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Kuwait calls for international backing for Palestinians over Israeli violence

Speaker of the Kuwaiti parliament has called for international support for the Palestinians a couple of days after Israeli forces brutalized Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque on Eid Al-Adha. Israeli forces Sunday stormed the holy site in Eastern Jerusalem while Palestinians were performing the Eid Al-Adha prayers. Dozens of Palestinians were injured in the clash. Israeli […]

August 14th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Tunisia: Nearly 60 candidates entered Presidential race

Tunisia’s Premier Youssef Chahed on Friday joined the nearly 60 candidates for September advanced presidential elections. Chahed is running for Tahya Tounes, a newly created party, that broke away of the ruling Nidaa Tounes party. The biggest political party Ennahda and other political parties in the North African nation have submitted the names of their […]

August 9th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Central Bank of Egypt signs agreement with DFSA to fight financial crimes

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) on cooperation in the field of supervising markets.   The memorandum was signed by CBE Governor Tarek Amer and CEO of DFSA Bryan Stirewalt.   The agreement is aimed at enhancing cooperation through exchanging information and expertise […]

August 8th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Intensified Al Qaeda & ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office

Armed groups affiliated with Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) declared on Tuesday, describing the situation as an example of “deeply worrying developments” that have seriously impacted civilians over the past ten days. In a statement, […]

August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Another ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, UNICEF

July had seen another “devastating week” for children living through conflict and instability in the Middle East and North Africa, with killings and other violent acts committed against them, on a daily basis. This sobering assessment was delivered on Friday by Henrietta Fore, the head of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF. She cited an attack […]

August 5th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE to invest two billion dollars in Angola

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will invest about $2 billion in the Angolan economy, the Macauhub news agency reported. The announcement was made by Ahmed Dalmoor Al Maktoum, head of the Ameri Group LLC conglomerate and one of the influential members of the ruling family of Dubai, at the end of a meeting with Angolan […]

August 5th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

UN Secretary General to Set up Board of Inquiry in Northwest Syria

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Thursday that he would establish an internal UN Headquarters Board of Inquiry to investigate a series of incidents that have occurred in northwest Syria since last September, when Russia and Turkey signed the Memorandum on Stabilization of the Situation in the Idlib De-escalation Area. According to his spokesperson, […]

August 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Tunisia: Prime Minister to run for president

Tunisia’s liberal Prime Minister, Youssef Chahed, will run for president in an early election expected on Sept. 15, his Tahaya Tounes party said on Wednesday. The date of the presidential election initially due in November this year was advanced by two months following the death of President Beji Caïd Essebsi died last week. On Wednesday, […]

August 1st, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi Arabia: foreigners banned to take up certain jobs in hospitality industry

The Saudi labor ministry has issued directives to companies to stop hiring foreign skills for certain jobs in the hospitality industry as the Gulf country embarks on providing jobs for its citizens. Companies operating resorts, hotels rated three stars or higher, and hotel apartments rated four stars or higher according to the directives, should reserve […]

July 31st, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco: An economic development-focused Throne Day Speech

The Throne Day speech delivered Monday evening by King Mohammed focused on Morocco’s development model and on economic reforms that the Monarch wants to improve and make more effective. “Today, our resolve is greater than ever to press ahead with our efforts, to build on our achievements, to continue the reform process and to address […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »