Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has highlighted the urgent need for EU Member States to eliminate risky energy dependencies. Such dependencies weaken the government’s bargaining power at diplomatic tables and have serious economic consequences. Estimates from the Bruegel think tank found that European gas purchases earn Kremlin coffers around 400 millionRead More →

RIYADH: Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency internationally, traded lower on Monday, falling 5.60% to $25,767.27 as of 8:30 a.m. Riyadh time. Ethereum, the second most traded cryptocurrency, was priced at $1,356.23, falling 5.45%, according to data from Coindesk. Crypto Firm Celsius Halts All Transfers As Market Crashes In another indication ofRead More →

Iran and Venezuela, oil producers struggling with crippling US sanctions, signed a 20-year cooperation plan in Tehran on Saturday. The agreement includes cooperation in the fields of oil, petrochemicals, defence, agriculture, tourism and culture. [source: Getty] Iran and Venezuela on Saturday signed a 20-year cooperation agreement between the two alliesRead More →

On Wednesday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, which is the second country he is visiting as part of a Eurasian tour aimed at expanding his country’s international cooperation. RELATED: Algeria: end of the friendship treaty with Spain on Western Sahara “We arrived inRead More →

Four words suffice to sum up the key findings of this year’s African Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey conducted by W Hospitality Group, in association with the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF); those words are Egypt, Morocco, Accor and Marriott. This year’s annual survey, which is widely recognized as theRead More →

Graham Foundation Announces 2022 Individual Grant Recipients Always from “What remains at the ends of the earth?” by Jacqueline Brown. Image © Jacqueline Brown To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or The Graham Foundation announced the awarding of 56 new grants to individuals exploring ideas thatRead More →

Indian-American diplomat Gautam Rana appointed ambassador to SlovakiaWASHINGTON, May 26: U.S. President Joe Biden is set to name career diplomat Gautam Rana as the new U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Slovakia, the latest Indian-American to be appointed to a key post.In a statement released Wednesday, the White House announcedRead More →

Growing regional ties and cooperation are driving rapid economic recovery for Algeria and Turkey, despite nearly two years of pandemic disruption and market volatility. A series of landmark agreements between Turkey and Algeria deepen bilateral cooperation, with the two countries sharing positive economic prospects. Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s three-day presidentialRead More →

Lydia Ourahmane’s works often begin as grand, open propositions that find the limits of the possible in the political, environmental and metaphysical conditions in which she operates. Lydia Ourahmane: Tassili is an engagement with a distant desert, how and why we travel there, and the conditions of image production. Specifically,Read More →

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “North Africa Cement Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2021-2026”, the North Africa cement market is currently witnessing growth regular during the period 2015-2020. Going forward, the market is expected to continue its steady growth over the forecastRead More →

Part of the campaign – Min. Tourism & Antiquities CAIRO – April 28, 2022: Following on from the promotional campaign launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in early April to ease the process of obtaining a tourist visa for Egypt, the ministry launched another campaign on April 28Read More →

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Responding to growing passenger demand for air travel, Emirates will double its flights between Alger and dubai two to four per week, starting May 1, 2022. The service currently between Alger and dubai will no longer be linked to Tunisiaoffering more flexibility and convenience in gettingRead More →

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In response to growing passenger demand for air travel, Emirates will double its flights between Algiers and Dubai from two to four weekly flights, starting May 1, 2022. Service currently between Algiers and Dubai will only be more connected to Tunis, offering more flexibility and convenienceRead More →

ANKARA: Turkish authorities plan to increase the share of foreign currency earnings that exporters are required to sell to the central bank to 50% from the current 25%, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Monday. A final decision has not been made, the person said, speaking onRead More →

Cuba has decided to relax health measures for travelers. The country will ease its covid restrictions from Wednesday. According to the National Director of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Francisco Duran, travelers are not required to present a vaccination certificate upon arrival, or even present a negative COVID 19 report. However, reportsRead More →

