Morocco's BMCE Bank posts 51 pct rise in H1 net profit
Morocco's BMCE Bank posted a 51% rise in first-half net profit attributable to shareholders of 902 million dirhams ($103.29 million).
Blogs, videos and verse - an Iraqi poet's quest to heal her homeland
Iraqi-born poet Amal al-Jubouri may not have the Hollywood recognition of Angelina Jolie, but both women are artists who have decided to use their talents and profile to help the victims of war.
Egypt plans cash benefits in early 2015 to offset subsidy cuts -minister
Egypt will introduce two new cash benefits early next year as part of government efforts to minimise the impact of subsidy cuts on the poor, a government minister said.