Qatar's Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah (R) signs an agreement with his British counterpart Gavin Williamson to buy 24 Typhoon fighters from the U.K., in the capital Doha on Dec. 10, 2017 (Stringer/AFP)
December 11, 2017 - 08:42 GMT
The statement said the two countries also signed an agreement to discuss the establishment of a "joint operation fleet."
The Bahraini monarch reportedly condemned the hostility of Arabs against Israel and asserted that Israeli citizens can visit his Gulf state (AFP/File)
December 10, 2017 - 11:01 GMT
A delegation from Bahrain has reportedly arrived in Israel on a four-day visit for talks with Israeli officials, days after U.S. President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to Israeli media.
Houthi rebel fighters inspect the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Dec. 5, 2017. (Mohammed HUWAIS / AFP)
December 08, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The move comes a day after forces took control of Khokha, a major coastal spot in the rebel-controlled province.
Daoud Kuttab is an award winning journalist, born in Bethlehem, who has worked in Jerusalem covering the occupation and fighting for press freedom in both Palestinian and Israeli media. (Al Bawaba)
December 07, 2017 - 16:32 GMT
Award winning journalist Daoud Kuttab, born in Bethlehem, has reported on occupied Jerusalem for decades and talks to Al Bawaba about how President Trump's announcement to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is detrimental to both peace and the American people.
December 07, 2017 - 07:27 GMT
In a rare signal of disagreement with close ally Saudi Arabia, President Donald Trump urged the kingdom Wednesday to immediately lift its embargo of Yemen, citing the impoverished nation's humanitarian crisis.
If a detainee reaches a settlement agreement, the committee will end litigation and issue a pardon to that individual (AFP/File)
December 06, 2017 - 09:28 GMT
If a detainee reaches a settlement agreement, the committee will end litigation and issue a pardon to that individual.
Houthi fighters in Sanaa (AFP)
December 05, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
The ICRC also recorded more than 400 injuries during the clashes, which first erupted in Sanaa over the weekend between the Houthis and pro-Saleh forces, Adnan Hazam, the ICRC’s spokesman in Yemen, said.
“Yemen is passing through a decisive turning point that needs our unity and steadfastness in the face of these sectarian militias
December 05, 2017 - 08:10 GMT
Yemen President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Monday rallied his countrymen in areas controlled by Houthis to rise up against the Iran-backed militia, who had just murdered their erstwhile ally former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
According to the ICRC, more than 3 million Yemenis have been forced to flee their homes since the conflict began, while more than 20 million are in need of humanitarian assistance (AFP)
December 04, 2017 - 14:46 GMT
“I am deeply concerned about the situation in #Sanaa,” Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Yemen Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, posted on Twitter.
The Houthi leadership issued a statement confirming Saleh’s death by firing squad (AFP/File)
December 04, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
A senior member of Yemen’s General People's Congress (GPC) party confirmed the death on Monday of former president and GPC leader Ali Abdullah Saleh.
December 04, 2017 - 09:39 GMT
Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) starting tomorrow, the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani yesterday said.
The authority reassured the UAE citizens and residents that the county’s atmosphere is safe (AFP/File)
December 03, 2017 - 12:06 GMT
The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority on Sunday denied Al Houthis' allegations of launching a missile towards the UAE.
225 people were also injured in the violence (AFP/File)
December 03, 2017 - 10:28 GMT
At least 36 people have been killed in two days of rebel infighting in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, according to a medical source on Sunday.
Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said Saturday he was open to talks with the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels to end the three-year conflict (AFP)
December 02, 2017 - 13:47 GMT
He also accused the Houthis of “terrorizing” civilians.
The Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said Hezbollah must disarm for Lebanon to survive and prosper (Wikimedia)
December 02, 2017 - 11:33 GMT
The Saudi foreign minister said Hezbollah must disarm for Lebanon to survive and prosper, shortly before Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and Prime Minister Saad Hariri were set to meet in Paris.
Saudi Arabia’s air defense system has destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen (AFP)
December 01, 2017 - 12:58 GMT
Local media reports that missile was fired by Houthis from Yemen