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Jordan wants to attract $41 billion in private investment in ten years € - 06/07/2022

JORDAN. Jordan is embarking on a development plan with the main objective of attracting $41bn of private funds in ten years to double its growth and solve its unemployment problem.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan to continue lowering interest rates despite soaring inflation - 06/07/2022

TURKEY. The Turkish president reaffirmed his intention to continue his low interest rate strategy, despite inflation reaching 73.5% of GDP in May 2022.

The European Commission grants €18.4 billion to France's cohesion policy - 06/07/2022

FRANCE. The European Commission has adopted a partnership agreement with France setting out the Member State's strategy for investment under cohesion policy for the period 2021-2027.

Egypt accounts for 25% of hotel development projects on the African continent - 06/02/2022

Egypt and Morocco occupy the top two spots in W Hospitality Group's survey of hotel development projects on the African continent. NORTH AFRICA. A...

Croatia to become 20th member state to adopt the euro € - 06/02/2022

CROATIA. On the twentieth anniversary of the euro as a physical currency, the euro area will welcome its twentieth member with Croatia on 1 January 2023.

Eight candidates confirmed to host the headquarters of the African Medicines Agency - 06/02/2022

AFRICA. Eight countries have been officially confirmed as candidates for the permanent headquarters of the African Medicines Agency. Half are Mediterranean

Council of the European Union extends sanctions against Syrian regime for another year - 06/01/2022

SYRIA / EU. The restrictive measures against 359 persons or entities close to the Syrian regime imposed by the Council of the European Union are extended for a year as the repression of the civilian population continues.

North Macedonian SMEs to benefit from €4m green loans - 06/01/2022

NORTHERN MACEDONIA. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has granted a €4m credit line to Stopanska Banka.

Nabih Berri re-elected for a seventh term as Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament - 05/31/2022

LEBANON. At eighty-four years old, the Shiite Nabih Berri is re-elected, for a seventh mandate, president of the Lebanese Parliament. A position he has held since 1992.

Turkey to launch offensive in Syria to keep YPG Kurds away from its southern border € - 05/31/2022

TURKEY / SYRIA. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to resume fighting in Syria to push the Kurdish YPG in northern Syria 30 km from its southern border.

BpiFrance anchors in Casablanca to better establish its brand € - 05/31/2022

MOROCCO / FRANCE. BpiFrance wants to inspire and connect French and African companies during a forum "Inspire & Connect" in Casablanca in July 2022.

Spain's EDPR and France's Lhyfe sign renewable hydrogen deal - 05/25/2022

SPAIN / FRANCE. EDP Renewables, the world's fourth largest wind energy producer, and Lhyfe, a pioneer in the production of green renewable hydrogen, sign an industrial agreement.

Abdelmadjid Tebboune dismisses the governor of the central bank of Algeria - 05/25/2022

ALGERIA. Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune decided on Monday 23 May 2022 to dismiss Rosthom Fadli, Governor of the Bank of Algeria

Tensions between Turkey and Greece lead to a breakdown in dialogue € - 05/25/2022

TURKEY / GREECE. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has decided not to speak to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis after he asked the Americans not to deliver F-16s to Turkey.

The UGTT union engages in an arm wrestling match with Tunisian president Kaïs Saïed € - 05/25/2022

TUNISIA. Ten months after assuming full powers, the Tunisian president Kaïs Saïed is struggling to gather people around his project of a new constitution, while legislative elections are scheduled for December 2022 and a new form of voting must be defined.
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