Covid-19: Morocco Receives 65 Mln Vaccine Doses to Immunize 25 Mln People

Morocco has acquired 65 million doses of the two anti-covid vaccines it ordered to combat the coronavirus pandemic. These doses will enable the Kingdom to vaccinate 25 million people. The announcement was made by Health Minister Khalid Ait Taleb during Read more

Turkey Wealth Fund in advanced talks with Sweden’s Telia to invest $530m into Turkcell

Turkey Wealth Fund, TWF, is in advanced negotiations with Sweden’s Telia to acquire shares in Turkcell for an investment of $530 million. “Negotiations are still ongoing and are in an advanced stage, but no agreement has yet been reached,” Telia Read more

WB: An Additional $18.5 Million for Improving Palestinian Infrastructure Services

Norway and Sweden contributed an additional total amount of $18.5 million to the Palestinian Partnership for Infrastructure Development Multi-Donor Trust Fund (PID fund) administered by the World Bank. The funds contributed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) amount Read more

Yemen: Warring sides agree to pull out from Hodeidah port & city

Yemen rival sides, the Iran-backed Houthi rebels and Saudi-endorsed regular forces, reached on the last day of UN-brokered talks in Sweden a cease fire in the vital Hodeidah port city. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres Thursday said the two sides Read more

Yemen war: UN chief urges good faith as ‘milestone’ talks get underway in Sweden

Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the consultations underway in Sweden between the two Yemeni warring sides and urged the parties to make progress “by exercising flexibility and engaging in good faith and without pre-conditions”.    “The Secretary-General appeals to the warring Read more

Egyptian feminist Saadawi accuses Hillary Clinton of bribing voters to elect Morsi

Egyptian writer and leading feminist figure Nawal El Saadawi has accused former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of giving in 2012 bribe to young voters in Egypt to elect Muslim Brotherhood-linked candidate Mohamed Morsi who was removed from power Read more

UAE Surpasses Norway as Largest Donor of Development Aid per National Income

The UAE has been ranked at the world’s largest donor of developmental aid relative to its national income, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a recent report. The UAE donated aid worth $4.24 billion in 2016, Read more

Israel-Sweden: Tel Aviv displeased with comparison between Paris attack and Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Israel has been angered by the comments of Swedish foreign affairs minister Margot Wallström after she said the multiple Paris attacks which killed at least 129 people is a sign of desperation of the youths that led to radicalization and Read more