Middle East

UK hails Tunis ‘hard work’ on security after terror attacks

TUNIS: Britain has applauded Tunisia’s “patient hard work” to boost security following the 2015 jihadist attacks that killed dozens of tourists, including 30 Britons at a beach resort.“We know that these days there can never be a situation when there is no risk at all but we are being very pleased to advise our citizens that returning to Tunis, returning ...

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Middle East SIM card shipments rise 7% last year

Implementation of ID registration for prepaid cards in some countries will put pressure, analyst says Dubai The SIM card shipments in the Middle East rose seven per cent year on year in 2016 due to growing mobile penetration, growth of population and demand. But Jonathan O’Flaherty, research analyst at ABI Research, told Gulf News that the future will be very ...

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Trump and Tillerson at odds on Iran nuclear deal

Trump has preserved nuclear deal for now, although he has made clear he did so reluctantly after being advised to do so by Tillerson (AFP) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said the two men discuss how to use the international agreement to ...

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How Libya’s Fezzan Became Europe’s New Border – Middle East and North Africa Report N°179 | 31 July 2017 – Libya

The principal gateway into Europe for refugees and migrants runs through the power vacuum of southern Libya’s Fezzan region. Any effort by European policymakers to stabilise Fezzan must be part of a national-level strategy aimed at developing Libya’s licit economy and reaching political normalisation. Executive Summary European policymakers increasingly are looking at the Fezzan, Libya’s vast and scarcely populated south ...

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Project logistics expert Mammoet expands in Middle East

Home / NEWS / Project logistics expert Mammoet expands in Middle East by ASC Staff on Jul 31, 2017 The new offices will give Mammoet’s regional network more flexibility in carrying out projects. SEE ALSO: FOCUS: Risk management critical in project logistics SEE ALSO: ALS wins Project Logistics at Logistics ME Awards SEE ALSO: BDP Project Logistics opens Abu ...

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Empire of destruction: Exploring the path of rubble in the modern Middle East

You remember. It was supposed to be twenty-first-century war, American-style: precise beyond imagining; smart bombs; drones capable of taking out a carefully identified and tracked human being just about anywhere on Earth; special operations raids so pinpoint-accurate that they would represent a triumph of modern military science.  Everything “networked.”  It was to be a glorious dream of limited destruction combined ...

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All-new 2018 Hyundai Azera arrives in Qatar

The premium all-new Azera from Hyundai Motor Company has arrived in Qatar. Exclusively engineered for the Middle East, with a luxury specification and a more powerful V6 engine option unique to the region, the Azera is available only at Skyline Automotive in the country, according to a press statement.The all-new Azera large sedan offers buyers a car that is not ...

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West hardens tone on Iran – Middle East Online

Middle East Online West hardens tone on IranMiddle East OnlineBut its arsenal does include medium-range missiles capable of striking Israel or US bases in the Middle East. Western governments suspect Iran of trying to develop the technology for longer-range missiles with conventional or nuclear payloads, a charge … and more »

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