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Human rights experts call for ‘paradigm shift’ on arbitrary detention in Qatar

A UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention which just concluded a 10-day visit to Qatar, where they interviewed more than 200 people who have been deprived of their liberty, urged the Gulf country to implement civil rights covenant and repeal a number of laws. “Detention is currently the general rule in cases such as debt, […]

November 15th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Some 30 Algerians sentenced for bearing Berber flag during protests

Because they have borne Berber minority’s flag during anti-regime protests, more than 42 Algerians were arrested and 28 of them were judged and sentenced Tuesday, Nov.12. According to the National prisoners’ Liberation Committee (CNLD), a court in the capital’s Sidi Mhamed district sentenced 22 of the accused to 12 months in prison – half of […]

November 13th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israeli forces killed top Islamic Jihad commander Bahaa Abu al-Ata

Israeli forces have killed a top Islamic Jihad commander in an air raid on his home in Gaza City, threatening to unleash another devastating round of violence, Aljazeera reported. The Palestinian group announced the death in a statement on November 12, after Israel confirmed it had hit Bahaa Abu al-Ata,in an attack According to bbc.com, […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt eyes good economic performance for 2020/2021

Egypt targets a growth rate of 6.4 percent during the fiscal year 2020/2021. The information was given by the Minister of Finance, Mohamed Ma’it, on November 11 and reported by egypttoday.com. According to the media, Ma’it also declared in the preliminary statement for the next fiscal year, that the government aims to reduce the overall […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

A visa issuance e-portal to facilitate entry to Qatar

The Qatari Ministry of the Interior launched on November 11 an e-portal to issue visas for those wishing to visit the country. This platform, according to the Ministry, allows citizens from around the world to visit Qatar and attend the various events it hosts throughout the year. Speaking at a press conference,  Director of Visa […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

A Moroccan sacred best Arab inventor in Doha; 3 Moroccans earn medals at BIXPO 2019

Youssef Azzouzi, a young Moroccan won the title of best Arab inventor at the 11th season of the reality TV show “Stars of Science”, broadcast by Qatar Television, for his “Blood Flow Adjustment Stent. The young Moroccan’s invention, designed to help patients with congestive heart failure, received the support of the jury and the public’s […]

November 11th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco renews resolve to work in good faith to achieve a political solution to Sahara issue

Morocco has renewed resolve to work in good faith to achieve a political, realistic, practical and consensual solution to the Sahara issue, a solution guaranteeing full respect for the Kingdom’s national unity and territorial integrity. Morocco “will continue to work honestly and in good faith to achieve a political, realistic, practical and consensual solution based […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Sound Energy & Morocco’s State Power Company Agree on Gas Sales

Sound Energy company has sealed an agreement with Morocco’s Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (“ONEE”) for the sale of the Company’s natural gas production in the Tendrara concession in Eastern region of the North African country. The deal covers the first 0.5 bcm per annum (approximately 48.4 MMscf/d) of production of natural […]

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

Morocco, UK pave the way for their post-Brexit partnership

As the United Kingdom is about to exit from the European Union (EU), it seeks to secure trade with other countries. In this connection, it signed Saturday with Morocco an association agreement that will ensure British businesses and consumers benefit from continued access to the Moroccan market after the UK leaves the EU. The UK-Morocco […]

October 28th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: King Salman appoints new foreign minister in partial cabinet shake up

King Salman Wednesday conducted a partial cabinet reshuffle with the appointment of a new foreign minister less than one year after replacing Adel al-Jubeir. State-run news agency SPA said the monarch appointed Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud to replace Ibrahim al-Assaf named for the position in December in lieu of Jubeir. The new top Saudi diplomat […]

October 24th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »