24 September 2021
1 year ago
Latest Treasury figures reveal 8 million jobs have now been furloughed - at a cost of £11.1 billion
The 650,000 restaurants in the US "had to make very, very hard choices" to shut down, says @VP
Developing: Dow surges more than 4% or 1,000 points
Germany and France propose a joint 500-billion-euro (542.3-billion-dollar) economic programme for Europe to offset the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the two countries announce in a statement seen by dpa
As the US authorities confirmed receipt of an extradition demand, Moldova's General Prosecutor said the fugitive tycoon Vlad Plahotniuc would face fresh indictments for setting up a criminal organisation, fraud and large-scale money laundering
Iraq's oil ministry denied a report "that it intends to halt operations at Al-Ahdab oilfield in Wasit province." This is an oilfield of some 80kbpd. It added in a statement that "protests near the oilfield are not related to the oil sector or activities inside the field."
An accelerated collapse of the price of the Syrian pound against the dollar, as it recorded 1910 SP against the US dollar
1 year ago
Belarus is in talks to raise $3B in talks with foreign investors - Finance Minister
Tehran: Intl. waters should remain safe either for all oil tankers or none. Iran to retaliate any action on oil tankers en route to Venezuela
San Francisco and San Mateo businesses are rushing to prepare for reopening phase two, which begins on Monday
The Syrian Lira Exchange rate has went down to to 1760 Syrian Liras for one US Dollar
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Reuters: TSMC halts Huawei orders after us tightens restrictions - Nikkei
Inspector general at @StateDept removed by @POTUS was reportedly looking into allegations that a staffer for ⁦@SecPompeo⁩ had performed domestic errands and chores for the secretary of state and his wife
US Department of Homeland Security seizes web domain for Lebanon-based EKT Katrangi electronics stores, which offered online shopping; the US sanctioned the firm in 2018 for allegedly supplying Syria's SSRC advanced weapons program (hat tip - @thawramap Instagram account)
Syrian Telecommunications & Post Regulatory Authority announces it's ready to take all legal measures to collect dues from Rami Makhlouf's SyriaTel, adding that telecom firm has refused to settle its dues to the state almost two weeks after May 5 deadline
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Five Iranian tankers likely carrying at least $45.5 million worth of gasoline and similar products are sailing to Venezuela. It's part of a wider deal between the two U.S.-sanctioned nations amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington
The Syrian Lira exchange rate has broke the 1800 barrier in Idlib
Somalia's Deputy PM Mahdi Mohamed says government has ungraciously turned down Kenya's efforts toward delay in maritime case; points to a long-standing pressure by Uhuru's administration to settle dispute outside of court and excuse on COVID19 economic devastation
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Vučić: With all borrowings, the level of public debt does not exceed 60 percent
China's foreign ministry said on Saturday the United States needed to stop the "unreasonable suppression" of Chinese companies like Huawei
Saudi sovereign fund discloses stakes in Citi, Boeing, Facebook
1 year ago
Ukraine MFA: Highly appreciate @EU_parliament decision to lend 1.2 bln euro of macro-finanial assistance to Ukraine. Timely support and good proof of our strategic partnership
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Khamenei: Women's nudity and exploitation for men's pleasure led to the destruction of families & the weakening of the foundation of the family in the West. When the family is weakened and destroyed in a society, corruption becomes institutionalized in that society. FamilyDay
US retail sales plummeted 16% in April
Lebanese Finance Minister: The government wants to reduce the number of commercial banks from 49 to about half
Lebanese Finance Minister: We are ready to fulfill the IMF request to float the lira after receiving external support
Pro-Assad forces launched a campaign of arrests in the city of Maadan under its control in the eastern countryside of Raqqa and arrested 7 suspects on charges of insulting foreign currency exchange
1 year ago
Oil hits one-month high as signs of demand emerge amid coronavirus crisis
New US government document on illicit shipping and sanctions violations
As US weighs options, the lead vessel in the armada - the Fortune - has crossed Strait of Gibraltar and is in Atlantic en route Venezuela1 year ago
As US weighs options, the lead vessel in the armada - the Fortune - has crossed Strait of Gibraltar and is in Atlantic en route Venezuela
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