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Rabat & Brazzaville Enhance Partnership with New Cooperation Deals

Morocco and the Republic of Congo have decided to give a new momentum to their strategic “win-win” partnership with the signing of 14 cooperation accords. These accords, sealed Monday in Brazzaville at a ceremony held under the chairmanship of King Mohammed VI and President Denis Sassou N’Guesso, cover various sectors including renewable energies, tourism, education, […]

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Morocco’s King, Congo’s President Launch Construction Works of Fishing Facility in Yoro Port

King Mohammed VI, who is on a friendly and working visit to the Republic of Congo, held tête-à-tête talks with President Sassou N’guesso in Brazzaville on Monday (April 30). The two Heads of State later on proceeded to the launch of the construction works of a fishing unloading site at the port of Yoro in […]

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Gulf Crisis: US urges Saudi-led group to end blockade

US-newly confirmed Secretary of State Mike Pompoe has urged Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt to end the blockade imposed on Qatar for the sake of unity as the White House seeks to curb Iran’s influence of the region. Pompoe has started over the weekend his first international tour to the Gulf […]

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Kuwait/Philippines: Manila bet on bringing back home workers

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday vowed to citizens in Singapore that he would go at length to bring back overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East including in Kuwait with whom diplomatic ties have become sour over a series mutual accusations and controversies. “The only sin of Filipino workers in Kuwait or in any […]

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Libya: France, Egypt push for elections to be held this year

France and Egypt have thrown support behind UN-proposed elections scheduled for this year as they note that the stability of the oil and but conflict-torn country is a necessity of the region. President AbdelFattah al-Sisi received Sunday French top diplomat Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss a range of issues including the thorny situation of the […]

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Congo River: King Mohammed VI Calls for Joint African Efforts to Turn Challenges into Opportunities

King Mohammed VI has called on African countries and particularly those bordering the Congo River basin to pool efforts in a bid to turn ecological challenges into real development and growth opportunities. Addressing the 1st Summit of Heads of State & Govt of Climate Commission of Congo Basin and Blue Fund for Congo Basin, convened […]

April 29th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco Welcomes New UNSC Resolution on Sahara

Morocco welcomed the resolution on the Sahara adopted Friday by the UN Security Council, which renews the mandate of the MINURSO for six months, until October 31, urges the Polisairo to withdraw from the buffer strip, and calls on Algeria to contribute towards achieving a political solution to the regional dispute. “The Security Council resolution […]

April 29th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Women paying driving license fee six times higher than men

Saudi Women to get their driving license for the first time will be spending fees six times higher than men. A royal decree last year allowed women to sit behind the wheel as of June this year. The decision has been widely welcomed with forecast estimating 20 per cent of Saudi women willing to drive […]

April 28th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Gaza is about to explode, UN envoy warns

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is continuing with no prospects for a political resolution and “Gaza is about to explode,” a senior United Nations official said Thursday, urging both sides to avoid further clashes along the enclave’s border. “Old wounds continue to bleed and deepen as we speak, risking the outbreak of another war,” Nikolay Mladenov, the […]

April 27th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Mecca authorities to offer Egyptian Mo Salah piece of land as compensation for talent

Authorities of the holy Saudi city of Mecca are contemplating plans to reward Egypt’s football super-star Mohamed Salah with a piece of land in the city for his excellent talents that have made him a global Muslim example, reports say. The 25-year old Liverpool forward is currently hovering over European football after scoring two wonderful […]

April 27th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »