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Stories written by Kanelka Tagba

Tunisia: Presidential hopeful banned from traveling abroad following money charges

Tunisian media magnet and presidential hopeful Nabil Karoui has been banned from traveling abroad after the judiciary slapped money charges on him, reports say. The spokesman for the judiciary department for financial cases, Sofiene Sliti, Monday indicated the judge 10 days decided to charge Nabil Karoui and his brother Ghazi Karoui for money laundry. Aside […]

July 9th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Haftar falling out Emirati favor as Abu Dhabi prepares new key man

United Arab Emirates, UAE, have chosen to let down Khalifa Haftar, their man in Libya, to be replaced by current Libyan ambassador to the Gulf country after the military commander failed in his move to take Tripoli in an offensive he launched early April, reports say. Abu Dhabi, Libya Express reports citing local TV channel […]

July 8th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Head of Football Association resigns in wake Pharaohs’ debacle in AFCON

The President of Egypt’s Football Association, EFA, has quitted his position and urged other members of the association to follow suit after national team lost to underdog South African Saturday at the knockout stage of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON. Hany Abu Reida’s resignation came Sunday. The Egyptian football Chief in a statement said […]

July 8th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Sudan: UAE welcomes power-sharing agreement

The United Arab Emirates has congratulated Sudan after its military council and opposition reached a power-sharing deal. The gulf ally’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Friday said UAE would stand with Khartoum in “good times and bad times.” “We hope that the next phase will witness the foundation of a constitutional […]

July 5th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Tunisia: all members of terror group responsible for Thursday attacks nabbed or killed- Prime Minister

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed Wednesday announced all members of the terror group that masterminded last week Thursday attacks in capital in which one police officer died, have been all arrested or killed, reports say. “These last five days had been tough but thanks to the work of security and military forces, and mostly the anti-terrorism […]

July 4th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

FIFA 2030 World Cup: Egypt eyes hosting FIFA 2030 World Cup

The current host of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is confident to stage FIFA 2030 World Cup as head the Egyptian football association notes that the ability of the North African country to organize the ongoing African championship is proof that the Arab country can welcome the FIFA competition to involve 48 nations. Abou […]

July 4th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Turkey, GNA vow to retaliate should Haftar forces attack Turkish interests

Turkey Sunday vowed to hit with utter force forces loyal to Libyan east-based Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar who said his self-imposed Libyan National Army will attack Turkish military presence, aircraft and ships in the country.   “Any aggression or hostile movements toward us while we are trying to contribute to regional peace and stability will […]

July 1st, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Climate change: Egypt unveils plan to invest $50 bln in drinking water

Egyptian government plans to invest about 50 billion dollars over 20 years to secure access to drinking water for its 97 million population. The announcement was made by the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Aty on the sidelines of the Beirut Water Week in Lebanon, which opened its doors on Monday, […]

April 11th, 2019 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Trump welcomes progress in anti-terrorism fight with visiting al-Sisi

US President Donald Trump Tuesday lauded cooperation with Egypt in the fight against terrorism as he received al-Sisi, criticized for human rights violations in his country. The US leader, Washington Post reports, told the media that a lot of progress had been made with Egypt in terms of terrorism. During al-Sisi’s visit, the two Presidents […]

April 10th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE: Milan-based Preatoni Real Estate completes Dubai Star skyscraper

The Italian group Preatoni Real Estates has announced the completion of the Dubai Star skyscraper after taking over from the initial developer in 2014 after the project came to a standstill. Dubai Star, a 45-storeybuilding located at the upmarket Jumeriah Lakes Towers (JLT) cluster L, came to a grinding halt in 2014 after completion of […]

January 8th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »