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Spain king ‘new start’ with Morocco after tensions

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Spain’s king said he wants relations with Morocco restored after a nine-month disruption over the Western Sahara conflict and immigration issues. King Felipe VI on Monday chaired an annual reception to honour members of the diplomatic corps accredited in Spain. The ceremony was marked by the absence of the Moroccan ambassador, Karima Benyaich, recalled by Rabat on 18 May 2021 for “consultations”. Morocco was still mentioned in the royal speech, with the king calling for a new start with Rabat. “With Morocco, our respective governments have agreed to jointly redefine a relationship for the 21st…

Morocco plans $220m package to help Covid-hit tourism sector

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Morocco will provide 2 billion dirhams ($220 million) in aid to help tourism businesses and workers cope with Covid-19 restrictions, the tourism ministry said on Tuesday. Morocco has kept its borders shut since late November and reinforced its vaccine pass requirements in response to the Omicron coronavirus variant. The aid package includes 1 billion dirhams to help hotels renovate and stay afloat after a 22-month-long crisis, and a 2,000 dirham monthly payment in the first quarter of this year to affected workers, the ministry said in a statement. Other measures include loan payment deferrals…

‫ VS Partners تشارك في عملية استحواذ على «دوبونت للتقنيات النظيفة» لتوسيع حافظة استثماراتها العالمية

هونغ كونغ، 18 يناير 2022 / PRNewswire / — في 31 ديسمبر 2021، أتمّ تحالف دولي (كونسورتيوم) بنجاح عملية استحواذ على شركة “دوبونت للتقنيات النظيفة” التابعة لشركة دوبونت دي نيمور(“ DuPont”) ، وهي شركة عالمية رائدة في توفير حلول التقنيات النظيفة. وقد شاركت VS Partners في هذا التحالف الدولي بوصفها الشركة المسؤولة عن تخصيص الأصول […]

VS Partners invested in the acquisition of DuPont Clean Technologies, expanding global impact investing portfolio

HONG KONG, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On December 31, 2021, an international consortium (“Consortium”) successfully completed the acquisition of the cleantech business of DuPont de Nemours, Inc., (“DuPont”), the world’s leading cleantech provider. VS Partners participated as the only asset allocator in the Consortium through a fund managed by Asia Green Fund (“AGF”), a leading […]

Taconic Biosciences Adds New Humanized Immune System (HIS) Model to Its Portfolio For Immuno-Oncology Research

New huNOG-EXL EA Model Extends Study Windows Significantly RENSSELAER, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, announces the launch of the huNOG-EXL EA (Early Access) humanized immune system (HIS) mouse. This product expands Taconic’s widely used HIS portfolio. huNOG-EXL EA significantly lengthens the […]

‫تقرير غارتنر يذكر شركة فار آي في دليل السوق 2021 لتوجيه وجدولة السيارات وتقنيات الميل الأخير للمرة الرابعة على التوالي

شيكاغو، 18 كانون الثاني/يناير 2022 / PRNewswire/ — فار آيكُرمت شركة فار آي، وهي منصة عالمية للبرمجيات كخدمة تحول خدمات الميل الأخير من العمليات اللوجستية، كبائع ممثل  في تقرير غارتنر لدليل السوق لتوجيه وجدولة السيارات وتقنيات الميل الأخير 2021. وهذه هي المرة  الرابعة التي يتم فيها ذكر شركة فار آي في دليل السوق هذا ذي […]

Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone, across every device

Legendary games, immersive interactive entertainment and publishing expertise accelerate growth in Microsoft’s Gaming business across mobile, PC, console and cloud.  REDMOND, Wash. and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — With three billion people actively playing games today, and fueled by a new generation steeped in the joys of interactive entertainment, gaming is now the […]

WATCH: Israeli song mocks UAE normalisation

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A satirical song criticising Israeli-UAE normalisation has caused a stir in the Middle East this week, Israeli daily Haaretz has reported. The song “Dubai, Dubai”, performed in Arabic by Israeli comedienne and activist Noam Shuster-Eliassi, blasts the controversial normalisation deal between Israel and the UAE. It was quickly picked up by Arab media outlets, including pan-Arab Al-Quds Al-Arabi and Al Jazeera, while many took to social media platforms to share the song after it aired last week on an Israeli TV station. Shuster-Eliassi, who speaks Arabic fluently and often posts on social media …