Daily Archives: June 17, 2018

Hidd Highway lane to be closed temporarily

Manama, The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning announced that the revamp works of Hidd Highway at its intersection with Dry Dock Highway in Hidd Area necessitates the closure of one lane on stages in both directions and

Yemeni government calls on coup militia to respond to efforts of UN envoy, withdraw from Hodeidah peacefully

Aden, The Yemeni government has called on the Iranian-backed Houthi militia to respond to efforts by UN envoy Martin Griffith to persuade them to withdraw from the city and the port of Hodeidah peacefully.In a statement issued today, the government

Two gangs arrested in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, A force from the Baghdad Operations Command arrested two gangs in the capital."A force of the 54th Infantry Brigade arrested a gang of seven persons accused of the famous crime while trying to steal a perfume shop in the

Serbia beat Costa Rica in Group E opener

Moscow, Serbia opened its World Cup with a victory over Costa Rica 1-0 in Group E's opener, held in Samara.Aleksandar Kolarov scored from a left-footed free kick in the 56th minute.Serbia, which missed out on the 2014 tournament in Brazil,

Riachy patronizes graduation ceremony for Lycee Charlemagne students in Roumieh

Caretaker Information Minister Melhem Riachy's Advisor, Emile Geagea, indicated Saturday that "the responsibility falls on the government to help postgraduate students find job opportunities to build their future in Lebanon instead of pushing them to e...

Saudi ambassador to Britain visits Saudi patients in hospitals in London

London, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques' ambassador to Britain, today visited a number of Saudi citizens who are receiving treatment in hospitals in London.The visit came to congratulate them on the

Turkish air strikes on areas northern Iraq

BAGHDAD, The Turkish army announced on Sunday that nine PKK terrorists were being neutralized in air raids on many areas inside Iraq and northern Iraq.The Turkish Chief of Staff, according to the Anatolia News Agency reported that Turkish fighter jets

Saudi embassy in Russia confirms absence of Saudi casualties in run-over accident in Moscow

Moscow, The Saudi embassy in the Russian Federation confirmed that there were no Saudis in the run-over accident in the center of the Russian capital Moscow today.A statement issued by the embassy said that after contacting Russian authorities, there w...