Saudi wealth fund plans mega share sale in telecom firm

The sovereign wealth fund will offer a 5 percent stake in the Middle East’s most profitable mobile-phone operator. By Matthew Martin and Reema AlothmanBloomberg Published On 6 Dec 20216 Dec 2021 Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is set for what could be the biggest secondary offering of the year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa … Read more

Tunisia’s powerful trade union calls for early elections

The trade union expresses concern for the country’s democratic gains as President Kais Saied has failed to announce a political plan. Tunisia’s powerful UGTT union has called for early elections, saying it was concerned for the country’s democratic gains because of the president’s reluctance to announce a plan for political reforms. UGTT leader Noureddine Taboubi’s … Read more

Israel urges hard line against Iran at nuclear talks

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday urged world powers to take a hard line against Iran in negotiations aimed at reviving an international nuclear deal, as his top defense and intelligence officials headed to Washington to discuss the flailing talks. Israel has been watching with concern as world powers sit … Read more