The world must end its soft approach on Burma

The world must end its soft approach on Burma

On Monday, a UN fact-finding mission concluded that top generals in the Burmese military must face accountability for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes against ethnic Rohingya, Kachin and Shan minorities. Just over a year ago today, a commission on Rakhine set up under the late UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, issued a set of […]

Kuwait three thousand expatriates' contracts cancelled

Kuwait three thousand expatriates' contracts cancelled

The head of Kuwait Civil Service Commission, Ahmad Al-Jassar, announced that more than 3 thousand job contracts of non-Kuwaitis in government agencies had been cancelled during the first year of the implementation of the jobs resettlement policy. Al-Jassar said on Saturday that the Civil Service Commission has cooperated with the Ministry of Finance to cancel […]

Ethiopia: PM blames contractor for delay in dam

Ethiopia: PM blames contractor for delay in dam

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday blamed a military-based local contractor for the delay in construction of a multi-billion dollar dam project on the Nile. “We have not even been able to install two turbines so far let alone complete according to timetable,” Ahmed said, in his first news conference after taking office this April. […]

BREAKING: Enormous 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Middle East

BREAKING: Enormous 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Middle East

The shallow earthquake was felt as far away as Iraqi capital Baghdad. It struck around 20 miles from Javanrud, Kermanshah province, at a depth of about six miles, USGS reports. A number of people suffered injuries in the quake and were rushed to hospital in Javanrud, Press TV reports. Meanwhile, reports on social media suggest that […]

Under fire, Iran's Rouhani calls for unity

Under fire, Iran's Rouhani calls for unity

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for unity on Saturday in the face of criticism from all sides of his handling of an economic crisis and tensions with the United States. “Now is not the time to unload our burdens on to somebody else’s shoulders. We must help each other,” Rouhani said in a televised speech […]

A losing gambler: The raw truth about Mohammed bin Salman

A losing gambler: The raw truth about Mohammed bin Salman

The bubble is bursting. One by one, Mohammed bin Salman’s grand designs are disappearing in the desert, and with them the ambitious claims he made to reform decades of corruption, diversify an oil dependent economy and emerge as Donald Trump’s man in the Middle East.  Strip away the words and the hype, and you are […]

Tehran calls on Trump to 'return' to landmark nuke deal

Tehran calls on Trump to 'return' to landmark nuke deal

An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Thursday called on the US to return to a landmark nuclear deal from which it withdrew earlier this year. Speaking on Iranian state television, ministry spokesman Bahram Qasimi said that returning to the nuclear deal would be “the best option” for the US “I hope the US views Iran […]

Palestine's first aquarium brings marine life to landlocked West Bank

Palestine's first aquarium brings marine life to landlocked West Bank

AL-BIREH, West Bank – A giant ship sits staunchly in the city of al-Bireh, which lies next to Ramallah, the de-facto Palestinian capital of the West Bank. The architecture looks out of place against the block-built stone houses and apartments in the area. But even more so, it catches the eye as one drives past it, […]

Trump nominates Marine general to head Middle East operations

Trump nominates Marine general to head Middle East operations

Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. has been one of the Pentagon’s most visible senior military officials over the past year. (Alex Brandon/AP) President Trump on Wednesday nominated a veteran Marine officer to head U.S. Central Command and oversee the ongoing insurgent wars across the Middle East. If confirmed by the Senate, Lt. Gen. […]

IVD Market in the Middle East, 2018 Report

IVD Market in the Middle East, 2018 Report

DUBLIN, Aug 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The “The IVD Market in the Middle East“ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.  This report on the Middle East IVD in the last five years finds the Middle East remains as an underserved region with large market potential. Many Middle Eastern countries, such as Saudi Arabia, have […]

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