GCC Media Round Up

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed lands in Pakistan for first official foreign visit of 2020
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince meets Prime Minister Imran Khan on his daylong visit
King Salman Receives Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Necklace In Appreciation of Humanitarian Efforts
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has received “Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Necklace, First Class”, presented by the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO), in appreciation of his humanitarian diplomatic effo
Yemen’s southern separatists pull out of Riyadh agreement committees
Southern separatists in Yemen have pulled out of committees implementing a Novem...
Saudi uses sports ‘soft power’ as lever of influence - France 24
Saudi uses sports ‘soft power’ as lever of influence
MIDEAST STOCKS-Most of Gulf gains on financials; Abu Dhabi quiet
Most major Gulf markets rose early on Thursday, supported by financial-service s...
Yemen’s STC suspends participation in Riyadh Agreement committees
Mohamed bin Zayed to visit Pakistan today
During the visit, Sheikh Mohamed will meet Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Tourists keen on visiting Saudi Arabia growing: Poll
The YouGov research surveyed 9,521 people across the USA, China and five key markets in Europe, revealed a growing interest in visiting Saudi Arabia.
‘Significant fears’ over 17 missing in Australian bushfires
SYDNEY, 2nd January, 2020 (WAM) -- There are significant fears for 17 people who are missing after massive bushfires in Victoria, Australia, German news agency, dpa, quoted the state’s premier as saying on Thursday. While state premier Daniel Andrews said it was possible some of those unaccounted fo…
Six Saudi prisoners freed by Yemen’s Houthis return home
Six Saudi Arabian prisoners held in Yemen by the Iran-aligned Houthi group retur...
Philippines threatens worker ban in Kuwait
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Saudi businessman pays 4 million riyals to get his mother arrested
He wanted to get rid of his mother by getting her jailed following a financial dispute
Iran not heading to war but not afraid of conflict: military commander
A top Iranian commander said on Thursday that Iran was not moving toward a war b...
More talks needed on shape of Tunisian government before vote
Tunisia’s designated prime minister will hold more talks on forming a gover...
Erdogan says up to 250,000 people fleeing from Syria’s Idlib towards Turkey
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that up to 250,000 migrants were fleei...
Oil starts new year higher on trade optimism, Middle East tensions
Oil prices kicked off the new year higher on Thursday as warming trade relations...
Carlos Ghosn to hold press conference next week in Beirut, lawyer says
The former Nissan boss evaded cameras and close scrutiny in Japan to escape to Lebanon