Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP)
Source: Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) |

APICORP: Middle East and North Africa (MENA) energy investments to exceed USD805 bn over next five years

MENA can emerge as a major blue and green hydrogen-exporting region thanks to low-cost gas resources and strong renewable energy progress

APICORP’s (www.APICORP.org), latest MENA energy investment outlook sees a modest USD13 bn rise in committed and planned energy investment compared to previous year’s outlook; Renewables claim a significant share of almost 40% the estimated USD250 bn in power sector investments; Committed Gas investments projected to fall by USD9.5 bn to USD75 billion after…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon’s Ramadan food photography campaign to help educate children in Uganda and Iraq

‘Food for Cause’ campaign – 21st April to 21st May 2021

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) is supporting philanthropic organization Dubai Cares this Ramadan to help give children in Africa and the Middle East access to life-changing education opportunities. For every food photo submitted to Canon’s ‘Food for Cause’ campaign, the global imaging specialists will donate US$1 towards two Dubai Cares’ programmes - Girls in Crisis in Uganda and Recovery and Resilience in…

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (1)
    • Qatar to host FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ draw on 27 April - © Getty Images
  • All (1)
Source: Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) |

Qatar to host FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ draw on 27 April

The tournament will be contested by 23 Arab nations

Qatar will host the draw for the FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ (www.FIFA.com) at Katara Opera House on Tuesday, 27 April at 21:00 local time. The tournament will be contested by 23 Arab nations. The draw will be attended by a limited number of officials, in line with Qatar’s COVID-19 protocols.…

Source: Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) |

Watch FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw live

The 16-nation tournament will feature four groups followed by a knockout stage

The countdown towards the historic FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ (www.FIFA.com) will reach an important milestone today (Tuesday 27 April) when the draw takes place, and you can watch the event as it happens. Click on the above link to watch the draw, which will take place at 21:00 local…

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (3)
    • Excitement mounts ahead of FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw (1)
    • Excitement mounts ahead of FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw (2)
    • Excitement mounts ahead of FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw (3)
  • All (3)
Source: Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) |

Excitement mounts ahead of FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw

The FIFA Arab Cup™ is seen as an important opportunity to test operations and facilities ahead of Qatar 2022

Ahead of the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ (www.FIFA.com) draw on Tuesday, 27 April (21:00 local time), the qualifying matches for the tournament have been decided. Of the 23 nations involved, the 14 lowest-ranked teams according to the April edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men's World Ranking (https://fifa.fans/3sVOCXB) will participate in single-leg play-offs…

Source: International Criminal Court (ICC) |

Statement of ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, on the occasion of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”) serves as an important legal instrument in the fight against impunity for atrocity crimes

On the occasion of this year’s Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, I join the calls for a world free of violence against women and children. Women and girls around the world continue to be the victims of unspeakable crimes, from sexual and gender-based violence to harassment, human…

National Aviation Services (NAS)
Source: National Aviation Services (NAS) |

Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) Entrusts National Aviation Services (NAS) with Comprehensive Passenger Handling Services at Baghdad International Airport

NAS will extend its expertise and resources at the Babylon and Samara passenger terminals as well as the international transit halls

The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has entrusted National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero), a leading aviation services provider across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, to upgrade and operate passenger-handling services and processes at the Baghdad International Airport. NAS will extend its expertise and resources at the Babylon and…

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP)
Source: Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) |

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP): Planned gas investments in MENA jump by 29% compared to last year despite historic global gas demand shock

The impact of COVID-19 will accelerate the industrial share of domestic gas demand and petrochemicals demand in MENA

MENA committed gas investments hold steady while planned gas investments reach USD126 bn, a 29% increase compared to last year; The impact of COVID-19 will accelerate the industrial share of domestic gas demand and petrochemicals demand in MENA; The share of government investments in committed and planned gas projects (92%)…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), UN in Egypt launch Response Plans to Support Refugees and Asylum-Seekers

Targeted sectors for interventions include education, protection, health, basic needs, cash assistance, livelihoods, and food security

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the launch of the Egypt Chapter in the Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan 2020 – 2021 in response to the Syria Crisis (3RP) and the Egypt Response Plan for Refugees and Asylum-seekers from Sub-Saharan Africa, Iraq and Yemen 2020 – 2021 (ERP) on 5…

Siemens AG
Source: Siemens AG |

Middle East and Africa (MEA) Energy Week conference draws world-class lineup to advance energy transformation agenda

Siemens Energy & partners are holding a major Middle East and Africa-focused virtual conference

3-day virtual conference entitled ‘Shaping the Energy of Tomorrow; attracted significant, high-level speaker participation; event partners include DIHK, Ghorfa, GMIS and Masdar Download Energy Week Agenda: https://bit.ly/2I1Z125 Siemens Energy (www.Siemens-Energy.com) & partners are holding a major Middle East and Africa-focused virtual conference, entitled ‘Shaping the Energy of Tomorrow’, from October 19 – 21, 2020, to drive forward the sustainability and decarbonization agenda at a defining moment in the…