Daily Archives: December 30, 2018

Nahyan bin Mubarak praises achievements of Abu Dhabi Cricket Club

ABU DHABI, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Tolerance and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Cricket Club, thanked the staff of the Abu Dhabi Cricket Club and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, who contributed to a successful sporting …

Abu Dhabi’s health price index up 3.1 percent in Q3

ABU DHABI, The health price index increased 3.1 percent to 103.1 percent in Q3 of 2018 from 100 percent in the corresponding period of 2017, according to figures released by the Statistics Centre- Abu Dhabi (SCAD).

A rise 4.7 percent …

Top US Senator Upbeat on Syria Troop Withdrawal After Trump Meeting

WASHINGTON, A senior Republican U.S. senator said he emerged from a White House meeting with President Donald Trump on Sunday reassured that Trump is committed to defeating Islamic State even as he plans to withdraw American troops from Syria.

Senator …

A Russian-Turkish agreement on “coordination” in Syria after the US decision to withdraw

BAGHDAD, Russia and Turkey have agreed to “coordinate” their field moves in Syria after the United States withdraws its troops from northern Syria.

“During these talks, we agreed to continue the coordination of Russian and Turkish military representatives in line …

Oil is recovering some of its losses and surplus keeps markets under pressure

BAGHDAD, Oil prices recovered some of their losses in the previous session, but the growth of US crude inventories and persistent worries about the global economy kept markets under pressure.

Global Brent crude rose 33 cents to $ 53.11 a …

Dozens of people demonstrated in Basra to demand jobs and an independent governor

Basra, Dozens of people demonstrated in Basra to claim their rights and dissolve the government and provide job opportunities for the unemployed, amid tight security and blocking roads leading to the Basra government building.

The protesters demanded during a rally …