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Trump vetoes bill to end US involvement in Yemen War

President Donald Trump has vetoed a Congress Bill for putting an end to the military assistance of the United States in the Saudi Arabia led to war in Yemen. The US Congress has voted for the first time in a break with the President for invoking the War Powers Resolution to try and put a ..

Trump : US recognises Israeli claim on Golan heights

President Trump signed a proclamation which grants US recognition of Israel’s claim over Golan Heights. The spot was seized by Israel in war 5 decades ago. The action was taken as the terrorist groups and Iran are trying to make Golan heights a launching ground to attack Israel.  It was captured by Israel from Syria ..

UAE and Saudi Arabia launch a common digital currency “Aber”

The central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia have launched a common digital currency called “Aber”, which will be used in financial settlements between the two countries through Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers technologies. It will establish an additional means for the central financial transfer systems of the two countries and enable banks to directly ..

United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Red Cross have signs pact to support humanitarian efforts in Yemen, Myanmar, DRC

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a cooperation agreement with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in addition to support ICRC’s budget, totaling $11 million. Under the agreement, the UAE will provide the ICRC with $6 ..

Saudi Arabia hosts 29th Arab League Summit 2018

The 29th Arab League Summit 2018 has started in Dahran, Saudi Arabia on April 15 to promote Arab joint action to address challenges facing the nation. In the annual gathering of Arab leaders, Saudi Arabia hopes to push for a unified stand against Iran. The fate of Jerusalem, as US plans to move its Embassy ..