Kuwait expelled the Philippines ambassador and recalled its own from Manila over a growing diplomatic dispute regarding abuse of Filipino workers, and the recent arrest of two Filipinos over allegedly convincing maids to flee their employers' homes
Saudi Arabia is considering investing in 2.5 million acres of agricultural land in Iraq's western province of Anbar, which suffered economically after the bitter war to regain control of the province from ISIS.
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Kuwait's deputy foreign minister Khaled al-Jarallah said the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member-states were determined to resolve the ongoing crisis in the Gulf because not doing so would be destructive to the region.
The Philippines apologized on Tuesday for what Kuwait viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the Southeast Asian nation's embassy "rescued" several domestic workers from their employers' homes amid reports of abuse.
France, Germany and UK are in awkward situation: Would they side with Russia, China and Iranian regime that is frequently accuse of human rights violations, or with the United States?
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Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization said Iran may be interested in joining a key nuclear treaty if the US withdraws its threat to rip up an existing deal on Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.
Islamic State said it would attack polling stations in Iraq during parliamentary election next month and that anyone who participated in the vote would be considered an infidel.
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The new United Nations envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths has held his first talks with senior Trump administration officials in Washington, where his appointment to the post has raised hopes of a political process to end the country's war.