Jared Kushner Visiting Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt to Push Middle East Peace Plan

Kushner is not scheduled to meet Palestinian officials because they "made it clear they don’t want to meet the peace team," a U.S. official said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2018

Jared Kushner is Finalizing President Trump’s Mid-East Peace Plan

Jared Kushner is Finalizing President Trump’s Mid-East Peace Plan The Trump White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is completing the Administration’s peace plan and weighs releasing it to the public, according to reports received Sund.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 13th, 2018

Middle East Power Struggle Plays Out on New Stage

The Horn of Africa is taking in billions in investment from Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., China and others vying for ports and military bases, in a contest that could affect access to the Suez Canal and the balance of power in the region......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Global Powers Race for Position in Horn of Africa

Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Turkey and others are investing billions in ports and military bases on the African coast in a contest that could affect access to the Suez Canal and the balance of power in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Qatar Orders Contraband Saudi Products Off Store Shelves

Qatar directed shopkeepers to clear their stores of contraband goods from Saudi Arabia and other neighboring countries, the latest salvo in the economic battle among former Middle East allies that shows no signs of easing......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 27th, 2018

Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals with Middle East princes called Jared Kushner a "Clown Prince"

Alex Wong/Getty To.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2018

Missiles Fired at Saudi Arabia Signal Support for Iran by Its Proxies

Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a barrage of missiles into Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, an early indication that Iran’s allies in the Middle East are likely to flex their muscles in a show of support for their patron—risking a wider conflict......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 9th, 2018

A US Ally Is Literally Beheading People Over Nonviolent Drug Charges

Submitted by Carey Welder of AntiMedia Saudi Arabia, the United States’ main ally in the Middle East, has executed 48 people so far this year, half of them over nonviolent drug charges, Human Rights Watch reported this week.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 27th, 2018

Middle East Stocks Mixed, Saudi Arabia Jumps on Earnings and Optimism for Emerging Markets Index Inclusion

MidEast shares were mixed but Saud.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqApr 23rd, 2018

Saudi Arabia"s King Salman rejects US plan to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

He said East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 15th, 2018

The Saudi-UAE Alliance Is The Most Dangerous Force In The Middle East Today

Authored by Doug Bandow via The American Conservative, The latest: they are bombing .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge17 hr. 28 min. ago

Arab Countries Will Essentially Shut Down For Two Months Because of the World Cup and Ramadan

Senior executives and company directors in the Middle East and North Africa said they plan to disrupt their workday to watch games......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2018

What"s Happening With Qatar Crisis? The Blockade Explained One Year On

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain severed diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar last year, accusing the emirate of supporting terrorism......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 4th, 2018

Malaysia"s Mahathir"s Reforms Could Put Saudi, UAE On The Spot

Authored by James Dorsey via The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Moha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2018

Saudi housing crisis tests Crown Prince"s reform drive

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's crown prince wants to build a mega-city with the latest robotics under his grand plan to reform the kingdom......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 31st, 2018

World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah could miss group stage matches, says physio

Egypt's opening fixture in Group A is against Uruguay on June 15. They then face Russia on June 19 and Saudi Arabia on June 25.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 29th, 2018

Saudi Arabia, Russia plan to raise oil production by 1 mn barrels/day

OPEC may decide to raise oil output as soon as June due to worries over Iranian and Venezuelan supply and after Washington raised concerns the oil rally was going too far, OPEC and oil industry source.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 25th, 2018

Saudi minister Falih says Aramco IPO likely in 2019

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is most likely to hold the initial public offering (IPO) of oil giant Aramco in 2019, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Friday, confirming a delay from the initial plan to list the company this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 25th, 2018

Strange notches on the F-35 raise questions about its first tastes of combat with Israel"s air force

IDF / The Aviationist As reported yesterday, the Israeli Air Force F-35 stealth aircraft have had their baptism of fire taking part in air strike in the Middle East (Syria and anoth.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2018

U.S. Backing for Saudi War in Yemen Draws Congressional Concern

The Trump administration’s plan to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia is running into new resistance in Congress, where lawmakers and officials are raising concerns about the kingdom’s use of U.S.-made missiles that could threaten the deal......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 23rd, 2018

Muslims around the world prepare to fast before the holy month of Ramadan

Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters Saudi Arabia and other Muslim-majority nations, like Egypt and Indonesia, declared Ramadan would begin Thursday based on a moon-sighting .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 16th, 2018