UAE’s Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Arrives In Beijing

BEIJING, China, July 22 (NNN-WAM) – Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces, arrived in Beijing yesterday, marking his official state visit to China. Sheikh Mohamed’s visit comes at the invitation of Chinese President, Xi Jinping, where…

Malaysian-born developer inducted into Queensland’s Business Leaders Hall of Fame

File pix of Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin getting a briefing from the Chairman of Springfield Land Corporation Maha Sinnathamby on his development project during the former’s visit to Brisbane. Photo courtesy of BERNAMA KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Bernama) —  Malaysian-born developer Maha Sinnathamby has been inducted into…

Explosion Targets Train Shipping Phosphate In Central Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria, July 22 (NNN-SANA) – A train shipping phosphate was targeted by a roadside bomb Sunday, in the eastern countryside of Homs province, in central Syria, causing it to derail, while the train crew suffered injuries. Citing the Ministry of Transportation, report said that, “terrorists” sneaked into the location…

Myanmar Seizes Illegal Timbers In Yangon Outskirts

YANGON, Myanmar, July 21 (NNN-MNA) – Myanmar authorities seized 1.7 tonnes of illegal hardwood timbers, in the outskirts of Yangon city, according to the Forest Department, today (Sunday). The seizure was made by the forest officials in Htaukkyant township, northern Yangon, on Friday, when a suspected car was intercepted with…

Saudi’s General Sports Authority Announces $650 Million Financial And Governance Sports Strategy

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, July 21 (NNN-SPA) – The General Sports Authority (GSA) announced today, a USD 650 million financial and governance strategy, aimed at making sports a flourishing and prosperous sector, and to encourage clubs to diversify sports practices and commit to the highest standards of governance.Under the strategy, 170…

Jordan, Morocco Continue Efforts To Boost Economic Cooperation

AMMAN, Jordan, July 21 (NNN-PETRA) – Jordan and Morocco agree on the need to continue efforts at all levels, to boost economic cooperation between the two sides. At a meeting with the visiting Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, Jordan’s Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, said, the…

Lebanese Parliament Passes 2019 State Budget: PM

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 20 (NNN-NNA) – Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, announced that, parliament passed the 2019 state budget, after several sessions held by the government and parliament, over the past few months. “This is only the beginning of reforms … We will be working on the 2020 budget, hoping…

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

TEHRAN, Iran, July 20 (NNN-IRNA) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), on Friday, seized the British oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, an IRGC statement said. “The British vessel was captured for failing to respect international maritime rules, while passing through the Strait of Hormuz,” said…

China Buys 70 Percent Of Omani Oil In June

MUSCAT, Oman, July 18 (NNN-ONA) – China’s purchases of Omani oil reached 70 percent of total Omani oil exports in June, the monthly report of Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas said, on Wednesday. Oman’s crude oil production last month was about 29 million barrels, and 24 million barrels of…

Jordan, Turkey Discuss Boosting Investments, Trade Ties

AMMAN, Jordan, July 18 (NNN-PETRA) – Jordan reviewed investment opportunities and explored potential cooperation in various arenas with Turkey. At a meeting with a Turkish business delegation in Amman, Jordan’s Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, highlighted Jordan’s key positions, as a gateway for markets in the region and reviewed cooperation with…
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