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GCC, US friendship hailed

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(Riyadh) - Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani received outgoing US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dr. Joseph W. Westphal and commended his dedicated efforts, hailing relations between the Gulf…

Bahrain hosts Gulf-wide counterterrorism exercise

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(Manama) - Bahrain is currently hosting a sophisticated series of security exercises with participation from all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait. The training drill, named Arab…

Bahrain to host Arab Gulf Security 1 exercise

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(Manama) - In conformity with the keenness of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s leaders on achieving security integration, and in implementation of the directives of GCC Interior Ministers, the Interior Ministry has completed all preparations…

Premier affirms support to businessmen

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has directed Bahraini businessmen to work with their counterparts in Asian countries to make Bahrain a centre for the distribution of Asian products in the…

Israeli violations in OPTs condemned

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(Geneva) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has joined statements by the groups of Arab, Islamic and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to express great concern and dissatisfaction over the human…

GCC-US 2nd Summit Leaders Issue Communiqué

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(Riyadh) - Kings, Emirs, leaders and heads of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the U.S. President Barack Obama, asserted at Al-Dareiyah Palace here tonight, as they concluded summit of their 2nd GCC leaders and the U.S. President,…

GCC-US meeting discusses bilateral relations

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(Riyadh) - Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, said that the joint meeting between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) foreign ministers and John Kerry, the U.S. Secretary of State, in Riyadh discussed bilateral relations…

China-GCC pledge to develop cooperative relations

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(New York) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s "troika" of foreign ministers and other officials to discuss relations between China and GCC member states. The "troika" included Kuwaiti First Deputy…

GCC Coordination Meeting Held in New York

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister participated in the annual coordination meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries here in New York. The meeting was part of preparations for the 68th…

Sheikh Mohammed Receives EC President

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received President of European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso at the Marmoul Resthouse. The meeting, which was attended…
GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

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(Dubai) - The Gulf Cooperation Council condemned an anti-Islam film as well as the violence it has triggered. “This film cannot be accepted or excused as it abuses the feelings of Muslims and non-Muslims who reject insulting prophets, religions…
Gulf states to meet on Iran-UAE island issue

Gulf states to meet on Iran-UAE island issue

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(Dubai) - Foreign ministers of the six Gulf states are to hold a special meeting in Riyadh after Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmedinejad visited an island in the Gulf that is claimed by the United Arab Emirates, a UAE official said. Gulf Cooperation…