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Saudi Arabia: foreigners banned to take up certain jobs in hospitality industry

The Saudi labor ministry has issued directives to companies to stop hiring foreign skills for certain jobs in the hospitality industry as the Gulf country embarks on providing jobs for its citizens. Companies operating resorts, hotels rated three stars or higher, and hotel apartments rated four stars or higher according to the directives, should reserve […]

July 31st, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Qatar Petroleum acquire shares in Total Guyana offshore blocks

Qatar Petroleum Monday announced it acquired a new exploration and production deal with Total Guyana, in Latin American. The deal involved two blocks, Orinduik and Kanuku. Under the agreement subject to customary regulatory approvals by the government of Guyana, the Qatari state-run giant will control 40 per cent of Total’s existing 25% participating interest in […]

July 31st, 2019 | Posted in Energy,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Algeria:  Bouteflika’s election campaign manager accused of alleged secret financing

The Algerian Supreme Court Monday summoned and heard Abdelghani Zaâlane, head of Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s election campaign, involved in an alleged secret financing of the former leader’s candidacy in the April presidential election. Abdelghani Zaâlane was heard by the investigator advisor of the Supreme Court after the former Public Works Minister appears to be involved in […]

July 31st, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco: An economic development-focused Throne Day Speech

The Throne Day speech delivered Monday evening by King Mohammed focused on Morocco’s development model and on economic reforms that the Monarch wants to improve and make more effective. “Today, our resolve is greater than ever to press ahead with our efforts, to build on our achievements, to continue the reform process and to address […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco’s Amazing Forward Transition in Just Two Decades

The progress made by Morocco in just two decades is pretty impressive. The change is both tangible and visible in all regions of the North African Kingdom, although challenges still lie ahead.   Foreign travellers and Moroccan expatriates are astonished upon arrival in the country by the modern infrastructures, new generation of airports, ports, motorways, […]

July 29th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

US State Department highlights Morocco’s friendliness to foreign investments

Morocco has capitalized on its political stability, robust infrastructure, and a strategic location, to emergence as a regional manufacturing and export base for international companies, said the US State Department in a report. “Morocco is actively encouraging and facilitating foreign investment, particularly in export sectors like manufacturing, through macro-economic policies, trade liberalization, investment incentives, and […]

July 29th, 2019 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait to construct a city for Iraqis become homeless in battle against ISIS

The Emir of Kuwait has instructed his cabinet to build a suburban city in the northern district of the Iraqi city of Baiji to host Iraqis who lost their residences during three years of war to flash out the Islamic State group, ISIS. “Kuwait’s emir, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, has ordered the construction of a […]

July 29th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Congolese pilgrims banned from Hajj over Ebola contamination fear

Saudi Arabia said it will not issue visas to Muslims of the Democratic Republic of Congo to perform the Hajj next month amid fears of Ebola contamination after the disease killed over 1,500 people in the African country. A statement of the Saudi foreign ministry said the measure is to preserve the well-being of pilgrims. […]

July 29th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

World leaders mourn Tunisian president’s death

The Arab League, the United nation and world leaders, on Thursday mourned the death of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi who died earlier in the morning at the age of 92. AL chief Ahmed Aboul-Gheit mourned Essebsi’s death offering condolences to the Tunisian people and the Arab world and describing the deceased as “a man […]

July 26th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Qatar refutes NYT’s report of link with bomb attack in Somalia

Qatar brushed aside a New York Times’ report it was involved in a May bomb attack in the Somalian city of Bosaso, Al Jazeera reports. The New York Times in a Monday report said audio recording provided by a foreign intelligence agency indicated that Qatar had an “interest in the bombing” that caused injuries to […]

July 25th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »