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Fabregas: I want to win absolutely everything at Chelsea
00:13 GMT
The Blues acquired the Spain international from Barcelona earlier this summer and the midfielder says he wants to win every trophy on offer during his time at Stamford Bridge

July 22, 2014

(Image from Allagta's facebook page)
19:54 GMT
A Palestinian artists shares his story of peaceful resistance by means of cartoons; A day in the life of a Palestinian in Gaza; Debates rage in Turkey over how much skin women should show; Is Israel fighting for its existence?
Doha's top leader Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Jeddah Tuesday (File Archive)
19:53 GMT
Qatar's top leader arrived in Saudi Arabia Tuesday in a rare visit since a major rift developed between Doha and Riyadh earlier this year.
UNRWA is hosting more than 100,000 Palestinians who have been displaced from their homes over the past two weeks (File Archive/AFP)
19:10 GMT
Israeli airstrikes targeted a school run by the United Nations refugee agency that was providing shelter to displaced Palestinians in Gaza Tuesday.
Delta Airlines was the first carrier to announce Tuesday that it had suspended all of its flights to Israel indefinitely (Karen Bleier/AFP)
18:37 GMT
Flights on several major U.S. carriers have been canceled to Israel indefinitely over security concerns.
More than 600 Palestinians have been killed in two weeks alone (Marco Longari/AFP)
17:36 GMT
At least 46 Palestinians were killed under Israel's Operation Protective Edge Tuesday as violence enters its 15th day. More than 600 people have been killed since July eighth.
Damascus has tried to reclaim the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area repeatedly over the past year (File Archive/AFP)
16:55 GMT
Syria's capital of Damascus witnessed what has been described as some of the "fiercest fighting in months."
Egypt is finalising the details of a long-awaited unified licence which will allow firms to offer both mobile and landline telecommunications.
16:22 GMT
Vodafone Egypt, which is also 45 per cent owned by fixed-line telecoms firm Telecom Egypt, is the leading communications player by customer numbers in the country of 86 million.
Louis van Gaal
16:19 GMT
"A new manager with different ideas" was Wayne Rooney's first public assessment of Louis van Gaal yesterday, hinting at the kind of technical revolution we are about to see at Manchester United.
Carlos Dunga
16:05 GMT
The 50-year-old succeeds Luiz Felipe Scolari to return for his second stint with the Selecao after a largely successful four years in charge between 2006 and 2010
Seventy percent of Israel's exports to Turkey are chemical products, while rubber products and electrical equipment accounted for another 15.5 percent.
16:00 GMT
While calls increase on the government to review Turkey's trade relations with Israel in response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
Turkish police are stationed at one of the country's border crossings with Syria (File Archive/AFP)
15:30 GMT
Clashes at an army outpost on the Syria-Turkey border left at least eight people dead Tuesday.
Hadi al-Bahra was supposed to succeed Ahmad Jarba in the role of president of the coalition (File Archive/AFP)
15:16 GMT
Syria's main opposition coalition announced Tuesday that it has voted to force out its interim government,.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been particularly upbeat about the possibility of success in ongoing nuclear talks (File Archive/AFP)
15:03 GMT
Iranian President Hannas Rouhani expressed optimism this week that Tehran and the P5+! will be able to reach a comprehensive deal on Iran's nuclear program
The EU has included anyone linked or related to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on its sanctions list (File Archive/AFP)
14:57 GMT
The European Union has voted to expand sanctions on Damascus over its "violent repression" of civilians.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters late Monday in a televised interview that he no longer speaks with U.S. President Barack Obama (File Archive/AFP)
14:47 GMT
Turkey's Prime Minister told reporters Tuesday that Ankara has cut off communication with Washington's top leader due to the White House's inaction on the ongoing conflicts in Gaza and Syria.
Palestinian relatives comfort each other during the funerals of four boys killed on a beach by Israeli shelling (File/AFP)
13:55 GMT
The death toll in Gaza has risen to over 600 on day 15 of Israel's assault in the densely populated Strip, according to a health ministry spokesperson.
James Rodriguez
13:38 GMT
The Champions League winners have secured the services of the Colombia international on a six-year deal, ending speculation that has been bubbling since the World Cup
Rooney favourite to succeed Gerrard as England captain
13:29 GMT
Wayne Rooney is emerging as the favourite to become the new England captain after Steven Gerrard quit international football last night.
Thousands of Iraqi Christians have fled Mosul after ISIL threats this week (File/AFP)
12:38 GMT
The UN has denounced ISIL's treatment of Christians and other minorities in Iraq and called on the country's government to do more against the militant group.
"There is no real option for a cease-fire now. This operation is unavoidable," the left-wing minister told Army Radio. [AFP]
12:08 GMT
Left-wing justice minister says IDF operation in Gaza is "unavoidable"; Kerry meets Egyptian leaders in Cairo in attempt to forge resolution to conflict between Israel, Hamas.
The four women were shopping when they were attacked with acid by two men on a motorcycle (File/AFP)
11:51 GMT
Four women are in critical condition after being attacked with acid in Quetta. The motive is unclear and no suspects have been arrested.
Still from Mohammed Assaf's song video clip Raise Your Head High. (Image: YouTube)
11:50 GMT
Mohammed Assaf sings 'Raise Your Head High' in solidarity with his home country of Palestine under attack. The song reached almost half a million views on YouTube only two days after its release.
Israeli infantry soldiers patrol near the border with the Gaza Strip on July 22, 2014. [AFP]
11:14 GMT
An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the Israeli regime as saying on Tuesday, two days after the Islamist Hamas group announced they had captured a soldier during clashes.
A screenshot shows Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, in a recent video (File/AFP)
11:13 GMT
Thousands have been displaced in Boko Haram raids across Nigeria, while the country's government tried to downplay the crisis.
A member of the Libyan security forces inspects the destruction at Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 21, 2014 after Islamist-led militiamen stepped up their assault on the country's main airport, which is controlled by rival fighters. [AFP]
09:38 GMT
Clashes between Libyan army troops and anti-government militia groups in the eastern city of Benghazi have left 16 people dead and 81 injured.
More than 700 Syrians were killed in the past 48 hours with clashes between pro-government forces and ISIS militants (File/AFP)
09:23 GMT
Syrian opposition fighters have expelled ISIS militants from various parts of Damascus after sustaining heavy losses in other parts of the country.
A cellphone captured the moment a Palestinian man lay on the rubble injured, prior to being shot dead by the IDF (Image: ISM)
08:59 GMT
A video of an Israeli sniper shooting, injuring then killing a civilian in the Gaza Strip has went viral as the Palestinian death toll continues to rise.
A Palestinian man looks at copies of the Koran as he inspects the rubble of a destroyed mosque following an overnight Israeli military strike, on July 22, 2014 in Gaza City. [AFP]
08:24 GMT
Over a dozen Palestinians were killed overnight and early Tuesday as Israeli warplanes and artillery targeted Palestinian homes in Gaza, as the major offensive continued for a 15th day.
An injured child is carried into a Rafah hospital, July 17, 2014 (File/AFP)
08:22 GMT
Over half of Gaza's population is under 18. With the Palestinian death toll hitting almost 600, people's homes have been destroyed and children witnessed the mental scars of war.
The remains of an explosive device lies on the tarmac of Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 21, 2014 after Islamist-led militiamen stepped up their assault on the country's main airport, which is controlled by rival fighters. (AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA)
07:50 GMT
The remains of an explosive device lies on the tarmac of Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital
Foreign security guards keep watch at the site of a suicide attack in a compound in Kabul on July 22, 2014.  [AFP]
07:20 GMT
Afghan forces have killed at least 38 Taliban militants during operations in different parts of Afghanistan during the past 24 hours.
Israeli soldiers of the 155mm artillery cannons unit fire towards the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel's border with the coastal Palestinian enclave, on July 21, 2014. [AFP]
07:07 GMT
Two IDF soldiers were killed on Monday in clashes with Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip, the IDF announced on Tuesday morning. The number of Israeli military fatalities since the start of the ground operation stands at 27.
A Palestinian man carrying UN-supplied aid. Up to 100,000 Palestinians have been displaced since the start of Israel's offensive in Gaza (Mohammed Abed/AFP)
06:57 GMT
The United Nations sent 115 metric tonnes of aid comprising mattresses, blankets and hygiene kits from Dubai to Amman on Monday for onward distribution to families in Gaza displaced by Israel's military offensive.
