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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 »

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 »

Turkish Airlines receives its first Boeing 777 cargo aircraft

The Turkish national flag carrier has acquired its Boeing 777 freighter after the company announced in November that it was in talks for the acquisition of forty 787-9 Dreamliners. The new aircraft; 777-200LR passenger airplane type possesses twin engines. It can lift 112 tons and has a range of 4,900 nautical miles (9,070 kilometers). The […]

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

China’s giant electric car producer BYD Settles in Morocco

Morocco has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese automaker BYD for the establishment of an electric car factory near Tangier (north), the first of its kind in the North African country and in Africa. After the French Renault and Peugeot groups, BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) is the third largest car manufacturer to have been […]

December 10th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco Core Contributor to Global Counterterrorism Forum- US official

The US coordinator for counterterrorism, Nathan A. Sales, underscored Morocco’s core contribution to international anti-terrorism efforts through its leading role as co-chair of the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF). The US official said at a hearing before the US senate foreign relations subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and counterterrorism, that Morocco, which co-chairs […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Trump Administration Urges Saudis to Temper Action on Yemen, Qatar, Lebanon

Saudi Arabia’s harsh policies towards Yemen, Lebanon and Qatar received severe criticism from the Trump’s Administration, which urged Riyadh to temper its regional action. “With respect to Saudi Arabia’s engagement with Qatar, how they’re handling the Yemen war that they’re engaged in, the Lebanon situation, we would encourage them to be a bit more measured […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: WB greenlights $1.15-billion loan to back economic reforms

The World Bank (WB) has granted Egypt a $1.15-billion loan, the third of the three annual loans signed up for by the North African country in its drive to conduct economic reforms. Egypt has signed up with the World Bank for three annual loans namely Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy, and Competitiveness Development Policy Financing, for […]

December 8th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »