Wednesday, January 19

MG Capital Forms Strategic Distribution Partnership With Karvy Middle East

Alliance Provides Karvy Middle East Clients with Real Estate Investment Options in New York NEW YORK, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MG Capital, a leading private equity real estate management firm, and Karvy Middle East LLC (“KME”), part of India’s Karvy Group, announced today the launch of a strategic partnership that will allow KME to offer MG Capital products to new and existing clients. Under the agreement, KME’s clients will be able to invest in the New York real estate market through vehicles offered by MG Capital.MG Capital brings fully collateralized, debt-free real estate investment options to KME’s existing product suite. Its investments in exclusively Class A luxury residential buildings give KME’s investors access to hundreds of income-p...

South African President receives Minister of State for African Countries’ Affairs

Pretoria, President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa here today received Minister of State for African Countries' Affairs Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Qattan.During the reception, the minister conveyed the greetings of the Saudi leadership to the president who also conveyed his greetings to them.Also, during the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and South Africa and means of enhancing them in all fields to serve the aspirations of the two friendly countries.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Jordanian PM Calls On Abadi To Visit Amman

Baghdad, Jordanian Prime Minister Hani al-Mulqi called on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to visit Amman and discuss issues of mutual interest to the two countries.A statement of the foreign ministry said "The minister met in Amman with Jordanian Prime Minister Hani al-Mulqi, who stressed that Iraq today is a strong country and has emerged victorious over the enemy of terrorism and returned to take its role and prestige in the region thanks to the Iraqi championship and preserve their unity,"."We have a lot of commons with Iraq and we are keen to strengthen joint cooperation, increase coordination and work on everything that will activate the interests between the two countries," al-Mulqi said during the meeting.He said: "We are ready to contribute to the reconstruction of Iraq, and we emph...

Nasrallah: Parliamentary elections ‘major national achievement’

Hezbollah Secretary-General, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, on Monday lauded Sunday's parliamentary elections as "a major national achievement," deeming it as well a victory for all the Lebanese people who participated in elections.Nasrallah's words came in a televised speech on Monday after his political party's landslide victory in Parliamentary elections."The new electoral law has allowed many political forces, groups, and other independent figures to be represented at the House of Parliament and to take part in ruling the country," Hezbollah leader said.According to the majority law, some sides could have been excluded, but under the proportionality law, no side was debarred, Nasrallah explained.He lauded what he described as an "excellent" security situation during the electoral process. "T...

The Electoral Commission: We Have Secret Procedures To Face Any Emergency On The Day Of The Ballot

BAGHDAD, The Electoral Commission reassured voters, political partners and international observers of the reliability the system of electronic devices approved for the elections of the Iraqi Council of Representatives 2018, scheduled for Saturday.The head of the electoral administration, Riad Badran, said in an interview with the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA), that "all technical tests of the electronic equipment system at the level of the provinces of Iraq will be completed on Tuesday," noting that "the Commission conducted three technical experiments at the level of Iraq and in the fourth experiment was at parliament building, where the number of electronic devices more than 22500 thousand devices. He added that "all practical technical experiments proved the reliability and accuracy...

Faisal Karami thanks Tripoli residents for their votes

Karameh Movement" leader, Former Minister, Faisal Karami, thanked in a statement on Monday the people of Tripoli who gave him his vote in yesterday's parliamentary elections "for their sincere stance which rejected extremism." "The people of Tripoli have handed us a big responsibility; Tripoli has proven that it has had enough of extremism, and that's why it has opted for moderation," Karami said in a statement. Moreover, the newly elected lawmaker said that Lebanon was heading towards bankruptcy, and that it could no longer tolerate more debts. "I will be in a place that restores the rights of our people," he pledged. He also said that Marada Movement leader Sleiman Franjieh had contacted him "to join him on the same political front." "I will be by his [Franjieh] side until the end, becau...