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Algeria

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:47:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (19-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:00:09 GMT
Central Bank of UAE, Bank of Algeria sign MoU to boost co-operation in trade and finance
Central Bank of the UAE said it had signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with the Bank of Algeria for supporting and developing the financial and banking sector.

Algeria Headlines

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:38:43 GMT
Algeria Dump Ethiopia to Qualify for Ghana 2018
[CAF] The Algerian women national side completed a double win over Ethiopia in the last round qualifier to cruise to the 2018 Total African Women Cup of Nations. The Fennecs managed to defeat Lucy in Addis Ababa 3-2 to complete a resounding 6-3 aggre...

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:14:53 GMT
Algerian Fixer Completes a Year in Prison
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Algerian authorities to quickly release Saïd Chitour, a media fixer who completed a year in prison today. His health is deteriorating fast and there is no evidence to justify detaining him.

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 08:56:29 GMT
National Football Team Face Algeria Today With 7-1 Deficit
[Ethiopian Herald] The game between Algerian and Ethiopia

Thu, 24 May 2018 12:33:25 GMT
Algeria Deportations Raise Fear of Xenophobia
[CAJ News] Algiers -THE international community is wary of a possible outbreak of xenophobia against sub-Saharan Africans after a mass expulsion of these nationals from Algeria.

Thu, 24 May 2018 07:36:53 GMT
Trouble At Uganda Mission in Algiers
[Observer] Bad blood is flowing between Uganda's ambassador to Algeria and the Maghreb region John Chrysostom Alintuma Nsambu and the mission's accounting officer Fredrick Tushabe over management of funds.

Algerie Presse Service

Bahrain

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:30:06 GMT
Bahrain's Takaud partnership expands Kuwait's Ahli capital client offerings
Ahli Capital with access to TAKAUD’s Sharia-compliant Investment Strategies.

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:30:05 GMT
Bahrain's Eskan Bank REIT public offering opens today
The initial public offering (IPO) of the Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust (REIT) opens today for two weeks, and will close on Tues 6 Dec 2016.

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 13:00:02 GMT
McLaren automotive announces new retail partner for the Kingdom of Bahrain
McLaren Automotive appointed Kanoo Motors as the retail partner for Bahrain.

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:30:02 GMT
Bahrain launches two new visa plans to 114 countries
New single entry visa will enable up to two week stay, whilst the one-year multi-entry visa will allow for a stay period of up to 90 days.

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:04:58 GMT
UAE's ADCorp appoints Chief Executive Officer
ADCorp was established as Islamic Financial Institution with authorised capital of $100 million and its founding shareholders are ADFG and GFH.

Egypt

Sat, 28 May 2016 10:10:00 GMT
Egypt GDP growth for H1 2015-2016 4.5% from 5.5% last year
Total GDP for first half of fiscal year 2015/2016 was $158 billion in the first half of the year.

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:52:09 GMT
No new signal from EgyptAir jet since day of crash
No new radio signal has been received from an EgyptAir jet since the day it crashed in the Mediterranean last week.

Fri, 27 May 2016 07:24:24 GMT
Egypt to sign $100 mln Kuwait Fund deal for Sinai development
Egypt will sign its first deal with Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development by the end of this May to finance development projects in Sinai.

Fri, 27 May 2016 07:00:02 GMT
Italy's Bertazzoni to build cookers factory in Egypt
Factory will provide nearly 1,000 direct jobs, Egypt's trade minister said.

Fri, 27 May 2016 06:58:19 GMT
Egypt plans boosting exports to $40 bln in 5 yrs
The exporting sector represents a key reason for Egyptian economy's growth besides having direct and indirect benefits.

Egypt Headlines

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:57:13 GMT
Final Nail in the Sarcophagus for Egyptian Pharaohs
[allAfrica] Cape Town -I bet half the continent was feeling hopeful that Senegal's dramatic win over Poland would bode well for the North African royals and with their gamechanger Mo Salah back in the starting line-up after recovering from his should...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:28:19 GMT
Ft World Cup 2018 - Africa's Winless Streak Perpetuated By a Set-Piece and 90th Minute 'Curse.'
[FirstTouch] It began with the Pharaohs of Egypt. Matched up against the two-time world champions, Uruguay in a Group A clash, a match they had lost already on paper and in the eyes of many 'pragmatic' football enthusiasts. The lack of optimism origi...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:29:00 GMT
Minister in Russia to Support National Team, Promote Tourism
[Egypt Online] Tuesday 19 June 2018 - 12:31 PM

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:28:59 GMT
Sisi Expresses His Appreciation of Lebanese PM
[Egypt Online] Tuesday 19 June 2018 - 12:13 PM

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:28:57 GMT
Foreign Ministry Warns Egyptians of Fake Work Contracts
[Egypt Online] Tuesday 19 June 2018 - 02:05 PM

Egypt World News

Mon, 15 May 2017 15:23:00 +0000
Every Egyptian will receive medical insurance services via electronic card: Health Minister
For the sake of affording every Egyptian appropriate medical insurance, Health Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din announced on Sunday that a new draft law on medical insurance is currently under the State Council's revision.He further noted, during a con...

Mon, 15 May 2017 14:36:00 +0000
Finance Minister's adviser, 3 others referred to court on bribery charges
Top prosecutor Nabil Sadek referred Tarek Abdel Wahab, adviser to the Finance Minister for real estate tax affairs, Mahmoud Fakhr Baraka; chairman of Star Light for Real Estate Development and Tourism; Amal Abdel Wahab Hassan, inspector of the Centra...

Mon, 15 May 2017 14:03:00 +0000
Egypt issues burial permit to hand over the body of Polish tourist to embassy
Egypt’s Al-Qasir Red Sea prosecution said that the body of the 27-year-old Polish tourist Magdalena Zuk, who died earlier this month in a Red Sea hospital will be handed over to a representative from the Polish Embassy in Cairo to be burie...

Mon, 15 May 2017 13:49:00 +0000
Fire breaks out on EgyptAir plane while still at Cairo Airport
A fire recently broke out in one of the engines of an EgyptAir airplane heading to Beijing, while it was still at Cairo International Airport on Monday.The plane was replaced and the flight was resumed after a delay of three hours.Egyptian news repor...

Mon, 15 May 2017 13:48:00 +0000
Tom Cruise retweets Egypt's new necropolis discovery
Hollywood star Tom Cruise retweeted news about Egypt’s recent discovery of a burial site with at least 17 mummies and antiquities to promote his new movie "The Mummy".Cruise jokingly warned Egyptians about the danger of opening sarcop...

Egyptian News

Mon, 15 May 2017 09:06:00 +0000
Pope prays for minorities like Yazidis suffering in Mideast
Pope Francis has appealed for penitence and prayers for the end of conflicts and wars he says are disfiguring “the face of humanity.”Francis, addressing tourists and Romans Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, recalled those suffering in t...

Mon, 15 May 2017 09:01:00 +0000
Erdogan visits Trump, amid much friction between US, Turkey
The United States is on a collision course with its NATO ally Turkey, pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to a partnership vital to US inter...

Sun, 14 May 2017 08:44:00 +0000
China's Xi calls for greater counter-terrorism cooperation with Turkey
Chinese President Xi Jinping has told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that the two should deepen counter-terrorism cooperation, amid Chinese concern about ethnic Uighurs from its Xinjiang region fighting with militants in the Middle East.Uighu...

Sun, 14 May 2017 08:19:00 +0000
Italy rescues 484 migrants in Mediterranean, finds seven bodies
Rescuers saved 484 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean on Saturday and found the bodies of seven men who had died in the attempt to get to Europe, Italy's coast guard said.More than 45,000 people have reached Italy by boat from North Africa ...

Sat, 13 May 2017 10:47:00 +0000
Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now
SINGAPORE/LONDON A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and globa...

Egyptian Streets

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:33:14 +0000
The United States Withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
The United States of America has announced its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Nikki Haley, the United States UN Ambassador, and Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State, announced the decision in a joint press statement o...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:31:49 +0000
Egypt Loses 3-1 to World Cup Hosts in Fierce Match
Disbelief lingered in the air as Russia’s football team scored its first then second and final goal against Egypt. Despite Mohamed Salah’s return, Egypt was unable to beat the Russians at their home-ground in a game where all three points wer...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:21:44 +0000
Mohamed Salah ‘Among Starting XI’ in Egypt-Russia World Cup Match
It was announced on Tuesday 19 June 2018 that the ‘Egyptian King’ Mohamed Salah will be in Egypt’s starting XI for their game against Russia in Saint Petersburg stadium. The Liverpool star is set to play his first match following an...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:50:46 +0000
Trump’s Separation Migrant Policy Places Children in ‘Cages’
US reporters and lawmakers were allowed inside a detention center in Texas presently accommodating more than 1,100 illegal immigrants that have crossed the border from Mexico. The Texas facility, known as Ursula, currently holds children and adults w...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:33:18 +0000
Egypt Offers Free Train Seats for Cancer Patients
The Ministry of Transport has announced that four seats in all standard and air-conditioned trains would be allocated to cancer patients and their companions. Cancer patient would be given specific and annual identity ‘cards’ by the Railw...

Haaretz Israel News

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:53:59
Heckler yells 'Mr. President, f--- you' as Trump visits Congress
Various media reported that the woman may have been wearing a green congressional intern credential but her identify was not immediately confirmed

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:43:47
Major Gaza escalation: 45 rockets fired at Israel, IDF strikes 25 Hamas targets
Army says warning shot fired at incendiary balloon launchers in Gaza ■ Seven rockets intercepted, one lands near Israeli kindergarten

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:41:24
Italy's dangerous flirtation with fascism
A Mussolini-style census of Roma people, proposed by Italy’s new hardline interior minister, was met by outrage. But Matteo Salvini's racist, unconstitutional pandering to his base has already paid off - and another red line has been crossed

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:31:24
By rejecting confessions under torture, Israel takes step toward the truth
A slippery slope was created when 'moderate physical pressure' was approved as a last-resort interrogation technique

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:14:26
Iran's Khamenei slams U.S. for separating migrant kids at border
Iranian leader says seeing images of children being separated from their mothers 'makes a person exasperated'

Iran

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 05:33:14 GMT
Pakistan to purchase power from Iran
Pakistan is seeking cooperation with Iran in oil and electricity sectors

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:30:07 GMT
Protection of environment, strategy for petrochemical industry
Assaluyeh is the beating heart of Iran's economy with largest oil and petrochemical sites.

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:30:07 GMT
Resistance economy helps develop mines, mineral industries
Proper processing of natural resources paves the ground for creating more job opportunities

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:30:07 GMT
Iran calls to enhance banking cooperation with Russia
Facilitating banking and customs relations will boost bilateral ties between the two countries

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 05:30:03 GMT
Iran, Afghanistan sign $2-million contract
Afghan merchants agreed with Iranians to import part of their production line for mutual benefit

Iraq

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:47:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (19-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Online

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:15:00 +0300
Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran
The disgraced former minister, who has been imprisoned for smuggling drugs, was arrested in May for providing Iran with information on Israeli security and energy.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:00:00 +0300
IDF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza
The attacks on Monday evening join the IDFs overnight strike on Hamas terror targets in Gaza.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:30:00 +0300
Elkin slams UK's referral to East Jerusalem as 'occupied'
Israels Minister of Jerusalem Affairs said he expects Prince Williams aides to rephrase a statement listing the Old City of Jerusalem as "occupied."

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:50:00 +0300
Trump defends controversial child separation policy
The US President tweeted on Monday that children are being used by criminals who wish to enter the US.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0300
Israeli PM Netanyahu discusses developments in Iran with Russia, US
Netanyahu announced at a cabinet meeting that he spoke with both Putin and Pompeo about developments in the region.

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:51:04 GMT
British PM May says images of caged children in U.S. "deeply disturbing"

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:06:33 GMT
Kurdish militant attack kills two Turkish soldiers in southeast, governor's office says

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:05:29 GMT
Iran leader slams separation of immigrant parents and children in U.S.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:21:03 GMT
Iran may accept OPEC oil production increase with conditions

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:18:21 GMT
Man arrested over "drill battery" explosion at London station

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jordan

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:48:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (26-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:33:00 GMT
Deloitte: Middle East Point of View (Fall 2016)

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:30:00 GMT
Deloitte: Alternative Thinking (2016)

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:28:00 GMT
Deloitte: Value Added Tax in the GCC (2016)

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:26:00 GMT
Deloitte: Global Powers of Luxury Goods (2016)

Jordan Al Bawaba

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:49:12 +0000
Opinion: Following Protests, Jordanians Can Hold Heads High
By Brian Frydenborg Recent protests have led some analysts to characterize Jordan as weak and going through destabilization. Instead, Jordan has pretty much schooled the entire Middle East (and, indeed, many other places) on protests, civic engagemen...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:55:32 +0000
Yemeni Envoy Griffiths Leaves Sanaa Empty Handed
U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths left Yemen's capital Sanaa on Tuesday, failing to secure a deal with the Iran-backed Houthi militias to peacefully cede Hodeidah and its port. Houthi leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi rejected the proposal in w...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:06:11 +0000
Italy's Interior Minister Causes Outrage by Seeking Census of Roma Turf
Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has caused outrage among opposition politicians and rights groups after announcing controversial plans to conduct a comprehensive census of the country’s Roma community with an eye on expelling those who d...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:51:16 +0000
Lebanese Outcry Results in 50 Removed from 'Naturalization' List
Around 50 individuals granted Lebanese nationality by a recent controversial naturalization decree are set to be removed from the list of names, local media reported Tuesday. General Security will remove the names of these individuals from the decree...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:42:47 +0000
Interior Minister Reviews Decision to Allow Iranians to Enter Lebanon Without Passports
An Interior Ministry source confirmed Tuesday that caretaker Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk will review the General Security decision to allow Iranians to enter Lebanon at the airport without having their passports stamped “in the next 24 hours....

Kuwait

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:00:06 GMT
Kuwaiti Court upholds disqualification of 3 poll hopefuls
Court of Appeals upheld the disqualification of Mohammed Al-Juweihel, Hani Hussein and Mahmoud Shaker from the National Assembly election.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:49:47 GMT
Kuwait's 8-hour ban on land borders travelers return overruled
Instructions were made yesterday to halt a previous decision banning departing passengers through land borders from returning to Kuwait within eight hours of departure.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:20:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (12-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:05:54 GMT
Kuwait to offer railway project for bidding next year
Project comprises of network linking Kuwait City to airport and marine ports as well as link Kuwait with other GCC states

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:10:05 GMT
46 Kuwaiti domestic labor offices have their licenses revoked
Offices failed to rectify their status as per Article 50 of Domestic Workers Law Number 68/2015.

Kuwait Times

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:21:25 +0000
Russia sour Salah’s return
SAINT PETERSBURG: The return of Mohamed Salah from injury couldn’t prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1 yesterday. An own goal by Egypt captain Ahmed Fathy opened the floodgates on a s...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:30:33 +0000
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:24:30 +0000
CSC confirms ‘no change’ in 7-hour public sector workday
KUWAIT: The Civil Service Commission explained yesterday that it has not increased working hours at government offices following rumors on social media that working hours had been increased. “Irrespective of whether it is summer or winter, all gove...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:21:47 +0000
Hackers hijacking WhatsApp accounts of users in Kuwait
KUWAIT: Dozens of users of the popular application WhatsApp in Kuwait are being scammed and lose control of their accounts every month. According to a source at the Electronic and Cyber Crime Combatting Department (ECCCD), affiliated to the Criminal ...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:59:24 +0000
Senior citizen killed in Abdaly farm tent blaze
KUWAIT: A citizen in his 70s was killed when a fire broke out yesterday in a tent at his Abdaly farm. An investigation is in progress to determine the cause of the fire, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said in a statement released by its publi...

Lebanon

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:25:42 GMT
Strong EU-Lebanon partnership on horizon
Renewed framework for political engagement and enhanced cooperation adopted

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:23:02 GMT
Bank assets growth in Lebanon jumps 117%
Banking activity saw $12.1 bln growth in assets over first nine months of 2016

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 04:39:27 GMT
Developers in Lebanon await positive impact of end to deadlock
The demand in Lebanon's real estate sector needs time to pick up, says developers and brokers

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:48:00 GMT
Banque Audi: The Lebanon Weekly Monitor (13-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:24:00 GMT
Banque Audi: Lebanon Economic Report (Q3-16)
This is a PDF report.

Libya

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:15:30 GMT
We Never Sent Nigerian Migrants Back to Libya - Italian Envoy
[Daily Trust] The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefano Pontesilli has dismissed reports that Italy sometimes sent some migrants, including Nigerians on sea route to Europe back to Libya.

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:08:16 GMT
UN Extends Arms Embargo On War Afflicted Libya
[CAJ News] Tripoli -THE Security Council, a principal organ of the United Nations (UN), has renewed measures designed to implement the arms embargo on crisis-torn Libya for another year.

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:10:04 GMT
China Provides U.S.$6M Medical Aid to Libya
[Focac] Chinese Charge d'Affaires in Libya Wang Qimin (R) and the Libyan UN-backed government's Health Minister Omar al-Tahir Bashir are interviewed by Xinhua in Tripoli, Libya, on June 11, 2018. The Chinese Embassy to Libya on Monday signed document...

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:56:38 GMT
Govt to Impose Fees On Foreign Currency Transactions
[This is Africa] The central bank of Libya is imposing fees on foreign currency transactions to tackle the wide gap between the official exchange rate of 1.4 dinars to the US dollar and the parallel rate of around 7 dinars, which is seen as a major f...

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:17:45 GMT
Govt Considers Freeing Gaddafi Loyalists
[Premium Times] Libya has set plans in motion for the release of detained officials of the former regime led by Muammar Gaddafi for "medical reasons", a local source said.

Morocco

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:28:19 GMT
Ft World Cup 2018 - Africa's Winless Streak Perpetuated By a Set-Piece and 90th Minute 'Curse.'
[FirstTouch] It began with the Pharaohs of Egypt. Matched up against the two-time world champions, Uruguay in a Group A clash, a match they had lost already on paper and in the eyes of many 'pragmatic' football enthusiasts. The lack of optimism origi...

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:31:20 GMT
Africa Still Searching for Redemption At World Cup 2018
[allAfrica] Cape Town -After Egypt and and Morocco, the Super Eagles were next to succumb to the fiery prowess of their opponents Croatia, in a group aptly referred to as the Group of Death.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:24:52 GMT
Peter De Villiers Remains Upbeat Despite Morocco Stalemate
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE coach Peter de Villiers believes the Sables still have a good opportunity to qualify for next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan despite being held to a 23-23 draw by the visiting Morocco national rugby team at Harare Sports Club...

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:01:48 GMT
Rough Road Ahead for Atlas Lions After Own Goal
[allAfrica] The Atlas Lions of Morocco began their World Cup campaign against the Islamic Republic of Iran on Friday.

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:38:10 GMT
Will Any Of Our Teams Finally Break The Quarter-Finals Jinx?
[allAfrica] Of course, any World Cup would not be compete without a distinctively glamorous opening ceremony to kick things off. And even though it seems like only yesterday that we were laughing at Brazil after their 7-1 capitulation to Germany in J...

Morocco World News

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:52:59 +0000
Hervé Renard and Atlas Lions Need a Miracle
Rabat- With games against Portugal and Spain waiting, Atlas Lions will need the sympathy of the gods of football and a perfect performance to make it out of the World Cup’s group stage. Will Coach Hervé Renard’s boys regain momentum after the di...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:20:42 +0000
Leila Hadioui Shares a Picture with Hervé Renard, Gets Laughed At
Rabat – “Leila Hadioui is Hervé Renard’s new assistant,” joked a social media user. On social media, Moroccans have made fun of Moroccan actress and television host Leila Hadioui after she shared a picture of her meeting with the coach o...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:58:50 +0000
Morocco to Celebrate Prince Moulay Rachid’s 48th Birthday
Rabat – Morocco will celebrate the 48th birthday of Prince Moulay Rachid on Wednesday, June 20. The youngest male brother of King Mohammed VI was born on June 20, 1970 in Rabat. The prince welcomed his first baby boy, Moulay Ahmed, in 2016, af...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:09:54 +0000
Saad Lamjarred’s Alleged Victim Will Receive Medical Examination After All
Rabat – This does not sound good for Saad Lamjarred. Despite his lawyer’s rejection of Laura Prioul’s request for a medical expert’s opinion in summary during his court date on June 4, the Moroccan singer of “Ghazali” will have to fac...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:55:43 +0000
Flashbacks to Morocco’s 1986 World Cup Historic Win Against Portugal
Rabat – Moroccan generations, from the oldest to the youngest, are still remembering Morocco’s epic 3-1 win against Portugal on June 11 in the 1986 World Cup. More than three decades may have passed since 1986’s historic win, but Morocco’...

North Africa

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:57:13 GMT
Egypt:Final Nail in the Sarcophagus for Egyptian Pharaohs
[allAfrica] Cape Town -I bet half the continent was feeling hopeful that Senegal's dramatic win over Poland would bode well for the North African royals and with their gamechanger Mo Salah back in the starting line-up after recovering from his should...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:13:59 GMT
Tunisia:Utica - 'Change of PM Is Responsibility of President of Republic'
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) reaffirmed Tuesday its position taken during meetings of the Carthage Document II, namely that "the change of the Prime Minister is the responsibility ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:18:35 GMT
Tunisia:Heartbreaking Loss for Tunisia
[FirstTouch] Fouls in soccer are inherently bad and referees are there to deal with them diligently, but for Tunisia, a careless foul from England help produced their first and only goal. Kyle Walker decided to stretch his elbow on Fakhreddine Ben Yo...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:28:19 GMT
Africa:Ft World Cup 2018 - Africa's Winless Streak Perpetuated By a Set-Piece and 90th Minute 'Curse.'
[FirstTouch] It began with the Pharaohs of Egypt. Matched up against the two-time world champions, Uruguay in a Group A clash, a match they had lost already on paper and in the eyes of many 'pragmatic' football enthusiasts. The lack of optimism origi...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:29:00 GMT
Egypt:Minister in Russia to Support National Team, Promote Tourism
[Egypt Online] Tuesday 19 June 2018 - 12:31 PM

North Cyprus Daily

Oman

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:31:52 GMT
Oman's economic outlook brightens going into 2017
Country's pledge to cut production by around 45,000 barrels per day will result in a net increase in revenue to the economy

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:30:02 GMT
Call for awareness campaign on child rights in Oman
Oman’s chief of public prosecution has called for a national campaign to educate residents about children’s rights.

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:30:07 GMT
Oman's Al Mazaya signs contract for construction, execution, delivery and maintenance of Mazaya Residence in Oman
Al Mazaya Holding Company awarded contract to Al Hajiry Trading for construction, execution, delivery and maintenance of its Mazaya Residence.

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:49:15 GMT
INTERVIEW: Oman broadens tourism appeal to attract global investment
Oman is building campgrounds for recreational vehicles, waterfront attractions and conference facilities to attract more visitors.

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:03:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (03-Dec-16)
This is a PDF report.

Oman Daily

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:45:25 +0000
81% use eGov services: ITA survey
ROP eServices tops usage at 71%; majority of respondents satisfied with availability of services

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:44:32 +0000
Muttrah Fort reopens after renovation
Muttrah Fort has been officially opened to the public after a major renovation project of about ten years.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:43:28 +0000
One-time fee of RO60 for shaded parking slots in front of residences: Muscat Municipality
Vehicle owners in Muscat will have to pay a one-time fee of RO60 per slot for installing sunshades in front of residential buildings.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:42:59 +0000
Municipality intensifies inspections to curb illegal street vending
The municipal laws emphasise the importance public health and have been conducting regular inspections to nab violators.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:42:42 +0000
Omani students in Japan fine: Embassy
The Embassy of Oman in Japan tweeted on Tuesday that Omani students studying in the affected areas of the earthquake are fine.

Oman Region

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 05:42:06 +0000
Assad allies vow to keep battling 'terrorism' in Syria
Russia and Iran are Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's closest allies, and label all opponents of his regime as "terrorists".

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:55:22 +0000
Regime strikes kill 28 civilians near Damascus: monitor
Air strikes by Syrian warplanes on a rebel-held region near Damascus killed at least 28 civilians on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:51:16 +0000
Syrian people do not want Assad in power: US envoy to UN
The future of Assad has been the key stumbling block in negotiations aimed at ending the six-year war in Syria.

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:46:25 +0000
Clashes in Syria capital after surprise rebel assault
The attack comes just days before a fresh round of UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva aiming at ending Syria's six-year war.

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 05:01:45 +0000
Egypt arrests senior judge amid corruption probe
Egyptian authorities on Sunday arrested a senior judge as they press a rare investigation into corruption at a top court, judicial sources said.

Qatar

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:18:57 GMT
Qatar to invest $13bn on major projects in 2017
Country forecast to reach an annual growth rate of 3.4% next year

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 04:13:30 GMT
Qatar's growth likely to touch 3.4% in 2017
Costs remain stable and impact on overall inflation remain 'minimum' despite 30% to 35% hike in petrol prices

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 04:09:00 GMT
Qatar well on track for its PPP legislative framework: Official
Various stakeholders are finalising a legislative framework for PPP models in Qatar

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:54:30 GMT
Malaysia eyes Qatar investment for tourism growth
Langkawi island has around 500 hotels and its own international airport

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:44:50 GMT
Qatargas achieves 36% drop in injuries
Company recorded zero late and off-specification deliveries

Qatar Doha News

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 10:00:58 +0000
Expats should embrace Ramadan and deepen empathy for humanity. It’s gratifying
The Holy month of Ramadan is about to get underway and Qatar, as well as the entire Middle East region, is high on excitement. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting. Muslims are req...

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:56:04 +0000
Cityscape Qatar 2018: An ever-improving roadmap for sustainable growth
Qatar’s real estate sector contributes a significant share in the country’s entire GDP, with infrastructure projects accounting for the highest spending. The market continues to expand, thanks to a high immigrant population, eco...

