An unidentified attacker shot dead an Iranian deputy minister of industry in Tehran on Sunday, the state news agency Iran reported, in what appeared the first reported killing of a senior central government official in years.
The Egyptian interior minister survived an assassination attempt unhurt on Thursday when a remote-controlled bomb blew up as his convoy drove through Cairo's Nasr City district, security officials said.
Security officials said
Saudi Arabia’s Health Minister Dr Abdullah Al-Rabeeah is set to sign SR3 billion ($800 million) worth of contracts with local establishments for various health project in the kingdom, said a report.
The contracts involve the
Tunisian Education Minister Salem Labyedh has resigned, the prime minister's spokesman said on Wednesday, as pressure mounts on the Islamist-led government to step down amid a growing political crisis.
Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani is to nominate Bijan Zanganeh to return to the post of oil minister which he held from 1997 to 2005, the year hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came to office, Iran's ISNA news agency said on Monda
Egypt's justice minister denied an al-Arabiya television report that the government had resigned on Tuesday after the armed forces gave President Mohamed Mursi 48 hours to agree to share power in response to mass protests.
Bahrain will launch a five-year information strategy designed to promote unity and reform, while also emphasising the importance of security and stability, said a top government official.
"The strategy will begin this year an
Dedicated social clubs catering to the disabled will open across Bahrain, said a senior government official.
A prototype of the scheme will be first rolled out at Ibn Khuldoon Social Centre, in Muharraq, and the Hamad Town Social