The Palestine Festival to open its doors in London – Middle East Monitor

The Palestine Festival to open its doors in London – Middle East Monitor

Palestinians in the UK are preparing to host the biggest exhibition of Palestinian culture, food, heritage and art to be held in the country in 2018 this weekend. Organised by the Palestinian Forum in Britain, the Palestine Festival 2018 will bring together renowned Palestinian figures, artists and chefs with members of the public who are […]

Israel’s parliament rejects equal rights bill – Middle East Monitor

Israel’s parliament rejects equal rights bill – Middle East Monitor

The Israeli parliament has rejected a draft bill affirming citizens’ right to equality. According to a report by Israeli activist Yossi Gurvitz for Mondoweiss, the Knesset voted down the bill by 71-38. ‘Basic Law’: Equality’, drafted by Meretz MK Mossi Raz, stated: “The State of Israel shall maintain equal political rights amongst all its citizens, […]

Thousands of Syrian rebels ready for Turk offensive against U.S.-backed Kurds – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Thousands of Syrian rebels ready for Turk offensive against U.S.-backed Kurds – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets the audience during a ceremony to mark the 16th anniversary of his ruling AK Party’s foundation in Ankara, August 14.. (photo credit: UMIT BEKTAS / REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business […]

Tanzania, Egypt to build dam in World Heritage Site – Middle East Monitor

Tanzania, Egypt to build dam in World Heritage Site – Middle East Monitor

Tanzania yesterday chose Egypt’s El Sewedy Electric Co. and Arab Contractors to build a $2.9 billion hydroelectric plant in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The dam will be built on a river that runs through Tanzania Selous Game Reserve which covers 50,000 square kilometres and is known for its elephants, black rhinos and giraffes. According […]

US giant Dow notes growth despite Middle East project delays – Construction Week Online

US giant Dow notes growth despite Middle East project delays – Construction Week Online

The growing influence of sustainable building initiatives is driving demand for construction materials that support energy efficiency [image: Dow]. RELATED ARTICLES: Jacobs wins Saudi petrochemical contract renewal | Total, Adnoc in talks to develop Abu Dhabi downstream sector | Funding deal signed for $60m Egypt chemicals plant US chemical giant Dow claims […]

Seven dead after Turkish high-speed train crashes in Ankara – Middle East Eye

Seven dead after Turkish high-speed train crashes in Ankara – Middle East Eye

Emergency workers were trying to rescue people from carriages trapped beneath the mangled metal wreckage of an overpass at the Marsandiz train station (Reuters) A Turkish high speed train has collided with another locomotive and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a train station in Ankara, killing seven people and injuring 43, the local governor […]

Is the Khashoggi affair spotlighting Israel? – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Is the Khashoggi affair spotlighting Israel? – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018.. (photo credit: REUTERS/OSMAN ORSAL) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer […]

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