Thursday 2 April 2015

Kuwait reassures citizens on strategic food stocks

Kuwait has said that its strategic food stocks were at their highest level, in a message designed to reassure citizens after it joined a Saudi-led military operation in Yemen. "We are continually coordinating with the private sector to secure any additional quantities of any


Saudi, Kuwait to strengthen security after Yemen strikes

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia and Gulf Opec ally Kuwait will beef up security around their oil facilities, they said, after they and other Arab allies began a military operation in Yemen. Warplanes from Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck Shi'ite Muslim rebels fighting to ous


Total shrimping ban proposed in Bahrain

A radical proposal to ban shrimp trawling in Bahrain altogether, as well as another to slash the number of fishing licences available, were among recommendations put forward yesterday (March 26) during a crisis meeting between MPs and fishermen. The practise has been blamed for c


Arab ministers to form unified military force

Arab foreign ministers meeting in Egypt agreed a draft resolution yesterday (March 26) to form a unified military force, in a move aimed at countering growing regional security threats. Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa headed Bahrain's delegation at the tal


Gulf countries launch ‘Operation Decisive Storm’

Gulf countries have formally entered ‘three-front war’ after Saudi Arabia and its allies, including Bahrain, launched air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, according to an expert. Operation Decisive Storm was launched yesterday (March 26) morning against Shi'


DEC to showcase innovative initiatives at Dubai expo

The Dubai Economic Council is set to showcase key achievements in the field of innovation and interactive initiatives as part of its vision as a strategic partner of the Dubai government’s decision-making process at a exhibition next week. The third Dubai Government Achieve

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