GFH reports net profit of US $45.1 million

GFH Financial Group B.S.C (“GFH” or “the Group”) (Bahrain Bourse: GFH) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended 31 December 2020 (“the year”).The Group reported net profit attributable to shareholders of US$…

Eurogroup ministers discuss int’l role of euro

/ 6 / tanks loaded with medical oxygen coming from Kuwait entered the country

Gulf Air resumes direct flights to Colombo on February 15

Investcorp acquires five US suburban multifamily properties for approximately $330 million


Algeria leader dissolves lower parliament house, calls snap vote

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has signed a decree to dissolve the lower house of parliament, paving the way for early legislative elections.”We will make a change by giving a new life to the bodies of the state and parliament that will be the…

US backs “constructive” efforts to reach deal on Ethiopia’s dam

G7 leaders agree on unified plan for post-coronavirus phase


Al-Maliki appreciates, during his meeting with the Kuwaiti Ambassador, the positions of the brothers in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries towards Iraq

Head of the State of Law Coalition, Nouri Al-Maliki, appreciated the positions of the brothers in the Gulf Cooperation Council states towards Iraq in general and Kuwait in particular.A statement by Al-Maliki’s office stated that the head of the State …

Algerian pres. dissolves parl’t

Ambassador Bahr Al-Ulum: The government has made great efforts to facilitate the safe return of the displaced people through a set of measures and procedures

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Italy Marks Anniversary of First Confirmed Locally Transmitted COVID-19 Infections in West

It was one year ago that Italy became the first country outside of Asia to confirm locally transmitted coronavirus infections.On February 20, 2020, Italy confirmed its first COVID-19 infection in a 38-year-old man from Codogno. Hours later, a 77-year…


IAEA, Iran agree to three-month deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General, Rafael Grossi announced Sunday “a temporary bilateral technical understanding” that will mitigate the impact of Iran’s withdrawal from the protocol, and give the IAEA confidence that it ca…


Iraq is the fifth in the world and the second in the Arab world with the largest oil reserves for the current year

Iraq ranked fifth in the world and second in the Arab world in terms of the most countries possessing oil reserves for the year 2021, according to the GFP global classification institution.In a report for the year 2021, the Corporation stated that: Ira…

Health Care

Mauritania confirms 12 COVID-19 infections

Mauritania’s health ministry reported on Sunday 12 Coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours.In a statement, the ministry said infections reached in total 17,095 cases, while the death toll reached 434.Also, 11 people are in the intensive care unit…

Health Care

UK: 215 deaths, almost 10,000 COVID-19 cases

UK on Sunday recorded 215 deaths related to COVID-19 in recent 24-hours putting the total at 120,580 deaths.A press statement by UK’s Health Ministry said 9,834 new cases of the virus have been recorded, confirming that the total number of cases recor…

Health Care

8 Gas Tankers Enter To Basra Coming From Kuwait

The Border Ports Authority announced the entry of 8 tankers of gas to Basra coming from Kuwait.The authority’s statement stated that liquid medical oxygen gas, nitrogen and carbon dioxide were entered by (8) tanks of 160 tons coming from the State of K…


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