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Morocco: Saudi National Could Face Torture if Forced to Return

Al Rabea was arrested at the request of Saudi Arabia and charged with “collaborating with a terrorist by assisting him with illegally exiting the Kingdom” of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian citizen Hassan Al Rabea, who was detained at Marrakesh airport in Morocco on his way to Türkiye on 14 January 2023, must not be returned to Saudi Arabia where he would be at real risk of torture and other human rights violations, Amnesty International said today. Al Rabea…

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Measuring Multidimensional Poverty: Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI), Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Organize Training for Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Staff

Over 40 staff from the various IsDB Group entities attended the training sessions

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) (https://IsDBInstitute.org), Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) jointly organized a training workshop on measuring multidimensional poverty. The workshop was designed to build the capacity of IsDB Group staff in producing data-driven research that supports evidence-based policymaking.…

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Shofha platform exclusively airs ‘Bahebak’ across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

‘Bahebak’ broke box office records in the MENA region, becoming the top-ranking film in the Middle East and dominating the big screen in Saudi Arabia

Shofha (https://Shofha.com), a video-on-demand mobile application and website platform by ArpuPlus, will exclusively air the Egyptian hit rom-com blockbuster ‘Bahebak’ starring Tamer Hosni, throughout the MENA region for the first time. ‘Bahebak’ broke box office records in the MENA region, becoming the top-ranking film in the Middle East and dominating…

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The Saudi Fund for Development highlights achievements in High-level African Forum on South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development in Uganda

The South-South and Triangular Cooperation is a global platform showcasing sustainable development solutions to deal with the challenges facing development projects in several countries

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) (www.SFD.gov.sa) participated in the second edition of the South-South and Triangular Cooperation, in Kampala, Uganda, from January 17 to 19. 2023, with a delegation headed by the Director of East and Southern Africa Operations Eng. Azzam Al-Barrak.   The forum was organized under the…

Source: Government of Lesotho |

Lesotho: Gulf Cooperation Council Pays Courtesy Call to His Majesty

Saudi Arabia is willing to help Lesotho build infrastructure projects

The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, also known as the Gulf Cooperation Council paid a courtesy call to his Majesty King Letsie III and the Prime minister, Mr Ntsokoane Samuel Matekane on Wednesday. In an interview with the Publication, the Minister of Foreign affairs and International…

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Saudi Arabia to Take Latest Giant LEAP into New World Economies with Multi-Sector Future Technology Event and AI-Focused DeepFest

The event will host over 700 billionaire investors, astronauts, technocrats, and sporting superstars turned tech investors across LEAP’s various stages housing 15 conferences

100,000-plus participants anticipated as world’s most visionary tech event gets even bigger with globe’s leading disruptors heading to Kingdom in February 2023; Billionaire investors, technocrats, tech integrators, and sporting royalty from 50 countries among stellar 700-plus talent line-up. After breaking a host of industry records during its 2022 launch, LEAP –…

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ICIEC Signs Cooperation MoU with Al Rajhi International Investment Co. to Synergise Co-ordination, Business Development and Project Implementation in the Vital Agricultural and Food Security Sectors

The MoU also aims to help boost agricultural production by focusing on developing agriculture technologies and farm management services to maximize productivity

The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) (http://ICIEC.IsDB.org) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al-Rajhi International Investment Company (RAII) of Saudi Arabia whereby the two parties would cooperate in synergizing coordination, business development and efficient implementation of projects in the vital agricultural and…

Source: High Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania Abuja, Nigeria |

Tanzania: His Excellency Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi at the 22nd World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit

He represented H. E. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania

On 28th November 2022, H. E. Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council addressed the 22nd World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He represented H. E. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.

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President of the Republic of Guinea meets with Saudi Fund for Development Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to discuss development projects in Guinea

Fifth phase of the Saudi Program for Well Drilling and Rural Development in Africa

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Guinea, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, today received the CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development (https://SFD.gov.sa), His Excellency Mr. Sultan Abdulrahman Al-Marshad, and his accompanying delegation in Conakry. The meeting was attended by His Excellency the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrean community festival in Jeddah concludes

The annual festival that was attended by a number of nationals featured seminar on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments

The three-day Eritrean community in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, concludes on 11 November with patriotic zeal. The annual festival that was attended by a number of nationals featured seminar on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments, exhibition, entertainment programs, sports competitions as well as cultural programs and children’s…