Day: January 6, 2019

الكويت تطلب من دبي الإفراج عن نصف مليار دولار لصندوق الإستثمارات الخاصة والمجمدة لأكثر من عام في نزاع طويل الأمد.

January 6, 2019

واشنطن – 6 يناير 2019: / بي آر نيوزواير / —  أعلن صندوق الموانئ اليوم أن الكويت قد انضمت إلى جهوده التي إستمرت منذ عام لاسترداد مبلغ 496 مليون دولار أمريكي من أموال المستثمرين والذي تم التحفظ عليه في دبي. طلبت دولة الكويت رسمياً من دبي فك تجميد وإعادة الأموال إلى “صندوق الموانئ” للإستثمارات الخاصة، […]

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Kuwait Requests Dubai Release Half-Billion Dollars in Private Equity Funds Frozen for Over a Year in a Long-Running Dispute

January 6, 2019

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Port Fund today announced that Kuwait has joined its year-long effort to recoup $496 million of investor funds that have been held in Dubai. The State of Kuwait has formally requested that Dubai unfreeze and return the money to The Port Fund, a private equity fund, which will […]

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Turkey: Orthodox Christians mark Christmas Eve

January 6, 2019

A Christmas Eve mass was held on Sunday by the Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul.The celebrations began early Sunday with a mass held in Hagia Yorgi Church led by Patriarch Bartholomew and Metropolitan Epiphany of the new Orthodox Church of…

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Turkish union slams West over increasing racist attacks

January 6, 2019

Turkish-Islamic Union in Europe (ATIB) on Sunday criticized some Western countries, including Germany, for remaining idle in the face of increasing attacks on mosques.Speaking to media at the union’s headquarters in Cologne, Durmus Yildirim, head of AT…

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Claims that Turkey targets Kurds are irrational: Spokesman Kalin

January 6, 2019

Responding to U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton’s remarks, Turkish presidential spokesman on Sunday said claims that Turkey targets Kurds are irrational, as the country is fighting Daesh and PKK/PYD/YPG terrorists.In a statement, Ibrahim Kalin…

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Turkish Airlines to launch Ankara-Rome direct flights

January 6, 2019

Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) will launch direct flights between Ankara and Rome on Monday.In a statement, Chairman of Ankara Chamber of Commerce Gursel Baran said that after 60 years the Turkish Airlines will again fly directly…

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