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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is chairing the 46th meeting of the Arab Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Implementation and Follow-up Committee, which opened today at the headquarters of the Arab League Secretariat. HE Mohammed Saleh Shalawah, Advisor to the Minister of Economy for Arab Affairs, said that the agenda includes several items related to […]


More than 42 people were injured, some of them critically, by an explosion at a restaurant in Sapporo City, northern Japan’s Hokkaido Prefecture, which led to the collapse of the two-story building with destruction in nearby buildings. Japanese fire and police sources said their men were working to control the site of the blast in […]


 The city government is pushing for a comprehensive investigation into the operations of alleged “squatting syndicates” in the area. Mary Ann Bacar, head of the City Housing and Land Management Office (CHLMO), said Monday they have asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into the activities of some groups who were reportedly behind […]


 Al-Sroujiya Souq (market) in Damascus was built in the Ayyubid reign, and it is distinguished by its length which reaches up to 500 meters and its arched wooden roof. Nowadays, al-Sroujiya Souq is famous for manufacturing and selling industrial threads, umbrellas and curtains after it had been famous throughout history for selling saddles of horses […]


Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Hashem al-Ani  discussed with Syrian Ambassador in Baghdad Satam Jadaan al-Dandah prospects of developing and enhancing economic and trade cooperation between the two countries in light of the victories achieved by their armies against terrorism. During the meeting, al-Ani described the relations between the two countries as “historic and rapidly developing, […]


The date of 22 October, 2016 will be forever inscribed in the minds and hearts of all Syrians, particularly Aleppo’s residents. Almost 2 years have passed since the announcement of the Aleppo’s full liberation from terrorism which struck the city, spreading chaos and destruction across its roads, neighborhoods and its historic markets in an attempt […]


A study debate on the works of the great men on the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the great leader Kim Jong Il was held in Russia, Romania and Switzerland from 1 to 10 days. The director of the Moscow Juche Idea Institute, Moscow, commented on the basic contents of the great General’s work […]


Sri Lanka’s president on Sunday reappointed as prime minister the same man he sacked from the job nearly two months ago, ending a power struggle that paralysed the island nation. Ranil Wickremesinghe, whose shock dismissal in late October threw Sri Lanka into an unprecedented constitutional crisis, was sworn in at a closed-door ceremony in the […]


Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday warn MPs against supporting a second referendum, saying it would do“irreparable damage” to British politics. “Let us not break faith with the British people by trying to stage another referendum,” she is expected to tell parliament, according to extracts from her speech released by Downing Street. “Anther vote… […]


UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a “credible” probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul. “It is absolutely essential to have a credible investigation and to have the punishment of those that were guilty,” Guterres said at a conference in Doha. The UN chief said he had no information […]