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39th GCC Summit concludes in Riyadh as leaders commit to ‘Arab unity’

  • The Riyadh Declaration stressed the importance of unifying and strengthening the GCC to meet regional challenges
  • Member states pledged support for the Palestinian cause, the Syrian crisis and the conflict in Yemen
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US wants to continue support for Arab coalition in Yemen

  • The US believes that the Yemen that emerges from civil war should not contain any Iranian-backed threat to Saudi Arabia and the UAE
  • The US is encouraging the Yemeni government, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, and the Iran-aligned Houthi militia to fully engage in peace talks
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Yemen talks ‘yielding results,’ shipping permits issued for essential goods

  • the two sides were demonstrating a “positive spirit” in the talks said Griffiths
  • Yemen’s four-year conflict, which has pushed the country to the brink of famine
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KSA, Mauritania sign MoU to promote moderate values in society

  • The Mauritanian minister hailed the strong bonds and historical relations between the two countries and their cooperation in many fields
By Arab News ·


Book promoting national dialogue in conflict-hit countries published

  • The Berghof Foundation initiated Lebanese national dialogue efforts in 2007
  • The aim of the guide is to “provide solid guidance and practical support to those who explore national dialogue


Britain’s May says Brexit deal defeat could topple government

  • May is facing her biggest crisis since coming to power a month after the nation voted by a 52-48 percent margin in June 2016 to leave the world’s largest single market after 46 years
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‘Media coverage fuels racism’: Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling

  • Two screenshots were posted on Sterling’s Instagram account highlighting contrasting coverage of young City teammates buying properties
  • On Instagram, Sterling only briefly touched on Saturday’s incident at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium when a man appeared to aggressively hurl abuse at him
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Arab media union discusses cooperation at Tunis gathering

  • The ASBU provides important services to members such as engineering and consulting services
By Arab News ·