Arab Youth Say Middle East Has Moved in Wrong Direction: Survey

Arab Youth Say Middle East Has Moved in Wrong Direction: Survey

11:10 Michael Hasenstab Franklin Templeton Cos LLC, Exec VP/Chief Invsmt Ofcr:Global Macro/Portfolio Mgr 11:30 Cliff Asness AQR Capital Management LLC, Chief Invsmt Ofcr/Mng Principal 12:00 Lori Heinel State Street Global Advisors, Exec VP/Deputy Chief Investment Ofcr 12:40 Barbara Whye Intel Corp (U.S.), Vice President 12:40 Paul Sweeney Bloomberg Intelligence, Director:North American Research 12:40 John Gerner […]

Middle East Monitor: Paraguay to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Middle East Monitor: Paraguay to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

8 May 2018 | 07:40 | FOCUS News Agency Picture: Архиерейско наместничество – Смолян Jerusalem. Paraguay will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by the end of May, a Paraguay government spokesman and the Israeli foreign ministry said on Monday, following the United States and Guatemala, Middle East Monitor reports. The status of Jerusalem […]

Egyptian companies mull importing gas from Israel

Egyptian companies mull importing gas from Israel

A number of local private companies are currently seeking the Egyptian authorities’ approvals to import gas from Israeli fields, the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El-Molla, announced yesterday. Speaking at a press conference held in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, El-Molla said that “negotiations are taking place between the ministry and local […]

Libyan commander declares 'zero hour' for campaign to take city

Libyan commander declares 'zero hour' for campaign to take city

Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar announced the start of military operations to “liberate” the eastern city of Derna on Monday after his forces clashed with rival militias on the city’s outskirts. “Zero hour for the liberation of Derna has struck. Our army forces are now targeting their hideouts,” Haftar said in a speech at a […]

Donald Trump Is About to Put Israel in Immediate Danger

Donald Trump Is About to Put Israel in Immediate Danger

It seems as if the entire world is watching in anticipation of Tuesday, the day President Donald Trump has chosen to announce whether to continue to waive sanctions on Iran, determining whether the United States will exit or remain in the Iran nuclear deal.  While the British, French, and German governments have made clear their […]

Claims of violations surface following Tunisia's elections

Claims of violations surface following Tunisia's elections

  On Monday, Anis Jarboui, a member of the Tunisian Independent High Authority for Elections, said, “we have not yet received data on the provision and distribution of political funds during the voting process in the municipal elections, on Sunday.” On the sidelines of a press conference, at the headquarters of Palais des Congrès in Tunis, […]

Algeria Remains Africa's Biggest Military Spender

Algeria Remains Africa's Biggest Military Spender

Algeria remains Africa’s largest military importer, spending three times as much on defense equipment as Morocco, according to a 2018 report issued by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), reports Morocco World News. The report, “Trends in world military expenditure 2017,” estimates that the world’s arms spending stood at USD 1,739 billion in 2017. The globe’s military expenditures in […]

Lebanese vote: A victory of antagonisms

Lebanese vote: A victory of antagonisms

Lebanon’s legislative elections have defied most prognoses, which foresaw a ballot without surprises – as much in terms of the order of events as of the results.  With the introduction of a proportional voting system, experts were anticipating voter enthusiasm that would bring about record participation. But what happened was the opposite: The participation rate […]

Trump will announce decision on Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday

Trump will announce decision on Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday

US President Donald Trump says he’s ready to announce a decision on the Iran nuclear deal (AFP) US President Donald Trump said he would announce a decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday as European countries piled pressure on Washington to remain in the 2015 agreement. Trump has threatened to withdraw […]