Israel approves plans to build military colleges in Jerusalem

Israel approves plans to build military colleges in Jerusalem

Israel’s Jerusalem Municipality’s Planning and Construction Committee has approved a plan to build military colleges on Palestinian land located in Ein Karem village, southwest of the holy city, Safareported yesterday. According to news site, the Israeli Broadcasting Committee said that the plan was approved despite strong opposition by the Franciscan Church and its followers who […]

Iran Supreme Leader admits mistake regarding nuclear talks

Iran Supreme Leader admits mistake regarding nuclear talks

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran June 12, 2009. (photo credit: REUTERS/CAREN FIROUZ) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer […]

3000 Yazidis captured by Daesh still missing

3000 Yazidis captured by Daesh still missing

An official at the Endowments and Religious Affairs Ministry of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government says more than 3,000 members of Yazidi minority remain unaccounted for since Daesh militants overran their hometowns in northern Iraq back in 2014. “The fate of 3,102 Izadis remain unknown since Daesh terrorists attacked our towns and cities in mid-2014,” Khairi Bozarni said […]

Middle East and Africa Cloud Infrastructure Services Market 2018-2023 – Focus on Storage as a Service, Compute as a …

Middle East and Africa Cloud Infrastructure Services Market 2018-2023 – Focus on Storage as a Service, Compute as a …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Middle East and Africa Cloud Infrastructure Services Market by Service Type (Storage as a Service, Compute as a Service, Disaster Recovery & Backup as a Service, Managed Hosting), Deployment Model, Organization Size, Vertical & Country – Forecast” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) cloud infrastructure services […]

Re-opening of Kerem Shalom crossing met with scepticism in Gaza

Re-opening of Kerem Shalom crossing met with scepticism in Gaza

A truck carrying goods arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 15, 2018 (Reuters) Israel’s move to lift a ban on movement of commercial goods through its Kerem Shalom crossing into the Gaza strip was met with scepticism by Palestinians who spoke to Middle East Eye. The lifting of the […]

Israel to build 20000 new housing units in occupied Jerusalem

Israel to build 20000 new housing units in occupied Jerusalem

The Israeli authorities have approved plans to build 20,000 new settlement units throughout Greater Jerusalem, Israeli media reported Wednesday. According to the Israeli Broadcasting Authority, most of the planned homes will be built in areas occupied by Israel since the 1967 Middle East War. The project, the broadcaster said, is expected to cost some 1.4 billion […]

Transatlantic Aims Overlap in the Middle East

Transatlantic Aims Overlap in the Middle East

Mona Yacoubian is the senior advisor for Syria, the Middle East, and North Africa at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Follow her on Twitter at @myacoubian. In an era of global disorder—propelled by the intertwined dynamics of globalization and proliferating technology—the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) stand out as perhaps the most chaotic region. […]

Building Smart Cities: Going Beyond The Data

Building Smart Cities: Going Beyond The Data

Middle East governments are stepping up investments into smart cities in an effort to enhance efficiency, citizen services and sustainability. We can see the impact of this investment when it comes to the many aggressive government-driven goals: UAE Vision 2021, Saudi Vision 2030, Oman Vision 2020 and New Kuwait Vision 2035 to name a few. […]

It is Netanyahu, not Corbyn, who deserves 'unequivocal condemnation'

It is Netanyahu, not Corbyn, who deserves 'unequivocal condemnation'

Everyone and their brother in the UK – at least the tabloid media and pro-Israel apologists – has got it into their heads that the Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn laid a wreath on the grave of the Palestinian mastermind of the Munich massacre while visiting Tunisia in 2014. Is any of this true?  Well, […]