The President of the United States is in good health despite “Covid”

The President of the United States is in good health despite “Covid”

The personal doctor of the US President, Joe Biden, announced Monday that the latter is still infected with the “Covid” epidemic, but he is in good health and continues to run the country’s affairs from the White House. And Kevin O'Connor said in a message released by the presidency that the 79-year-old Democratic president remains in quarantine "out of the interest of protecting" those around him. And Joe Biden’s test result was positive on July 21 with “mild symptoms,” and he was released from quarantine on Wednesday after his test result came back negative. But the result of his examination…
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Mutandis improves its consolidated revenue by 48% in H1-2022

Mutandis improves its consolidated revenue by 48% in H1-2022

The brand accelerator, Mutandis, achieved a consolidated turnover (CA) of 1.02 billion dirhams (MMDH) in the first half of 2022, up 48% compared to the same period a year earlier. At constant scope (excluding Season), sales increased by 14% to 786 million dirhams (MDH), driven mainly by volumes in almost all of Mutandis' categories, said a press release from the company. At retail, detergent sales increased by 12% to 329 MDH, while those of seafood products and food bottles increased respectively by 27% to 254 MDH and 8% to 167 MDH, specifying the same source. Similarly, Mutandis informs that in…
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A Chinese rocket disintegrated over the Indian Ocean

A Chinese rocket disintegrated over the Indian Ocean

A segment of the Chinese space rocket launched last Sunday made its uncontrolled return to the atmosphere on Saturday and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean, the Chinese space agency has confirmed, with US officials blaming Beijing for not having shared information about this potentially dangerous descent. In a statement posted on its official WeChat profile, the Chinese Space Agency gave the coordinates of the impact: in the Sulu Sea, about 57 kilometres off the east coast of the island of Palawan in the Philippines. “Most of its devices were destroyed” during the descent, the agency said of the booster rocket,…
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In California, the largest fire of the year progresses

In California, the largest fire of the year progresses

A fire, the largest of the year in California, progressed on Sunday through the arid regions of the American western state, fanned by strong winds, destroying houses and forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes, according to the authorities. The blaze, dubbed “McKinney,” destroyed more than 20,638 acres of the Klamath National Forest near the northern California town of Yreka, fire agency CalFire said. It is the largest wildfire since the start of the year in California, which has already been hit by several other fires this summer. State Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Saturday,…
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Elon Musk plans to fight back against Twitter

Elon Musk plans to fight back against Twitter

Elon Musk, who is being sued by Twitter in US courts for reneging on his commitment to acquiring the social network, counterattacked on Friday by filing a complaint against Twitter in a Delaware court, according to a legal document. This complaint filed in a 164-page document in a “confidential” manner is not yet accessible to the public, according to an opinion from the Delaware Court of Chancery, a court specializing in business law, in charge of the file. It is expected to be made public soon, however, with court rules requiring Mr Musk to submit a public version of it,…
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Ohio wants to turn Google into a “public service”

Ohio wants to turn Google into a “public service”

According to Ohio, Google is a utility, just like a power company. This American state is therefore asking the courts to requalify the search engine, accused of abuse of a dominant position by a growing number of authorities. Dave Yost, the Ohio Attorney General, on Tuesday launched unprecedented legal action to bring Google under the same regulations as utilities. “Google is using its dominance of internet search to direct Ohioans to its own products. It is discriminatory and anti-competitive,” he said, quoted in a statement. “When you own the railways or the electricity networks or the telecommunications antennas, you have…
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The Twiza Tangier Festival is back – 2022

The Twiza Tangier Festival is back – 2022

After a stoppage due to the health crisis, the Foundation of the Mediterranean Festival of Amazigh Culture in Tangier is organizing the 16th edition of the "Festival Twiza", from July 28 to 31, 2022, under the theme "On this Earth, there is still this who deserves life. On the program for this edition is a series of artistic and cultural events, with the participation of renowned personalities from Morocco and elsewhere. A variety of musical evenings will be organized at Place Bab El Marsa in Tangier, featuring national and foreign artists and musicians. The musical program will include the groups…
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In Iraq, Influential leader Moqtada Sadr calls for broader protest.

In Iraq, Influential leader Moqtada Sadr calls for broader protest.

Influential Shia leader Moqtada Sadr on Sunday called for a broader protest in Iraq and support for protesters occupying parliament, offering no signs of de-escalation in a country mired in crisis. On Saturday, for the second time in less than a week, thousands of supporters of Moqtada Sadr invaded the seat of parliament in Baghdad's ultra-secure Green Zone to protest against a candidate for prime minister proposed by their opponents. On the second day of the sit-in, the demonstrators seem determined to stay in Parliament, having taken mattresses and blankets there. Volunteers distributed hot meals and swept up the piles…
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Ukraine resumes grain exports from 3 ports

Ukraine resumes grain exports from 3 ports

The Ukrainian Navy announced today, Wednesday, that the three ports dedicated to the export of grain from the country "have resumed work, although efforts remain to be made to ensure the safety of convoys." And through the “Telegram” application, the Ukrainian Navy added: “Within the framework of signing an agreement on opening the Ukrainian ports for the export of grain, the ports of Odesa, Chornomorsk and Yuzhny (Bevdny) have resumed work.”
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Algeria retracts a banking decision against Spain

Algeria retracts a banking decision against Spain

The Professional Association of Banks and Financial Institutions (ABEF), a major banking organization in Algeria, announced the “lifting of restrictions on banking operations related to foreign trade with Spain.” The Algerian banking entity said in a statement, in reference to the decision to suspend banking transactions for goods and services to and from Spain issued on June 9, 2022: “After evaluating the instructions outlined in this letter, and in consultation with the affected foreign trade agents, the mentioned precautionary measures are no longer necessary.” For its part, the Bank of Algeria issued another statement in which it clarified that “for…
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