Daily Archives: August 18, 2018

Passengers on an Iraqi Airways plane detained a full hour inside the plane heading to Beirut

BAGHDAD, Dozens of passengers were detained on an Iraqi Airways plane heading to Beirut.One of the passengers said an Iraqi Airways plane heading to Beirut was delayed for about an hour without knowing the reasons."The passengers on the plane were

Khalifa Town housing project on track

Manama, Work on hundreds of housing units at the residential Khalifa Town project is nearing completion. The construction of more than 1100 units has so far reached up to 95%, said Housing Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Housing Projects Sami Abd...

Aoun sends condolences cable to Guterres on Annan’s death: He was supportive of our nation’s unity and the safety of its land

President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, sent a cable of condolences on Saturday to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the death of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who served as Assistant UN Secretary-General before he was appointed Secret...

Indonesian President officially opens 18th Asian Games

Jakarta, Indonesian President Joko Widodo officially opened the 2018 Asian 18th Games ceremony held today at Gelora Bung Kamo main stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, in the participation of about 1,000 female and male athletics, and 5,000 official guests a...

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary general, has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, his family and foundation announced on Saturday. The Ghanaian was the seventh secretary general of the UN between 1997 and 2006

Saudi Arabia snatches world cup for mentally-retarded for the fourth time in a row

Karlstad, Sweden, The Saudi Arabian national football team for those with special needs today successfully defended their title for the fourth time in a row at the International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments World Football Champ...

Riachy: Rural development, promotion of food industries our responsibility and duty

The Mount Lebanon Wineries held Saturday for the second consecutive year their wine festival in the courtyard of "Our Lady's Church" in Bologna in Metn, under the patronage and presence of Caretaker Information Minister Melhem Riachy, with the particip...

Pilgrims urged to comply with Saudi instructions

Jeddah, Consul General of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Jeddah, Ibrahim Mohammed Al-Muslamani, affirmed readiness to overcome any difficulties facing the pilgrims of Bahrain and to assist them in times of emergency.The consulate has been equipped at the he...