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Saudi Turki Al-Sheikh eyes shares in French League side Amiens

Chairman of the Saudi Entertainment Authority is interested in investing in the French League side, Amiens, after he relinquished ownership of the Egyptian top flight club Pyramids FC. Turki Al-Sheikh according to reports is among foreign investors interested to buy stakes into Amiens who finished 15th on the 2018-2019 season table. The French sider President […]

July 25th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says

Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the move was “not compatible” with Israel’s “obligations under international humanitarian law”. Israel’s Supreme Court has reportedly ruled that the houses were built too close to the […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Eni announces new production onshore Egypt

Eni has announced that production from South West Meleiha Development Lease, located in the Egyptian Western Desert, some 130 Km North of the oasis of Siwa, has started. The current production, delivered through two oil producer wells, is around 5.000 barrel of oil per day (BOPD) and is expected to reach 7.000 BOPD within September […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Demand for financing & global knowledge remains strong in MENA region – World Bank

The World Bank responded to strong demand from the Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) during the financial year that ended on June 30th, 2019, with $5.47 billion in new commitments to invest in people, expand the private sector, and set a course for digital transformation, in addition to helping MENA countries and the […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi Arabia kicks out 30 Egyptians for traveling on banned tourist visa for hajj

Saudi Arabia sent back home 30 Egyptians after it complained to Egyptian authorities that the visitors arrived for Hajj on banned tourist visa. Saudi authorities reportedly had informed Egyptian travel agencies to prevent Egyptian holders of tourist visa to visit the Gulf country during the pilgrimage after it transpires that the agencies had been applying […]

July 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Tunisia: Presidential hopeful banned from traveling abroad following money charges

Tunisian media magnet and presidential hopeful Nabil Karoui has been banned from traveling abroad after the judiciary slapped money charges on him, reports say. The spokesman for the judiciary department for financial cases, Sofiene Sliti, Monday indicated the judge 10 days decided to charge Nabil Karoui and his brother Ghazi Karoui for money laundry. Aside […]

July 9th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Haftar promotes ICC-wanted military close aid

East-based Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar has promoted military aid Mahmoud Al-Werfalli to the rank of lieutenant-colonel despite the latter being on the International Criminal Court (ICC) wanted list of war criminal. Al-Werfalli was army major until his new appointment. The appointment flies in the face of the UN and the ICC which has issued […]

July 9th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Haftar falling out Emirati favor as Abu Dhabi prepares new key man

United Arab Emirates, UAE, have chosen to let down Khalifa Haftar, their man in Libya, to be replaced by current Libyan ambassador to the Gulf country after the military commander failed in his move to take Tripoli in an offensive he launched early April, reports say. Abu Dhabi, Libya Express reports citing local TV channel […]

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

Egypt: Head of Football Association resigns in wake Pharaohs’ debacle in AFCON

The President of Egypt’s Football Association, EFA, has quitted his position and urged other members of the association to follow suit after national team lost to underdog South African Saturday at the knockout stage of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON. Hany Abu Reida’s resignation came Sunday. The Egyptian football Chief in a statement said […]

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

Sudan: UAE welcomes power-sharing agreement

The United Arab Emirates has congratulated Sudan after its military council and opposition reached a power-sharing deal. The gulf ally’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Friday said UAE would stand with Khartoum in “good times and bad times.” “We hope that the next phase will witness the foundation of a constitutional […]

July 5th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »