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Last updated: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:22:15 PM

Arab FMs agree to form Arab united force
Sharm El-Sheikh, March 27 (IANS) The Arab foreign ministers agreed to form an Arab united force for immediate action, Arab League Chief Nabil al-Arabi has said.

Friday, March 27, 2015 2:10:04 AM

Yemeni president in Riyad en route to summit in Egypt
Riyadh, March 27 (IANS) Yemeni President Abdrabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in the Saudi Arabia's capital of Riyadh, media reported.

Friday, March 27, 2015 12:36:10 AM

Bahraini air force participates in Yemen operation
Manama, March 26 (IANS) Twelve fighter jets of the Royal Bahraini Air Force are participating in the 'Operation Decisive Storm', a joint Gulf Arab nations' operation against the Shia Houthi group in crisis-hit Yemen, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 11:32:19 PM

More nations to join Saudi offensive in Yemen
Riyadh, March 26 (IANS) Jordan, Sudan, Morocco, Egypt and Pakistan have declared their willingness to participate in Saudi Arabia's 'Al-Hazm against the Shia Houthi militia in Yemen, Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 4:44:04 PM

Bahrain's national carrier suspends flights to Yemen
Manama, March 25 (IANS) Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, announced on Wednesday that it will suspend flights to Yemen because of "safety and security" concerns.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:56:19 PM

India drops to third in UAE tourist arrivals
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) India slid from second to the third place on the list of countries sending most tourists to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), losing ground to Britain while Saudi Arabia topped the list.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:42:19 PM

Wizcraft to create Bollywood show for Dubai park
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Dubai Parks and Resorts, which is set to be the region's largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination when it opens in October 2016, has signed an agreement with India's communications and entertainment company Wizcraft International Entertainment to create a world class Bollywood show for the Rajmahal Theatre.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:38:05 PM

'Iran must make more concessions'
Riyadh, March 25 (IANS) Iran will have to make further concessions in order to reach an agreement on its nuclear programme, said British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 2:46:48 AM

Olympic swimming champion Park served 18-month ban
Geneva, March 24 (IANS) South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan has been banned for 18 months by world swimming body FINA, after failing a drug test last year.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:02:09 AM

Saudi Arabia to build military base near Yemen border
Riyadh, March 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has decided to build a maritime military base near its border with Yemen due to increasing insecurity in the neighbouring country, a media report said on Monday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:24:03 AM

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