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Amazon opens shop in Turkey

The U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon Wednesday said it launched Turkish online shopping platform for 15 categories of products. “Since the launch of Amazon.com in 1995, hundreds of thousands of Amazon customers in Turkey have ordered millions of items from existing Amazon stores around the globe,” Amazon’s country manager for Turkey, Sam Nicols said in a […]

September 19th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco Underscores enduring partnership ties with US

Morocco’s Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita underscored the strength characterizing the multilayered Moroccan-US partnership. All his interlocutors, he said, highlighted the “special” and “enduring bilateral strategic partnership which stood the test of time”. Bourita who paid a working visit to the United States Sept.17-18, held talks Monday at the White House with Trump’s national security advisor, […]

September 19th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Construction works of causeway linking Bahrain & KSA to start in 2021

Construction of a 25km-long causeway between Bahrain and the regional power Saudi Arabia will kick-start mid2021, Saudi envoy to Bahrain has told media. The project, to cost between $3 and $4 billion, will be put out to tender end of next month, Abdullah bin Abdulmalik Al Shaikh reportedly said. Structural studies will take two years […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Lebanon: Journalist to go on trial for ‘defaming’ Kuwait ruler

A local journalist is on the verge of facing trial. State Prosecutor has begun legal action against him after the reporter accused Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of succumbing to U.S. President Donald Trump’s pressure to cancel oil contracts worth $11bn with China and signed similar deal with America. Daily Star said Tuesday […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Senior UN official calls on Israel to stop demolition of Palestinian village in the West Bank

The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, expressed concern on Monday “at the intention of the Israeli authorities to demolish the Bedouin village of Khan Al-Ahmar/Abu Al-Helu” in the West Bank, where 181 Palestinians currently live, more than half of them being children. “I call on the authorities not […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel to deport American-French protestor against Palestinian village demolition

An American-French law teacher is due to be deported from Israel after his arrest on Friday while taking part in a protest against the demolition of a Bedouin village by Israeli forces. Gaby Lansky, lawyer of US-born Frank Romano, Sunday said his client has been sent to immigration for deportation without a hearing following his […]

September 17th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE: Expat retirees owning property worth $545,000 entitled to extended stay

Foreign workers aged 55 could stay longer in the Gulf country on three conditions including owning property worth AED2 million ($545,000), the federal government announced Sunday. The new law was adopted at a cabinet meeting chaired by Dubai ruler and UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed. Under the new law, the retired expat workers can apply […]

September 17th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Qatar: Nebra Power acquires 75 % of Dutch Zon Exploitatie Nederlands Holding

Netherlands-based Nebras Power Investment Management B.V. (NPIM), an affiliate of Doha-based Nebra Power company, Sunday signed a binding deal for the acquisition of 75 % of shares of Dutch leader in sustainable energy producer, Zon Exploitatie Nederland Holding (Zen), reports say. The deal, signed in Doha, enables the Nebras to access the attractive and fast-growing […]

September 17th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: Saudi Cable relinquishes stakes in Turkish Group for China’s ZTT

The Saudi manufacturer and provider of advanced copper, aluminium and fibre optic cable products, Saudi Cable Company (SCC), has sold its shares in Turkey-based Demirer Kablo to China’s group Jiangsu Zongitan Technology (ZTT), Bahrain-based Trade Arabia reports. The media says SCC founded 40 years ago has relinquished its 29.3 in Demirer Kablo. SCC according to […]

September 17th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iraq: streets with Algerian names being renamed

As a direct result of the violent controversy born of a football match in Baghdad, in all the cities of Iraq, the names of streets related to the Algerian culture or which pay homage to Algerian towns and localities are currently being renamed in honor of the Iraqi armed forces. According to the Algerian press, […]

September 14th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »