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Oil Shock Unmasks Fragile Mideast Trio With Bahrain Most Exposed - Bloomberg

Oil Shock Unmasks Fragile Mideast Trio With Bahrain Most Exposed - Bloomberg:The collapse in oil prices is exposing a divide between Arab energy producers, with Bahrain the most vulnerable to the shockwaves rippling through the market amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to Bloomberg Economics.Bahrain, Oman, Iraq, as well as Iran, are the weakest when measured by a set of five criteria ranging from international reserves and public debt to the price of oil needed to balance the current accou...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Bloomberg, Iran, Middle East, Dubai, Bahrain, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Ziad Daoud Bloomberg, Bloomberg Economics Bahrain Oman Iraq


Arab League Issues Warning on Brazil’s Jerusalem Trade Office

(Bloomberg) -- The Arab League condemned Brazil for the recent opening of a trade office in Jerusalem and warned of possible economic consequences if the South American nation takes further steps toward recognizing the holy city as Israel’s capital.After a meeting Thursday in Cairo proposed by the Palestinian Authority, the 22 members of the league said in a joint statement that Brazil has committed a “flagrant violation” of international law and a unilateral action that endorses Israeli occupat...
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Qatar, Brazil, Benjamin Netanyahu, Arab, Cairo, Palestinian Authority, Arab League, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, South American, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Middle East Yet


Yemen officials: Saudi airlift deploys troops, tanks to Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say Saudi Arabia is increasing its military presence in southern Yemen, airlifting in additional troops, armored vehicles, tanks and other military equipment. The deployment comes as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia’s main partner in the war in Yemen, continues withdrawing troops from the country. The UAE pullout leaves […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Nation, Yemen, Aden, SANAA Yemen, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia signs warship construction deal with France's Naval Group

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), the kingdom’s state defense company, made the announcement at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi, a show piece event for Saudi Arabia's close ally the United Arab Emirates. Saudi Arabia, among the top five defense spenders in the world, has been fighting a costly war in Yemen since 2015 in support of the internationally recognized government against the armed Houthi movement. The latest agreement includes building warships, frigates, corvettes a...
Tags: Science, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Yemen, Sami, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, IDEX, France s Naval Group, Andreas Schwer


Pope senses ‘good will’ in UAE for Yemen peace process

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Tuesday he sensed “good will to bring about a process of peace” in Yemen during his meetings with officials from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia’s key ally in the war. Francis acknowledged that after only two days in Abu Dhabi and discussions with only a […]
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Mueller Has Been Looking At Middle Eastern Nations’ Influence On US Politics

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has gone global, according to a Thursday morning report from the Daily Beast. Court documents that Mueller plans to file in 2019 will highlight the special counsel’s expanded probe into Middle Eastern countries’ efforts to influence American politics, according to three sources familiar with the new development who spoke to the Daily Beast. Trump campaign associates have reportedly been interviewed a...
Tags: News, Israel, US, Trump, Mueller, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, Robert Mueller, Daily Beast Trump, Nicole Lafond, Daily Beast Court, Daily Beast Mueller


Trump boasts of America’s might, draws headshakes at U.N.

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump delivered a sharp rebuke of multinational authority at the United Nations on Tuesday, drawing headshakes and even laughter from fellow world leaders as he boasted of America’s economic and military might. Trump arrived late, forcing a last-minute scheduling switch, then received polite applause but also blank stares as he took his blustery brand of “America First” policies to the annual General Assemb...
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Donors step up funds to Palestinian aid agency after US cuts

GENEVA (AP) — The top official with the U.N.’s Palestinian aid agency says countries including Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and India have stepped up in recent months with a “very high amount” of $238 million in extra funding amid U.S. cuts. UNRWA Commissioner Pierre Kraehenbuehl reiterated his disappointment with the Trump administration’s […]
Tags: News, India, US, Qatar, Ap, Geneva, Trump, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, UNRWA, Nation & World, Pierre Kraehenbuehl


Israel Pushed Heavily for Trump to Meet with Putin

Key line from a new article in The Jerusalem Post on the apparent denouement of the Syrian Civil War and Israel’s effort to enlist Russian assistance in securing its key strategic objectives in a post-conflict Syria: “Benjamin Netanyahu worked laboriously mobilizing all his influence in Washington to persuade Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin.” This is not terribly surprising. And it dovetails with Adam Entous’s New Yorker article from a week ago which explained how the Russian collusion sto...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Israel, US, Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Josh Marshall, Jerusalem Post, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia


