said on Tuesday.

The deal, signed under the Obama administration, will provide Israel $38 billion in US military financing from 2019 to …