Middle East

One in five children across the Middle East and North Africa needs humanitarian aid – ReliefWeb

One in five children across the Middle East and North Africa needs humanitarian aidReliefWebAMMAN, 11 September 2017 – Nearly one in five children across the Middle East and North Africa need immediate humanitarian assistance, according to latest data and analysis. Over 90 per cent of these children live in countries affected by conflict … and more »

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For Qatari Network, Political Feud Spills Into Stadiums

“Every single obstacle to prevent the commercialization of beIN channels has been put in place by the Saudi authorities,” Jordan said. Photo Saudi Arabia’s Nawaf al-Abid, right, with Japan’s Hotaru Yamaguchi during a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. BeIN owned the rights to the game, but it could not get members of its production staff into Saudi Arabia to broadcast ...

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Palestinian Authority releases prominent Palestinian activist on bail – Middle East

Issa Amro – a well-known Palestinian activist from Hebron. (photo credit:REUTERS) A Palestinian Authority court on Sunday ordered the release of Issa Amro, a prominent Palestinian activist, after he was arrested for criticizing the PA on Facebook.    One of Amro’s lawyers, Farid al-Atrash, said his client was set free on $1,400 bail.   In a Facebook post on September ...

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Middle east crisis thickens as Saudi snaps talks with Qatar | Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a ceremony in Riyadh | Saudi Arabia | Qatar crisis | Saudi suspends taks with Qatar

Dubai: Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of ‘distorting facts’, just after a report of a phone call between the leaders of both countries suggested a breakthrough in the Gulf dispute. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke by the telephone with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Friday when they discussed ...

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Trump urges unity in Middle East

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with the emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and stressed the importance of unity in fighting terrorism, the White House said on Friday, according to Reuters. The two spoke on the phone on Thursday, according to the White House statement. “The President underscored ...

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Taj Plans Further Expansion in Middle East

Taj Dubai plans to go up from 296 rooms to over 300. The hotel chain is also looking at Bahrain as well as Mecca for further expansion in the region, according to Ranjit Phillipose, General Manager, Taj Dubai. AFTER OPENING and running successfully for three years in Dubai, Taj Hotels is now eyeing at other areas of the Middle East ...

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Is This The Newest Nuclear Player In The Middle East?

By Dave Forest – Sep 07, 2017, 12:00 PM CDT Uranium prices continue to hover at multi-year lows, currently going for $20 per pound.  But some global buyers see an opportunity in the current market crisis. With one of the world’s largest investors this week making a leap into the sector.  That’s the sovereign wealth fund of Oman. Which agreed to ...

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Souq.com Reaches Agreement To Acquire Wing.ae

E-commerce platform, Souq.com, announced that it is on the verge of a ‘definitive agreement’ to purchase web-based and mobile delivery solutions provider, Wing.ae. Souq, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, has previously invested in Wing.ae, before deciding to acquire 100% of the company’s shares. The acquisition demonstrates the continued commitment of Souq, Amazon and Wing to provide Souq.com customers with world class ...

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