Daily Archives: December 3, 2015

US presents corruption charges against 16 additional FIFA officials

Washington, Safar 21, 1437, Dec 3, 2015, SPA — The US is charging 16 additional FIFA officials
with corruption in a new indictment, after initial charges filed
against 14 people in May, Attorney General Loretta Lynch says, according to dpa.…

U.S. Services Sector Slows

Washington, Safar 21, 1437, Dec 3, 2015, SPA– U.S. services firms grew again last month but at the slowest pace since May, an industry group said Thursday.
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that its services index dropped to …

U.S. Factory Orders Rebound on Transportation

Washington, Safar 21, 1437, Dec 3, 2015, SPA– New orders for American factory goods rebounded in October after two straight months of decline, the government said Thursday, but manufacturing remains crippled by a strong dollar and spending cuts in the …

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Slightly

Washington, Safar 21, 1437, Dec 3, 2015, SPA — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week, the government said Thursday, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market.
The Labor Department reported that initial …

Today Marks the 500th Day that Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian Has Been Held Illegally in an Iranian Prison

Change.org Petition with over 500,000 Signatures Calling for Jason’s Release to be Delivered to Iranian Mission to the United Nations

Supplemental Brief Filed with UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Seeking Urgent Action Regarding Unlawful Detention of Jason Rezaian

NEW …

Council of Saudi Chambers President meets Ethiopian Agriculture Minister

Riyadh, Safar 21, 1437, December 03, 2015, SPA — The President of the Council of Saudi Chambers Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Zamil stressed the importance of enhancement of economic cooperation between the Kingdom and Ethiopia by taking advantage of available trade and …

Saudi-Ethiopian Committee concludes session

Riyadh, Safar 21, 1437, December 03, 2015, SPA — Saudi-Ethiopian Committee concluded here its 4th session co-chaired by the Minister of Agriculture Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli and Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources Tefera Deribew.
At the end of …