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Atlantic Gas Pipeline Project Heads towards Materialization

The Morocco-Nigeria landmark project to lay an Atlantic gas pipeline that will carry Nigerian gas through six West African countries up to Morocco and eventually to Europe is heading towards materialization with the signing Monday of new agreements related to the project. The agreements were signed in Rabat under the chairmanship of King Mohammed VI […]

May 16th, 2017 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Asuncion poised to boost trade, investment with UAE

Paraguay is eager to hike trade and investment volume with United Arab Emirate (UAE), country’s president has announced revealing plans to open a first commercial representative office in the Gulf country. President Horacio Cartes made the announcement during a recent meeting  in Asuncion with a delegation from the Dubai Chamber of  Commerce and Industry, Emirati media […]

May 6th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Emirati Al Dahra invests $15.6M in farming project in Morocco

The Agrofood Emirati firm Al Dahra has invested $15.6 million (156 million dirhams) in a farming project to grow apple and flower in Azrou, South of Fès, in Morocco, reports ecofinagency.com. The firm made the announcement in a statement released on the sidelines of the just concluded 12th edition of the Moroccan Agriculture Fair (SIAM […]

April 27th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Syria: Iblib attacked with chemical weapons

Some residents of the Khan Sheikhoun have been seen vomiting, fainting with foaming coming out from their mouths, with reports putting the number of casualties at 68, and the treated injured at hundreds. If confirmed, it would be one of the deadliest chemical attacks in Syria since the civil war began six years ago. The […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel, three European countries agree to build World’s longest undersea gas pipeline

Israel, Italy, Greece and Cyprus have agreed to build the longest undersea gas pipeline in the world worth around $6.2 billion. The pipeline is expected to be completed in 2025 and feasibility studies have already been completed. The project is expected to help Europe diversify its gas supply and reduce its dependency on Russia, especially […]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt gets green light to handover islands to KSA

Egypt’s Court of Urgent Matters has nullified a ruling by the High Administrative Court that blocked the handover of the islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia. The High Administrative Court ruled in January that the Egyptian government should provide evidence that the two islands belong to Saudi Arabia but its nullification means that […]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News | Read More »

Saudi Arabia: Court Throws out Fatal Crane Accident in Mecca

The Mecca Criminal Court that has been hearing the charges against 13 people who allegedly played roles in the crane collapse that killed scores of people and injured many at the Grand Mosque near the Kabba in September 2015 has dropped the case. The court claimed that it does not have the jurisdiction to make […]

January 27th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Libya: General Haftar Hands Terminals to NOC, Operations to Begin Soon

The Ras Lanuf, al-Sidra and the Zueitina oil terminals that were taken over by the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of renegade General Khalifa Haftar, loyal to the Tobruk-based government, will soon begin to operate according to Chairman Mustafa Sanalla of the National Oil Corporation (NOC). The LNA handed over the terminals to […]

September 14th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: Negotiations Committee Sets Terms for Peace in Syria

“If what the Russians and the Americans agree upon is very much different from what the Syrians aspire to, then we shall not accept it,” leader of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) Riyad Hijab stated. The former Syrian Prime Minister who defected to join the opposition as the contestation against the Assad regime gained momentum […]

September 7th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Belgium Condemns Israel for Approving Construction of 463 Homes in Occupied West Bank

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders has “strongly condemned” on Tuesday the adoption by Israel of 463 housing construction plans as well as the retroactive approval of 179 other homes in various West Bank settlements. “These decisions seriously undermine any possibility of peace and gradually undermine the viability of a two-state solution,” said the Belgian foreign […]

September 6th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

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