Lebanese expats in Mideast vote in parliamentary elections

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese expats are casting ballots in six Arab countries in the region, ahead of parliamentary elections due in Lebanon on May 6. The voting abroad marks the first time that expats are allowed to participate in parliamentary elections. The voting on Friday is being held in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, […]
Tags: News, Ap, Beirut, Lebanon, Mideast, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


How Leaked Emails Explain The Qatar Crisis

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The Best Way To Truly Help The Refugees In Syria

I am an immigrant. I came to this country as a young man from Pakistan and was able to build an incredible life for myself and my family because of the opportunities living in the United States afforded me. I wish for as many people as possible to experience this as well. If you know me, are familiar with my story at all, or have read my writings, then none of this is news to you. But one thing you may not know about me is that my mother was a Jewish woman that originally lived in Syria. That's ...
Tags: Europe, News, Saudi Arabia, America, Syria, United States, Pakistan, Jordan, Huffington Post, Trump, Mina, Gulf Cooperation Council GCC, Turkey Lebanon, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, Daniel Pipes, Bahrain Kuwait Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia


Contributing to a safe migration and decent work for women in Nepal

Crossposted from UN Women. Dawa Dolma Tamang migrated from rural Nepal to Abu Dhabi because she wanted to improve her livelihood and support her family. She ended up paying seven times more than what was required to the recruiting agency and was wrongfully denied work on medical grounds. With the help of Pourakhi, an organization working to protect migrant women’s rights, she was able to seek legal assistance and recover some of her money. Today, Tamang is working as a mason and will soon start...
Tags: News, Nepal, Finland, Un, Abu Dhabi, Kathmandu, Huffington Post, Kuwait, UN Women, Maheshwari, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, Gurung, NRS, Eastern Nepal, Tamang


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Targets 100 Hotels in Middle East by 2020

From the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Dubai, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that it is on track to grow its portfolio in the Middle East to 100 hotels by 2020. This follows five new deal signings that will add over 1,200 rooms in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Starwood will also open five hotels in 2016 across the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Tags: Middle East, Dubai, Starwood Hotels Resorts Worldwide Inc NYSE, Starwood Hotels amp, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, UAE Saudi Arabia, Qatar Starwood


Travel to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt

Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State, Ambassador David H. Thorne, will travel to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh, Cairo and Luxor from February 7-12, 2016 to discuss regional economic issues and the Egyptian economy. On February 7th, Ambassador Thorne will have a full day of meetings in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai in support of continued regional economic engagement efforts.
Tags: Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Luxor, Thorne, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, David H Thorne, Abu Dhabi Dubai Riyadh Cairo


Blackberry to continue operations in Pakistan : January 02, 2016,

ISLAMABAD: BlackBerry Ltd said it has decided to continue its operations in Pakistan as the government dropped a request for access to users' data. The company, which has faced similar problems in the past in India, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, had said last month it would delay shutting down its operations in Pakistan until December 30. State-run Pakistan Telecommunication Authority had in July demanded that the company give access to its BlackBerry Enterprise Services ...
Tags: Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, BlackBerry Ltd, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, BlackBerry Enterprise Services


Blackberry says will continue operations in Pakistan

Dec 31 BlackBerry Ltd said it has decided to continue its operations in Pakistan as the government dropped a request for access to users' data. The company, which has faced similar problems in the past in India, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, had said last month it would delay shutting down its operations in Pakistan until Dec. 30. State-run Pakistan Telecommunication Authority had in July demanded that the company give access to its BlackBerry Enterprise Services , which ...
Tags: Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, BlackBerry Ltd, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, BlackBerry Enterprise Services


Saudi women activists held for driving

Two Saudi women activists have been detained for nearly a week for defying the kingdom's ban on women driving, family members and an activist said Sunday. This Nov. 30, 2014 image made from video released by Loujain al-Hathloul, shows her driving towards the United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia border before her arrest on Dec 1. The women, who were arrested after driving into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates, are supporters of a grassroots campaign launched in October of last year again...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia, Loujain al Hathloul