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:28:28 +0000
Qatar accepts invite to attend the Arab League summit in Riyadh. Will it lead to softening of the relationship?
Qatar has formally been invited to attend this year’s Arab League summit, set to be held in Riyadh on April 15. Saudi Arabia had earlier postponed the summit to April, saying the original date in late March clashed with Egypt’s presi...

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 09:26:22 +0000
Times they are a-changing: Steadfast Qatar opening new economic horizons & there’s no turning back now
Qatar is not diversifying its economy because it is, unlike its Gulf neighbours, running out of its oil and gas reserves any time soon. They have the third largest gas reserves in the world, following Russia and Iran, with an estimated 872 trillion c...

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 09:00:18 +0000
Knowledge economy: Qatar’s increasing focus on developing ‘human capital’ is an integral part of its national vision
In the last few years, Qatar has emerged as Asia’s leading education hub and global center of learning. It is a direct result of its rising position as a destination of choice among overseas students seeking international quality education. The...

Sahara Reporters

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:58:53 +0000
Three Months After Buhari Shut Lagos Down, The Ikeja Bus Terminal Still Not In Use
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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:22:59 +0000
After Successful Talks With Buhari, Shell Gets Approval For N10bn Bonga Southwest Project
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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:00:12 +0000
Three Armed Robbers Rape Female Corps Member In Bayelsa
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:17:43 +0000
Atiku Woos Dickson Ahead of Presidential Election So They Can 'Restructure Nigeria Together'
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:12:00 +0000
Tinubu Tells Ekiti Electorate: Vote For Fayemi... He Is A Friend Of The President
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Sahara Reporters Latest News

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:17:43 +0000
Atiku Woos Dickson Ahead of Presidential Election So They Can 'Restructure Nigeria Together'
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:12:00 +0000
Tinubu Tells Ekiti Electorate: Vote For Fayemi... He Is A Friend Of The President
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:56:38 +0000
Troops Arrest Militia Men In Benue
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:53:39 +0000
Eight Killed In Bauchi Windstorm, Buhari Sends Delegation
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:38:02 +0000
Obasanjo Suggests God Is Laughing At Buhari Over 2019 Re-election Bid
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Saudi Arabia

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:11:35 GMT
Saudi GACA to provide new opportunities for national carriers
New agreements will help keep pace with growth of the air transport industry: official

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:20:23 GMT
Private sector investments in Saudi to gather pace in 2017
Private sector to play a major role in achieving the government objectives set out under the National Transformation Plan (NTP) and Vision 2030

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:14:49 GMT
Two Saudi citizens jailed for terrorism
The court also ordered that the defendant's Twitter account be closed, based on article 13 of the above regulations.

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:00:05 GMT
Animal abuse could lead to a fine of up to SR400,000
Regulation subjects offenders and animal abusers to clearly defined penalties

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:20:07 GMT
Gold smuggling attempt foiled in Saudi Arabia
An attempt to smuggle more than 3.5 kilogrammes of gold through a Saudi airport has been foiled.

Saudia Arabia Majalla

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:23:14 +0000
Every Match is Like a Final for us Now, Says Germany Captain Neuer
Manuel Neuer talks to the media during the Germany Training And Press Conference in Moscow, Russia on June 19, 2018.(Getty) … The post Every Match is Like a Final for us Now, Says Germany Captain Neuer appeared first on Majalla Magazine.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:23:07 +0000
Tunisia Need to Discover Goal Touch To Progress in World Cup
Volgograd – Tunisia need a new game-plan if they are to avoid their usual fate of falling at the first … The post Tunisia Need to Discover Goal Touch To Progress in World Cup appeared first on Majalla Magazine.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:23:05 +0000
World Cup Big Guns Fail to Fire as Lesser Lights Shine
Samara – Brazil, Germany and Argentina have lifted 11 World Cups between them, but all failed to win their opening … The post World Cup Big Guns Fail to Fire as Lesser Lights Shine appeared first on Majalla Magazine.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:27:40 +0000
Setting Up New Showdown, Britain’s May Rejects Brexit Proposal
London – Prime Minister Theresa May cannot accept a proposal to hand parliament more control over Brexit, her spokesman said … The post Setting Up New Showdown, Britain’s May Rejects Brexit Proposal appeared first on Majalla Magazi...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:27:00 +0000
China’s Xi Praises N.Korea’s Kim for Trump Summit, Promises Support
The car believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is escorted by motorcycles in Beijing on June … The post China’s Xi Praises N.Korea’s Kim for Trump Summit, Promises Support appeared first on Majalla Magazine.

