Monday 27 April 2015
 
»
Tag
 
»
minister

Arab ministers to form unified military force

Arab foreign ministers meeting in Egypt agreed a draft resolution yesterday (March 26) to form a unified military force, in a move aimed at countering growing regional security threats. Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al

More…

Top Bahraini minister wins social media award

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa has won the award for Best Arab Political Figure in Social Media. He received the award from UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Shaikh Mohammed

More…

Kuwait's power minister quits over outage

Kuwaiti Water and Electricity Minister Abdulaziz al-Ibrahim has resigned, the state news agency Kuna said on Monday, more than a month after a widespread power cut hit the Gulf state. The Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Mohammed Al A

More…

Egypt replaces interior minister to combat extremism

Egypt replaced its interior minister with a retired general who has experience combating religious extremism as the country fights radical Islamist militants seeking to topple the Cairo government. Egypt has been grappling with ri

More…

Crude price at unexpected levels, says Kuwait minister

Kuwaiti oil minister Ali al-Omair said on Wednesday oil prices had fallen to unexpected levels, state news agency Kuna reported, with crude continuing a rout that extended to a nearly six-year low this week. Global oil prices tumb

More…

Steps to protect foreign workers in GCC approved

Gulf and Asian labour ministers have agreed on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf, officials said. The deal followed two days of

More…

Kuwait says Opec unlikely to cut output to support prices

Opec is unlikely to cut oil production in an effort to prop up prices because such a move would not necessarily be effective, Kuwait's oil minister Ali Al Omair was quoted as saying by state news agency Kuna.  

More…

Bahrain minister attends key UN session

Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa took part in the opening of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, held under the theme 'Delivering on and Implementing a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agen

More…

GCC health ministers set to review contingency plans

An emergency meeting of GCC health ministers will be held next week to assess member states’ contingency plans in the wake of the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Scheduled to be held in Riyadh next on August 20, the me

More…

Fresh hope over pledge on Indian workers in GCC

A diplomat said pledges made by a new Indian minister to tackle problems faced by workers in Gulf nations reiterates the government's commitment to the welfare of migrant workers.   Indian External Affairs Mi

More…
 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads