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Huthi supporters protest against Decisive Storm

Thursday, 23 April 2015 12:22 PM

The supporters of the Shiite Huthi movement protested in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on April 22, 2015, against the Saudi-led military 'Decisive Storm' air campaign targeting Huthi rebels and their allies in Yemen. The rebels demanded the Saudi-led coalition to completely end its attacks as a condition for UN-sponsored talks, as the alliance launched new air strikes on April 22, a day after declaring its month-long campaign over.

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China unveils three new free zones

Thursday, 23 April 2015 12:22 PM

Guangdong Free Trade Zone, which consists of three FZs in Guangzhou, Guangdong province of China, aims to speed economic integration with neighbouring Hong Kong special administrative region of China, and is a new approach to guiding China's economic and political development.

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Tunisian blogger Ayari released from prison

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:31 PM

Tunisian authorities have released Yassine Ayari, a blogger who was handed six months in prison for defaming the army, after he served more than half his sentence, his brother said.

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Asia's Davos kicks off in Jakarta

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 12:36 PM

Indonesia hosts the World Economic Forum on East Asia, knows as 'Asia's Davos', from 19 to 21 April, with agriculture, trade and digital infrastructure among the highlights of the three-day programme.

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The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi meets with Obama

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 12:36 PM

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, met with the US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House on April 20, 2015.

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Arab labour conference in Kuwait

Monday, 20 April 2015 12:50 PM

The 42nd session of the General Conference of the Arab Labour Organisation (ALO) has kicked off in Kuwait on 18 April, 2015. The high-profile attendees are to discuss a range of labour issues pressing the region as well as how to deal with high youth unemployment rate.

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In pics: The migrants’ desperate attempts to reach Europe

Monday, 20 April 2015 12:50 PM

Hundreds of migrants embark on a desperate journey from North Africa to Europe's Mediterranean coast every day. EU officials will meet today to decide on how to respond to the latest disaster – the deaths of up to 700 people on a Libyan fishing boat which capsized in the Mediterranean some 112 miles south of Italy's Lampedusa.

Banking & Finance»

IMF, World Bank 2015 spring meetings

Sunday, 19 April 2015 12:57 PM

Finance ministers and top officials of central banks gathered in Washington on Saturday for the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. It was the first meeting of this kind attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.

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InPics: The 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40

Sunday, 19 April 2015 10:42 AM

Welcome to the 2015 Arabian Business Power List, our guide to the planet’s 100 most influential young Arabs

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Protest of Yemen Airways staff

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:37 PM

Employees of Yemen Airways (Yemenia) protested in front of the United Nations office in Sanaa against the grounding of the company's flights due to Saudi Arabia controlling Yemeni airspace since the launch of its air war on the Shiite-Huthis.

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Qatar partners with UN to prevent manipulation of sports competitions

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:37 PM

Qatar's Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and International Centre for Sports Security President Mohammed Hanzab and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Executive Director Yury Fedotov signed a partnership agreement to strengthen investigations and prosecutions into match-fixing and manipulation of sports competitions, during the UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, on April 15, 2015.

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New Iraqi Prime Minister meets Obama

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:57 PM

President Barack Obama met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in the White House on Tuesday and hailed the progress he said the US-backed Iraqi forces were making against the Islamic State group.

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Abbas meets Putin and Medvedev

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 12:53 PM

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with both President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to discuss the expansion of bilateral trade, as well as cooperation on humanitarian and economic issues.

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UN crime congress in Doha

Monday, 13 April 2015 12:34 PM

During the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Doha, Qatar, on April 12, 2015, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned of the growing links between organised crime and extremist violence, saying they are feeding off each other 'like never before'.

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Saudi students make replicas of Decisive Storm jet fighters

Thursday, 9 April 2015 12:38 PM

Saudi students prepared a home-made replica of a jet fighter nicknamed 'Decisive plane' as a sign of support to Saudi-led coalitions Operation Decisive Storm against the Huthi rebels in Yemen.


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