 US president says efforts must be made to end fighting, "stop the deaths of innocent civilians." [AFP]
06:49 GMT
Amid rising death toll on both sides, US president says efforts must be made to end fighting, "stop the deaths of innocent civilians."
Palestinian medics from Gaza City's al-Shifa hospital react while body bags with the remain of ten children arrive on July 21, 2014 after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City killed 11 people, including five children. [AFP]
06:31 GMT
Israeli artillery shelling and airstrikes across the Gaza Strip killed 23 Palestinians over only two hours late Monday, bringing the day's death toll to over 100.
Hamas fighters (AFP)
06:30 GMT
From 1994-2014, how repeated peace attempts in Gaza and Palestine never gave the Palestinians any room to breath; A former Israeli ambassador makes the case for demilitarizing Hamas; Why Israel embracing the Palestinian unity government would lead to peace.
On April 20, Jahangiri said that Iran’s unemployment rate had reached a critical level.
05:55 GMT
Iran must create 8.5 million new jobs in the next two years.
Iranian Space Agency’s plan incorporates three main sections, including sending humans as well as telecommunications and remote sensing satellites into space (Shutterstock).
05:00 GMT
Following on from Iran´s reports that it sent not one, but two monkeys into space last year, the Iranian Space Agency has formulated a 10-year strategy to send humans into space.
The UAE wants Al Jazeera to apologize for allegedly publishing fabricated news that the UAE´s foreign minister offered to pay for Israel´s offensive in Gaza (Shutterstock).
05:00 GMT
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash has demanded that news network Al Jazeera apologize for publishing fabricated news that the UAE offered to pay for Israel´s offensive in Gaza.
 Major global stock markets fell and bond prices ralliedas worries over conflict in the Gaza Strip and Ukraine raised uncertainty for investors and kept them away from riskier assets.
04:55 GMT
Shocks to the system from Ukraine and Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza come at a time when markets have been worried about economic growth on both sides of the Atlantic and digesting second-quarter earnings reports.
Dealers in the hotels sector estimate the percentage of rented units according to the lease system at 5 percent of all housing units in the vicinity of the Grand Mosque.
04:55 GMT
New projects in the central area of Makkah has led Saudi and Gulf businessmen to renting out housing units in hotels overlooking the Grand Mosque for long-term lease of up to 15 years
“The people will go out ... to bring down the government if the price of fuel is raised.”
04:55 GMT
In the long run, reducing the subsidies would be good news for the state budget; they cost about $3 billion last year, or a third of state revenue.
The regulations also illustrated that maximum wages will be applied on administrative authorities that belong to the state, economic bodies and holding companies.
04:55 GMT
Debate over the maximum has been ongoing for the past several years with speculations on the exclusion of several sectors riding during the past several months.

July 21, 2014

The Arabic of the Qur'an is considered by many as the finest ever written.
23:13 GMT
It seems that the mastery of the classical Arabic by the Islamists has proven to be far more superior than the moderates and secularists; Brazil coming to Lebanon for a friendly game; how to help Gazans practically; and Jew-hating at an all-time high in Turkey.
The unified news bulletin is shown on television, Monday, July 21, 2014. [The Daily Star]
22:18 GMT
These were the images broadcast across all eight Lebanese television channels Monday, in what may be the world's first unified news bulletin in support of Gaza.
The existing management of liquidity is limiting the growth of the global Islamic banking market, and how standardisation and innovation can offer a solution to this.
21:44 GMT
Traditionally, Islamic products have been designed by financiers from conventional backgrounds, who try to base them on conventional products
In the long-term, the project will see parks have playing equipment installed for children with special-needs.
21:28 GMT
Dubai Municipality has announced plans to make parks in the emirate more disabled-friendly by 2016.
The report states that the electricity tariff in Saudi Arabia is the lowest in the world because of governmental loans and support to electricity production companies through supporting fuel prices.
21:04 GMT
Saudis pay the cheapest electricity bills, according to one report, but seemingly not for long.
The plan for a new capital city, due to Cairo´s traffic congestion and growing population, was discussed in a cabinet meeting last week (Shutterstock).
19:44 GMT
The Egyptian government is considering a plan to build a new administrative capital city due to Cairo´s traffic congestion and rising population.
An employee inspects the damage to the al-Aqsa hospital, shelled on July 21 (Mohammed Abed/ AFP).
18:30 GMT
The al-Aqsa hospital in Deir al-Balah was shelled killing 4 people, wounding 60 people, half of whom were medical staff, and damaging the intensive care unit.
Hassan Fadlallah (center right), a parliamentarian representing Hezbollah, says that the movement´s resistance is at the forefront of defending Lebanon (AFP/File).
17:47 GMT
Hassan Fadlallah, a parliamentarian representing the Lebanese resistance movement, said on Sunday that Hezbollah would not be swayed in its fight against Takfiri militant groups operating in Syria.
Security forces are only allowing Umrah pilgrims wearing “ihram,” the pilgrimage attire, to enter the Grand Mosque (AFP/ File).
16:30 GMT
Mecca authorities are only allowing Umrah pilgrims wearing "ihram" pilgrimage attire to enter the Grand Mosque.
Steven Gerrard
15:57 GMT
The 34-year-old Liverpool midfielder has decided to call it quits on the international stage, over 14 years after making his debut for his country back in May 2000
Mohamed Salah
15:40 GMT
Reports this week suggested the 22-year-old would have to return to his homeland to serve in the armed forces, but he has now been informed this is not the case
“Saudi businessmen who visit Jordan for investment and trade often fall victim to fraud,” he explained, adding: “We strongly advise our citizens to seek legal consultation here in the embassy free of charge.”
15:10 GMT
“Houses and farms are still being maintained and have been registered via official documents since the Saudi Embassy had been established in Damascus,” he said.
Palestinians celebrate in Ramallah on July 21 after Hamas announced it had kidnapped an Israeli soldier (Abbas Momani/ AFP).
15:00 GMT
Hamas announced today that it had kidnapped an Israeli soldier. Israel's ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosser denies this while the Israel Defense Forces says the kidnapping "still cannot be ruled out".
Real Madrid reach €88m James Rodriguez agreement
14:46 GMT
The 23-year-old will finalise personal terms on Monday before being officially announced as the Champions League winners' second signing of the summer transfer window
Mario Balotelli
14:35 GMT
The Serie A side are keen to sell the Italy international but, despite holding talks over the striker, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has suggested he will not sign another forward
Manchester United 2013-2014 squad
14:29 GMT
Manchester United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has promised the fans to expect further new signings in the coming weeks.
Kerry made the comments before appearing on Fox News Sunday. (AFP/File)
14:13 GMT
Candid remarks about Israel by Secretary of State John Kerry were caught on an open microphone before a television interview Sunday.
Leef is throwing a huge wedding party in Alexandria this month. (Image: Facebook)
14:06 GMT
Egyptian folk singer Abu al Leef is saying "I do" this month!
Classy Mcilroy takes stranglehold on race to Dubai
14:06 GMT
Rory McIlroy’s classy victory in the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club saw him take control of The Race to Dubai in assured fashion.
Star striker Drogba set for Chelsea return as player-coach
13:40 GMT
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who helped the club win the Champions League during his time there, is reportedly set to return to Stamford Bridge as a player-coach at the start of next week.
The actress is unhappy with the fact that the drama was considered as an insult to the history of Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
13:28 GMT
Yousra is out of the spotlight and nowhere to be seen. What could be making her hide?
The U.S. State Department confirmed two American citizens fighting for the IDF were killed in Gaza (File/AFP)
13:04 GMT
Two American-Israelis were killed during the Jewish state's ground offensive in Gaza, bringing the IDF death toll up to 18.
Wafaa Amer loves her country so much that she's giving her entire new show's earnings to the Egypt Fund! (Image: Facebook)
12:03 GMT
Wafaa Amer loves her country so much that she's giving her entire new show's earnings to the Egypt Fund!
France's government banned pro-Palestine protests earlier in the week, sparking outrage across the country (File/AFP)
11:41 GMT
Concern is mounting in France after pro-Gaza demonstrations turned violent and Jewish owned businesses were burned and looted overnight.
Fighting resumed Sunday after ceasefire efforts failed. (AFP/File)
11:28 GMT
Clashes between rival militias has killed 47 people in the past 24 hours.
Dr Mads Gilbert who volunteers in Gaza is helping to bring international attention to the crisis.
11:27 GMT
In an open letter, a Norwegian surgeon who volunteers at a hospital in Gaza, Dr Mads Gilbert, has invited US President Barack Obama to spend a night in Al Shifa’a Hospital in Gaza to see the catastrophic consequences of ruthless and hateful Israeli assaults.
Yep, we're afraid Haifa wins the age race ladies! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:14 GMT
Celebs try to be as unique, original and different from one another as they can, but what do Haifa Wehbe, Ahlam and Asala Nasri all have in common?
Shabbir Bahai Fakhr Al Deen was rewarded with a gift from Dubai's police for his honesty (File/Shutterstock)
10:47 GMT
A man in Dubai was praised by police for returning a bag of 50,000 Saudi riyals ($13,330) he found. Looks like it pays to be kind and honest!
A missile is launched by an "Iron Dome" battery, a missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod on July 18, 2014. [AFP]
10:45 GMT
A heavy barrage of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip set off sirens throughout Israel on Monday morning, including in the Tel Aviv and Jerusalem areas.
Iran and the P5 + 1 are currently engaged in talks to achieve a permanent nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
10:40 GMT
A new report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran has complied with the interim nuclear accord.
Fear is growing of a mass humanitarian crisis if ISIS militants cut water supplies across Iraq (File/AFP)
10:02 GMT
Militants from radical group ISIS have taken control of key facilities along the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in Iraq, with the threat of cutting water supplies to the Shia population, south of the country.
According to Freedom House, "free" countries outnumber "not free" countries.
09:45 GMT
Many areas of the world, especially the Middle East, seem embroiled in conflict. But if we look back at history we have to admit the world has made progress.
Israeli soldiers hold positions at an army deployment near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 21, 2014, after militants from Gaza infiltrated southern Israel through two tunnels. [AFP]
09:02 GMT
Hamas' military wing said Monday that a group of its' fighters infiltrated southern Israel from a tunnel in the northern Gaza Strip.
Haifa believes what her ex-hubby tells her about the Muslim Brotherhood! (Image: Facebook)
08:59 GMT
Haifa Wehbe puts rumors to rest and tells us whether her ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima left her because of pressure from the Muslim Brotherhood.
Nicolas Maduro called Israel's operation in Gaza "a massacred Palestine" (File/AFP)
08:59 GMT
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro called Israeli operations in the Gaza Strip an "extermination" and urged the UN to take action against the Jewish state.
World first invisible Qur’an displayed at Tehran Qur’an exhibit. [Shutterstock]
08:30 GMT
A copy of the Holy Qur’an written with invisible ink has been showcased at the 22nd International Holy Qur’an Exhibition in Tehran.
Militants in ISIS demanded Christian residents convert to Islam, pay a tax, or be killed. (AFP/File)
08:25 GMT
An ultimatum issued by ISIS militants is causing Mosul's Christians to flee by the hundreds.
Waad is in a state of shock following the death of her brother. (Image: Facebook)
08:20 GMT
Saudi singer Waad has sadly announced the death of her brother.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas meets  with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon in the capital Doha, on July 20, 2014, to discuss a ceasefire for the war raging in Gaza. [AFP]
08:02 GMT
The UN Security Council has expressed “serious concern” over the rising number of civilian fatalities in the Gaza Strip, calling for an immediate end to the conflict.
Riot police kept protestors from approaching the Israeli embassy (AFP/File)
07:49 GMT
Hundreds of people gathered near the Israeli embassy in Amman to voice their support for Palestinians in Gaza.
An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated from near the Israeli border with Gaza Strip on July 21, 2014, following heavy fights between Israeli soldiers to Palestinian militants. [AFP]
07:48 GMT
The IDF announced on Sunday evening that 13 Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade were killed since Saturday night in fighting in Gaza, bringing the total number of military fatalities in Operation Protective Edge to 18.
