La Spezia - A fleet of the most modern warships, amphibious assault troopsand the invisible eyes of submarines and drones: this is how the Italian Navy defends Europe’s southern borders from the jihadist threat of ISIS and ensures the safety of navigation in the Central Mediterranean
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Copenhagen - The Scandinavian country, which was a key player in the international operation to remove and destroy Syria’s chemical arsenal in 2014, said it had been asked by the OPCW and the United States to contribute to the operation.
London - The ferry can carry 300 passengers and will operate on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The two-hour crossing is currently priced at around £50 for an adult return journey.
Genoa - Algerian Qatari Steel (AQS)has awarded the Genoese Paul Wurth group an order for the supply of engineering, equipment and technical services for the construction of one of the world’s largest gas-based direct reduced ironmaking (DRI) plant
Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla told Daily News Egypt that petroleum shipments worth $300m were received in May.
Paris - The transfer of the first-ever French Mistral helicopter carrier to Egypt was inaugurated in a celebration at the port of Toulouse in France on Thursday.
Rabat - Morocco’s Bank Al-Maghrib (central bank) and China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) signed, on Friday in Rabat, a memorandum of understanding.
Infrastructure, technology, healthcare services: the country is doubling down on these sectors
The infrastructure project is an ambitious one (€382 million largely financed by the African Development Bank, the Agence Française de Développement and the World Bank) as it seeks, by 2020, to build and upgrade 719 km of roads, mainly in Tunisia’s inland governorates.
Paris - “These messages do not allow in any way to say what may have caused smoke or fire on board the aircraft,” a spokesman for the agency said.
Tripoli - Italy’s foreign minister made a flying visit to Tripoli on Tuesday to meet Libya’s U.N.-backed unity government, pledging broad international support as the new administration tries to consolidate its presence.
Brussels - Three Libyan political leaders opposing the U.N.-backed unity government are from Friday subject to European Union’s economic sanctions, the EU official journal said. Fearful of derailing peace efforts, EU governments hesitated for months before agreeing in March to move on with restrictive measures
Copenhagen - The world’s third largest port operator APM Terminals said it will invest 758 million euros ($858.3 million) in a new transhipment terminal in Tangier, Morocco, that will be the first automated terminal in Africa. The new container terminal will have an annual capacity of five million 20-foot equivalent units (TEU)
Moscow - Russia will deliver 40 Mi-28NE attack helicopters to Algeria in line witha bilateral contract, Interfax news agency said on Friday, quoting a source in Russia’s arms exporting bodies. The Mi-28 helicopter, dubbed “Night Hunter” by the Russian military, is said by arms experts to be among the best in the world
Algiers - Militants attacked an Algerian gas plant operated by Norway’s Statoiland BP with rocket-propelled grenades on Friday, causing no casualties or damage but forcing the facility to be closed as a precaution. Algeria’s energy infrastructure is heavily protected by the army especially since 2013
Port Said - The launch of East Port Said harbour will take place on the third day of the Suez Canal Global Conference (SCGC), Chairman of Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Admiral Mohab Mamish said.
Tunis - A delegation from the International Monetary Fund will visit Tunisia on Thursday begin talks on a new credit programme likely to be worth at least $1.7 billion, a Tunisian official said. Tunisia is seeking to revive an economy that has struggled since the 2011 uprising that sparked the Arab Spring revolutions
Abu Dhabi - Traders shaken by mixed signals from Egypt * Egypt is world’s biggest importer.
Tripoli - A Libyan court has withdrawn the charges of smuggling of oil products brought last year against the crew of tanker vessel “Sunoil”, which included two Bulgarian nationals, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced on Friday
Genoa - The Public Prosecutor of Genoa has opened an investigation into the deathof a 39-year-old Tunisian on board the ferry “Excellent”, which plies the route between Tunis and the Ligurian capital, and which reached Genoa on Wednesday at about 6:30 PM