Latest in Tag: middle east Highlight
Latest in Tag: middle east
This follows on from the phenomenon of exploiting religion in the service of political goals, which has begun to spread again, but this time in the Middle East.
Iraqi Health Ministry reported 1,022 new COVID-19 cases, lowest daily increase in the country since mid-June, bringing the total infections to 573,622
Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit remarks came during his speech, on Saturday, in front of the Arab Parliament
Korean Ambassador in Cairo Hong Jin-wook took the unusual step of playing Egypt’s national anthem himself on the saxophone, while a group of Egyptian artists played the national anthem of Korea.
Participants at the forum discussed the significant challenges the Middle East is currently facing due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and how the region can find methods of recovery.
Turkish intervention has caused social and sectarian divisions in the region, says Sameh Shoukry
Despite a decline of 14.9% in FDI flows to Africa and the Middle East in 2019, it was a very strong year for Egypt, according to FDI Intelligence report
Egypt, Morocco, Jordan most active North African renewable energy markets with $15.7bn invested over five years
In Turkey, the new epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Middle East, the death toll of the coronavirus has reached 2,706 after 106 new cases were added
Regional economies have been blindsided by health emergency and oil price crash, says Bloomberg
The study pointed out that retailers place their focus primarily on enhancing customer experience, in an attempt to raise their competitiveness within targeted markets and attract the attention of a wider segment of buyers.
The Palestinian Authority boycotted political talks with Washington, since the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the relocation of the US embassy there.
The show is planned to be screened in 2020, under the name of Ahlan Simsim (Welcome Sesame). The planned input is to tackle the main issues facing displaced children in their daily life, as well as educational content.
Extra troops believed to be deployed to counter what US perceives as Iran’s threatening behaviour
Growth fuelled by cheaper EGP, government incentives for charter airlines operating international flights
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced on Monday it is providing up to $100m in financing to the Middle East Glass Manufacturing Company (MEG), one of Egypt’s leading makers of glass containers. The financing is designed to support the firm’s capital expenditure programme, create new jobs, and boost …
Egyptian FM met with Johannes Hahn on side-line of UfM in Barcelona
We remain fundamentally optimistic regarding our economic expectations for Egypt in near future: Williams
In state-owned Al-Ahram, Makram Mohamed Ahmed wrote a piece titled “Why did Tehran turn against Al-Abadi?” in which he argued that Iran was trying to mobilise forces in Iraq to face the local popularity of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi ahead of the upcoming elections. According to Ahmed, Iran is backing former prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki …
Businesses, especially tourism-related, remain vulnerable to terrorism risk
300 Middle Eastern companies operated in France in 2017, employing over 24,000
Fifteen years after it started, the Iraq war has nearly destroyed the country, one of the most prosperous in the Middle East, and destabilised the whole region by intensifying internecine and religious conflicts and giving rise to new and violent groups. And the human and material costs of the war keep mounting. In addition to …
According to a New York Times article, published on Monday 12 March, the White House is expected to wrap up its much-awaited peace plan for the Middle East. The plan would deal with the major questions of borders, security, refugees, and the status of Jerusalem. According to three senior officials in the United States government, …
The 54th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) of 2018 convened in Germany from 16 February to 18 February. The MSC brought together more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the world, including heads of state, ministers, leading personalities of international and non-governmental organisations, as well as high-ranking representatives of industry, media, academia, and …
In the last few days remaining of 2017, Cairo hosted an eminent international leader, Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was his second visit to the Egyptian capital in less than two years. In between, Egypt and the Middle East have witnessed dramatic developments that catapulted Russia to the driver’s seat in shaping the future of …
November 2017 has seen dramatic developments in the Middle East. For the last few months, indications have been that the region has finally gained the upper hand in its three-year war against the self-styled “Islamic State” (referred to as Daesh or ISIS), after the liberation of both Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, the …
“We are working closely with Egypt on how they can best defeat this common threat,” Mattis said
November 2017 has seen dramatic developments in the Middle East. For the last few months, indications have been that the region has finally gained the upper hand in its three year war against the self-styled “Islamic State” (referred to as Daesh or ISIS) after the liberation of both Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, …
Eight live shows depict Arab struggles through contemporary dancing, storytelling, and visual arts
Human rights institutions have called for spreading awareness to combat extremist ideologies