Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi weapons sales

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 23:05:54 +0000

Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi weapons sales

WASHINGTON – The Senate has failed in a bid to override a series of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:15:53 +0000

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Iran said Thursday its Revolutionary Guard seized a foreign oil tanker and its crew of 12 for smuggling fuel out of the country.

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Financing Secured for GE’s UAE Combined Cycle Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 16:35:11 +0000

The first independent combined cycle power project in the emirate of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is taking shape after $1 billion in financing was recently secured from GE Energy Financial Services (EFS) and its partners. The plant, featuring three combined cycle blocks, is expected to have 1.8 GW of generation capacity. The […]

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Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 25 May 2019 00:52:01 +0000

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies

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NRC Certifies South Korea’s APR1400 Nuclear Reactor Design for U.S. Use

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 22:06:43 +0000

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has certified the Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400), a third-generation design developed by deployed by South Korean state-owned companies Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP). The U.S. nuclear regulatory body on May 1 said it will issue a direct final rule certifying the reactor […]

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PH hockey bags gold in Abu Dhabi

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:09:49 +0000

In the final, Bianca Yasmine Cuevas opened things up for the Philippines, scoring the first goal at the 57-second mark of the first period thanks to an assist by Kayla Herbolario.

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Pope:  My UAE trip wrote new page in Christian-Islam history

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:51:42 +0000

Pope:  My UAE trip wrote new page in Christian-Islam history

Pope Francis said his pilgrimage this week to the UAE wrote a “new page in history of the dialogue between Christianity and Islam.”

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Pope Francis to hold historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 04:38:58 +0000

Pope Francis to hold historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates  — Pope Francis will turn his attention Tuesday to the thriving Catholic community in the United Arab Emirates as he concludes his historic visit to the Arabian Peninsula. A day after making a broad appeal for Christian and Muslim leaders to work together to promote peace and reject war, Francis […]

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