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Yemen: Blast Hits Oil Pipeline In East

Unidentified militants blew up tonight an oil export pipeline in Shabwa Governorate in Yemen. The 220-km-long pipeline was sabotaged and blasted, but the attackers escaped unhurt, security sources said. The explosion came at a time when Yemeni authorities were trying to repair another liquefied gas pipeline in Radoum Town, which was blasted by Al-Qaeda militants […]

Spain: PM Rajoy Says 2012 Budget Tough But Necessary

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Monday the 2012 new budget, aimed at saving 27.3 billion euros, was “tough” but “necessary” to address past mistakes and revive economy. The budget, the most austere in Spanish democratic era, will send a signal for Spain’s European partners, international markets and investors that Madrid was capable of confronting […]

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Dismisses Fears Over Presidential Candidate

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Sunday vented its spleen over ongoing concerns over the nomination of its deputy chairman as a presidential candidate. The group announced earlier on Saturday it would field its deputy chairman, Khairat Al-Shater, as a candidate in the forthcoming presidential election. The Brotherhood’s supreme guide, Mohammad Badie, announced Al-Shater’s nomination in a news […]

Clinton: US Committed To Defending GCC From Threats

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states and the United States are keen to bolster multilateral cooperation in all domains and help resolve outstanding issues in Gulf and Middle East regions. In a joint press conference with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal after the conclusion of the ministerial GCC-US Strategic Forum, held here Saturday, Secretary […]

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Fields Presidential Candidate

The Muslim Brotherhood Saturday selected deputy chairman Khairat Al-Shater as their candidate for Presidential elections, due on May 23-24. “We thought that out of responsibility we take another step which is running for presidency in this sensitive and critical moment … ,” Mohammad Morsi, chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Brotherhood’s political […]