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Saudi Arabia’s Al Marai eyes investment in Morocco

Morocco’s dairy sector may see a newcomer in the upcoming days as the Saudi giant Al Marai eyes investing in the North African country. The news was announced by Arabic news outlet Hespress, citing an informed source. It said the Saudi group bought and equipped farms for the purpose of producing dairy products by the […]

June 20th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

2026 World Cup: Moroccans shocked by Saudi Arabia’s unfriendly attitude

Morocco has lost the challenge to organize the 2026 world cup as “United-2026”, the joint bid by the USA, Canada and Mexico, won the final vote at the 68th FIFA Congress by 134 votes. Morocco was supported only by 65 Federations. The Morocco 2026 Organizing Committee, led by billionaire Moulay Hafid Elalamy and the president […]

June 14th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Assault on Yemeni Hodeidah port would endanger 300,000 children, ‘choke off’ aid for millions more, UNICEF chief

Any attack on the key Yemeni port of Hodeidah would deepen one of the world’s worst malnutrition crises and put the lives of an estimated 300,000 children at risk, said the head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday. UNICEF Executive Director, Henrietta Fore, said that she was “extremely concerned” about continuing reports […]

June 13th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Rabat, Abuja Sign Cooperation Deals on Pipeline Project, Phosphates & Agriculture Training

Morocco and Nigeria signed Sunday in Rabat cooperation agreements related to the pipeline project, a fertilizer plant in Nigeria and agricultural vocational training. The signing ceremony of the three agreements was co-chaired by King Mohammed VI and visiting President Muhammadu Buhari. The two countries agreed to the pipeline in December 2016 and launched feasibility studies […]

June 11th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco: Sound Energy Finalizes Preparations for Exploration Drill Program

Sound Energy, the Moroccan focused upstream gas company, said it is de-risking the development of existing discovery and finalizing preparations for the exploration drill program in the company’s Tendrara-Lakbir permit, Eastern Morocco. “I am delighted to report that Sound Energy is now poised to enter a period of intensive newsflow as we de-risk the development […]

June 7th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

EU contributes over €35 million to May salaries and pensions in Palestine

EU contributes over €35 million to May salaries and pensions in Palestine The EU has made a contribution of €35.875 million to the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) payment of 55,000 Palestinian civil servants and pensioners in the West Bank. This contribution is being funded by the European Union (€35.0 million) and the Netherlands (€0.875 million). “The […]

June 7th, 2018 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

UN ‘Tech Bank’ opens in Turkey, to help poor nations ‘leapfrog development challenges’

The United Nations on Monday welcomed a new member of the family, which will help address the development challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, technology and innovation, while also marking a significant milestone for the whole 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, a UN press release said. “Technology has to diffuse to all communities to […]

June 5th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan: As protests continue, government resigns

As protests continue in different parts of Jordan demanding the withdrawal of the draft text on income tax and the change of the economic system, the Jordanian government, led by Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, presented Monday his resignation to King Abdellah II. “King Abdellah II accepted the resignation of the Hani Mulqi government,” said a […]

June 4th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

US vetoes draft text on protection of Palestinian civilians in Gaza

The US has vetoed a draft text providing for extending protection to Palestinian civilians in Gaza. The text proposed by Kuwait garnered 10 votes in favor, but the US vetoed the text, which it said failed to even mention Hamas, and the group’s responsibility for protecting civilians. Four countries abstained. The draft would have urged […]

June 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UNHCR”s alarm over deadly detention center escape in Libya

More than a dozen people have been killed or wounded by traffickers as they attempted to flee a detention center in Libya last month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday, describing it as the “latest horror story” to emerge from the war-torn country. The victims were among a group of around 200 Eritreans, […]

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