UN's relief agency for Palestine refugees says it's confident US President-elect Joe Biden will restore "humanitarian aid for the Palestinian people" cut by Trump administration.
UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told the Security Council that aid agencies are only reaching 9 million people a month, down from more than 13 million at the beginning of the year.
Will Kuwait's shrewd diplomacy change course under its new monarch?
Kuwait's new ruler, Sheikh Nawaf al Ahmad al Sabah, took the oath of office in parliament, pledging to work for the Gulf Arab state's prosperity and stability, a day after his predecessor Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Sabah died in the United States.
Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah was flown to the US on July 23 to complete treatment after undergoing a "successful surgery" at a hospital in Kuwait City.
Trump’s incoherent foreign policy doctrine has some GCC states questioning US commitment to their regime security, while Biden could usher in a reset of US-Gulf relations.
Iraqis are still paying the price for Saddam Hussain's catastrophic decision in 1990.
From Baghdad to Basra, Kirkuk to Babylon, Iraqis agree that the incursion "marked the beginning of the end."
The Sultanate is reeling from the double whammy of low oil prices and Covid-19. But with intra-GCC tensions high, a consensus on aid won’t come easily.
In June 2017, Saudi Arabia led its Gulf allies the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, along with Egypt, to cut all ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing radical movements and Iran – a charge denied by Doha.
The patients and the attendants will go through Covid-19 PCR test or samples will be taken for the PCR test for a fee, when entering Turkey from the airports or border gates.
Primarily dependent on oil money, the Gulf economies are losing billions of dollars as the oil prices have hit the lowest points in history.
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