Wall Street executives to return to ‘Davos in the desert’ as outrage over Khashoggi fades

Wall Street executives to return to ‘Davos in the desert’ as outrage over Khashoggi fades Executives from Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse among more than 100 speakers attending Saudi investment conference MEE staff Mon, 01/25/2021 – 18:14 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during More...

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Turkey and Greece resume talks over eastern Mediterranean after five-year hiatus

Turkey and Greece resume talks over eastern Mediterranean after five-year hiatus Ankara and Athens have made little progress on the issue, despite 60 rounds of negotiations between 2002 and 2016  More...

By admin On Monday, January 25th, 2021
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‘Vaccination apartheid’: Gaza struggling with Covid-19 infections while Israel rolls out jab

‘Vaccination apartheid’: Gaza struggling with Covid-19 infections while Israel rolls out jab Gaza braces for more avoidable deaths with delayed vaccination rollout and an overwhelmed health More...

By admin On Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Saudi sovereign wealth fund to invest billions to tackle soaring unemployment in kingdom

Saudi sovereign wealth fund to invest billions to tackle soaring unemployment in kingdom Joblessness in Saudi Arabia touched 14.9 percent in the third quarter of 2020 as Covid-19 continues to sink the More...

By admin On Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Yemen aid groups call on US to revoke Houthi terrorism designation

Yemen aid groups call on US to revoke Houthi terrorism designation Organisations including Oxfam and Save the Children call on President Biden to urgently review the designation, saying it puts millions More...

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Western Sahara rebels launch attack and warn Morocco of escalation

Western Sahara rebels launch attack and warn Morocco of escalation Polisario Front claims to have bombarded Morocco-controlled area of Guerguerat and says ‘this is only the beginning’  More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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Israel bans all international flights to curb Covid-19 spread

Israel bans all international flights to curb Covid-19 spread All passenger flights in and out of country halted until end of January. Meanwhile, clashes erupt between police and ultra-Orthodox Jewish More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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Mossad chief to meet Biden to press Israeli demands on Iran nuclear deal: Report

Mossad chief to meet Biden to press Israeli demands on Iran nuclear deal: Report Meeting within the next month would make Yossi Cohen the first senior Israeli official to meet with the US president More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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Pirates kill sailor, kidnap 15, in attack on Turkish-owned ship off Nigeria

Pirates kill sailor, kidnap 15, in attack on Turkish-owned ship off Nigeria Crew hide for six hours before attackers break into safe area of the cargo vessel MEE and agencies Sun, 01/24/2021 More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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Arabic press review: Morocco-Israel deal frozen until Biden’s Western Sahara stance clear

Arabic press review: Morocco-Israel deal frozen until Biden’s Western Sahara stance clear Meanwhile, Egypt arrests five more journalists, a Saudi columnists ponders the new US administration, More...