Hawarden company expands into the Middle East on back of export success – Deeside.com

Hawarden company expands into the Middle East on back of export success – Deeside.com

Published: Wednesday, Jan 9th, 2019 An award-winning company in Flintshire has expanded its business into the Middle East for the first time after securing a 7.5-million-pound contract in the region. The move comes as part of the company’s strategy to grow its global presence through exports. Hawarden-based Cokebusters is a manufacturing and service provider that […]

Albatross helo part of $279M Middle East drug haul – South Coast Register

Albatross helo part of $279M Middle East drug haul – South Coast Register

news, latest-news, Navy, RAN, Royal Australian Navy, Middle East, HMAS Albatross, 816 Squadron, Operation Manitou, Seahawk Romeo Helicopter Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat, featuring a Seahawk Romeo Helicopter from 816 Squadron at HMAS Albatross, has made its first seizures in the Middle East as part of Operation Manitou. The crew seized more than 900 […]

Pompeo: US to boost efforts to counter Iran's 'malign influence' – Aljazeera.com

Pompeo: US to boost efforts to counter Iran's 'malign influence' – Aljazeera.com

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has kickstarted a visit to the Middle East aimed at ramping up regional efforts to put pressure on Iran. Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday in the Jordanian capital, Amman, Pompeo said the US was “redoubling” its diplomatic and commercial efforts to counter the Islamic Republic’s “malign influence”. Iran […]

816 detainees in Sudan’s protests, says minister – Middle East Monitor

816 detainees in Sudan’s protests, says minister – Middle East Monitor

Some 816 protestors have been arrested in anti-government demonstrations that have been taking place across Sudan since last month, the country’s interior minister, Ahmed Bilal, said yesterday. Speaking at a parliamentary session convened to discuss the protests and the Sudanese authorities’ response to the ongoing crisis, Bilal explained that 19 people were reported to have […]

Egypt opens Middle East's biggest cathedral near Cairo – BBC News

Egypt opens Middle East's biggest cathedral near Cairo – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Image caption Pope Tawadros II (L) led a midnight mass attended by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has inaugurated Egypt’s largest cathedral in the new administrative capital east of Cairo, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a Coptic church. The newly built Cathedral of Nativity had […]

Saudi to notify women of divorce by text message – The Straits Times

Saudi to notify women of divorce by text message – The Straits Times

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday (Jan 6), officials said. The measure approved by the justice ministry appears aimed at curbing seemingly rampant cases of men secretly ending marriages without informing their wives. “Women… will be notified […]

Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message – BBC News

Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message – BBC News

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Saudi women are subject to male guardianship laws A new regulation in Saudi Arabia is set to stop Saudi women from not knowing about their own divorce. Starting from Sunday, courts will be required to notify women by text on rulings confirming their divorces. Local female lawyers suggest the measure […]

US names new anti-Daesh envoy – Middle East Monitor

US names new anti-Daesh envoy – Middle East Monitor

Ambassador James Jeffrey, the current special representative for Syria Engagement, will take the additional role of special envoy for the US-led coalition against Daesh effective Friday, the State Department said, Anadolu Agency reports. Brett McGurk, who served in post for three years, resigned Dec. 22 following Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria. The move also saw […]