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Day: March 7, 2020

B20 Saudi Arabia profiles first ever Action Council in concert with International Women’s Day

Council highlights three priority areas as part of B20 policy recommendations RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In concert with International Women’s Day, to be celebrated on Sunday 08 March, B20 Saudi Arabia, the official business voice of the G20 community, profiled several priorities for the Women in Business Action Council.  The Council, the […]

German coronavirus cases jump, economic nervousness rises

BERLIN, The number of coronavirus patients in Germany jumped to 684 on Saturday, with concern growing at the economic impact of the spreading epidemic on one of the world’s most trade-dependent economies, according to Reuters.The number of patients rec…

Tunisia buries officer slain in bombing near US Embassy

Tunis, Tunisia paid homage Saturday to a police officer killed and five others injured in a double suicide bombing outside the U.S. Embassy.No one has claimed responsibility for Friday’s attack, set off by two attackers on a motorcycle packed with expl…

Lebanon can’t pay debts, suspends March bond payment-PM

BEIRUT, Lebanon will not pay a $1.2 billion Eurobond due on March 9 as its foreign currency reserves have hit critical levels and are needed to meet the basic needs of the Lebanese people, Prime Minister Hassan Diab said on Saturday.In a televised addr…

Lebanon can’t pay debts, suspends March bond payment-PM

BEIRUT, Lebanon will not pay a $1.2 billion Eurobond due on March 9 as its foreign currency reserves have hit critical levels and are needed to meet the basic needs of the Lebanese people, Prime Minister Hassan Diab said on Saturday.In a televised addr…

Saudis’ Arrest of 2 Princes Called a Warning to Royal Family

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Two senior princes in Saudi Arabia are under arrest for not supporting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has consolidated control of all major levers of power with the support of his father, King Salman, two people clo…

Saudis’ Arrest of 2 Princes Called a Warning to Royal Family

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Two senior princes in Saudi Arabia are under arrest for not supporting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has consolidated control of all major levers of power with the support of his father, King Salman, two people clo…

Egypt confirms 33 new cases of coronavirus on Nile cruise ship

CAIRO, Egypt confirmed on Saturday 33 new cases of coronavirus on a cruise ship on the River Nile that officials said the previous day had been struck by the virus, the health minister said, according to Reuters.None of the cases were showing symptoms …