Egypt's Sisi appoint military officer as new transport minster – Middle East Monitor

Egypt's Sisi appoint military officer as new transport minster – Middle East Monitor

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi yesterday appointed a senior army officer as the country’s new transport minister, replacing his predecessor Hisham Arafat who resigned in February after the recent train crash in Cairo’s main station. Speaking to the military on the occasion of the “Martyrs’ Day” celebration, Sisi said that he had nominated Kamel Al-Wazir […]

Orange Opens Application for 9th Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East – Front Page Africa

Orange Opens Application for 9th Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East – Front Page Africa

MONROVIA – The 4th of March is the start of the registration of the 9th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. Until May 30, 2019, candidates have the opportunity to propose their project in the category “Orange Social Venture Prize” on http://entrepreneurclub.orange.com/en/. This prize, awarded by Orange, rewards […]

Rouhani seeks to shore up Iran's influence on Baghdad trip – Middle East Monitor

Rouhani seeks to shore up Iran's influence on Baghdad trip – Middle East Monitor

President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq this week is a strong message to the United States and its regional allies that Iran still dominates Baghdad, a key arena for rising tension between Washington and Tehran. The first Iranian presidential visit to Iraq since 2013 is also meant to signal to President Donald Trump’s administration that […]

Iran oil ministry denies mismanagement allegations from Ahmadinejad – Middle East Monitor

Iran oil ministry denies mismanagement allegations from Ahmadinejad – Middle East Monitor

Iran’s oil ministry said on Sunday that it had been receiving revenues from selling oil despite difficulties caused by US sanctions, denying allegations made by former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over government mismanagement in the energy sector. Ahmadinejad said in an interview with Shargh daily newspaper on Sunday that the government of President Hassan Rouhani had not […]

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