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UK brings back home part of its forces in Iraq

The British Ministry of Defense announced Thursday it has decided to pull part of its military personnel from Iraq.   The Ministry of Defense has decided to redeploy some of its personnel back to the United Kingdom, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said in a statement, explaining that “in recent months the tempo of training has […]

March 19th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Coronavirus: Morocco creates $1bln fund to mitigate pandemic impact, adopts series of preventive measures

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has ordered the creation of a 10 billion dirham ($1 billion) fund to upgrade health infrastructure and help vulnerable economic sectors impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.   According to the King’s office, the fund will help acquire the necessary health equipment and assist some impacted sectors such as tourism. It will […]

March 16th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi Aramco Receives Approval for Al-Jafoura Giant Gas Field Development

Saudi Oil Company Aramco announced Saturday that it has received approval to develop the giant Al-Jafoura field, in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia, which is the largest non-associated and non-conventional gas field discovered, so far.   Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors Yasser bin Othman Al-Ramyan said the development of the field will […]

February 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Energy,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Amidst protection challenges, Eastern Route outpaces Mediterranean for people leaving Africa

A monthly average of 11,500 people traveling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen last year made the so-called Eastern Route the busiest maritime migration path on earth, the UN migration agency said on Friday. Most are unaware of the security situation in Yemen where they face serious protection concerns, including active fighting, or abuses […]

February 17th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Ivanka Trump Commends Morocco’s Efforts to Empower Women

Ivanka Trump, adviser to the president of the United States, commended, Sunday in Dubai, Morocco’s efforts in the field of women’s empowerment. Speaking at the opening session of the “Global Women’s Forum 2020”, Ivanka Trump said Morocco has succeeded in recent years in “introducing important legislative reforms that serve the interests of women and increase […]

February 17th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Abu Dhabi Hosts 10th World Urban Forum

The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 10) kicked off Sunday in Abu Dhabi with the participation of 168 countries. Held on the theme “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation”, the forum is convened by UN-Habitat. Six Dialogues Sessions at the WUF10 will take stock of emerging innovative approaches and practices in […]

February 10th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi- Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project Wins PFI Award

Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project has won the Project Finance International (PFI) Renewable Deal of the Year in Middle East and Africa Award for 2019. This comes after the project achieved a new record represented in recording the lowest flat rate of electricity generation of $0.0199 per Kilowatt hour. The project is the first project […]

February 9th, 2020 | Posted in Energy,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco: King Mohammed VI Launches Construction Works of Agadir Psychiatric Hospital

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Friday 07 February 2020 launched in Agadir the construction works of the city’s psychiatric hospital, a project that is part of the implementation of the urban development program of the city of Agadir (2020-2024), launched last Tuesday by the Sovereign. This project, which requires an investment of 55 million Dirhams, […]

February 7th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Qatar U-20 team to take part in Arab Cup in Saudi Arabia

Qatar’s U-20 team joins next month 15 other nations to play the Arab Cup of the category to take place in Saudi Arabia amid ongoing diplomatic crisis opposing the tiny Gulf country and its neighbors led by Saudi Arabia. The competition scheduled from Feb 17 to Mar 5 is organized by the Arab Football Federation […]

January 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Moncef Marzouki: Libyan Crisis Threatens Maghreb Stability

The explosive situation in Libya, torn by civil war with ISIS expanding quickly into chaos, threatens peace and stability of Maghreb countries, said Former Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki. Addressing the 11th Maghreb Forum held lately in Moroccan Atlantic coastal city of El Jadida, Mr. Marzouki said: “what is happening in Libya is not only a […]

January 20th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »