Saudi Arabian longtime finance minister replaced with stock market regulator

Saudi Arabia’s former finance minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf (Photo by Reuters) Saudi Arabia has fired it longtime serving finance minister amid measures to curb the kingdom’s severe economic problems.    Ibrahim  Abdulaziz al-Assaf “has been removed from his position”, read a royal decree by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, published by the official SPA […]

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Donald Trump warns of constitutional crisis if Hillary Clinton wins US 2016 vote

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pumps his fist after addressing supporters at Macomb Community College on October 31, 2016 in Warren, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says  a “constitutional crisis” might arise should his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton be elected. “Her election would mire our government and our country […]

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Russia’s military and NATO forces to hold parallel military excercise in Balkans

This photo shows Russian troops taking part in military exercises. (File Photo) Russia’s military and NATO forces are holding parallel military exercises in two neighboring Balkan countries. Russian troops will participate in war games in Serbia while NATO is conducting military drills in Montenegro, media reported on Monday. Russian forces’ 13-day military exercise in Serbia […]

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UN claim 80 percent of Yemenis need humanitarian assistance

A malnourished Yemeni boy receives treatment at a therapeutic feeding center in the capital, Sana’a, on October 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations aid chief says 80 percent of Yemenis need some form of humanitarian assistance as Saudi Arabia keeps bombing its impoverished neighbor.  UN Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien told the Security Council on […]

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Iran resolved to enhance ties with Niger: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) shakes hands with his Niger counterpart Ibrahim Yacouba in Tehran on October 31, 2016. (Photo by Fars News Agency) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is determined to develop relations with African countries, particularly Niger. “Iran and Niger enjoy [before them] a vast area for […]

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Michel Aoun election, victory for all Lebanese political parties:Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a telephone conversation with Lebanon’s newly elected president, said Tehran will keep its unwavering support for Lebanon’s government and nation as well as the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah. Rouhani also said the election of former general Michel Aoun as Lebanon’s new president was the manifestation of peace and the […]

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