Middle East

IS THE MIDDLE EAST IN A WAR WITHOUT END UNLEASHED BY ISIS?

BY PETER HAIN: Has the Middle East—now beset by inter-nation، inter-Muslim and inter-ethnic conflict—been engulfed in a war without end unleashed by the barbarism and terror of Islamic State (ISIS)? ISIS murders both other fundamentalist Sunni Muslims as well as Shia Muslims; Saudi Arabia is combating Iran; Turkey belatedly fights ISIS while attacking the Kurds. And the U.S. and Russia، ...

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Miss Middle East Pageant | East County Magazine

  By Miriam Raftery   August 4, 2017 (El Cajon) –The San Diego Reader reports that a second contestant in the 2016 Miss Middle East Pageant has filed a lawsuit against Ben Kalasho and the pageant that he runs.  Paris Kargar told the Reader that on the eve of the pageant, Kalasho, an El Cajon Councilman, pulled her aside and ...

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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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