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US companies win $19bn contract to develop Egypt’s …

1 day ago · Egypt has signed an alliance with several American companies worth 3.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($19 billion) to develop the Tahrir Complex located in downtown Cairo. The Tahrir Complex, also known

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US companies provide high resolution images of Israel

"Previously, the Kyl-Bingaman Amendment prohibited US companies from providing imagery in this region at resolutions greater than 2 meters per pixel," Mapbox said. "This law was changed in 2020

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Norway’s wealth fund withdraws from Israel firms with ties

The fund said in a statement: "The companies were excluded based on advice from the Council on Ethics due to unacceptable risk that the companies contribute to systematic violations of individuals

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Listing companies to boycott over Israeli war crimes is a

The UN finally published its database this month listing companies which profit from Israel's brutal military occupation of the West Bank. This move was only made after years of unexplained delays

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Egypt announces signing investment contracts with 50

Egypt's Ambassador to Russia Ihab Nasr confirmed that 50 Russian companies have signed contracts to invest in the economic zone in eastern Egypt. These investments are mainly based in Port Said a

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Egypt companies sue Ethiopia over investments in Tigray

Egyptian companies have officially filed an international lawsuit against Ethiopia over what they described as the "damage to the industrial zone in the Tigray region and the disruption of work

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Lebanon politicians own most offshore companies in the

Lebanese politicians have been found to have the most offshore companies in the world, followed only by the UK and Iraq. After a leak of millions of confidential files, the International Consortium

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Manchester University divests from companies complicit …

Companies affected include Caterpillar, a long-standing supplier of heavy machinery used to demolish Palestinian homes and infrastructure by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF). Booking.com, meanwhile

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Front companies and Israel’s global terrorist network

A common tactic for intelligence agencies is the use of front companies. In books about Israeli spy agencies, the tactic is a frequent reappearance. Former Mossad officer Victor Ostrovsky's book

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Security companies owned by Israelis operating in Egypt

Egyptian activist Ismail Al-Iskandarani has released information about several companies owned by Israelis that are offering security services in Egypt. Al-Iskandarani said that the owners of the c

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Libya wants foreign oil companies to return – Middle East

September 29, 2021 at 1:12 pm. Shares. Libya's minister of oil and gas has said that his country wants foreign oil companies to return and help it to boost output, Bloomberg has reported. Mohamed

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Algeria groups boycott imports of 500 French companies

The General Assembly of Algerian Contractors, an economic employers' association, yesterday announced that it had decided to boycott the imports of 500 French companies following French President

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More than 12,000 companies with foreign funds established

1491 of these companies are listed as joint-stock companies, and the rest is "limited liability" companies (LLCs). Read: Saudi Arabia, UAE siding with Greece against Turkey in …

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Israel’s failure to attract major oil companies is a

The lack of interest from the major oil companies in the Israeli gas industry has been a massive blow to Israel's ambitions to attract those with large capital, specialisms and experience in the

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China operatives hack Israel government, tech companies

China operatives hack Israel government, tech companies. Chinese hackers successfully hacked computers belonging to the Israeli government and tech companies between 2019-2020, according to the

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$141bn in European investments in companies active in

September 29, 2021 at 1:16 pm. Some 672 European financial institutions have ties with 50 companies that are actively involved in illegal Israeli settlements, a report released today has revealed

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52,765 companies fined in the UAE – Middle East Monitor

Companies failing to comply are fined $1,361 dollars. In addition to this, according to a wage protection law that came into effect last October, companies that don't pay the …

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UN warns companies about doing business in Israeli

UN warns companies about doing business in Israeli settlements. The United Nations has sent a letter to 150 companies, informing them of their potential inclusion in a database of companies doing

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Saudi media companies to move from Dubai to Riyadh

State-owned Saudi media companies based in Dubai will start moving staff this month to Riyadh, as Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman pushes ahead with his plans to turn the kingdom into a regional

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Israeli companies sell information and security equipment

Israeli intelligence and commercial companies, specialised in trading data and security equipment, have disclosed exporting their services to Saudi Arabia, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

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Argentina moves to sanction UK, Israel companies for

Argentina said that it is taking steps to sanction foreign companies undertaking hydrocarbon exploration in the South Atlantic, Anadolu Agency reports. Officials said the companies are illegally ex

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US imposes Iran-related sanctions on individuals, companies

November 10, 2020 at 8:12 pm. Shares. The United States on Tuesday imposed Iran-related sanctions on six companies and four people, accusing the network of supplying sensitive goods to an Iranian

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UN to blacklist 190 companies doing business in occupied

Some of the biggest companies in the world, including Hewlett Packard, Motorola and Caterpillar are facing the prospect of being included on a UN blacklist of companies that violate international

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Israel rejects UN report on companies linked to

