Middle East

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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Operation Spartan Shield: Nearly 30 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers will deploy to Middle East this fall

WEST BEND — Nearly 30 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers will deploy to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield this fall. According to a news release, an element of the West Bend, Wisconsin-based Detachment one, Company B, 248th Aviation Support Battalion is deploying to the Middle East with UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter maintenance support personnel. The unit’s ...

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middle east crude-benchmarks: Middle East Crude-Benchmarks touch multi-month highs after Saudi hikes prices

MIDEAST-OIL/:Middle East Crude-Benchmarks touch multi-month highs after Saudi hikes prices Reuters | Sep 5, 2017, 16:00 IST SINGAPORE, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Middle East crude benchmarks touched multi-month highs on Tuesday, buoyed by stronger-than-expected Saudi price hikes and robust demand from Shell. UAE: Traders are awaiting OSPs from ADNOC. The producer may be encouraged to raise prices more than expected ...

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