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Tunisian Prime Minister receives backlash for dismissing Kasserine governor

A group of covid-19 patients and several unions have slammed the dismissal of Kasserine governor by Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi after the death of a man killed in the demolition of an unlicensed shop in the small town of Sbeitla. Mechichi Tuesday dismissed Governor Mohamed Samcha and several security local officials after the death of […]

October 14th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait hands three alleged Muslim Brotherhood members over to Egypt

Kuwait has handed over to Egypt three Egyptian residents allegedly members of Muslim Brotherhood, an organization designated criminal in the North African Arab country. The three men, reports say, had been detained and had been charged for “launching an intense campaign among Egyptians [in Kuwait] to get them to violate public order and protest against […]

October 13th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel vows to oppose US sales of F-35s to Qatar

Israel has said it will stand in the way of potential sales of F-35 jets by the U.S to Qatar after the Gulf country submitted a formal purchase request, reports say. Intelligence minister Eli Cohen, Sunday told Army radio, the opposition is in line Israel’s security and maintenance of its superiority in the region, The […]

October 12th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE responds to Turkey: Turkish base in Qatar destabilizes region

A top Emirati official has slammed Turkish President Erdogan’s remark that Turkish military base in Qatar has contributed to the stability of the Gulf region. “The Turkish military presence in the Arab Gulf is an emergency,” Anwar Gargash, the UAE’s state minister for foreign affairs, said on Twitter on Saturday. “It reinforces polarization, and it […]

October 12th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco’s King Calls for Mobilization to Boost Country’s Economy & Enhance Social Protection

King Mohammed VI has unveiled a roadmap to overcome the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, stressing the need to pool all efforts to boost the country’s economy and foster social protection as the health crisis has shown a number of deficiencies, affected economy and the job market. In his opening speech of the Parliament’s […]

October 9th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Mohammed VI renews call to extend social welfare coverage to all Moroccans.

King Mohammed VI has renewed the call to extend social welfare coverage to all Moroccans, as this is part of a far-reaching, unprecedented national project.   In a speech he delivered this Friday, October 9, at the opening of the fall session of the Moroccan Parliament, King Mohammed VI emphasized the importance of generalized social […]

October 9th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Algeria: the death of raped young girl boosts mobilization on Feminicides

Rallies are held in several Algerian cities to denounce Feminicides. No official figures exist, but the Facebook account Algeria Feminicides, which is doing a work of monitoring on this subject, lists 38 since the beginning of this year. The murder of a young woman, Chaïma, is reviving the mobilization. Chaïma was 19 years old and […]

October 9th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran releases prominent rights activist charged for plotting to harm national security

Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian prominent human rights activist, was freed Wednesday after serving 8 years in prison following conviction on plotting to harm the security of the Islamic republic, reports say. Mohammadi, according to judiciary official Sadegh Niaraki, sentenced to 10 years in 2016 and is released based on a law that allows a prison […]

October 9th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Erdogan praises Turkish military presence in Qatar as beacon of stability in Gulf

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lauded the presence of Turkish forces in Qatar as a stability and peace factor in the Gulf region. “No one except for those making plans of chaos should be disturbed by Turkey and the Turkish military presence in the Gulf,” Erdogan is quoted as saying in an interview of […]

October 8th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Volkswagen mulls plans to produce natural gas-powered vehicles in Egypt

German car maker Volkswagen is contemplating the possibility of manufacturing natural gas-powered vehicles in Egypt, reports say. Volkswagen, Arab Finance reports citing AI Mal News is in talks with Egypt’s Arab Organization for Industrialization for a seven-year deal partnership deal. The agreement will take hold once the Egyptian government gives the right incentives. The incentives […]

October 7th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »