• Jordan

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 5:15:39 AM

Jordan Hosts Forum Discussing the Future of the Digital Economy in OIC Countries

The “Invest in Digital Economy” forum was launched in the Jordanian capital to discuss laying the institutional foundations for the future of the digital economy in Jordan and the countries under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Under the title “Amman, the Capital of Digital Economy,” the two-day forum is hosted by the Jordan Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Islamic Chambe...

  • Morocco

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 4:45:56 AM

Moroccans Grumble as Gas Cylinder Price Rises Demanding Serious Solutions

A decision by the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance to increase the price of butane gas cylinders has sparked a public outcry in this North African nation, where the citizens were already complaining about price hikes. In a statement, the ministry announced that the price increase decision was effective as of Monday. “As part of a program to reduce direct subsidies, from which 3.6 million f...

  • Sudan

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 5:35:33 AM

Prices of Goods and Services in Sudanese Markets Continuously Soar

The markets in war-torn Sudan have been witnessing continuous price hikes on all consumer commodities and public services, especially transportation, exacerbating pressures on the citizens and negatively affecting local trade, as the fighting between the army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) enters its second year. Traders attribute the situation to the scarcity of commodities as stocks were dep...

  • Yemen

  • Monday, May 20, 2024 at 5:31:58 AM

Lack of Resources Overshadows Education in Yemen’s Abyan Governate

Elementary school students in Lawdar district, in the Yemeni province of Abyan, are facing difficulties due to a lack of school buildings and facilities, forcing teachers to give their lessons in the open, under the trees, in difficult conditions. Aly al-Yafei, Director of Lawdar Education Department, complains about the reality of education in the war-torn country in general, and the lack of gove...

  • Yemen

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 12:12:24 PM

Houthi Red Sea Attacks Reignite Bread Price Crisis in Yemen

A supply chain crisis arising from the Houthi group’s targeting of maritime shipping lanes south of the Arabian Peninsula is causing an increase in the price of bread in Yemen, which has doubled in some areas to reach 70 Yemeni riyals per loaf. Amidst a shortage in flour in the country, which has been embroiled in a civil war between the internationally-recognised government and the Houthi group f...

Saudi Arabia Reopens Al-Ahsa Airport after Expansion to Serve One Million Passengers Annually

Under the presence and patronage of the Governor of the Saudi Eastern Region, Prince Saud bin Nayef, al-Ahsa Governor Prince Saud bin Talal, and several Saudi aviation officials, al-Ahsa International Airport was reopened following development and refurbishing works that increased its capacity to serve up to one million passengers every year. Mohammed al-Maghlouth, CEO of the Saudi Airports Holdin...