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AttijariWafa Bank Gets African Bank of the Year Trophy

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The Moroccan banking group Attijariwafa Bank was awarded on Monday in Geneva the ‘African bank of the year’ trophy at the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum. The bank’s CEO Mohamed El Kettani received the prize from Amir Ben Yahmed, Founder and President of the Africa CEO Forum. Attijariwafa Bank is ranked Africa’s fourth […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan’s King expected in Rabat for three-day state visit

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King Abdallah II of Jordan is expected in Rabat this Wednesday on a three-day state visit at the invitation of King Mohammed VI. The two leaders are scheduled to hold talks on their countries’ bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of shared concerns. King Abdallah whose country is hosting the Arab league […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Abbas, Sisi discuss conflict with Israel

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo for discussions reportedly centered on the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territories and general developments in Palestine ahead of the Arab Summit scheduled to take place at the end of the month in Amman where the Palestinian Cause is […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Russia warns Israel over actions in Syria

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Russia has sent a message to Israel warning that its in-and-out military operations in Syria will not be tolerated. Following last week’s incident, the Israeli ambassador to Russia was summoned to the Foreign Ministry to informed about Moscow’s concerns about the airstrikes which struck close to Russian military locations. Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

China to Build New Industrial City in Tangiers

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King Mohammed VI chaired Monday at the Marchane Royal Palace in Tangiers a ceremony on the new industrial city to be built in the Northern city of Tangiers in partnership with Chinese group HAITE. Several accords related to the project dubbed “Mohammed VI Tangiers Tech City” were also signed on this occasion. This new city […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Lebanon: Protests against tax increment continues

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Protests against tax hikes have entered their fifth day in Lebanon as the parliament prepares to approve such plans in the coming weeks. Protesters are claiming that the government should instead focus on fighting corruption as they accuse officials of embezzling public funds through shady public-private contracts. Prime Minister Saad Hariri tried to calm down […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

Egypt: Mubarak awaiting al-Sisi’s approval to leave Military Hospital

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Former Egyptian president Honis Mubarak is still held in Cairo military hospital and awaits approval to go home from current President al-Sisi despite last week court ruling which acquitted the 88-year old man. Security sources close to the former leader told London-based Qatar media New Arab that Mubarak’s release hinges on al-Sisi’s personal approval, which […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Algeria: Bouteflika Makes TV Appearance for First Time in Months

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Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika Sunday appeared on state-run television, after rumors about his health and his ability to rule mounted since he failed to receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel last month. The 80-year old ailing leader was seen receiving the country’s minister for African Union and Arab League affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, but the talks were […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Designates Saad-Eddin El Othmani Head of Government

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Saad-Eddine El Othmani, member of the leadership of the Islamist moderate Party for Justice and Development and President of the party’s National Council has been designated Head of Government. King Mohammed VI received Othmani, a former Foreign Minister, at the Royal Palace of Casablanca Friday and instructed him to form a new government, a statement […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco reiterates Commitment to Africa’s Development at Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla

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Dakhla, the pearl of the southern provinces, is hosting the annual Crans Montana forum, which brings together leading figures in the fields of economy and politics. The event opened with a Royal Speech highlighting Morocco’s steadfast commitment in support of Africa’s development. “Morocco believes in Africa’s capacity to rise to the challenges facing it and […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

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