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Sudan official receives communique from Muscat governor

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Dr Abdulhamleem Ismael al Mutaafi, Wali of Khartoum in the Republic of Sudan, received a letter from Sayyid al Mutassim bin Hamoud al Busaidy, Minister of State and Governor of Muscat, dealing with an invitation for the Sudanese official to visit the Sultanate as well as the exchange of viewpoints between the two sides.

UAE's parliamentary relations with Uganda, OIC discussed

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) Abul Aziz Abdullah Al-Ghurair and Speaker Of Parliament Of Uganda Edward Ssekandi Kiwanuka discussed parliamentary relations and ways to further promote them at a meeting here in Kampala where the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Conference is being held.

Riyadh to hosts Gulf-Africa investment conf. in April

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
The Saudi capital, Riyadh, hosts on April 24 the Gulf-African Investment Conference with participation of senior officials from both sides as well as Four African presidents.

Saudi to host Gulf-Africa Investment Forum in April

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Saudi Arabia is to host the Gulf- Africa Investment Forum on April 24-25, Saudi Press Agency reported Saturday.

King to patronize Gulf-African investment conference

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz will patronize Gulf-African Investment Conference in Riyadh on April 24-25 to be organized by the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with The Gulf Research Center.

Regional M and A deal values down two-thirds, says Ernst and Young

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Mergers and Acquisitions (M and A) deals announced in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region dropped by 67 per cent in value to $34 billion in 2009 compared to deals worth $102 billion announced in 2008. According to Ernst and Young’s annual MENA M and A update, the number of announced deals dropped from 465 in 2008 to 353 in 2009, a decline of 24 per cent.

Kuwaiti PM meets Sudanese Vice President in New York

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Representative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, met late Thursday at the United Nations headquarters with Sudan's Vice President Ali Othman Mohammad Taha.

Vote may reignite Sudan war: Saud

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal expressed Saudi Arabia’s fears on Saturday that Sudan's upcoming referendum on the south's independence could reignite violence in the country rather than bring peace.

Saudi has big role in establishing afghan peace: Afghan FM

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul said Sunday that Saudi Arabia has a big role to play in establishing peace and stability in his country. 'The Afghan government will continue to demand Saudi support for this purpose,' he told reporters in Cairo.

Aramex eyes $100m acquisitions

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
The UAE-based courier firm Aramex is eyeing acquisitions in Africa and Asia, the company's chief executive said on Monday.

Kuwait praises Libyan procedures on human rights

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Kuwait hailed Libya's procedures related to human rights and called on the African country to continue its efforts to engage people with special needs with the society.

Relations with Kuwait 'historic, strong' -- Sudanese FM

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti affirmed here Thursday that relations with Kuwait are 'historic and strong' adding that Kuwait had always supported Sudan at all possible levels.

Al-Mahmoud holds talks with JEM delegation

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud and AU/UN joint mediator Djibril Bassole yesterday met the high-level delegation of Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), headed by vice-chairman Mohamed Bahr Ali Hamdeen.

Trade events focus on economic growth in Africa

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
The first week of December will see a highly anticipated meeting charting a new roadmap for trade ties between the GCC and Africa with the Council of Saudi Chambers and the UAE-based Gulf Research Centre jointly organising the Africa Investment Forum 2010 in Riyadh.

African imports flying GCC flags

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Bahrain and Qatar will likely continue their unprecedented success on the track at the Asian Games thanks largely to a raft of African imports now flying their respective flags.

Qatari Emir to receive Lebanese President today

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani will lead well-wishers today at the Doha International Airport to receive the Lebanese President Michel Suleiman who will be arriving for a two-day visit.

Kuwait to host first East Sudan donors conference

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Kuwait is to host a two-day donors and investors conference next month for the under-developed east of Sudan, scene of a decade-long rebellion by ethnic minority groups that ended with a 2006 peace deal, officials said yesterday.

Orascom sells Tunisian stake for $1.2 billion

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) and Princesse Holdings have agreed to acquire a 50 per cent stake in Orascom Telecom's Tunisian unit for US$1.2 billion (Dh4.4bn) in a deal that could help to speed along one of the biggest telecommunications mergers of recent years.

Qtel rating, outlook unaffected by 50% Tunisiana acquisition

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Qtel's acquisition of a 50% stake in Tunisiana will not affect its ratings and outlook, Standard and Poor's and Moody's have said.

Qatar and Egypt joint statement

Tue, 12/07/2010 - 12:27
Qatar and Egypt today agreed to consolidate cooperation and exchange expertise and official visits.
    

              
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