Latest in Tag: EU Highlight
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Investors still remain timid of the high risk they would be assuming by pouring large investment into Egypt
Task force lands in Cairo to focus on transition and assistance
EU mission discusses Palestine and investment in Egypt
The US and the EU, both anxious to ward off any further Syrian interference in Lebanon, have separately warned against creating a political vacuum.
Funds to be returned after convictions secured for former regime members.
Under the package, the EU bans all transactions between European and Iranian banks unless authorised in advance by national authorities.
EU President: “Europe is on the way out of the crisis”
EU’s foreign policy chief meets with Iran’s nuclear negotiator
€100 million to provide clean water, health care facilities and education
The Turkish government has agreed to inject US two billion into Egypt’s ailing economy following the visit of an Egyptian delegation to Istanbul for the purpose of strengthening Turkish-Egyptian economic ties. The government’s quest to bridge the state budget deficit and promote economic growth was recently manifested by a request to increase the proposed International …
The EU is Morsy’s second destination after China as he seeks foreign funding
Israel claims the Lebanese militant group has multiplied its stockpiles since 2006 invasion of Lebanon
EU hints at additional sanctions on Iran
German figures express concerns that the ECB could be overstepping its mandate
The Iranian government claimed that it had successfully tested a short-range ballistic missile
Frankfurt (AFP) — Germany long appeared immune to Europe’s debt crisis, as deep reforms undertaken years ago helped steel the economic powerhouse against the current financial storms lashing its neighbours. But a raft of new economic data suggest that Germany, too, is slowly succumbing to the crisis fevers and could even fall back into recession …
The new US sanctions on Iran compound sanctions that are already crushing Iran’s economy at home
Iran agrees on a budget cut, to overcome the western sanctions.
Berlin (AFP) — The leaders of Germany and France threw their political support Friday behind ECB chief Mario Draghi’s vow to do “everything” to protect the eurozone, after another brutal week of market turmoil. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in a joint statement released in Berlin and Paris after a …
UE, UNESCO are aiming to implement cultural heritage preserving programs
The foreign representative for the European Union meets with President Morsy as well as representatives at a conference on women
Budapest (AFP) – Hungary and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take a new stab at a 15-billion-euro credit line deal, starting on Tuesday, following months of delay due to controversial central bank reforms. A delegation of representatives from the IMF and European Union (EU) is due to arrive in Budapest Tuesday for negotiations until …
By Omar Abdel Hamid and Mohamed Salah El-Din The European Union warned the Egyptian government over the continuation of banning cotton imports. In a statement to the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture, the EU said that the decision to ban cotton imports is a violation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), and must …
Oil market observer bodies and analysts say the embargo, coupled with US financial sanctions ramped up on Thursday, are gutting Iran’s vital oil exports
Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, warned the European Union in a letter sent on Thursday that new sanctions will have “repercussions” on talks over his country’s atomic activities.
Political Vacuum in Egypt leads to Foreign Aid Negotiations
By Justyna Pawlak and Marcus George / Reuters BRUSSELS/DUBAI: The European Union has imposed sanctions on 17 Iranian officials, including prominent members of the government and the judiciary it says play a key role in serious human rights violations. Agreed by EU foreign ministers on Friday, the new sanctions list, published on Saturday, includes the minister …
By AFP BRUSSELS: European Union leaders on Sunday paid tribute to Egypt’s Coptic Pope Shenouda III, spiritual leader of the Middle East’s largest Christian minority, stressing his commitment to national unity. “Pope Shenouda III was a respected and visionary leader of the region’s largest Christian community, who advocated tolerance, religious dialogue and harmony,” EU chief …
By Barry Eichengreen BERKELEY: There is no shortage of talk nowadays about Europe’s deficits and the need to correct them. Critics point to governments’ gaping budget deficits. They cite the southern European countries’ chronic external deficits. They highlight the eurozone’s institutional deficits — a single currency and a central bank but none of the other elements …
By Agencies BRUSSELS: The European Union imposed sanctions on seven Syrian cabinet ministers on Tuesday for their role in a bloody crackdown on dissent, the latest move aimed at pressuring President Bashar Al-Assad to step down. As Assad’s forces continued to shell opposition strongholds the EU issued a list of top officials it said were …