Tuesday 27 September 2016

Bahrain forum focus on maritime security

Naval commanders from around the world will gather in Bahrain this week to discuss security at sea, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication To read further, please visit G


Coalition forces kill Houthi general on Saudi border

A senior military officer of Yemen's Houthi movement has been killed in clashes on the border with Saudi Arabia, a source in the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-allied group said on Saturday. Major-General Hassan Almalsi, head of Houthi special forces, was killed on


Colombia's rebels sign deal to end 52-year war

Colombia's FARC rebel group voted unanimously to approve a peace deal with the government on Friday, declaring an end to the five-decade war as it prepares to transition into a new political party. After four years of negotiations in Havana, the government and the Revolutiona


Don't share Syria intelligence with Russia, warns top US general

The top US general told Congress on Thursday it would be unwise to share intelligence with Russia and stressed that would not be one of the military's missions if Washington and Moscow were to ever work together against Islamist militants in Syria. The US and Russia clinched


UAE begins work on Halal accreditation network

UAE-based International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF) has started the groundwork to establish the world’s first Halal international accreditation network. IHAF, the first international accreditation entity related to Halal to be based in the UAE, is now finalising the dr


DIFC inks tie-up to expedite arbitral awards

Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and the DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) have signed a cooperation agreement that paves the way for faster enforcement of arbitral awards in the future. The memorandum signed by Dr Habib Al Mulla, chairman of DIAC, and Dr Micha


Global security experts to lead Milipol Qatar sessions

Milipol Qatar 2016, a leading event dedicated to homeland security in the Middle East, has announced a stellar line-up of industry figures that will headline this year’s seminar agenda. The event takes place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center from October 31 to No

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