Residents skate on an ice rink at the Zayoona Mall in Baghdad on Sunday. Reuters
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States.
When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand with us, stand aside.
Commercial airliners flying over the Arabian Gulf risk being targeted by “miscalculation or misidentification”from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between Iran and the US, American diplomats warned on Saturday, even as both Washington and Tehran say they don’t seek war.
Visiting Education Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mazlee Malik said a country becomes a nation through and with teachers provided with full support by all government agencies and every individual in delivering a value-laden educational system.
The Ministry of Community Development launched the details of the “Winter Joy Program” the social development centers all over the UAE to include several activities and events targeting family and children from all nationalities.
The 1,118-strong Finnish Community in the UAE commemorated their 102nd Independence Day from Russia on Sunday evening in Abu Dhabi. Finland Ambassador to the UAE Marianne Nissila
An Algerian court sentenced two former prime ministers to long jail terms on Tuesday in the first of a series of high-profile corruption trials launched after longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned in the face of mass protests in April.