Egypt has the region’s best chance of victory

Egypt has the region’s best chance of victory

With a record four Arab national teams competing in the FIFA World Cup this year - Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia - ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller’s 10th annual Arab Youth Survey reveals that young people across the region think that Egypt has the best chance among the Arab nations of progressing through the tournament. Two in three young Arabs (65 per cent) say they will closely follow the World Cup competition, which kicks off in Russia, with the Saudi Arabia team playing the hosts of the World Cup; and young Arab women (60 pc) are nearly as likely to follow the competition as young Arab men (70 pc). 
Egypt is the clear fan favorite in the GCC countries, with 24 pc of GCC youth saying they will support Egypt in the competition. When asked specifically about the four Arab nations taking part in the World Cup, Egypt is the favourite with a third or respondents (34 pc) saying Egypt will outperform other Arab countries in Russia, followed by Morocco (22 pc), Saudi Arabia (21 pc), and Tunisia (19 pc). 



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Traditional café reopens at new location

Traditional café reopens at new location

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Bahrain Financing Company Donates To Relief Fund

Bahrain Financing Company Donates To Relief Fund

Bahrain Financing Company has donated Rs 3.5 Million (nearly BD 19,500) towards Kerala's Chief Minister's Relief Fund in an act to assist the people of Kerala following the disastrous floods over the past week. Delegates of the Bahrain Financing Company include General Manager Mr 

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Traditional café reopens at new location

Traditional café reopens at new location

One of Bahrain’s iconic café reopened at its new location near Bab Al Bahrain.  Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed Al Zayani inaugurated the new-look Abdul Qadir Café, after its relocation from its decades-old premises in Manama Suq. The minister congra