- Yemeni officials say fighting rages around Hodeida airport
Fierce fighting raged Tuesday outside the airport of the vital Yemeni city of Hodeida, pitting thousands of pro-government fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels, Yemeni military officials said.
Ahmed Al-haj. Fox News. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:25:26 GMT.
- Saudi Soccer Team Safe After Rossiya Plane Engine Catches Fire
Saudi Arabia's national soccer team says its players are safe after an engine caught fire on their plane as it was landing in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, where they are due to play their next World Cup match.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 03:06:14 +0000.
- OPEC braces for tough Vienna talks on hiking oil output
OPEC ministers gather in Vienna Tuesday for crunch talks on a landmark pact curbing oil output, with Saudi Arabia and Russia hoping to persuade their ...
Daily Mail. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 02:33:40 +0100.
- Syrian, Iraqi forces say U.S. bombs military border positions, U.S. denies
By Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied it was responsible. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:19:24 -0400.
- Engine failure in plane with Saudi football team caused by bird strike - air carrier
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation twitted earlier that all the Saudi national team players were safe
Tass. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:02:32 +0300.
- Arab alliance to give aid to Yemeni civilians
Members of the Arab coalition fighting Yemeni rebels in the key port city of Hodeida will be giving out aid to Yemeni civilians.
Straits Times. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
- Fire drama on Saudi Arabia's World Cup plane
The Saudi Arabia squad have touched down safely after a bird caused their plane's engine to catch fire as they travelled across Russia for their second World Cup match.
Sky News. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:48:00 +0100.
- Arab coalition bombs Houthis around Hodeidah airport, urges them to withdraw
ADEN (Reuters) - Arab coalition aircraft bombarded Houthi fighters dug in at the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as a senior alliance official said he hoped U.N. ...
Reuters. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:11:36 -0400.
- Israeli PM Netanyahu meets Jordan King Abdullah II in Amman
Benjamin Netanyahu and King Abdullah II discuss regional developments, the two-state solution and bilateral relations.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 20:06:54 GMT.
- Boeing Wins $179M Deal to Aid Kuwait's Fleet of F/A-18 Jets
Boeing (BA) will procure H12K for software development, modification, integration and testing of the Kuwait Air Force configured F/A-18E/F Aircraft.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:47:00 GMT.
- SAPVoice: How One Man Fixed The Supply Chain Of A Major Dubai Conglomerate
Managing the supply chain of just one company can be arduous, but thirty? One man took on the challenge and succeeded with the right tools and team.
By Judith Magyar, Sap. Forbes. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:26:00 -0400.
- WHO: Saudi MERS Outbreaks Killed 23 Over Four Months
Outbreaks of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) killed 23 people in Saudi Arabia between Jan. 21 and May 31 this year, the World Health Organization said Monday.
Newsmax. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:43:31 EDT.
- Witnesses: Coalition strikes airport in Yemen's Hodeida
Witnesses say Saudi-led coalition carried out airstrikes on port city of Hoeida.
ABC News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 15:21:50 -0400.
- Yemen war: Battle rages over Hudaydah airport
Fighting goes on despite government reports the airport in the key Yemen city was seized from rebels.
BBC News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:38:11 GMT.
- Battles Rage Around International Airport in Strategic Yemeni City
A Saudi-led coalition fought Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the port of Al Hudaydah, the gateway for food supplies to famine-stricken Yemen.
Mohammed Ali Kalfood and Declan Walsh. New York Times. Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:06:24 GMT.
The Arabian Peninsula is located in southwestern Asia, in a region
known as the Middle East. Nations on the Arabian Peninsula
include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait, as well as Oman, Qatar,
Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. To the northwest of the
peninsula lie the Arab States of Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Arabic is the primary language of these States.
More news and information about selected Arab nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's capital city is Riyadh, and its national
currency is the Saudi Arabian Riyal. In 2007, the population of
Saudi Arabia was estimated at 27,601,000.
The Kingdom of Bahrain's capital city is Manama, and its national
currency is the Bahrain Dinar. The estimated population of Bahrain
in 2007 was 709,000.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's capital city is Amman, and its
national currency is the Jordanian Dinar. In 2007, the population
of Jordan was estimated at 6,053,000.
The State of Kuwait's
capital city is Kuwait City, and its national
currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. The estimated population of Kuwait
in 2007 was 2,506,000.
The Republic of Lebanon's capital city is Beirut, and its national
currency is the Lebanese Pound. In 2007, the population of Lebanon
was estimated at 3,926,000.
The Sultanate of Oman's capital city is Muscat,
and its national currency is the Omani Real.
The estimated population of Oman in 2007 was 3,205,000.
The State of Qatar's capital city is Doha, and its national currency
is the Qatari Riyal. Qatar's estimated population in 2007 was
The United Arab Emirates' capital city is Abu Dhabi, and its national
currency is the Dirham. In 2007, the UAE's estimated population
The Republic of Yemen's capital city is San'a, and its national currency
is the Yemeni Riyal. Yemen's population in 2007 was estimated at