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Morocco, USA voice shared resolve to boost their military cooperation

Morocco and the USA have expressed this Tuesday in Rabat their shared resolve to boost their longstanding military cooperation in the same spirit of friendship, mutual understanding and shared trust biding the two states.   This came during the 11th session of the Morocco-US Defense Consultative Committee (DCC) convened at the headquarters of the National […]

January 12th, 2021 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Oman creates Crown Prince role as result of royal decree

The ruler of Oman, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, Monday issued two decrees for the appointment of a Crown Prince for the first time in the history of the Gulf country. The two decrees; one for the parliament – known as the Shura Council – and one for a new succession mechanism aimed at creating a […]

January 12th, 2021 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Credit Suisse gets banking license to provide additional financial services in Saudi Arabia

Credit Suisse has opened a new branch in Saudi Arabia to provide extra financial services in the Gulf Kingdom, after securing in 2019 local banking license for the purpose, reports say. The financial institution on Monday said it had opened a branch in Riyadh to offer wealthy Saudi Arabian clients a greater range of financial […]

January 11th, 2021 | Posted in Finance,Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Salman of Saudi Arabia receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has received the first dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, reported by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). His son, the Crown Prince and other senior officials are also reported to have received the first dose of the vaccine. The King was accompanied by the Saudi Minister of Health, Dr […]

January 9th, 2021 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Lebanese National, Member of Hezbollah, Arrested in Morocco

The National Brigade of the Judicial Police arrested, on Wednesday, a 57-year-old Lebanese national, member of the Shiite Hezbollah movement, for his alleged involvement in a case of scam, fraud, identity theft and possession of identity documents and passports registered as stolen in the database of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol). The arrest was […]

January 8th, 2021 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Tunisia & Egypt to launch maritime line to boost trade

Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi and Egypt’s envoy to the North African country Thursday agreed to launch a maritime line in a bid of boosting trade and investment between the two countries. Mechichi, Webdo Tunis reports, received Ihab Fahmy and both officials discussed means of strengthening mechanisms and cooperation frameworks between the two brotherly countries […]

January 8th, 2021 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Algeria: US confirms its position in support of Morocco’s sovereignty

US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker underlined, on Thursday in Algiers, that negotiations on the Sahara issue should occur within the context of the autonomy plan. “For the United States, only political negotiations between Morocco and the Polisario within the context of the autonomy plan can resolve” the conflict over […]

January 8th, 2021 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt extends ban on beans exports for three months in bid to supply national market

The Egyptian ministry of Trade and industry has extended for additional three months the ban on all kinds of beans export, in an effort to meet domestic demand amid the pandemic, Arab Finance reports. The decision however according to the ministry excludes beans surplus and the amount will be determined the supply ministry and subject […]

January 7th, 2021 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar’s Finance minister inaugurates hotel in Cairo

Qatari Finance Minister Ali Al Emadi Tuesday opened a Qatari-financed luxury hotel in the Cairo –first ever visit by a top Qatari official following agreement between Egypt and Qatar to end long standing diplomatic rift. Emadi attended the ceremony alongside his Egyptian counterpart Mohammed Maeti and US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin. St Regis […]

January 6th, 2021 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince calls GCC members, international community to unite against Iran’s threats

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s member states are in the “utmost need” to unite their efforts to advance the region and face the challenges that surround them, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said during his speech at the 41st GCC Summit in Al-Ula on Tuesday.   “We are in utmost need to unite […]

January 5th, 2021 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »