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Kuwaiti bloggers promote Vietnam as travel destination

Two well-known travel bloggers from Kuwait are exploring Vietnam in a campaign to woo big spenders from the Western Asian nation.

Arab summit expected to reject U.S. decision over Golan

Arab heads of state, long divided by regional rivalries, are expected to unite at a summit on Sunday to oppose a U.S. decision to recognize Israel’s annexation of Arab lands captured in 1967.

Vietnam criticizes US recognition of Israel's sovereignty over Syria’s Golan Heights

Vietnam has joined the international community in criticizing the U.S.'s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over Syria’s Golan Heights.
March 29, 2019 | 08:42 am GMT+7

First Qatar-Da Nang direct flight makes its debut

Qatar Airways has launched its first direct flight between the Qatari capital Doha and Vietnam's central coastal city and tourist hub Da Nang.
December 22, 2018 | 11:50 am GMT+7

China's unbridled export of coal power imperils climate goals

China is aggressively exporting coal-fired power to other regions, an investigation by AFP has shown.
December 06, 2018 | 09:40 am GMT+7

UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

There have been protests and clashes calling for Palestinians to be able to return to their homes now inside Israel.
May 18, 2018 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam concerned over tension in Gaza after US embassy moved to Jerusalem

Vietnam said it supports an independent State of Palestine to peacefully coexist with the State of Israel.
May 17, 2018 | 08:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam did not attend gala to celebrate US embassy move to Jerusalem: foreign ministry

The gala on Sunday was reported to be attended by 32 countries including Vietnam by an Israeli newspaper.
May 14, 2018 | 11:32 pm GMT+7

Trump abandons 'defective' Iran nuclear deal, will revive sanctions

Trump’s decision intensifies the strain on the trans-Atlantic alliance since he took office.
May 09, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Oil markets tense after western strikes on Syria, but rising US drilling weighs

'Investors continued to worry about the impact of a wider conflict in the Middle East.'
April 16, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Palestinian teen on trial for striking Israeli soldier agrees plea deal

Ahed Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians after she was filmed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank.
March 22, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Saudi crown prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does: CBS TV

Prince Mohammed downplayed Iran's power during the interview, saying that Iran was far from being a rival to Saudi Arabia.
March 16, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Turkey, US to 'work together' in Syria after crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu said the two sides would set up working groups to solve key issues that have bedevilled relations.
February 17, 2018 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Devastated Iraq seeks $90 billion for reconstruction

Iraqi officials are seeking pledges from donors and investors to restore Iraq's devastated homes, schools, hospitals and economic infrastructure.
February 13, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Arab League to lobby UN to recognize Palestinian state

'We will confront the decision by seeking a (U.N.) resolution, an international one, to recognize a Palestinian state on 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital.'
January 07, 2018 | 07:49 am GMT+7
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