This is the first Airline in the Middle East and North Africa to provide gate-to-Gate internet onboard

This is the first Airline in the Middle East and North Africa to provide gate-to-Gate internet onboard

Qatar Airways announced that it is the first airline in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) to provide gate-to-gate internet connectivity onboard. A decision by Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) will allow the provision of internet service onboard aircraft at all altitudes. Previously, internet connection was only permitted when an aircraft was higher […]

Middle East nightmare, made in Washington

Middle East nightmare, made in Washington

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, March 2018. Albin Lohr-Jones/Press Association. All rights reserved.Even under one of the most rhetorically aggressive leaderships that it has ever had, the United States maintains a rational approach in dealing with nuclear North Korea. Its plans for a meeting between the […]

Is marijuana decriminalization possible in the Middle East?

Is marijuana decriminalization possible in the Middle East?

by Alexandra Blackman and Farah Samti by Alexandra Blackman and Farah Samti April 20 at 2:50 PM A Tunisian boy cycles past street art in Erriadh, a village on the resort island of Djerba, south of Tunis in 2015. (AP Photo/Mosa’ab Elshamy) On Jan. 1, 2018, Tunisian police reportedly arrested four people in Tunis with […]

When interests and values collide in Middle East policy

When interests and values collide in Middle East policy

When interests and values collide in Middle East policy  The Hill Middle East nightmare, made in Washington  Open Democracy Iran warns of ‘unpleasant’ response if US drops nuclear deal  Middle East Monitor Full coverage Source link

Centre Stage: Music in the Middle East, Past & Present

Centre Stage: Music in the Middle East, Past & Present

This week we tread the boards at Dubai Opera and go behind the scenes with the European Union Youth Orchestra as they tune-up for their debut performance in the emirate. We also visit a refugee camp in Jordan where traditional music is helping Syrians reconnect with their heritage. In the wake of the 75th anniversary […]

'The Man Who Stole Banksy' tells Middle East street art tale

'The Man Who Stole Banksy' tells Middle East street art tale

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “The Man Who Stole Banksy,” a street art documentary that will premiere at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, spins a tale that mixes would-be art-world avarice with Middle East politics. But the film about the removal and sale of a graffiti work on a concrete wall by anonymous British […]

Erekat: US is determined to destroy peace process

Erekat: US is determined to destroy peace process

The US administration is resolved to “destroy the peace process and the two-state option”, the Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s (PLO) Executive Committee, Saeb Erekat, said yesterday. Erekat’s remarks came during separate meetings with the head of the UN’s Middle East political department, Susanne Rose, and the Japanese Ambassador to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo. US President […]

US court 'blocks' American Daesh fighter's transfer

US court 'blocks' American Daesh fighter's transfer

A US federal court has blocked President Donald Trump’s administration from transferring a US citizen currently held in Iraq for seven months to another country, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said in a statement. The American detainee, who has not been identified, gave himself up to the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) last year […]

Thousands of Palestinians in Israel participate in March of Return

Thousands of Palestinians in Israel participate in March of Return

Thousands of Palestinians living in Israel yesterday arrived in the village of Atlit, south of Haifa, to participate in the “Great March of Return” as Israelis marked “Remembrance Day”. Thousands of Palestinians from the coastal cities, the Galilee Triangle and the Negev participated in the march holding Palestinian flags and banners that read “Their independence […]