Qatar hosts FIFA Arab Cup 2021 in buildup to next FIFA world cup

Qatar will host in the December this year FIFA Arab Cup, a tournament grouping Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa, in preparation for the FIFA World Cup which the country is set to stage next year. The Read more

Kuwait’s GIC Gulf Insurance acquires French insurer AXA Gulf

French insurance giant AXA Group announced it has relinquished its Gulf region operations to GIC Gulf Insurance for $290 million as it moves to slim its activities. The transaction will enable GIC Gulf Insurance to take control of Axa Gulf Read more

EU new sanctions target seven ministers of Bashar al Assad Cabinet

The European Union, EU, has imposed fresh sanctions on seven ministers of Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s government, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) reports. The new round of sanctions brings the total number of individuals and entities around the Syrian leader Read more