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Rising tide of anti-Semitism, claims EU report

More than one in three European Jews have considered emigrating over the past five years because they no longer feel safe amid a surge in anti-Semitism, a European Union study showed on Monday. The survey in 12 countries that are home to 96 percent of European Jews showed widespread malaise …

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Yemeni government rejects UN control of Hodeidah

Yemen’s Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a U.N. role in Hodeidah’s seaport, a lifeline for millions of people during the country’s war, but not a long-term presence in the city itself, Foreign Minister Khalid al Yamani said on Monday. Mediator Martin Griffiths, who opened United Nations-sponsored peace talks between …

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Dubai Cares delegation reaches Kenya

A Dubai Cares delegation, led by Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has visited Kenya to monitor and evaluate the implementation of its “Transforming Students Learning and Teacher Professional Development through ICT” programme, launched in 2014. The programme, …

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DP World acquires major north European integrated logistics company

Global trade enabler DP World today announced the successful closing of the acquisition of 100% of the Unifeeder Group (Unifeeder), an integrated logistics company with the largest and best-connected feeder and growing shortsea network in Northern Europe with connectivity to approximately100 ports. Unifeeder operates the largest and most densely connected …

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OPEC trying to cut production, waitng for Russia

OPEC tentatively agreed an oil-output cut on Thursday but was waiting to hear from non-OPEC heavyweight Russia before deciding the exact volumes for a production reduction aimed at propping up crude prices, two sources from the group said. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak flew home from Vienna earlier for talks …

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India gets around Iran oil sanctions with rupee

India will import crude oil from Iran using a rupee-based payment mechanism, an industry source involved in discussions told Reuters on Thursday, adding that 50 percent of those payments will be used for exporting items to Tehran. India’s state-owned UCO Bank is expected to announce the payment mechanism in the …

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South Korea awards UAE defence minister

The government of South Korea has awarded the UAE Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, the Order of National Security Merit, awarded for outstanding meritorious services in the interest of national security. Al Bowardi, who is currently on an official visit to Seoul, received the …

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MBS now in Mauritania after G20 summit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived on Sunday in Mauritania, resuming a tour of Arab countries after attending the G20 summit in Argentina. Saudi state TV showed footage of the crown prince’s plane arriving in Nouakchott. Before attending the G20 summit, he visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt …

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South Africa to invest in Sudanese oil sector

South Africa will invest $1 billion in South Sudan’s oil sector, including in the construction of a refinery, the South African minister for energy and his South Sudanese counterpart for petroleum said on Friday. South Sudan’s oil industry is dominated by Asian firms including China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Malaysia’s …

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No more weapons for Saudi Arabia, says Denmark

Denmark has suspended future approvals of weapons and military equipment exports to Saudi Arabia in response to the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist and the kingdom’s role in the conflict in Yemen, the Danish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Germany has already suspended issuing future weapons export licenses and …

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Macron in UAE to discuss bilateral relations

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has emphasised that the UAE and France are partners in the fight against extremism and terrorism, support values of tolerance, promote dialogue, interaction and coexistence among peoples, civilisations …

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Syria talks slotted for November 28-29

Russia, Turkey, and Iran will hold the next round of talks on Syria on Nov. 28-29 in Kazakhstan, Kazakh foreign minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday. Delegations of the Damascus government and the Syrian rebels are also set to attend, Abdrakhmanov told reporters. Source: Reuters

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Germany bars Khashoggi suspects from entry

Germany has issued entry bans for 18 Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh’s Istanbul consulate, effectively banning them from the European Union’s passport-free Schengen zone. Monday’s move represents a sharpening of the position of Germany, which last month imposed a ban on …

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