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Egypt: Bomb explosion kills one person in Cairo suburb

A bomb blast killed Friday in the Egyptian capital one person and wounded two others as the country’s former President Hosni Mubarak was allowed to return home after a court acquitted him. The explosion took place in the Maadi suburb on Algeria Street, killing Hamada Abdel Aty, a 35-year-old property guard, reports say. Aty reportedly […]

March 25th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

Mubarak set free, Court orders fresh corruption probe

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who has been earlier this month cleared of his alleged involvement in the killings of protesters in the uprising that ended his 30-year rule in 2011, on Friday left a military hospital where he had spent much of his six-year detention. His lawyer Farid al-Deeb was quoted as saying that […]

March 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

IOM Chief draws grim picture of situation in Libya

Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) who was visiting Tripoli Thursday to discuss the complex migration and displacement situation drew a grim picture of the situation in Libya, once a booming economy, which many hopeful migrants viewed as a prized destination. The top United Nations migration official, William Lacy Swing, visited Tripoli […]

March 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran’s Rouhani expected in Moscow Monday

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected in Moscow Monday for a visit at the official invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the Iranian TV reported Friday. President Rouhani, who will be heading a high-ranking politico-economic delegation, will confer with President Putin and other senior officials on bilateral relations, and topical regional and international issues, […]

March 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Water Day: EU Pledges to secure clean water access to all

The European Union has renewed its commitment to sustainable management of water and sanitation to secure access to clean water for all, in particular for the most vulnerable groups. In a Declaration issued on the occasion of World Water Day on 22 March, the High Representative Federica Mogherini reiterated the EU’s commitment to leave no […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Tunisia Wants to Attract 10 Million Tourists by 2020

Tunisian authorities look forward to attracting 10 million tourists by 2020 and have set a new ambitious strategy to reach this goal. The plan seeks to double tourism revenues which reached $1 billion last year. According to Tunisian tourism ministry, the number of tourists increased by 30 per cent during the first three months of […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in fighting with Jihadists

The Egyptian army announced Thursday that ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in the explosion of two bombs in clashes with Jihadists of the Islamic state group in the Sinai peninsula. The military said 15 Jihadis were killed in the fighting and seven others were arrested during the operation. The two roadside bombs exploded during the […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

AttijariWafa Bank Gets African Bank of the Year Trophy

The Moroccan banking group Attijariwafa Bank was awarded on Monday in Geneva the ‘African bank of the year’ trophy at the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum. The bank’s CEO Mohamed El Kettani received the prize from Amir Ben Yahmed, Founder and President of the Africa CEO Forum. Attijariwafa Bank is ranked Africa’s fourth […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan’s King expected in Rabat for three-day state visit

King Abdallah II of Jordan is expected in Rabat this Wednesday on a three-day state visit at the invitation of King Mohammed VI. The two leaders are scheduled to hold talks on their countries’ bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of shared concerns. King Abdallah whose country is hosting the Arab league […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Abbas, Sisi discuss conflict with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo for discussions reportedly centered on the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territories and general developments in Palestine ahead of the Arab Summit scheduled to take place at the end of the month in Amman where the Palestinian Cause is […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

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