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First direct commercial flight from Israel lands in Bahrain

First direct commercial flight from Israel lands in Bahrain

The first known direct commercial flight between Israel and Bahrain landed Wednesday in the island kingdom, just a week after it signed a deal alongside the United Arab Emirates to normalize relations. Flight data showed an Israir …

IMF finds out what hinders Middle East economy

IMF finds out what hinders Middle East economy

Political uncertainty and volatile oil prices are hindering economic growth in the Middle East this year, but trends should reverse next year, according to a new report released Monday by the International Monetary Fund, Charlotte Observer …

 Tehran: Iran not to let anyone replace its oil in market

Tehran: Iran not to let anyone replace its oil in market

Iran will not allow any country replace its oil sales in the global market, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said. "The Islamic Republic of Iran will not allow any country to replace Iran in the oil …

UN appoints new Deputy Special Envoy for Syria

UN appoints new Deputy Special Envoy for Syria

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Khawla Matar of Bahrain as the Deputy Special Envoy for Syria. She succeeded Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy of …

Why Assad visits Iran

Why Assad visits Iran

Trying to alienate Damask from Tehran - it’s all wishful thinking, experts says

'Arab NATO' discussed in Washington

'Arab NATO' discussed in Washington

The United States hosted consultations on the political and security pillars of the Middle East Strategic Alliance, also known as the 'Arab NATO', in Washington yesterday.  Senior officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, …

Bahrain resumes work at embassy in Damascus

Bahrain resumes work at embassy in Damascus

Bahrain resumed operations at its embassy in Syria, which has been shut since 2011. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry said the reopening of the embassy affirms the importance of continued relations with Syria.  In a …