Daily Archives: April 9, 2017

US SOLDIER KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

Kabul, – An American soldier was killed during an operation in Afghanistan late Saturday, the US military announced. “The soldier was mortally wounded late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar Province,” US Navy Capt. Bill Salvin, a spokesman for …

DEMONSTRATORS MARCH IN LONDON AGAINST CHEMICAL ATTACKS IN SYRIA

London, – Demonstrators took the streets of London Saturday afternoon, calling for further intervention against the Syrian regime in the wake of the chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib, northwestern of Syria. Around 200 demonstrators…

POLICE DETONATE ‘BOMB-LIKE DEVICE’ IN OSLO

Oslo, – The Norwegian police found and defused a bomb-like device in the capital Oslo late Saturday. The device, which was found in a plastic bag near the city center, was destroyed in a controlled explosion, police said. Police were on the scene to de…

OOREDOO AND QATAR RED CRESCENT SIGN THREE YEAR PARTNERSHIP

Doha, – Ooredoo and Qatar Red Crescent have announced on Sunday a three year partnership agreement to enable donations to the charity via Ooredoo’s nationwide self-service machine network. The agreement was signed by Ooredoo’s Chief Operating Officer, …

PRESIDENT OF SUDAN WELCOMES INVESTMENTS TO ACHIEVE ARAB FOOD SECURITY

Khartoum, – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir called on Arab investors to benefit from Sudanese resources and forge promising investments so as to achieve Arab and regional food security. Speaking as he opened an economic factory in Merowe, northern Su…

GCC STOCK MARKET

Doha, – Stock markets in GCC states closed Sunday as follows: Current Previous Change Change Current Index Index Value % Value ————– ——— ———- ———– ————– Qatar Exchange: 10,509.88 10,456.01 +53.87 +0.52 550,878,105.2…

BAHRAIN STOCK INDEX GAINS 21.38 POINTS

Manama, – Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,374.75 points marking an increase of 21.38 points (+1.58%) above the previous closing. This increase was due to the rise in the Commercial Banks Sector and Services Sector, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) rep…

31 INJURED IN TRAIN COLLISION IN MOSCOW

Moscow, – Thirty-one people were injured when a commuter train and a passenger train collided at a train station in the west of Moscow last night. Four train cars derailed. Twelve people were hospitalised, six of them in serious condition, Russian Emer…