British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s to open first branch in Qatar

Qatari Diar and Ariane Holding Group have signed an agreement for the British supermarket chain Sainsbury to open a branch in the Gulf country in the first quarter of next year, reports say. The future branch will be located in Read more

King of Morocco Receives UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs

King Mohammed VI of Morocco received Wednesday, at the Royal Palace of Fez, the Emirati Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who was carrying a message from Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Read more

Israel asks Turkey to close Hamas office before ties restoration

Israel will restore ties with Turkey only after Ankara closes Hamas office in the city of Istanbul, an Israeli official has said according to media reports. “[President Recep Tayyip] Erdogan would be happy to return our ambassador to Ankara, but Read more

Saudi KBW Ventures injects investment into US-based cellular seafood firm BlueNalu

Saudi venture capital firm, KBW Ventures, has participated in the financing of $60 million debt of US cellular seafood firm BlueNalu, the company said Wednesday. The investment came during the Series A funding round of BlueNalu. KBW Ventures is owned Read more

UAE suspends visa free agreement with Israel until July owing to covid-19

The United Arab Emirates has put on hold the visa free agreement with Israel until July 1 in a move to curb Covid-19 contaminations, Zawya reports. The Gulf country’s foreign and international cooperation ministries have updated the travel requirements for Read more

Iraq awards Chinese companies construction projects worth $20bn

Iraq has given a set of construction projects valued at $20 billion to a consortium of Chinese companies, reports say citing an Iraqi official. “The projects include the construction of a power station and a factory for floors and porcelain Read more