GCC

  • GCC seeks stronger ties with India September 26, 2013

    New York: A ministerial group of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and India discussed here ways to strengthen and develop cooperative relations between them in various fields, and reviewed current regional and international issues of mutual interest. During the meeting, held at the headquarters of the GCC's mission in New York...
  • Violence must stop in Syria: Hillary Clinton September 2, 2011

    Washington: Slamming Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for 'brutality' against unarmed citizens that 'outraged' the region and the world, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called for immediate halt to the violence in the African state. "President Assad's brutality against unarmed citizens has outraged the region, the world, and most importantly...
  • Yemen's Saleh due to sign transition deal April 30, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemen's president was to sign an agreement on Saturday to quit power in a month's time in exchange for immunity, a deal rejected by street protesters demanding he step down immediately and face prosecution. Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled the Arabian Peninsula state for nearly 33 years, has in...
  • Growing Gulf economy ups inflation in Mid East March 31, 2008

    London: Americans are all too aware of their weakening currency. But a devaluing dollar has ramifications for people in other countries too. The global prices of oil and gold, for example, have hit record highs partly because the commodities are traded in dollars. Many currencies in Middle Eastern countries are pegged...