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Algeria launches Chinese-made Telecom Satellite into Orbit

A Chinese-built telecom satellite for Algeria was launched into orbit with the aim of providing television broadcasts, broadband Internet, E-learning and education and emergency communications services. Launched aboard a Long March 3B rocket, heading toward a perch more than 22,000 miles over the equator, the satellite will be controlled from operations centers in Medea and […]

December 13th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

BP Oman awards $800-million Gas Development Project to Petrofac

British Petroleum (BP) Oman has charged Petrofac to carry ‘development of a central processing facility (CPF) at the Khazzan Phase Two (Ghazeer) gas development with a contract estimated at $800 million. The contract is the second received by the oilfield service group from BP Oman which controls Khazzan project with a 60 per cent interest, […]

December 13th, 2017 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Moroccan King’s Participation in One Planet Summit, a Token of his Commitment to Climate Agenda

King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, took part in the One Planet Summit held Tuesday in Paris, evidencing thus his own commitment and that of Morocco to protect the environment and fulfill the global climate agenda His presence in the Summit and his unflinching commitment to the African continent development were […]

December 13th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Moroccan MPs Slam Trump’s Al-Quds Move

Moroccan MPs condemned Washington’s decision to move its embassy to occupied Al-Quds, saying it violates international law and undermines peace process between Palestinians and Israelis. In a joint session held Monday by the two houses of the Parliament, in presence of Head of Govt Saad Eddine El Othmani and Palestinian ambassador to Morocco Jamal Choubki, […]

December 12th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Putin launches Dabaa nuclear Plant construction in Egypt

Russian President signed Monday in Cairo with his host al-Sisi an agreement launching the construction of the multi-billion Dabaa nuclear station, sponsored by Moscow. President Vladimir Putin arrived In Cairo from Syria where he ordered partial pullout of Russian forces that have helped maintain the Syrian regime in face of insurgency and terrorism. The future […]

December 12th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Emirates, FlyDubai resume using Iraqi airspace for long haul flights

Dubai-based Fly Emirates and sister company FlyDubai have announced resumption of long haul flights across Iraq three years after putting halt to operations over security concerns. The announcement follows the Iraqi government’s declared victory over the Islamic State group (IS) on Saturday after the army seized last pockets of resistance from the terror group after […]

December 12th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Car industry sector in Morocco has the wind in its sails

The Moroccan Industrial Acceleration Plan, launched in April 2014, under the aegis of King Mohammed VI, and the accompanying measures adopted to implement the ambitious plan are yielding fruits, particularly in the car industry sector. Actually, the sector has the winds in its sails and is attracting an increasing number of investors while the investors […]

December 12th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Putin Declares Victory over IS, Announces Troop Withdrawal from Syria

President Putin declared victory over IS saying the mission of the Russian troops in Syria is now complete after a visit he paid to the Khmeimim airbase, western Syria. “I order the defense minister and the chief of general staff to start withdrawing the Russian group of troops to their permanent bases,” Putin was quoted […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jerusalem: Jordanian MPs put Peace treaty with Israel in balance

Jordanian lawmakers have overwhelmingly demanded review of the 1994 Wadi Araba peace treaty with Israel in show of support to Palestinians and in protest to President Trump’s move declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel and his plans to transfer the US embassy to the Holy city. President Trump last week unilaterally declared Israel’s sovereignty over […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Bahraini official delegation unwanted at al Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian forces guarding the al Aqsa mosque in Eastern Jerusalem have denied access to the site to a Bahraini official delegation, which visited Israel amid wide spread condemnations from Arab and Muslim countries and the rest of the world following US President last week controversial recognition of the disputed city as capital of Israel. The […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »