Japan, Israel agree to boost military strategic cooperation

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

PanOrient News

TOKYO: Japan Defense Minister HAMADA Yasukazu met with Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Benjamin Gantz on Tuesday and agreed to boost military information exchanges and strategic cooperation in the Indo-Pacific and Middle East regions.

At the Ministry of Defense building in central Tokyo, the ministers signed the recently revised “Memorandum on Defense Exchanges between the Ministry of Defense of Japan and the Ministry of Defense of the State of I...

Spain Praises Morocco Role in Combating Illegal Immigration Mafia

Friday, July 1, 2022

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PanOrient News

TOKYO: Spanish officials have praised Morocco's role as a strategic partner of the European Union in the fight against illegal immigration.

"Morocco is combating acts of violence perpetrated by migrants, which it also suffers from," Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez was quoted by local press as saying. He stressed that "the main ones responsible for the tragedy and unfortunate loss of life are the international mafia groups that organize violent attacks."


Donald Rumsfled emphatically unmourned in Iraq and the Arab World

Friday, July 9, 2021

Donald Rumsfeld

By Fadwa Eyoun Soud

DAMASCUS: Almost none of the Iraqi and Arab media and people seem to have mourned the death of Donald Rumsfeld, the former US Secretary of Defense and "the architect of the two American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan," who passed away last week.

The Iraqi people, almost unanimously, criticized his "crimes" against their country angrily. Social media saw arguments between a few who prayed for God's mercy on him and a much larger majority who were angry at his policie...