Thursday 26 November 2015

Plan for Saudi-Bahrain causeway pedestrian crossing

A proposal to open a pedestrian border crossing on King Fahad Causeway will be tabled by a leading Bahraini businessman. The initiative is the brainchild of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board member Abdulhakim Al Shammary, w


UAE minister visits border crossings to enhance food safety

UAE's Ministry of Environment and Water visited the Mazyad and Khatam AL Shukla border posts to inspect the actions and procedures carried out at the Border Crossing upon entry of animal and agricultural consignments to the country.


Egypt opens Rafah border crossing into Gaza

Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Saturday to allow Palestinians to travel in and out of the Gaza Strip for the first time in three months, in a possible sign of easing tension between Cairo and Gaza's dominant Islamist Hamas movemen


20,000 Syrian refugees cross into Iraq: UN

Over 20,000 Syrian refugees have entered northern Iraq since Thursday in one of the largest crossings in the more than two-year-old conflict and the influx is continuing, the United Nations said on Monday. Syrians began pouring in

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