Gulf Crisis: Saudi-led bloc to maintain blockades despite US-Qatar MoU on terrorism financing

The four countries boycotting Qatar said they will maintain isolation of the gas-rich tiny Gulf state notwithstanding the agreement between Doha and Washington to fight terrorism funding. The US and Qatar Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to dry Read more

Morocco, Madagascar Give Substance to South-South Cooperation

Morocco and Madagascar signed twenty-two cooperation agreements, marking a milestone in their bilateral relations and translating into concrete action their south-south cooperation endeavor. The signing ceremony was chaired by King Mohammed VI and Malagasy President Hery Rajaonarimampianina in Antananarivo, the Read more

KSA Ventures into Technology with Multibillion Dollar Investment

Saudi Arabia and Softbank Group Corp (SBG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, under which the oil rich kingdom will be a primary investor in its Softbank Vision Fund, to be dedicated to investments in the technology sector. The investment Read more

Japan’s JBIC Deepens Presence in Africa, Signs MoU with Moroccan Attijariwafa bank

Japan’s Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Morocco’s leading Attijariwafa Bank to strengthen its presence in Africa and help develop trade and investment between Japanese and African companies. The two banks have long Read more

Jordan, UAE sign MoU for SMES innovation & development

Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in matters of innovation, research and promotion and development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs.) The three-year agreement signed during the UAE-Jordan Economic forum is expected Read more

Tunisia-Sweden: Sweden plans to reopen diplomatic mission in Tunis

Sweden will shortly reopen its diplomatic mission in Tunis and accompany Tunisia in building its democratic process and stability, the Swedish Premier said on Thursday at a press conference with Tunisian Head of state, Caid Essebssi, in Stockholm. “Sweden’s embassy Read more

Iran, Italy strengthen ties, MoU signed

Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and Minister of Economic Development Federica Guidi together with senior officials of different industries in Italy were in Tehran on Tuesday on an official visit with one of the major highlights being the signing of Read more