Posts Tagged Middle East

Russia’s Putin arrives in UAE following visit to Saudi Arabia

Robie de Guzman   •   October 15, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday (October 15) for talks that are expected to focus on economic ties and security in the Middle...

Trump seeks to revive ‘Arab NATO’ to confront Iran

UNTV News   •   July 28, 2018

  WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to create a new security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab states, Egypt and Jordan,...

DOLE to form a job fair task force urging OFWs to work back home

admin   •   March 5, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — A job fair and skills profiling will be conducted for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar by the Department of Labor and Employment...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, defying allies, foes

UNTV News   •   December 7, 2017

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting Washington’s friends...

Marawi City LGU launches clean up drive in barangays

UNTV News   •   October 19, 2017

MARAWI CITY, Philippines – Personnel from different barangays in Marawi City came together Thursday morning and started combing through the city streets for the clean-up drive. This is in preparation...

President Duterte to return home with OFWs from Middle East

admin   •   April 11, 2017

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to return to the country on April 16 from his state visit in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Bahrain and the State...

PH gov’t eyes banning deployment of domestic helpers to Middle East

admin   •   December 14, 2016

  The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is planning to limit sending household service workers to some countries in the Middle East. This is due to the growing number...

Apparent Islamic State backers hack U.S. military Twitter feed

admin   •   January 13, 2015

(Reuters) – The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the U.S. military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were hacked on Monday by people claiming to be sympathetic toward...

Australian aircraft to support U.S.-led air strikes in Iraq: PM

admin   •   October 1, 2014

(Reuters) – Australian aircraft will join the U.S.-led coalition in air strikes against Islamic State insurgents in Iraq in an initial support role, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday,...

U.S. sees Middle East help fighting IS, Britain cautious after beheading

admin   •   September 15, 2014

(Reuters) – Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back...


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