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Italy, UAE to launch InnovItalyUAE to boost cooperation

Italy and the UAE will launch September 30 InnovItalyUAE, an initiative to boost cooperation between the two countries covering several sectors including cybersecurity, space research, smart cities, life sciences, food technologies, renewable energy and circular economy. Khalifa University of Science and Technology and Dubai Future Foundation will be the Gulf country’s key agents in the […]

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

Trump vows tough retaliation on Iran over alleged assassination plot on US envoy to South Africa

US President Donald Trump Monday vowed a response 1,000 times greater in magnitude” to Iran after reports alleged the Islamic Republic is plotting an assassination on US ambassador to South Africa, Lana Marks, to revenge killing top military general Qasem Soleimani early by the U.S. “According to press reports, Iran may be planning an assassination, […]

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

Covid-19: Ethiopia inaugurated a factory to manufacture test kits

Ethiopia, which has 64,300 patients and more than a thousand deaths from Covid-19, has just inaugurated a factory to manufacture test kits made by a Chinese-Ethiopian company. This site should make it possible to strongly increase the number of tests in the country in order to contain the pandemic. Addis Ababa even plans to export […]

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

EU naval force thwarts UAE’s plot to carry fuel to ally Haftar in Libya in breach of UN arm embargo

EU naval forces tasked to enforce UN arm embargo in the Mediterranean has arrested a ship allegedly carrying fuel from UAE to Libyan rebel war lord Khalifa Haftar, reports say. The forces, Irini, in a statement said that a German frigate, supported by an Italian frigate, stopped the merchant vessel Royal Diamond 7 just after […]

September 12th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Israel biggest bank eyes deals with UAE lenders as fruits of normalization agreement

Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank, is expecting to sign several deals with UAE’s lenders in a significant signal of cooperation between Israel and the Gulf country following their August agreements, Time of Israel reports. Dov Kotler, CEO of the Hapoalim, told the Associated Press that financial agreements would follow the signing of the pact at […]

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

Turkey advises U.S to stop branding Hamas terrorist group

Turkey has called the U.S stop blacklisting “democratic” Palestinian movement Hamas for the sake of peace in the Middle East. “Declaring the legitimate representative of Hamas, who came to power after winning democratic elections in Gaza and is an important reality of the region, as a terrorist will not be of any contribution to efforts […]

August 27th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

German Delivery Hero acquires Dubai-based InstaShop for $360M

German online food delivery giant Delivery Hero has announced the acquisition of Dubai-based grocery delivery platform InstaShop in a deal valued at $360 million. NiklasÖstberg, CEO and Co-Founder of Delivery Hero in a statement indicated that the deal will spur the expansion of the Berlin-based restaurant delivery company. Launched in 2015, InstaShopoperates in the UAE, […]

August 27th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

U.S scolds Turkey for hosting Hamas leaders

The US State Department has rapped Turkey after President Tayyip Erdogan hosted recently leaders of Hamas, Palestinian resistance movement on US backlist of terror organizations. “President Erdogan’s continued outreach to this terrorist organization only serves to isolate Turkey from the international community, harms the interests of the Palestinian people, and undercuts global efforts to prevent […]

August 26th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

U.S-led coalition hands over strategic Taji military base to Iraqi army

The U.S-led coalition in Iraq Sunday handed over to the army of the Middle East country the Taji military base outside capital Baghdad amid pledge by President Donald Trump to pull out international forces within three years. Taji military facility, located 85 km north of Baghdad is the most important training of the Iraqi forces […]

August 24th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran eager to export weapon when UN lifts ban

Iran Sunday will export weapons as soon as the UN lifts the embargo following the rejection of US draft for a prolongation, Anadolu News agency reports. “Iran will export and sell weapons” once the UN-mandated embargo is lifted, Defense Minister Gen. Amir Hatami told reporters on the sidelines of the National Defense Industry Day in […]

August 17th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »