Arab Funds

Saudi Arabia, World Bank pledge $ 100 million to Global Tourism Fund

RIYAD: Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the World Bank, has pledged $ 100 million to establish the International Fund for Global Tourism, Ahmed Al-Khateeb, the Kingdom’s Minister of Tourism said during the opening speech of the Tourism Recovery Summit 2021 held in Riyadh. “This will be the first and only …

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US money funds racist Jewish supremacist settler gangs in Israel, helps fuel anti-Arab violence – RT Op-ed

The latest escalation in the fighting in Palestine / Israel has highlighted the Israeli government’s support for extremist Israeli settler groups, but new information now reveals that American charities are funding them as well. US President Joe Biden has provided consistent diplomatic support to Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government throughout its …

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QSE sets off 3 consecutive days of bullish trajectory

Domestic funds and local retail investors were seen as net buyers on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise closed in negative yesterday, ending three consecutive days of bullish trajectory.Foreigners continued to be net buyers but with less intensity even though the Qatar 20-stock index was 50 points or 0.46% lower …

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History is written as Israeli Arab Ra’am party joins Bennett-Lapid coalition

Surrounded by camera flashes at a luxury hotel in Ramat Gan, conservative Islamist leader Ra’am Mansour Abbas made history Wednesday night when he became the first Israeli Arab party leader in half a century to sign a deal to sit in a coalition government. “This is the first time that …

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Morris Kahn: Israel on the moon in 2024

Israel’s SpaceIL program is on track to launch a second spacecraft to the moon in mid-2024, said Morris Kahn, the 91-year-old entrepreneur who founded the program. Kahn, one of Israel’s most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists, spoke about his vision and achievements at Wednesday’s Global Investment Forum in Dubai, sponsored by …

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Islamist party leader says he will be “part of the coalition” as Lapid government deadline approaches – Election in Israel 2021

Joint List Chairman Mansour Abbas said on Tuesday he was “optimistic” about the chances of forming a new coalition, meeting with anti-Netanyahu bloc leaders in Kfar Maccabiah, central Israel. Asked by reporters whether his party would be part of the ruling coalition or sit in the opposition, Abbas said he …

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[Jeffrey D. Sachs] America, Human Rights, and Israel’s War on Palestine

Israel’s attempt to justify its latest brutal assault on Gaza rings hollow for anyone familiar with the events in Israel, where the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, backed by anti-Arab racists, has systematically, cruelly and consistently violated human rights fundamentals of the Arab population. Human Rights Watch, a global …

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Italy accepts decree to release EU stimulus funds

CAIRO: Workers dig and transport wheelbarrows loaded with sand to open a new well at a bustling archaeological site outside Cairo, while a handful of Egyptian archaeologists supervise from lawn chairs. The excavation sits at the foot of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, arguably the oldest pyramid in the world, …

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A deputy in appeal for the resumption of flights – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger KUWAIT CITY, May 29: MP Saad Al-Khanfour has called for the resumption of direct flights to and from countries where large numbers of Kuwaitis study, foremost Egypt and Jordan. He pointed out that Kuwaiti students are suffering financially and morally due to recent decisions, as …

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The number of female CEOs in the United States declined in 2020; the median wage has fallen by 2%

NEW YORK: Most women at the head of America’s biggest companies saw their wages increase in the past year, even as the pandemic has hammered the economy and many of their businesses. Despite these gains, however, the median salary of female entrepreneurs actually fell in 2020. Already a small group, …

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