Day: January 21, 2022

Saudi-led airstrike on Yemeni prison kills at least 70: Int’l medical NGO

January 21, 2022

At least 70 people died and 138 others were wounded in an airstrike on a prison in northern Yemen, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Friday.   “Last night Sa’ada City Remand Prison was hit by what was reported to be an air strike from the Saudi-led Coalition. Al-Gumhourriyeh Hospital in the city has received […]

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Japan sees record number of COVID-19 cases for 4th consecutive day

January 21, 2022

Japan’s daily COVID-19 tally topped 49,000 on Friday to set a new record for the fourth consecutive day.   The country is battling a “sixth wave” of infections driven by the highly transmissible omicron variant.   The capital Tokyo also saw a new peak of 9,699 daily coronavirus cases, smashing the previous record of 8,638 […]

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NATO rejects Russian demand to withdraw from Bulgaria, Romania

January 21, 2022

“NATO will not renounce our ability to protect and defend each other, including with the presence of troops in the eastern part of the Alliance,” NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu said in a statement in reaction to the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks.   In a statement issued on Friday, Lavrov explained that Russian proposals […]

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UN chief sharply denounces Saudi coalition strikes in Yemen

January 21, 2022

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sharply condemned airstrikes on the Houthi controlled city of Saada in Yemen that killed dozens of inmates at a detention center.   The strikes were part of ramped up hostilities from a Saudi-led coalition seeking to curtail the Houthi rebels in the war-torn country. Other strikes targeted a telecommunications facility in […]

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The EastMed pipeline and balancing regional power dynamics

January 21, 2022

Published by Al-Araby With surprising timing considering the tensions on the Russian-Ukrainian border, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Moscow in early December. Despite assurances from the Greek Foreign Ministry that the visit had been prepared in advance, Greece may have begun to feel apprehensive about its ties to Russia after years of warming relations […]

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Turkish, eastern Libya officials meet in rare talks

January 21, 2022

Published by Al-Araby The Speaker of the eastern Libya-based Libyan House of Representatives, Aqila Saleh, met on Wednesday with the Turkish ambassador to Libya, Kanaan Yilmaz. The meeting appears to mark a new step towards rapprochement between Ankara and eastern Libyan officials after years of hostile relations, with Yilmaz’s visit being the first by a […]

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Mr. Shane Tedjarati, Former President & CEO of Honeywell Global High Growth Regions, joins VS Partners as Chairman

January 21, 2022

HONG KONG, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mr. Shane Tedjarati, recently retired from the role as President & CEO of Global High Growth Regions at Honeywell International Inc. (“Honeywell”) (NYSE: HON), joins VS Partners LLC (“VS Partners”) in January 2022 as Chairman. VS Partners is a values-based asset management firm investing globally, primarily through an Outsourced […]

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‫شراكة بين Sungrow و”كرم” للطاقة الشمسية لإنشاء شبكة صغيرة لتخزين الطاقة بالبطاريات لمجموعة “كايرو ثري إيه”

January 21, 2022

القاهرة, 21 يناير / كانون الثاني 2022 /PRNewswire/ — وقّعت شركة Sungrow (الشركة العالمية الرائدة في توفير حلول محولات التيار لمحطات الطاقة المتجدّدة) عقدًا جديدًا مع شركة كرم للطاقة الشمسية (أكبر شركة قطاع خاص متخصّصة في تطوير حلول الطاقة الشمسية بمصر) لإنشاء شبكة صغيرة لتخزين الطاقة بالبطاريات. وبموجب هذا العقد، ستورّد Sungrow محولات كهروضوئية بقدرة 2.576 ميجاواط […]

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