The majority of the companies, or 143, are domiciled in Israel or the settlements, followed by 22 in the United States, it said. The remainder are based in 19 other countries, including Germany

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Amnesty calls for travel companies to boycott Israel

Amnesty International has slammed travel companies and called for an international boycott of Israeli tourism operating in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt). The NGO singled out digital to

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US imposes fresh sanctions on Iranian individuals, companies

The United States on Thursday blacklisted 20 Iran- and Iraq-based companies, officials and individuals, accusing them of supporting terrorist groups and ramping up pressure on Tehran even as the

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Rebuild Syria expo attended by almost 400 companies from

The Rebuild Syria Expo, an exhibition to campaign and network for the reconstruction of the war-torn country, has begun with 390 companies from 31 states taking part. Having started yesterday and e

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Danish companies warned about settlement investments

Investment in companies profiting from the occupation is illegal under Danish law. The investment funds named by DanWatch are: Danske Invest, Nykredit Invest, Bank Invest, Nordea Invest, Sydinvest

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Revealed: Moscow-based Syria business network helps

The companies have been responsible for the transfer of vast sums of money, with Global Witness estimating that the network as a whole could have handled up to $4 billion. One company named Balec

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Everyone benefits from Israeli tech companies, except the

Everyone benefits from Israeli tech companies, except the Palestinians. In an op-ed for a special annual edition of The Economist, Benjamin Netanyahu calls his country "Innovation Nation". The

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Israel companies sign deals to secure UN forces in Africa

The companies were initially introduced and recommended to UN officials by the Israeli delegation led by Ambassador Danny Danon, with various events being held for the purpose of promoting Israeli

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Iraq minister: China companies helping with port project

November 9, 2020 at 9:23 am. Shares. Iraqi Minister of Transport, Nasser Al-Shibli, said yesterday that Chinese companies have been providing services with regards to the implementation of the Al

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Google, Amazon staff protest ties to Israel spy network

Unknown. Employees of the tech giants, Google and Amazon, have condemned the companies for their contract with the Israeli military to develop cloud-based cybersecurity services, and have called

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Why Israeli tech companies fear the Jewish Nation State

For tech companies to grow to another level in Israel, the country, they say, needs to produce more people and overcome the skills shortage. In the meantime firms are being forced to look elsewhere.

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International companies compete for cinema market in Saudi

The lifting of the Saudi ban provides these companies with the opportunity to recover from a downturn in business in North America and Europe, where their main markets are. Saudi Arabia is a

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Calls for 30 UK universities to divest from companies

Companies affected include Caterpillar, a long-standing supplier of heavy machinery used to demolish Palestinian homes and infrastructure by the Israeli army. Categories.

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3 French companies involved in rail construction in

3 French companies involved in rail construction in illegal settlements. At a time when the French government has publicly opposed the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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Egypt names 23 state companies to float shares in

Egypt announced on Sunday the names of 23 state companies that will sell stakes from this year under its plan to raise 80 billion Egyptian pounds ($4.6 billion) through minority share offerings on

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Harvard urged to divest almost $200m from companies linked

Harvard University is being urged to divest from companies complicit in Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, according to a report in student paper the Crimson.. The

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UAE signs contracts with Israel firms on UN blacklist

Emirati companies have signed contracts with Israeli firms and banks blacklisted by the United Nations (UN) for supporting illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, an investigation by

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UK universities invest $580m in companies complicit in

UK universities invest an estimated £450 million ($579.5 million) in companies complicit in Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights, including through supplying weapons and technology to

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Calls to halt EU funding for Israel security companies

These companies have benefited from the Horizon 2020 program that will end by 2020 to be replaced by Innovation Europe. Read: EU foreign policy chief cancels visit to Israel.

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US companies discuss oil investments in Sudan – Middle

Three American companies arrived in Sudan on Sunday to discuss oil investments after the lifting of US economic sanctions. The heads of the three investment companies discussed with officials from

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Fake companies in Jordan buy land in occupied West Bank

A local official revealed on Tuesday that a network of fake companies based in Jordan has been established in order to buy Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank for Jewish settlers, Al-Araby

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UK energy firm to invest $100m in Israel companies

UK energy firm Centrica, owner of British Gas, is to invest $100 million in Israeli start-up companies by the end of 2018. The first Israeli start-up to receive investment was Driivz, a company whi

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The UN list that could send the boycott of Israel into

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has been preparing a list of some 150 companies which operate in Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein has been le

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Danish pension fund excludes four companies for role in

A major Danish pension fund has excluded four companies for their ties to Israeli settlements in, and the extraction of natural resources from, the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). Sampension,

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Putin asks Israel to encourage US to ease Syria sanctions

This law is the main deterrent for foreign companies interested in becoming involved in the Syria reconstruction effort. According to the Israeli official, Russians argue that maintaining the

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