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Morocco Seeks to go beyond the target of 52% of renewable energy in electricity mix by 2030

Morocco is seeking to go beyond the target it set to reach 52% of renewable energy in the national electricity mix by 2030. This was stressed at a working session held Thursday in Rabat, under the chairmanship of King Mohammed VI. During the working session, held part of the Sovereign’s regular follow-up of the effective […]

November 1st, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Sahara: UNSC Renews MINURSO mandate, Stresses Algeria’s Responsibility in the conflict

The Security Council has unanimously extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Sahara MINURSO by six months, while expressing its full support for the decision of the Secretary General and his Personal Envoy, Horst Köhler, to initiate a new negotiation process before the end of this year. Köhler has invited the foreign […]

November 1st, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Lebanon: Newspaper’s editor sued for calling Saudi MbS killer

Editor in chief of Lebanese Al-Diyar daily has to face a legal action after Justice Minister lodged a lawsuit against him for calling Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman (MbS) “killer” of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was “botched” in the Saudi consulate in the Turkey city of Istanbul on October 2. Acting Justice […]

November 1st, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syrian Government’s ‘different understanding’ of UN role, a ‘very serious challenge’ – Special Envoy

The difficulties of “keeping everyone onboard”, an agreed path to peace in Syria, highlights that “radically different” approaches are likely doomed to failure, the outgoing United Nations Special Envoy for the war-torn country warned on Friday. Briefing the Security Council on his meeting with the Syrian Foreign Minister, held in Damascus on Wednesday, Staffan de […]

October 27th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Lebanon: US targets Hezbollah with new sanctions

US President Donald Trump Thursday greenlighted new sanctions against the Iran-backed powerful military group Hezbollah in a move to further dry out funding of the Shia movement. Trump told attendees at the 35th anniversary of the Marines Barracks bombing in 1983 in Beirut that he signed the implement of stiffer sanctions targeting the movement’s funds. […]

October 27th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Renault to Produce Half a Million Cars in Morocco by 2022

The decision by French car manufacturer Renault to produce half a million cars in Morocco is reflective of the success of Morocco’s industrialization strategy, notably in its automotive segment which has been leading Morocco’s exports since 2017. Renault will reach the 500,000 vehicle target in Morocco after it announced a two fold increase of its […]

October 26th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA lifts travel ban on Khashoggi’s son

Saudi Arabia has lifted the travel ban that was imposed on Jamal Khashoggi’s son Salah and his family. The son of the murdered journalist arrived in the United States which praised the Saudi move, according to Al Jazeera TV newtwork. A State Department spokesperson said the US welcomed the decision by Riyadh to allow the […]

October 26th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

European Commission inks €270 million deal with Tunisia

The European Commission on Thursday signed four conventions with Tunisia worth €270 million. The agreements will support Tunisia’s energy sector, tax reform, socio-economic transformation, solidarity promotion, competitiveness and foreign trade as well as the justice system, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the Commission who is visiting to the country said. “European Union attaches great importance to […]

October 26th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Khashoggi affair: MbS vows to arrest culprits

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohamed bin Salman (MbS) Wednesday pledged to bring suspects connected to the killing of critical journalist Jamal Khashoggi to justice as Western powers continue to pressure the royal court to produce credible evidences on the death of The Washington Post contributor. “We will prove to the world that the two […]

October 25th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Egypt expects $200 mln US investment this year

The United States will invest about $200 million in Egypt by the end of 2018, according to the Chief of the US Mission in Egypt. Thomas Goldberger made the statement at the US Chamber of Commerce conference in Cairo on the sidelines of a visit by a delegation of 44 US companies to the country. […]

October 25th, 2018 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »