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Saudi Arabia in search of investors set up women’s sports club

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia is seeking investors to set up and manage a women’s sports club as part of the Gulf country’s ongoing campaign to promote women’s sports. The future sports club will cover 8,705 sq m and will be located on a plot of land at the intersection of Salim Bin Obeid Road […]

July 7th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Saudi Arabia unveils health protocol for Hajj

Saudi Arabia has unveiled health protocols for prevention of Covid 19 disease for Hajj season, forbidding entrance to holy sites Minan, Muzdalifah and Arafat without a permit, reports say. The protocol to go into force from July 19, will allow completion of Hajj for suspected cases after evaluation by the specialist doctor, state-run news agency […]

July 6th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Sudan: Police Chief, deputy dismissed over connection with deposed Omar Bashir

Sudan’s Prime Minister Sunday dismissed the country’s head of internal security and his deputy after protests called for measures against officials linked to ousted President Omar al-Bashir, Anadolu news agency reports. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok took to Twitter to announce the dismissal of Ezz Eldin Sheikh Ali and Othman Mohamed Younes. The officials have replaced. […]

July 6th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Erdogan threats to shut down social media after daughter, son-in-law were insulted

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Wednesday hinted at his regime plans to take control of social media that he referred to as “uncontrolled media” after he said his daughter was insulted online. The threats came following an address to officials of his ruling party AK Party after daughter Esra who is the wife of […]

July 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

West Bank annexation, a violation of international law – Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Israel not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, underlining that the annexation would represent a violation of international law. “Annexation of the occupied West Bank would represent a violation of international law,” Johnson wrote in an opinion piece published in Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s top-selling daily. The […]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

COVID-19: CAF postpones 2021 AFCON to 2022, Moroccan Abdelmounaim Bah named SG

Owing to COVID-19 pandemic, the Confederation of the African Football, CAF, Tuesday, postponed to 2022 the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to take place in Cameroon. The decision was made following consultations with various stakeholders and in consideration of the covid-19 pandemic. Qualifiers for the scheduled tournament have been suspended due to the pandemic. […]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait international Airport re-opens from August

Kuwait will resume accepting and operating commercial international flights from August 1 but on limited capacity until August next year, Zawya reports. The Gulf country’s aviation authority, The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Monday unveiled a three-phase plan aiming at opening the country’s airspace for the resumption of flights as its aviation sector gradually […]

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

UNRWA receives pledges for $130 million funding

Some 75 countries and non-governmental organizations have pledged $130 million in financial commitments to the UN agency that assists Palestinian refugees across the Middle East, UNRWA, following a virtual conference on Tuesday, The meeting was held to bridge a $400 million funding gap so that UNRWA can continue providing health, education and social services to […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iraq gearing up for early parliamentary elections – PM

aqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi Tuesday announced the Middle East country is preparing to hold early legislative elections to complete the country’s sustainable constitutional establishment, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) reports. Kadhimi made the announcement at a meeting with United Nations Special Representative for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert. The Iraqi leader reportedly indicated that Baghdad will need […]

June 24th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA launches $4bn fund to develop tourism industry

Saudi Arabia has unveiled Tourism Development Fund with $4 billion as initial capital in line with kingdom’s plan to boost its tourism industry as a way to ease its dependence on oil revenues. The fund in a statement said it has $45bn in memorandum of understandings signed with private banks and will launch a range […]

June 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »