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Saudi Prince Calls for Urgent End to Ban on Women Driving

“Stop the debate: time for women to drive,” with these words wealthy Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal spoke his mind on twitter in solidarity with his countrywomen who continue to be denied the right to drive vehicles. The short tweet was followed by a detailed statement issued by Al Waleed bin Talal’s office explaining […]

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Thousands Flee Aleppo as Assad Regime Continues Brutal Advance

The Russian-backed Syrian army and allied militias are staging a brutal assault on the city of Aleppo to bring the rebels to their knees pushing approximately 16,000 people to flee the city. “The parties to the conflict have shown time and again they are willing to take any action to secure military advantage even if […]

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Israel targets Hezbollah in Syria from Lebanese airspace

Israeli warplanes have allegedly fired two missiles into Syria targeting Hezbollah forces on Wednesday. The attack which was launched from the Lebanese airspace targeted the Sabboura area according to the Syrian state media, Sana news agency, and various sources have confirmed that loud explosions were heard overnight in Damascus. The city is 8 kilometers away […]

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“Tunisia 2020” conference proving to be a success for investment and economic development

Tunisia will be getting billions of dollars worth of investments in the next five years after the European Investment Bank (EIB) said it make an overall investment of $2,66 billion from now till 2020 while Saudi Arabia is willing to spend $800m and Qatar has allocated $1.25billion among others at the ‘Tunisia 2020’ international conference. […]

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Libya: Haftar reinforces Russia ties with recent visit

Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar of the Libya National Army (LNA) was in Moscow for a two day visit during which he met the Russian Defense and Foreign Affairs Ministers, General Sergei Shoigu and Sergei Lavrov respectively. Haftar said relations with Russia are “crucial” and after discussions with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before adding that “our […]

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AU: Rabat slams Chairperson Dr Zuma for obstructing Morocco’s return

Morocco has once again picked on the African Union chairperson whom it accuses of inventing requirements to delay Rabat’s membership in the continental organisation. The new bash comes from North African foreign ministry which claims Dr Zuma “has arbitrarily rejected letters of endorsement of Morocco’s friends in the African Union. ”The Chairperson of the African […]

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King Mohammed VI Renews Morocco’s Support to Palestinian Cause

King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Chairman of Al Quds Committee, has renewed the North African Kingdom’s “constant and continued support for the historical, legitimate rights of the Palestinian people”. In a message addressed to the Chairman of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, on the occasion of […]

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Oil Prices to Further Drop if OPEC Fails to Reach Output Cut

The failure by OPEC members to reach a production freeze deal amid disagreements over sharing output cuts risks further drop in oil prices, several analysts warned. As the de facto Saudi-led cartel prepares to meet on Wednesday in Virginia, a failure to agree on a production cut will send prices down to below 40 dollars […]

November 29th, 2016 | Posted in Energy,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Austerity Measures Threaten Algeria’s Social Cohesion

Algeria’s social cohesion seems on the brink of collapse as the country braces for imposing austerity measures including taxes and a lift on subsidies in response to the plunge in oil prices which have seriously diminished the country’s revenues. As the low oil prices continue, Algeria’s foreign exchange reserves rapidly run out in a country […]

November 29th, 2016 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Oil production cuts not possible, NOC Chairman

Chairman Mustafa Sanalla of the National Oil Corporation( NOC) has stated that Libya will not cut its increasing output production to help boost oil and gas prices because the country is “in such a dangerous economic” situation that does encourage undertaking such a step in “the foreseeable future.” Member States of the Organization of Petroleum […]

November 28th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »