Noticias

GCC members moving from cooperation to integration

28 Nov 2013
Bahréin
Kuwait
Omán
Qatar
Arabia Saudí
Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Fuente: 
Kuwait Times

KUWAIT: Gulf Cooperation Council parliament and Shura council chiefs have come up with a number of joint recommendations at the end of a meeting in Kuwait yesterday. They decided that Kuwait will host a conference of the committee of parliament chiefs on GCC economic integration in 2014, while Kuwait’s National Assembly will also be responsible for organizing a trip involving the regional group to the US Congress.

GCC: Hezbollah terror group

03 Jun 2013
Bahréin
Irán
Kuwait
Líbano
Omán
Qatar
Arabia Saudí
Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Fuente: 
Arab News

The Gulf Cooperation Council yesterday unanimously declared Lebanon-based Hezbollah a terrorist organization and said it would take measures against the group’s interest in the Gulf countries.
“All GCC countries are convinced that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization,” Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Ghanim bin Fadl Al-Buainain told reporters following a meeting of GCC foreign ministers in Jeddah.

Omanis vote in municipal elections

23 Dic 2012
Omán
Fuente: 
al-Yazeera

Hoping for jobs and democratic change, voters in Oman have cast ballots in their first municipal election.

The poll on Saturday is a sign of modest reform in response to protests inspired by the Arab Spring.

The small Gulf oil producer, ruled since 1970 by Sultan Qaboos, sits opposite Iran on the Strait of Hormuz, the conduit for nearly a fifth of globally traded petroleum.

Majlis approves draft budget

27 Nov 2012
Omán
Fuente: 
Times of Oman

Muscat: The Majlis  Al Shura yesterday voted its approval of the Economic and Financial Committee's report on the State Draft Budget for the fiscal year 2013. 

Earlier, discussions were held between Majlis Al Shura members and Darwish bin Ismail Al Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs.

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