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AMEA Power Commissions 50MW Solar Power Plant in Jordan

The project was awarded following the second round of Jordan’s renewables feed-in-tariff (FiT) programme

AMEA Power (https://AMEAPower.com) announced the commissioning of its 50MW solar power plant in Jordan, the company’s second operational renewable energy power plant in the country. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the commercial operation date (COD) was officially achieved on September 1st 2021. Following the commercial commissioning of AMEA Power’s Abour wind…

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Ireland, France, and Russia secure a place in the Tokyo 2021 Olympic games following this weekend’s 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage

The Olympic repechage is the final part of the global qualifying process and features the best-placed eligible teams who missed out on automatic qualification

Twenty- two teams took to the field, but it was the Irish men’s team and French and Russian women’s’ teams that secured the winning tickets to Tokyo, following the three-day 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage that took place this weekend at the Stade Louis II in Monaco. The Olympic repechage…

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    • Players of France Men's National Team during day two of the World Rugby Sevens Repechage match between France and Jamaica on June 19, 2021 in Monaco
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France, Ireland, Russia and Samoa lead the way on day two of Olympic Repechage tournament

France set the pace in both the men’s and women’s Olympic Repechage tournament on a pulsating second day of action at Stade Louis II in Monaco

France, Hong Kong, Ireland and Samoa remain in contention in the men’s repechage while Argentina, Hong Kong, France, Kazakhstan and Russia are undefeated in the women’s tournament. France set the pace in both the men’s and women’s Olympic Repechage tournament on a pulsating second day of action at Stade Louis…

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP)
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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…

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National Aviation Services (NAS) Jordan to Operate and Manage Aqaba Air Cargo Terminal for another 20 Years

Aqaba with its strategic location and status as Jordan’s special economic zone is a regional hub for trade, tourism and culture

National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero), the leading airport services provider in the emerging markets has renewed its contract with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) and Aqaba Airports Company (AAC) to operate and manage Aqaba Air Cargo Terminal (AACT) for another 20 years. Aqaba with its strategic location and status as…

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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.…

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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…

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP)
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Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) extends a USD50million revolving construction facility to Yellow Door Energy to finance solar projects

Facility to be used for developing solar energy assets in key markets across the region including Jordan and Pakistan

Financing facility to YDE is in line with APICORP’s (www.APICORP.org) strategic drive to support energy diversification and access to sustainable power in MENA region; Facility to be used for developing solar energy assets in key markets across the region including Jordan and Pakistan; YDE currently has over 110 megawatts of…

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Leading Jordanian Bank Drives Digital Banking Growth with Temenos

The instant onboarding service and new mobile banking are expected to dramatically accelerate the bank’s customer base in Jordan

Jordan Ahli Bank goes live with Temenos Infinity to create new digital customer experiences and support instant onboarding; Rapid development and deployment completed remotely. Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, today announced that Jordan Ahli Bank (“Ahli Bank”) has gone live with cloud-native Temenos Infinity to rapidly develop…

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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…