Syria

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 18:00:05 GMT
Syrian rebels say they have control of western suburb of Aleppo |
On day two of a Syrian rebel offensive in western Aleppo where the government has control the insurgents say they've taken a suburb in the southwest corner of the city. Mana Rabiee reports. |

Times of Israel

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:41:25 +0000
‘Winter is still coming,’ cyber chief warns on hacking threats
Yigal Unna, the director of the National Cyber Directorate, says Israel is on the verge of setting out framework for a 'state level defense shield'

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:23:25 +0000
Iran makes U-turn on women in stadiums as World Cup fever takes hold
For first time since 1979 Islamic Revolution, Tehran to allow both men and women to watch open air screening of national team match against Spain

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:08:12 +0000
Minister accuses colleague of advocating shooting Gaza kids
Bennett calls for targeting fire kite squads, rejects Galant's assertion that their members are '8-year-olds'

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:08:09 +0000
Saudi Arabia arrests two women’s rights activists
Nouf Abdelaziz and Mayaa al-Zahrani are being held incommunicado, and were arrested earlier this month following the detention of at least 14 other campaigners

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:07:58 +0000
Hamas’s goal: To convince Israel that tolerating fire kites is preferable to war
Gaza's Islamist rulers know Israel's government is deeply wary of entering another major conflict, but each new round of hostility brings such conflict closer

Tunisia

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:13:59 GMT
Utica - 'Change of PM Is Responsibility of President of Republic'
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) reaffirmed Tuesday its position taken during meetings of the Carthage Document II, namely that "the change of the Prime Minister is the responsibility ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:18:35 GMT
Heartbreaking Loss for Tunisia
[FirstTouch] Fouls in soccer are inherently bad and referees are there to deal with them diligently, but for Tunisia, a careless foul from England help produced their first and only goal. Kyle Walker decided to stretch his elbow on Fakhreddine Ben Yo...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:28:19 GMT
Ft World Cup 2018 - Africa's Winless Streak Perpetuated By a Set-Piece and 90th Minute 'Curse.'
[FirstTouch] It began with the Pharaohs of Egypt. Matched up against the two-time world champions, Uruguay in a Group A clash, a match they had lost already on paper and in the eyes of many 'pragmatic' football enthusiasts. The lack of optimism origi...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:38:12 GMT
Kane Breaks Eagle's Hearts in Injury Time
[Premium Times] The eighth penalty call at Russia 2018 almost gave Tunisia a share of the points against England at the Volgograd Arena on Monday; but Harry Kane scored in the last minute of the encounter to give England a great beginning to their Wo...

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:01:19 GMT
Tunisia Scores Africa's First Goal of the World Cup!
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Tunisia is up, carrying the hopes of Africa on their shoulders. Let's not talk about that EU membership application right now, okay?

Western Sahara

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:20:48 GMT
Frente Polisario Urges UN to Guarantee the Saharawi People Inalienable Right to Self-Determination and Independence
[SPS] United Nations -the Frente POLISARIO representative to the works of the Special Committee for the Decolonization of Nations United , Mr. Sidi Mohamed Omar has took part in the meeting, dedicated to the issue of Western Sahara at the works of th...

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:00:37 GMT
President of the Republic Arrives to Harare On an Official Visit
[SPS] Harare, Zimbabwe -The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, has arrived in Harare on a three-day official visit to the Republic of Zimbabwe.

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:40:29 GMT
President Cyril Ramaphosa - Remarks Following Talks With President Brahim Ghali
[Govt of SA] Remarks to the media by President Cyril Ramaphosa following talks with President Brahim Ghali of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Union Buildings, Pretoria

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:46:07 GMT
Saharawi Leader Hails Mnangagwa for Warm Welcome
[The Herald] Saharawi Republic President Mr Brahim Ghali arrived in the country yesterday on a two-day official visit.

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:55:08 GMT
President Cyril Ramaphosa - Working Visit of President Brahim Ghali of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
[Govt of SA] Opening Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa during the Working Visit of President Brahim Ghali of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Union Buildings, Pretoria

Yemen

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:51:56 GMT
Global outrage over Houthi missile attack near Makkah
A ballistic missile launched by the Houthi militias was targeting the holy city of Makkah

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:02:28 GMT
UAE inaugurates power station in Yemen
The first phase of Ju'ar power station in Abyan Governorate, Yemen, has been inaugurated by the UAE.

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