Thursday, 13 Aug 2020

Day: July 7, 2020

Hyperloop Language Passes in House as Part of Moving Forward Act

Bipartisan Support Accelerates Hyperloop Industry in the US and Assigns NETT Council to Establish Regulatory Framework over the Next Six Months WASHINGTON, July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, passed the US House of Representatives, with multiple provisions moving the hyperloop industry forward at a rapid pace within the United […]

منحة مشتقات البترول السعودية لمحافظة المهرة اليمنية تدخل سنتها الثالثة

المهرة، اليمن، 7 تموز/يوليو، 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — سلم البرنامج السعودي لتنمية وإعمار اليمن أحدث دفعة من تسليمات منحة البترول السعودية التي بدأت في العام 2018، التي اشتملت على 4,800 طن من الديزل ووصلت ميناء نشطون في محافظة المهرة اليمني يوم الأحد المنصرم. وقد ساعدت المنحة البترولية السعودية على زيادة قدرة توليد الكهرباء […]

US Leads World in Coronavirus Cases, Deaths

The death toll in the United States from the COVID-19 pandemic rose above 130,000 people Monday, according to data compiled by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world not only in terms of coronavirus deaths but total number of confirmed cases, with 2.9 million.  The nation has reported over 50,000 new daily confirmed […]

RAHI MEETS ‘STRONG REPUBLIC’ DELEGATION, SAUDI AMBASSADOR

Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Beshara Rahi met Tuesday in Dimane with a delegation of the “Strong Republic” parliamentary bloc, comprising MPs Shawki Daccache, Ziad Hawwat and Joseph Isaac.   Speaking to reporters following the meeting, Daccache indicated that the delegation presented the Patriarch with an invitation to chair the mass service commemorating the Lebanese Forces’ martyrs. […]

ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS WARN ANNEXATION WILL IGNITE CONFLICT, FEED EXTREMISM

Arab foreign ministers today warned that Israel’s illegal annexation move would ignite the conflict and feed extremism. Speaking during a virtual meeting hosted by Jordan, the ministers reiterated their rejection of Israel’s illegal impending move to apply sovereignty over, or in other words to annex, the Jordan Valley and the illegal colonial settlements in the […]

Iraqi Citizens Are Allowed To Enter Jordan For The Purpose Of Treatment

Amman, Jordan allowed citizens of 12 countries, including Iraq, to enter the Kingdom to receive medical treatment in its private hospitals, for the first time in months due to the outbreak of the new Coronavirus. The countries whose citizens are allowed to enter Jordan for the purposes of treatment in addition to Iraq are Saudi […]

OPEC Oil Prices Rise

Baghdad, The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC announced today, Tuesday, the increase in the daily OPEC basket price by 61 cents per barrel. The organization said in a statement that: the price of the OPEC basket increased by 61 cents to reach 43.54 dollars a barrel. The organization added, “The price rose from the […]

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from His British Counterpart

Riyadh, Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, received a phone call today from his British counterpart Dominic Raab. During the call, they reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in various fields, in addition to discussing the latest developments in the region, and a number […]

Asian Markets Fall

Tokyo, Markets were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq composite to another record high. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.4% to finish at 22,614.69 and South Korea’s Kospi lost early gains to decline nearly […]

Bahrain Bourse Rises

Manama, Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,280.75 points marking an increase of 3.59 points above the previous closing, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported. This increase was due to the rise in the Commercial Banks Sector and Investment Sector. Bahrain lslamic Index has closed at 606.87 points marking an increase of 5.79 points above the previous closing. Results indicated that 89 equity transactions took place with a volume of 7,260,325 worth BD 747,215. Results also indicated that one REIT transaction took place with […]