Daily Archives: September 13, 2020


A deal establishing relations between Israel and Bahrain will result in direct flights between the countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. “There will be brisk and direct air traffic between the countries,” he said in remarks to

Amman Stock Market Rises

Amman, The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Sunday opened trading with a rise to 1,588 points compared to 1,587 points of last session closure, Jordan News Agency (Petra) reported. The market index fluctuated between 1,588 points and 1,590 points in

Analysts See Israel-Bahrain Peace Deal as Protection Against Iran

JERUSALEM – Israelis are delighted the government has reached another peace deal with an Arab country, this time Bahrain, following last month’s agreement with the United Arab Emirates.  Analysts say the Gulf states see the deals as a way to

Country Violations Top UN Human Rights Council Agenda

GENEVA – Nations accused of violating their citizens’ rights and freedoms will come under intense scrutiny by the 47-member U.N. Human Rights Council during its upcoming three-week session, which begins on Monday. As its first order of business, the council

Iraq receives preventive medical aid from Saudi Arabia

Baghdad, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Iraq has received 5.7 tons of preventive medical aid from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Bahrain Bourse Rises

Manama, Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,398.41 points marking an increase of 8.70 points above the previous closing, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported. This increase was due to the rise in the Commercial Banks Sector, Investment Sector and Services Sector. Bahrain lslamic Index has closed at 635.58 points marking an increase of 3.36 points above

FAO to continue to support G20 to address the pandemic and strengthen agri-food systems

Through the Hand-in-Hand initiative, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme and other actions, FAO can help ensure well-functioning global food markets, promote responsible investments, and reduce food loss and waste, among other areas Riyadh/Rome – The FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Receives Indian Ambassador

Riyadh, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Member of the Cabinet Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir received here today Indian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Ausaf Sayeed. During the meeting, they discussed issues of common interest in