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July 23, 2017

Business confidence falls across the Middle East with further decline in sentiment expected

Business confidence across the Middle East has fallen sharply in the last quarter and is now at its lowest level since the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS).

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July 23, 2017

President of Arabic Language Academy of Jordan suggests unified Arabic academy in Makkah

There should be one unified Arabic language academy, instead of the 12 academies currently existing in the Arab world, and its headquarters should be Makkah City, said Khalid Al Karaki, President of the Arabic Language Academy of Jordan, the institution that won the King"...

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July 21, 2017

AHF KENYA, NACC, Nairobi City County and Partners Hosts Street Dance Competition: Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu Grand Finale!

(ME NewsWire)-- AHF Kenya, in collaboration with NACC, Nairobi City County, and a host of partners will today light up Nairobi with the grand finale of Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu; under the theme “Street Dance With A Difference”. Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu translated as My Base, My Dance, is a street dance project which targets young people in three slum areas of Nairobi, namely, Mathare, Kibera and Mukuru. The program is part of AHF’s creative responses to address the disproportionately high spate of new HIV infections among young people, through the infusion of dance and open forum discussions that focus on HIV Prevention, Stigma......

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July 21, 2017

Major Terrorist Plot Foiled in Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Interior Announces

The Saudi Ministry of Interior has announced that a major terrorist attack was prevented by security services in the city of Saihat in the Qatif governorate. On the evening of Friday, July 14th, security services intercepted a stolen Toyota Corolla vehicle in a busy, built-up district of"...

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July 20, 2017

EU restricts sale of inflatable boats to Libya

The European Union has restricted the sale of inflatable boats to Libya aiming to reduce the number of migrants dangerously crossing into Europe across the Mediterranean.

EU foreign ministers agreed on Monday"...

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July 20, 2017

Italy mulls temporary humanitarian visas to aid Libyan migrants

Italy has confirmed it is considering issuing temporary humanitarian visas that would allow tens of thousands of migrants who have arrived in the country from Libya to travel around the European Union.

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July 20, 2017

Report says contracted Italian firm for Tripoli Airport makeover is fake, Italian Embassy in Libya denies

Africa Intelligence news website reported that the Italian firm, Aeneas, which was contracted for rebuilding Tripoli International Airport passengers terminal, is a fake company that was created for the sake of signing the contract and disappeared a day after the signing.

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July 20, 2017

UNHCR wants to dissuade West African migrants from going to Libya

West Africa migrants and asylum-seekers must be dissuaded from going to Libya, the main point of departure for Europe but where they often face abuse and detention at the hands of traffickers, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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July 20, 2017

GNA Prime Minister receives credentials of Sweden, Belgium ambassadors

The Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj received Monday the credentials of Swedish and Belgian ambassadors, Fredrik Florén and Michel Tilemans in a row.

The ceremony took place in the Red"...

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July 20, 2017

Egypt's poorest risk death for promise of work in Libya

In a bare room with nothing but a small pillow, a few pots, and a sheet to cover the dusty floor, Youssef Abdullah's family was living in an impoverished Upper Egyptian village when they were told"...

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