Latest Persian Gulf states Stories

2008-07-17 15:00:22

Text of report in English by Kuwaiti government-owned news agency Kuna website BAGHDAD, July 17 (KUNA) - Iraqi Foreign Ministry on Thursday [17 July] welcomed the proclamation of the state of Kuwait for the appointment of retired Lieut. Gen Ali Al Mu'min as an ambassador in Baghdad.

2008-07-07 12:00:33

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/aa7253/united_arab_emirat) has announced the addition of the "United Arab Emirates Food and Drink Report Q2 2008" report to their offering.

2008-07-06 18:00:29

By A Saleh, Kuwait Times Jul. 6--KUWAIT -- The Public Utility Committee (PUC) will be a holding a meeting this week in order to discuss the Ministry of Electricity and Water's plan regarding power cuts.

2008-07-06 18:00:03

Baghdad Al-Iraqiyah TV highlighted in its 1500 gmt and 1700 gmt newscasts on 6 July Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's visit to the United Arab Emirates, his meeting with the UAE president and vice-president, and the UAE's decision to write off the entire debt owned to it by Iraq.

2008-07-06 18:00:02

UAE's President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said the UAE has written off the Iraqi debts and interest worth US$4 billion. The debts were offered to Iraq in different periods.

2008-07-02 15:00:24

Text of report in English by Kuwaiti government-owned news agency Kuna website Doha, July 2 (kuna) - Meetings of the 12th round of the Gulf Cooperation Council's Ministerial Committee for Environment Affairs ended here on Wednesday [2 July] with issuance of recommendations aimed at preserving the marine environment.

2006-09-06 03:23:41

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Any economic sanctions adopted against Iran over its nuclear program must rule out the use of force, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.

2006-07-20 14:19:03

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved a free trade pact with the Gulf Arab state of Oman, after a debate focused on the safety of U.S. ports and protections for Omani workers.

2006-07-18 17:28:03

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional opponents of a free-trade pact with Oman raised concerns on Tuesday about provisions they said could jeopardize U.S. port security, but other lawmakers said they were misstating the facts.

2006-07-03 09:19:12

By Stefano Ambrogi LONDON (Reuters) - The United States would ensure the free flow of oil and trade through the Strait of Hormuz if passage was threatened, its top navy commander in the Gulf told Reuters on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.