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Climate change: Egypt unveils plan to invest $50 bln in drinking water

Egyptian government plans to invest about 50 billion dollars over 20 years to secure access to drinking water for its 97 million population. The announcement was made by the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Aty on the sidelines of the Beirut Water Week in Lebanon, which opened its doors on Monday, […]

April 11th, 2019 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Sudan: The Army Ousts Pdt Al Bachir After 30-Year Rule

Sudanese president Omar al Bachir has been toppled and arrested by the army after 30-year of autocratic rule and months of anti-regime protests. The announcement was made Thursday by defense minister Ahmed Awad Ibn Aouf in a statement broadcast on state TV. He said that a military council would take over for two years, after […]

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

Trump welcomes progress in anti-terrorism fight with visiting al-Sisi

US President Donald Trump Tuesday lauded cooperation with Egypt in the fight against terrorism as he received al-Sisi, criticized for human rights violations in his country. The US leader, Washington Post reports, told the media that a lot of progress had been made with Egypt in terms of terrorism. During al-Sisi’s visit, the two Presidents […]

April 10th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco-Spain: a Royal visit celebrating enduring partnership

King Don Felipe VI and Queen Dona Letizia of Spain arrived on Wednesday afternoon in Rabat for an official visit to Morocco, at the invitation of King Mohammed VI.   The visit, King Felipe’s second to Morocco since he assumed power, celebrates the enduring partnership and dense relations existing between the two countries.   Upon […]

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

A victory for American justice… El Chapo found guilty

Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is heading to prison after his conviction Tuesday on 10 charges, including engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise and multiple counts of distributing tons of narcotics into the U.S. Prosecutors announced they will ask for him to be sent to prison for life without a chance for parole […]

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

UAE: Milan-based Preatoni Real Estate completes Dubai Star skyscraper

The Italian group Preatoni Real Estates has announced the completion of the Dubai Star skyscraper after taking over from the initial developer in 2014 after the project came to a standstill. Dubai Star, a 45-storeybuilding located at the upmarket Jumeriah Lakes Towers (JLT) cluster L, came to a grinding halt in 2014 after completion of […]

January 8th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Thailand/KSA: Saudi embassy rejects claims it requested deportation 18-year old woman seeking asylum

The Saudi embassy in Bangkok has denied reports that it requested the deportation of the Saudi young women seeking asylum in the Asian country after running away from her parents during holidays in Kuwait. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has not asked for her extradition. The embassy considers this issue a family matter,” the embassy […]

January 8th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Iran: ‘U.S requested talks’ – Supreme leader’s close aid

A close aid of Iran’s Supreme leader Monday said he was approached in December during a visit in Afghanistan by US officials in view of talks with Teheran after tensions between the two countries has grown exponentially, reports say. “During my visit to Kabul last month, the Americans … asked to hold talks,” Ali Shamkhani, […]

January 8th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE: Emaar to replace Sean Connolly with new concept at its rooftop Dubai Opera restaurant

Emaar Hospitality Group will replace “in due course” the Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera restaurant with a new concept, Dubai-based Arabian Business reports. “We can confirm that the brand ‘Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera’ will be replaced in due course,” a spokesperson for the group told the media. “The venue will operate an exciting new […]

January 7th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Kuwait: Four newspapers suspend publication and circulation over competition from digital media

Four Kuwaiti newspapers have gone off of shelves as they grapple with competition from online media and economic hardship, reports say. The newspapers are Al-Qabas, Al-Rai, Al-Anbaa and Al-Jarida. “This is a 100 percent economic decision aimed at cutting cost,” Al Qabas chief editor Waleed Al-Nisf was quoted as saying by the Kuwaiti state-run news […]

January 7th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »