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Arab Parliamentary Union Council wraps up 42nd session in Iraq

The Arab Parliamentary Union Council’s 42nd session has emphasized the full solidarity of Arab parliaments with Iraq.   Concluding its deliberations o The Arab Parliamentary Union Council’s 42nd session has emphasized the full solidarity of Arab parliaments ...

18/05/2010 - 16:37 - comment 0

Fifty years later, things get tense: Kuwait union slams Saudi 'unilateral' halt to joint output

A Kuwaiti oil trade union on Sunday condemned the unilateral closure by Saudi Arabia of an offshore oilfield jointly operated by the Arab neighbours A Kuwaiti oil trade union on Sunday condemned the unilateral closure by Saudi Arabia of an offshore ...

20/10/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Tunisia seeks economic pick-up from the EU

Tunisia is seeking help from the European Union to lift its ailing economy, which has seen little improvement in the two years since the start of the Arab uprisings. Tunisia is seeking help from the European Union to lift its ailing ...

19/12/2012 - 10:57 - comment 0

New Secretary General for Arab Maghreb Union

Secretary General of the Rabat-based Arab Maghreb Union. Tunisian Lahbib Boulares has been chosen as the new Secretary General of the Rabat-based Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), according to Maghreb Arabe Presse.    Boulares, a former Minister of Defense, of Foreign Affairs, ...

18/05/2010 - 17:22 - comment 0

Member of Syria's parliament accuses the U.S. of sponsoring terrorism

of Parliament, recently accused the U.S. of backing terrorist efforts in Syria. Syria’s parliament speaker has slammed the United States for backing terrorist efforts in his ... al-Laham, said during the 9th session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation ...

20/02/2014 - 12:48 - comment 0

The end of first world problems: are cell phone manufacturers about to be forced into making one "universal" charger?

Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung. The European Union took another step toward ... European Parliament in Strasbourg voted in favor of draft legislation which would include compatibility ... Parliament's negotiator Barbara Weiler after the vote.If adopted in its current form, the legislation would ...

16/03/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

The time has come for a GCC union

Fareed Hassan said. Arab citizens of GCC states have welcomed Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz’s proposal for a Gulf Union, which he announced on Monday. “The union has become ... from cooperation to union is the only way forward. The situation in the neighbouring countries ...

22/12/2011 - 19:01 - comment 0

Iran’s Parliament Condemns APU for Backing UAE in Islands Dispute

Iran’s parliament blasted Wednesday the Arab Parliamentary Union (APU) for backing (UAE) in its “claim ... by the parliament said, quoted by the agency.  The Arab Parliamentary Union in its meeting last week in Abu ... Iran’s parliament blasted Wednesday the Arab ...

19/05/2010 - 09:47 - comment 0

Arab banks threaten Cypriot pullout over new tax plans

the smallest region in the Eurozone if the savings tax isn't reversed, the head of the World Union of Arab ... on the Mediterranean island’s tax-free deposit policy and its membership in the European Union. Lebanese and Arab investors ... as well as the tax free system in the small country. The union groups 430 Arab banks. “This ...

19/03/2013 - 07:34 - comment 0

Israel: Pro-settlement MPs heckle EU official in Knesset, stage mass walkout

that while the Arab Spring had created political unrest, the European Union "would always stand by those ... The president of the European parliament Martin Schulz was heckled by right-wing members of the Israeli parliament Wednesday as he discussed the Palestinian peace ...

12/02/2014 - 18:00 - comment 1