Sunday 30 August 2015

Sheikh Ahmed opens Future of Borders Conference

The Future of Borders International Conference, which commenced today, was formally opened by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), chairman of Dubai Airports and chairman and chief executive of E


Six shells fall into Saudi near border

Six mortar shells landed near a remote Saudi border post close to neighbouring fellow oil producers Iraq and Kuwait on Wednesday, but caused no damage, the kingdom said on Thursday. The shells hit desert on the far northwestern fr


Bahrain to step up vigil on high seas

Bahrain is bringing in new technology to protect its borders after an almost 10-fold increase in violations by fishermen between 2006 and last year, it was revealed. Figures show that eight Bahrainis were caught straying into the territori


Syria, Lebanon to draw border

Syria and Lebanon agreed on Thursday to resume work towards formally demarcating their borders. But Damascus said the boundaries of the disputed Shebaa Farms would not be drawn until Israel withdrew from them. Demarcation of the bo

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