Taking place March 4-10 in Luxor, the festival screened over 45 films from 35 countries in its many competitive categories. 10 films were screened in the Long Narrative Competition. The jury for this competition included director Moussa Touré (Senegal), director Yousry Nasrallah (Egypt), director Apolline Traoré (Burkina Faso), critic KamalRead More →

Will the debate on “megacentres” delay the legislative elections in Lebanon? BEIRUT: The Lebanese government is expected to make a decision on Thursday on whether to create so-called megacenters to facilitate citizens’ voting in the country’s upcoming legislative elections. The purpose of these facilities, favored by President Michel Aoun, isRead More →

Deputy CEO – Deputy CEO, Seib Insurance and Reinsurance Elias Chedid (left) and Chief Underwriting Officer – Medical and Life, Seib Insurance and Reinsurance Nadia Basbous Doha: Compulsory health insurance will positively contribute to Qatar’s economy. With 2 to 2.5 million expatriates joining the scheme, the country’s health insurance sectorRead More →

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 4, 2022/APO Group/ — The following is a statement from AIPS Africa President and AIPS Vice President, Mitchell Obi: “I think the decision taken by the chairman of Rugby Africa to host the Rugby World Cup African qualifiers in provincial France, rather than keeping them on theRead More →

The Ukrainian people woke up on the third day to bombings, attacks, explosions and sirens. It’s not a good morning today in Ukraine and the rest of the world! Another day of uncertainty, propaganda and death began today, Saturday February 26. What tourism resilience can do for Ukraine now: PeopleRead More →

Sami Mahroum, DUBAI — For centuries, the streets of Cairo have been adorned with traditional lanterns to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. In recent decades, locally produced lanterns have been replaced by cheaper Chinese-made lanterns. Yet due to the disruption of global supply chains caused by the pandemic, Egyptian-madeRead More →

For its eighth edition (February 10-12), the Alexandria Short Film Festival (ASFF) is taking another progressive step by introducing its first international competition. The eight-year event began in a small room in the Atelier d’Alexandrie on the initiative of a group of young film enthusiasts. First funded by their ownRead More →

GURUGRAM, India, February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Growing demand for certified personal trainers: The growing trend of individual personal training and small group workouts, along with the opening of budget gyms and the advancement of technology adopted by the majority of the fitness center, will intensify the number of subscribers.Read More →

CaixaBank corporate building in Madrid • The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has named CaixaBank “Best Confirming Bank” under the Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) for the second consecutive time. • CaixaBank was also recognized for the first time as “Best confirming bank inRead More →

The westernmost point of Africa is surprisingly unknown to English-speaking visitors. However, Senegal is a country where rich traditions and natural beauty combine beautifully. French travelers have enjoyed Senegal’s sandy beaches and textured landscapes since the 1970s. Dakar is home to the trendy and the traditional, the old and theRead More →

The latest research report from the IMARC group, titled “Insurance market in Africa: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026”, offers a detailed analysis of the market drivers, segmentation, growth opportunities, trends and competitive landscape to understand the current and future market scenarios. Insurance refers to an arrangementRead More →

Brantel Lanka Limited, the company that built the E-tel mobile phone brand in Sri Lanka, has secured distribution for two other smartphone brands that are widely used in 80 countries around the world, including European hotspots. With the appointment as authorized distributor of China-made “Oukitel” and “Blackview” smartphones, Brantel willRead More →

The second “Click Day” kicked off in Italy on Tuesday, during which Italian employers can submit online applications to hire foreign seasonal workers in the agriculture and tourism/hospitality sectors. Employers can apply until March 17. A total of 42,000 positions are open to foreign workers, in accordance with the latestRead More →

Riyadh — The Cabinet on Tuesday highlighted Saudi Arabia’s role in developing the mining sector in light of the Saudi Vision 2030 which aims to broaden the industrial base and economic diversification. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman, Prime Minister, chaired the virtual Cabinet session here, duringRead More →