Canadian prime minister Trudeau’s chief secretary resigns

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s principal secretary Gerald Butts has resigned from his position, according to a statement issued by Butts on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s... Read more »

Yemen’s warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring... Read more »

Pompeo to visit Kuwait next month, says Kuwait’s deputy foreign minister

FILE PHOTO – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference at Lazienki Palace in Warsaw, Poland February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel CAIRO (Reuters) – U.S.... Read more »

Paramount Group in talks to develop Africa’s defense industry

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – South African defense company Paramount Group expects to sign agreements with four African governments this year to set up production facilities in their countries, its... Read more »

MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE property developers’ earnings give Gulf markets a boost

* Emaar, Aldar post better-than-expected results * Real estate sector gets confidence boost * DAMAC gains despite 87 pct drop in Q4 net profits * Bank stocks down in... Read more »

Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is due to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday at the start of his tour of South Asia and China,... Read more »

Iran asks Pakistan to move against militants who killed 27 Guards

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran urged neighboring Pakistan on Saturday to crack down on militants who killed 27 of its Revolutionary Guards in an attack near the border or expect... Read more »

Trump to nominate Satterfield ambassador to Turkey

FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, David Satterfield, prepares ahead of his address to the 11th Annual International Institute for National Security Studies... Read more »

NBA, U.S. Tennis, Sky, urge U.S. action on alleged Saudi TV piracy

DOHA (Reuters) – A group of sports bodies and broadcasters including the U.S. National Basketball Association, U.S. Tennis Association and Sky has called for the United States to add... Read more »

NBA, U.S. Tennis, Sky, urge U.S. action on alleged Saudi TV piracy

DOHA (Reuters) – A group of sports bodies and broadcasters including the U.S. National Basketball Association, U.S. Tennis Association and Sky has called for the United States to add... Read more »