Publication: Arab News

First reported 59 mins ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

Airlines suspend flights to violence-hit Yemen capital

SANAA: International airlines have suspended flights to Yemen's main airport for 24 hours due to weeks of clashes near the capital, authorities said."Arab and foreign airlines have decided to suspend their flights to Sanaa for 24 hours because of developments ... [Published Arab News - 59 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Armed Shiite rebels push into Sanaa

SANAA: Armed Shiite rebels pushed into Yemen’s capital Sanaa after clashing with the army in the city’s northwest outskirts on Thursday, security sources and residents said, in an escalation of weeks of fighting and protests.Residents of northwest Al-Shamlan ... [Published Arab News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Former Liberian rebel leader charged with war crimes

BRUSSELS: Belgian authorities have arrested a female former commander in the rebel movement of Liberia's one-time president Charles Taylor and charged her with war crimes, officials said Thursday.Martina Johnson is believed to be the first person charged ... [Published Arab News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Anchors refuse to take heavy makeup criticism lightly

Several Saudi female TV anchors have reacted angrily to a recent statement by a Shoura Council member in which she criticized the anchors as being too “extravagant and wearing too much makeup.”They said Nora Al-Adwan’s criticism is unacceptable and degrades ... [Published Arab News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

US: Assad broke chemical arms agreement

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of breaking the terms of a global pact on chemical weapons by unleashing chlorine gas this year.“We believe there is evidence of Assad’s use of chlorine, which ... [Published Arab News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

MPs reject govt lineup in Libya, want crisis team

BENGHAZI: Libya’s Parliament rejected Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thani’s proposed 18-member Cabinet Thursday, calling for a slimline “crisis” team of not more than 10 ministers, a deputy said.Thani and the internationally-recognized parliament, elected ... [Published Arab News - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Benghazi, Crisis, Libya
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Khan’s inflexible approach

A stubborn person is explained in dictionary as “having or showing dogged determination not to change one’s attitude or position on something, especially in spite of good arguments or reasons.”Dialogues with this type of people usually never become fruitful. ... [Published Arab News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Stop dirty politics

Despite its huge victory in the general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not seem to be in the mood to genuinely improve its image.As a matter of fact, the Hindu right-wing party is still pursuing its policies of communal hatred and does ... [Published Arab News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

A nice article

This is with reference to the article “Another war to rearrange the ME” by Ramzy Baroud (Sept. 16). I read the article with great interest, as the writer’s analysis of the current situation was very objective. However, he stopped short of suggesting a ... [Published Arab News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Saudi lost in Pakistan found 22 years later

A Saudi who had mysteriously disappeared in Pakistan 22 years ago has finally been found by officials of the Saudi Consulate in Karachi.The consulate had conducted intensive search operations across the Sindh province to locate the lost man after receiving ... [Published Arab News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Labor visa limitations pose challenge for contractors

The limited number of labor visas for foreign workers owing to the Kingdom’s nationalization program has led construction companies to look for alternative solutions to deal with the acute shortage of skilled labor required for the completion of the massive ... [Published Arab News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Police arrest 15,000 illegal expats in Jeddah

Security forces have arrested more than 15,000 foreign workers during the past few months for allegedly violating the Kingdom’s residency and labor regulations, said Lt. Col. Aati bin Attiyah Al-Qurashi, spokesman for Makkah police.He said the arrested ... [Published Arab News - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Expatriates, Jeddah, Illegal

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"Arab and foreign airlines have decided to suspend their flights to Sanaa for 24 hours because of developments in the capital" the Civil Aviation Authority said overnight
"This landmark case marks the very first time an alleged Liberian perpetrator has been criminally charged for crimes under international law committed in Liberia during the first civil war" Civitas Maximas said
Joseph W Westphal, US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, said there was need to "shape the future of the Saudi-US relationship to further foster mutual understanding and trust."
"I was accepted as a freelance professor. They said the Arabic-language department did not need professors. However, they appointed a person from an Arab country" she said

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