Fighters from the ruling Hamas movment run as smoke rises during an ongoing Israeli military offensive on the Shejaiya neighborhood between Gaza City and the Israeli border, which has left more than 50 people dead in a blistering bombardment which began overnight, medics said on July 20, 2014. [AFP]
07:33 GMT
The Hamas-affiliated al-Qassam Brigades said on Sunday night that it had captured an Israeli soldier, the first since the release of Gilad Shalit in 2011.
Egyptian army soldiers inspect the site of an attack in which 21 border guards where killed in al-Wadi al-Gadid, close to the El-Farafrah oasis, in the western desert, some 630 kms west of Cairo, near the frontier with Libya. (AFP / STR)
07:23 GMT
Egyptian army soldiers inspect the site of an attack in which 21 border guards where killed in al-Wadi al-Gadid
Nasrallah promised his support to the resistance in Gaza during a late-night phone call with Khaled Mashaal. (AFP/File)
06:47 GMT
Hezbollah chief Hasan Nasrallah has vowed to support the resistance in Gaza.
A screaming Palestinian child is treated at al-Shifa hospital after Israeli forces shelled her home in Gaza City on July 18, 2014 (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
06:04 GMT
What do ISIS and Hamas have in common; Did Hamas ever really know about the Egyptian cease-fire proposal; Clearing up misconceptions on Palestine; How Israelis and Palestinians can use the cessation of Gaza violence to push for peace.
More than 100 Palestinians and 18 Israelis were killed from fighting in Gaza on Sunday alone (Jack Guez/AFP)
05:00 GMT
U.S. President Barack Obama called on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to go to Cairo to meet with regional leaders on the crisis in Gaza after over 100 civilians were killed from fighting Sunday. Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting Sunday evening as well.
Protests against Israel's campaign in Gaza were held worldwide in city centers across the globe (Joe Klamar/AFP)
05:00 GMT
A teenage demonstrator in Kashmir was shot dead by police Saturday during a protest for Gaza.
Other powerhouses in Dubai also crashed.
04:55 GMT
Arabtec was suspended from trade on Thursday due to ambiguity on share ownership by Aabar Investments.
The number of jobless Jordanians is expected to reach 400,000 in 2030 if the unemployment rate continues at its last year’s rate of 12.6 per cent
04:55 GMT
The official figures showed that unemployment among males who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher reached 20.8 per cent, while among university graduate females it was nearly 82 per cent.
Tim Clark, president of Dubai’s Emirates, the world’s largest international airline by number of passengers, said domestic regulators worldwide may decide to be more involved in giving their carriers guidance on where it is safe to fly.
04:55 GMT
The head of one of the world’s largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner,
Nevertheless, Saudi continues to play the role of an emergency supplier and changes in its exports could be explained by changes in Chinese imports.
04:55 GMT
Although imports from GCC rebounded in May 2014, their pace is still below that of fuel imports, and therefore the GCC keeps losing share.
FBME was originally established in Cyprus in 1982 as a subsidiary of the Federal Bank of Lebanon SAL.
03:18 GMT
“The Central Bank of Cyprus announces that, under the powers conferred to it by the relevant legislation, [it] has taken over, as of today, the management of the operations of the branch of FBME Bank Ltd. in Cyprus."
Now with crude output in the country growing rapidly and the US emerging as the world's top producer, there seems growing emphasis in Washington on controlling the newly found resource
03:10 GMT
For years, rather decades, the US has been discouraging the very concept of resource nationalism, insisting instead to let free market forces control the global energy dynamics.
The report also stated that the ministry is finding it difficult to employ experienced expatriates due to the low salaries being offered to them.
03:00 GMT
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has criticized the Saudization scheme of replacing expatriate employees with Saudi nationals, which has resulted in a shortage of experts in many positions.
In addition to six greenfield economic cities, efforts are being made to uplift cities such as Makkah toward Smart City status.
02:51 GMT
Saudi Arabia is all abuzz with excitement about ‘Smart Cities’ with social and technological factors converging to make the Kingdom ready for wide-spread Smart City developments.
Formula One: Rosberg coasts to first German Grand Prix win
02:39 GMT
Nico Rosberg completed a memorable week for himself and his nation on Sunday when he cruised to his first win in his home German Grand Prix.