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Ankara to build railway linking Turkey to Mosul

Turkey will build a railway between Mosul and Turkey, reports say citing the governor of the Iraqi city. Najim al-Jubouri, in a statement to semi-state newspaper Al Sabaah, indicated that a team of engineers with the support of Turkish companies will start laying a new modern rail line between the two countries in the coming […]

September 21st, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar re-affirms support for Palestine, rejects normalization with Israel

Qatar Sunday denied plans to thaw ties with Israel and underscored its support for the Palestinian cause. “The State of Qatar affirmed its firm position on the Palestinian issue, which stipulates ending the Israeli occupation and establishing the State of Palestine with Jerusalem as its capital within the framework of international legitimacy and relevant Security […]

September 21st, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Abu Dhabi’s NMDC bags Egypt’s Lake Manzala expansion project

Abu Dhabi-based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has been awarded the expansion project of Lake Manzala in Egypt valued at AED600 million ($164 million), Zawya reports. NMDC in a letter to Abu Dhabi Security Exchange, ADX, has indicated that the execution will take place in collaboration with Al-Tahadi Egyptian-Emirati Co. and will cover two years. […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Two Turkish soldiers slain in anti-PPK operation in Northern Iraq

Turkey announced the death of two of its soldiers, killed in an operation against blacklisted PKK group in Northern Iraq. The two soldiers, according to Turkish defense ministry, were killed in an attack by the terrorists to the Operation Claw-Tiger area in northern Iraq on Thursday. Another soldier was injured, the ministry said in a […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar airways adds Ghana to African destinations with four weekly flights

Qatar’s national carrier, Qatar Airways will from September 29 operate four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana’s capital, as the airline continues its expansion on the African continent. “We are delighted to be launching flights to the capital of Ghana, one of the fastest growing economies in the region famed for its local hospitality and highly […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

41 arrested in Sudan over explosives possession

Sudanese security forces have detained 41 people for the possession of explosives deemed capable of destroying capital Khartoum, country’s judiciary said. “Forty-one people were arrested in possession of explosives, enough to destroy (the capital) Khartoum,” said public prosecutor Tagelsir al-Hebr in a press conference. Jamal Jumaa, spokesman for the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces told media […]

September 17th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

UAE’s largest bank signs MoU with Israel’s leading Bank Hapoalim

Emirates NBD, UAE’s largest lender, Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s biggest bank, as fruit of normalization between the two countries. The agreement announced by Dubai Media Office, Gulf Business reports, will allow Israeli clients to transact directly in the UAE. Bank Hapoalim’s CEO Dov Kotler announced the signing last […]

September 15th, 2020 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

Emirati Al Khaleej Paper Highlights Morocco’s Key Role in Ensuring Success of Libyan Dialogue

Emirati newspaper “Al Khaleej” has shed light on the important role played by Morocco in ensuring the success of the Libyan Dialogue held last week in Bouznika between the delegations of the High Council of State and the Parliament of Tobruk. In an article published this Monday, the publication underlines that the past two weeks […]

September 14th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Doha-based Al Jazeera to resume broadcasting from Algeria after 20-year hiatus

Qatari news network, Al Jazeera, will soon resume operating in Algeria 20 years after authorities shut down the office of the Doha-media. Algerian authorities reportedly early this week validated a license application from the media. They however rebuffed the renewal of Dubai-based Al Arabiya’s license – meaning the Saudi media is expected to pull out […]

September 11th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libyan Dialogue in Morocco ends up with comprehensive agreement

The delegations of the Libyan High Council of State and the Tobruk Parliament announced on Thursday in Bouznika, at the end of their meetings as part of the Libyan dialogue, that they reached a comprehensive agreement on the transparent and objective criteria and mechanisms to fill the positions of Sovereignty. The two parties to the […]

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