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United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan checks his phone during the 10th International Institute for the Strategic Studies in Manama, Bahrain, December 6, 2014. (AP Photo-Hasan Jamali-File)

Telephone calls between UAE, Israel ring for the first time

Telephone calls began ringing Sunday between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, marking the first concrete step of a U.S.-brokered diplomatic deal between the nations that required Israel to halt plans to annex land sought by the Palestinians.
The National Bank of Egypt had collected 66 billion pounds, its vice chairman said, and Banque Misr 30.6 billion pounds, its chairman said, according to the state Middle East News Agency.

Egypt state banks collect over $6 bln from high-yield certicates

Egypt’s two biggest state banks have collected almost 100 billion Egyptian pounds ($6.37 billion) from a new high-yield savings certificate they introduced last month, officials from the two banks were quoted on Sunday as saying.

US embassy opens in Jerusalem amid lockdown

The United States has officially relocated its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, in a deeply controversial move that angered Palestinians and drew widespread regional condemnation.

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Cristiano Ronaldo twice netted an equaliser to give Juventus a 2-2 draw away at Roma on Sunday evening.

Ramon Calderon: Florentino Perez talked Cristiano Ronaldo out of Real Madrid

Former Real Madrid president, Ramon Calderon, said current supremo Florentino Perez is paying for the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo.
The semi-finals will take place on 6th and 7th October 2021 and the final and third-placed playoff on 10th October, with the Juventus Stadium and Milan’s San Siro hosting the matches.

​Italy to host UEFA Nations League finals

Belgium, France, Italy, and Spain have qualified for the last four at the international soccer tournament, which was played for the first time last summer when hosts Portugal emerged victoriously.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted that he is delighted to call on Diogo Jota.

Jurgen Klopp warns England will suffer due to three subs rule

Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, believes not introducing five substitutes will impact on the England team next summer.
Minister of Transport Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi (L) and the President of Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh during the second National Transport Summit organized by CIoTA in Abuja.

Lagos-Ibadan rail line to begin operation ahead commissioning in January

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at the inauguration of elected members of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA).
Former Julius Berger striker, Peter Ijeh, has called for support for Plateau United as they land in Tanzania ahead of their second leg CAF Champions League clash this weekend.

CAFCC: Peter Ijeh drums support for Plateau United

Former Julius Berger striker, Peter Ijeh, has called for support for Plateau United as they land in Tanzania ahead of their second leg CAF Champions League clash this weekend.