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Germany blacklists Hezbollah as ‘Shia terrorist organization’

The German Interior Ministry Thursday put Lebanese powerful Shia movement, Hezbollah, on its shortlist of terrorist group few year banning its military wing, Anadolu news agency reports. Interior minister, Horst Seehofer, according to the ministry ordered ban on movement’s activities in the EU member country. Security forces have been also instructed to immediately implement the […]

April 30th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Oman orders public companies to fast-track replacement of expats by citizens

The Oman government has instructed government-controlled entities to accelerate the replacement of foreign workers, in managerial positions, by qualify citizens as Gulf country press ahead with the Omanization plan to create opportunities for its citizens. The finance ministry, AFP reports, gave public sector companies until July 2021 to draw up timetables to appoint Omanis in […]

April 30th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Haftar tasks ICC-wanted war criminal to recruit fighters near Tripoli

East-based Libyan rebel Gen. Khalifa Haftar has assigned a close aide wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to recruit fighters near Tripoli, reports say. Field marshall Haftar who declared himself the rightful ruler of Libya early this week has assigned Mahmoud Al-Werfalli to enlist new fighters for Haftar’s so-called Libyan National Army (LNA) opposed […]

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Spanish ACCIONA to build Saudi Arabia’s fourth desalination plant

ACCIONA, a Spanish and world leading infrastructure developer and manager, has been awarded the contact for the construction of Saudi Arabia’s fourth desalination plant estimated at $500 million. The Spanish giant will carry out the project with its Saudi partner Al Rashid Trading and Contracting Company (RTCC) according to Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation […]

April 29th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

CORONAVIRUS: US to provide financial help to Algeria to tackle covid-19

US Wednesday said it is going to bring monetary support to Algeria in its efforts to curb the novel covid-19 disease, which has so far infected 3,848 people. US ambassador, John Desrocher made the pledge Monday to the North African country’s health minister, Abderrahmane Benbouzid in a phone talk on the situation in Algeria. The […]

April 29th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Algeria’s Lebanon-based Sonatrach subsidiary mired corruption and adulterated fuel

A court in Lebanon has ordered the arrest of 17 people including the Chief of Sonatrach Petroleum (SPC); a subsidiary of Algeria’s state-run oil company, on corruption and supply of adulterated fuel charges, reports say. Judge Ghada Aoun, prosecutor at Mont-Liban court of appeal, ordered the arrest after state-run Electricity of Lebanon (EDL) lodged early […]

April 28th, 2020 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Russia taken aback after Haftar proclaimed himself Libya ruler

Russia Tuesday said it is surprised after east-based Libyan rebel Gen. Khalifa Haftar on Monday proclaimed himself the ruler of war-torn oil-rich African country, reports say. A diplomat at the Russian foreign ministry who asked not be named because not allowed to speak on the matter argued that the move by Haftar breaches UN Security […]

April 28th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Turkey gets $100m-loan from World Bank to cope with covid-19

The World Bank has rubber-stamped a $100 million-loan to assist Turkey in the fight against covid-19 which has infected 112,261 according to health ministry figures. “The project is part of the World Bank’s $14 billion global Fast Track Facility announced on April 2,” the bank said in a statement on Friday. “The funding will strengthen […]

April 28th, 2020 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

Clash with security forces in Dhi-Qar province leaves 7 Iraqis wounded

Seven Iraqi were injured early Monday in flare-up with security forces in Dhi-Qar governorate used live rounds to disperse protestors, Anadolu news agency reports. A senior office from the interior ministry told the agency security forces were compelled to use live bullets as tensions between the demonstrators and security forces escalated in the town Al-Rifai. […]

April 27th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

Algerian aviation industry set to lose $3.1bn owing to Covid-19 pandemic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has forecast $3.1bn-loss for Algerian aviation industry as the result of all of grounding of all commercial passenger jets owing to covid-19 pandemic, reports say. The trade association of world’s airlines in a report issued last week indicated that the collapse of air transport over pandemic which has gripped […]

April 27th, 2020 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »