ABU DHABI, 24th August, 2016 –Bahrain’s housing shortage due to its growing population and economic boom is soon to come to an end thanks to an AED 374m grant from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the UAE’s international development arm (ADFD).
CAIRO, 24th August, 2016 (WAM) — Speaker of the pan-Arab Parliament, Ahmed Al Jarwan, and Speaker of the Pan-African Parliament, Roger Nkodo Dang, today met to discuss ways of promoting cooperation to serve the interests of Arab and African peoples.
GENEVA, 24th August, 2016 (WAM) — The Arab Federation for Human Rights has strongly condemned the crimes being committed by the Yemeni rebel Houthi group and militants loyal to the now-ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh against civilians in Yemen and Saudi border areas, and called upon the international community to bring perpetrators to justice.
TAIZ, 24th August, 2016 (WAM) — Governor of Taiz, Ali Al Muammari, announced on Wednesday that the first stage of a military operation, being carried out to break a months-long siege laid on Taiz by the rebel Houthi group and militants loyal to the now-deposed president Ali Abdullah Saleh, was a success.
RIYADH, 20th August, 2016 (WAM) — Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, today reiterated that Russia's support for Yemen's legitimate government is unwavering, a position that was made clear by the statement of ambassadors of the group of 18 states sponsoring peace efforts in Yemen.
GENEVA, 23rd August, 2016 (WAM) – Displacement in Iraq may be about to worsen dramatically with the focus of military action turning towards retaking Mosul, the country’s second largest city, the United Nations Refugee Agency, said today.