Iran Renews Vow To Maintain Security Of Hormuz Strait

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari reiterated Tuesday the strong commitment of the Islamic Republic of Iran to maintain the security of the Strait of Hormuz, southeast the Arabian Gulf. Addressing reporters, Sayyari said the war games, the Iranian Naval Force conducted so far, proved that Iran was capable of providing security in the … Continue reading Iran Renews Vow To Maintain Security Of Hormuz Strait

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 … Continue reading Yemen: Blast Hits Oil Pipeline In East

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 … Continue reading Spain: PM Rajoy Says 2012 Budget Tough But Necessary

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 … Continue reading Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Dismisses Fears Over Presidential Candidate

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 … Continue reading Clinton: US Committed To Defending GCC From Threats