Major changes are underway to improve health services across the Gulf with GCC health ministers yesterday announcing plans to increase patient safety, ensure more money is pumped into the sector and exchange expertise.
Egypt's prime minister may replace as many as eight ministers next week as part of President Mohamed Mursi's plan to reshuffle the government ahead of a parliamentary election early next year, cabinet sources told Reute
The US has denied visas to about 20 Iranian government officials hoping to attend next week's United Nations General Assembly, including two ministers, Iran's Fars news agency reported.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadineja
Arab foreign ministers on Wednesday called for a UN-backed peace plan for Syria to be put into action after President Bashar Al-Assad agreed to the proposal.
The plan urges an end to violence but does not demand the Syrian leader step down
Euro zone finance ministers are moving closer to agreeing a combined rescue fund of around 700 billion euros ($924 billion) in Copenhagen next week and anything higher would probably be too ambitious, euro zone diplomats said yesterday.
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa has issued a Royal decree appointing Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed as the new transport minister and Sadiq bin Abdulkarim Al-Shehabi as the health minister.
Al-Shehabi comes in the place of acting Healt
The US lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday, hours after investors alarmed by the euro zone debt crisis forced Italy to speed up an austerity drive.
In a sign of how concerned world leaders are about a s
Bahrain’s Works and Culture ministers recently visited the BD19.1 million ($50.66 million) National Theatre project, work on which started in July last year and is expected to complete within a two-year timeline.
Minister of Culture Shaikh
Egypt's finance minister, who was appointed shortly before the end of Hosni Mubarak's rule, said he had resigned on Sunday and would be replaced by the prime minister's newly appointed deputy and economic adviser, Hazem el-Beblawi. &nbs