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The World Bank has a new president

The World Bank (WB) Executive Directors unanimously confirmed Friday the appointment of David R. Malpass as President of the International Institution for a five-year term starting Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Malpass replaces Jim Yong Kim who announced in early January his resignation from his position at the head of the …

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5th US-Morocco Trade and Investment Forum

Business opportunities in Morocco and government incentives for investors were presented to US companies this Friday in Miami, Florida, at the 5th US-Morocco Investment and Business Forum. About 20 Florida-based companies, interested in Morocco and Africa, took part in a round table moderated by the Secretary of State for Investment, …

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New arrests in Saudi Arabia

Has Mohammed Ben Salmane (MBS) hit again? Eight writers and bloggers have been arrested in Saudi Arabia. Among them, two American-Saudis. They are the writer and doctor Bader al-Ibrahim and activist Salah al-Haidar. A new crackdown comes months after the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his country’s consulate …

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