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SDX Energy Announces Gas Discovery in Morocco

The UK-based SDX Energy has announced natural gas discovery at its LNB-1 exploration well on the Lalla Mimouna permit in Morocco. The mudlog obtained through the section showed elevated gas readings of more than 20 pc with multiple sections above 50 pc, said the company engineers. The gas shows in this section contained heavier hydrocarbon […]

April 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Merkel tells Israel to bear with ‘imperfect’ deal with Iran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Israel to accept the 2015 nuclear deal signed between Iran and world powers as she notes that the deal is imperfect but better than nothing. Speaking to Israeli TV Channel 10 Sunday, the German leader vowed that Germany will however watch very closely to ensure the deal is being […]

April 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Tunisia Re-opens Consulate in Tripoli

Tunis has re-opened its consulate in Tripoli after three years of closure following the deteriorating security situation as result of rivalry among factions vying for the control of the capital. Work at the consulate resumed Friday after talks between the two parties, the Libyan foreign ministry said. Tunis declined to comment but a diplomatic source […]

April 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Family of Hamas member killed in Malaysia blames Mossad

Family members of Fadi al-Batsh, the Hamas member killed Saturday near Kuala Lampur, have accused Israel’s intelligence agency for orchestrating the death of their loved one, touted by Hamas as an important member. Fadi Albatsh, according to Malaysian security authorities, was gunned down early Saturday when leaving a local mosque at Jalan Gombak near capital […]

April 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Romanian President opposed to transfer of country’s mission to Jerusalem

President Klaus Iohannis Friday laid into his government over plans to transfer the county’s diplomatic mission in Tel Aviv to disputed Jerusalem as he indicated that the move will equate to violation of the international law given the special status of the city. Earlier this week, Bucharest announced plans to re-establish the country’s embassy in […]

April 21st, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Succession of Haftar ongoing with Egypt, UAE backing

Talks to replace ailing Khalifa Haftar at the head of self-imposed Libyan National Army (LNA) are in full swing as the military’s entourage and international backers, mainly Egypt and United Arab Emirates (UAE), have begun secret talks to choose a successor to the LNA top commander. Haftar has been out of Libya for over one […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UNRWA Concerned About Safety of Refugees in Yarmouk Camp

The UN Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, is deeply concerned about the safety and security of civilians in the Palestine Refugee Camp of Yarmouk, Syria, and surrounding areas. All parties to the fighting should exercise maximum restraint to ensure that civilians are spared, and should take measures to prevent unnecessary damage to civilian infrastructure, said […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco confident in sealing mutually beneficial fisheries deal with EU

Morocco and the EU started on Thursday negotiations to reach a new mutually beneficial fisheries agreement, said minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Waters and Forests, Aziz Akhannouch. “Morocco and the EU will start a new phase and I hope that the negotiations will culminate in a mutually beneficial agreement that respects the commitments of […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Haftar’s Chief of Staff escapes assassination attempt

Chief of Staff of Libya’s so-called Libya National Army (LNA) has escaped an assassination attempt which targeted his motorcade in the city of Benghazi Wednesday. The failed attempt took place at the entrance of the country’s second city. A roadside bomb exploded after Abdelrazik Al-Nadori and his bodyguards passed through Si Khalifa checkpoint in the […]

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

Saudi Troops may replace US forces in Syria

Riyadh has announced the possibility of sending troops to Syria, making it the second battleground the kingdom will be engaged in after Yemen, as the White House is seeking to withdraw from the Middle Eastern war-torn country. Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir reportedly told state-run media the kingdom is mulling plans to send troops to […]

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