Tag: "middle east"

Israeli President’s Vietnam visit to cement bilateral ties

Israeli President’s Vietnam visit to cement bilateral ties

The upcoming visit to Vietnam by President of Israel Reuven Ruvi Rivlin, which is made at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang from March 19-25, is hoped to further strengthen and tighten Vietnam-Israel relations.

Vietnam treasures relations with UAE: NA Chairwoman

Vietnam treasures relations with UAE: NA Chairwoman

Vietnam always attaches importance to the friendship and all-round cooperation with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – one of its leading partners in trade, investment and labour in the Middle East, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Vietnamese, Russian FMs seek to step up ties

Vietnamese, Russian FMs seek to step up ties

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh reiterated the Vietnamese Party and leaders’ consistent policy of prioritizing strengthening traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia during talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on November 24.

Israel says 'no' to Middle East peace conference in Paris

Israel says 'no' to Middle East peace conference in Paris

Israel on November 7 formally rejected France's invitation to take part in a Middle East peace conference in Paris later this year, saying it was a distraction from the goal of direct negotiations with the Palestinians.

Iraq militia fighters join battle for Syria's Aleppo

Iraq militia fighters join battle for Syria's Aleppo

An Iraqi Shi'ite militia said on September 7 it had dispatched more than 1,000 fighters to the frontline in neighboring Syria, escalating foreign involvement in the battle for Aleppo, the biggest prize in five years of relentless civil war.

Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent US strike in Syria

Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent US strike in Syria

Islamic State said on August 30 one of its most prominent and longest-serving leaders was killed in what appeared to be an American air strike in Syria, depriving the militant group of the man in charge of directing attacks overseas.

Vietnam Week to kick off in UAE

Vietnam Week to kick off in UAE

VOV.VN - A Vietnam Week is set to take place on September 26-30 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the aim of promoting the image of Vietnam and tourism and culture exchange between the two countries.

Vietnam seeks to push ties with Middle East, Africa

Vietnam seeks to push ties with Middle East, Africa

A conference held by the Foreign Ministry in Hanoi on August 19 set forth orientations and measures to further promote all-around cooperation between Vietnam and countries in the Middle East and Africa in the next ten years.

Seminar promotes Vietnam, Middle East and Africa trade

Seminar promotes Vietnam, Middle East and Africa trade

VOV.VN - A seminar was held in Hanoi on August 18 gathering a large number of local businessmen and government officials to discuss ways to stimulate trade and investment with the Middle Eastern and African economies.

Islamic State faces uphill 'branding war' in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Islamic State faces uphill 'branding war' in Afghanistan, Pakistan

The U.S. drone strike that killed Islamic State's commander for Afghanistan and Pakistan was the latest blow to the Middle East-led movement's ambitions to expand into a region where the long-established Taliban remain the dominant Islamist force.