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Amidst protection challenges, Eastern Route outpaces Mediterranean for people leaving Africa

A monthly average of 11,500 people traveling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen last year made the so-called Eastern Route the busiest maritime migration path on earth, the UN migration agency said on Friday. Most are unaware of the security situation in Yemen where they face serious protection concerns, including active fighting, or abuses […]

February 17th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Ivanka Trump Commends Morocco’s Efforts to Empower Women

Ivanka Trump, adviser to the president of the United States, commended, Sunday in Dubai, Morocco’s efforts in the field of women’s empowerment. Speaking at the opening session of the “Global Women’s Forum 2020”, Ivanka Trump said Morocco has succeeded in recent years in “introducing important legislative reforms that serve the interests of women and increase […]

February 17th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Abu Dhabi Hosts 10th World Urban Forum

The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 10) kicked off Sunday in Abu Dhabi with the participation of 168 countries. Held on the theme “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation”, the forum is convened by UN-Habitat. Six Dialogues Sessions at the WUF10 will take stock of emerging innovative approaches and practices in […]

February 10th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi- Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project Wins PFI Award

Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project has won the Project Finance International (PFI) Renewable Deal of the Year in Middle East and Africa Award for 2019. This comes after the project achieved a new record represented in recording the lowest flat rate of electricity generation of $0.0199 per Kilowatt hour. The project is the first project […]

February 9th, 2020 | Posted in Energy,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco: King Mohammed VI Launches Construction Works of Agadir Psychiatric Hospital

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Friday 07 February 2020 launched in Agadir the construction works of the city’s psychiatric hospital, a project that is part of the implementation of the urban development program of the city of Agadir (2020-2024), launched last Tuesday by the Sovereign. This project, which requires an investment of 55 million Dirhams, […]

February 7th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Qatar U-20 team to take part in Arab Cup in Saudi Arabia

Qatar’s U-20 team joins next month 15 other nations to play the Arab Cup of the category to take place in Saudi Arabia amid ongoing diplomatic crisis opposing the tiny Gulf country and its neighbors led by Saudi Arabia. The competition scheduled from Feb 17 to Mar 5 is organized by the Arab Football Federation […]

January 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Moncef Marzouki: Libyan Crisis Threatens Maghreb Stability

The explosive situation in Libya, torn by civil war with ISIS expanding quickly into chaos, threatens peace and stability of Maghreb countries, said Former Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki. Addressing the 11th Maghreb Forum held lately in Moroccan Atlantic coastal city of El Jadida, Mr. Marzouki said: “what is happening in Libya is not only a […]

January 20th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Google honors female Egyptian lawyer Mufidah Abdul-Rahman

Mufidah Abdul-Rahman, one of Egypt’s first female lawyers, was honored in a Google doodle on Monday. Google gives hints about her life and militantism, saying that she was a strong supporter of gender equality in Egypt. She regularly strove to improve women’s rights and was first female lawyer to take cases to the Court of […]

January 20th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt expects 15 million tourists in 2020

Egypt is expected to welcome more than 15 million visitors in 2020, Saeed el-Batouti, economic advisor to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), was quoted as saying. This number is up 15% compared to the 13 million visitors registered by the country in 2019. According to WTO, the increase should be driven by the economic and […]

January 10th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Turkey and Russia call for ceasefire

Turkey and Russia have urged Libyan leaders on Wednesday to declare a ceasefire on Sunday as warring factions clashed and carried out air strikes. After talks in Istanbul, President Erdogan and Putin said the ceasefire should come into force at midnight on Sunday. The call came amid a warning by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas […]

January 9th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »