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Japan, ADNOC sign ‘Japan-UAE Collaboration Scheme for Advanced Technology’
Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Nishimura Yasutoshi recently met with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC) CEO Sultan Al Jaber to discuss potential collaboration.
The two officials signed and established the Japan-UAE Collaboration Scheme for Advanced Technology, which includes collaboration on decarbonization technologies.
They also witnessed the signing of a joint study agreement for the first project between Tsubame BHB, a Japanese developer of ammonia synthesis technology, and ADNOC.
Japan and the UAE have been continuously working to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation in various fields such as space, oil and energy.
Lebanon army chief emerges as potential candidate for president
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid Al-Bukhari held talks with Lebanese Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun on Thursday. The meeting coincided with intensified discussions between Leb...
UK Home Office orders Afghan refugees to uproot families and leave London within a week
The UK Home Office has notified hundreds of Afghan refugees who have been living in London for 18 months that they must move 200 miles north to West Yorkshire within a week, the...
SAMA among Gulf central banks to mirror US Fed 25 bps interest rate hike
The Saudi Central Bank has increased its interest rate by 25 basis points to 5.25 percent, echoing Wednesday’s move by the US Federal Reserve to curb inflation.
Abu Dhabi's Borouge announces $400m cost savings drive; Q4 profit drops
Abu Dhabi's Borouge announced a $400 million cost savings drive on Thursday to navigate inflation and supply chain disruptions, as it reported a 17 percent decline in fourth-qua...
France to host international meet on crisis-hit Lebanon
France will host an international meeting on Monday on how to end months of political deadlock in cash-strapped Lebanon, the foreign ministry said.
Morocco arrests British national linked to deadly drive-by shooting
A criminal wanted by UK authorities over a deadly drive-by shooting has been arrested at the Moroccan border following a “day and night” multi-agency manhunt, the Daily Mail rep...
UN experts slam slow progress in Lebanese activist murder probe
UN rights experts voiced deep concern Thursday at the slow pace of an investigation into the killing of Lebanese intellectual Lokman Slim two years ago, demanding that Beirut en...
Syria slams chemical watchdog report on 2018 attack
Syria on Thursday dismissed the global chemical weapons watchdog’s statement, which said that investigators had found “reasonable grounds to believe” the Syrian air force droppe...
Norway police ban Qur'an burning protest after Turkiye summons Oslo envoy
Norwegian police on Thursday banned a planned anti-Islam protest including the burning of a copy of the Qur'an this week for security reasons, hours after the Turkish foreign mi...
Bulgaria pledges support to Saudi Expo 2030 bid, empathising the importance of bilateral relations
Riyadh’s bid to host the 2030 World Expo received new international support on Wednesday, as the Bulgarian cabinet decided to support the Kingdom’s candidacy, praising the histo...
UK government pauses plan to ban IRGC
A plan to ban Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in the UK for being a terrorist organization has been temporarily shelved by the government over fears that the move could...
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