26 February 2020


Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race (10)
Wednesday February 26 2020 In Summary The Saudi Cup includes another seven races on dirt and turf with prizes worth $9.2 million up for grabs. "We are taking the first steps on a journey to bring the domestic racing product on a par with our international counterparts," said Tom Ryan, director of strategy and international racing at the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia.
UNSC Adopts Resolution Extending Yemen Sanctions (13)
TEHRAN (FNA)- The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approved a resolution extending sanctions against Yemen despite criticisms by Russia and China that the document fails to meet their concerns. The much-revised resolution, proposed by Britain, was passed on Tuesday by 13 votes in favor and two abstentions from Russia and China, presstv reported. It prolonged until February 26, 2021, the asset freeze and travel ban
Qatar eyes diplomatic win with US-Taliban deal (5)
Last Updated On 26 February,2020 12:05 pm Qatar eyes diplomatic win with US-Taliban deal DOHA (AFP) - Providing neutral space for talks on ending Afghanistan's 18- year conflict has boosted Qatar's international profile and helped it defy a painful embargo enforced by neighbours and former allies. After quietly brokering dialogue between the warring sides in Afghanistan, Qatar is on the verge of reaping a major diplomatic dividend if a deal is
UN sanctions regime for Yemen renewed (6)
Issued on: 26/02/2020 - 02:02 United Nations (United States) (AFP) The UN Security Council on Tuesday renewed its sanctions regime on Yemen for another year, after tense negotiations between Britain and Russia, which threatened to veto any mention, even implicit, of Iran. Thirteen countries eventually adopted the London-drafted resolution on the sanctions, which now are in effect through February 2021.
Finablr eyes Saudi expansion after BayanPay licence announcement (3)
Government statistics show that non-cash payments accounted for 36 percent of all payments in Saudi Arabia in July 2019 BayanPay's portfolio includes BayanPay Business, an online payments gateway services aggregator designed to provide a way to accept, process and disburse digital payments for B2B, B2C and B2G businesses in Saudi Arabia. Finablr network brand BayanPay - a Saudi based digital payments firm - has
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