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The two roadside bombs that detonated under a bridge in a busy hub of the Syrian capital Damascus on Wednesday killed at least 14 people. It’s a sign that despite the Assad government’s recent efforts to normalize relations abroad, Syria’s civil war is not over. The World’s Marco Werman talks with Amr Al-Azm, a professor of Middle East history in Doha, Qatar.
The prevailing doomsday thought is that U.S. disengagement from the Middle East will create a power vacuum that the regional powers will move to violently fill. The immediate behavior of those in question provides evidence to the contrary.
Newcastle United have asked fans not to wear "traditional Arabic clothing or Middle East-inspired head coverings" at matches following the Saudi Arabian-led takeover of the club. Some Magpies supporters wore the clothing when gathering outside St James' Park to celebrate the takeover. Similar attire was also seen against Tottenham in...
This is in no way comparable to the British decision a half-century ago to withdraw from east of Suez.
QSC has announced that it has opened a Middle East/Africa regional office in Dubai, UAE, serving as the business development and training hub for the Middle East and Africa. The office will also manage the distribution of QSC’s product portfolio to support various verticals including corporate, higher education, live entertainment and cinema.
L3Harris Technologies will deliver intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products to a Middle East customer under a recent $23 million foreign military sales order. The company said Monday it will provide the Integrated Tactical Area Communications Systems, ROVER transceivers, Falcon tactical radios and Hawkeye III very-small-aperture terminals, which will all be integrated into the customer’s deployed systems.
Boeing has found that airlines in the Middle East will require 3,000 new airplanes valued at $700 billion over the next two decades. That is added to aftermarket services, such as maintenance and repair, worth $740 billion. The manufacturer said the region is positioned to capitalise on the recovery of...
Boeing forecasts 20-year Middle East commercial jet and services market valued at more than $1.4 trillion
Commercial fleet expected to more than double to serve passenger and cargo demand. Boeing said that airlines in the Middle East will require 3,000 new airplanes valued at $700 billion and aftermarket services such as maintenance and repair worth $740 billion, with the region positioned to capitalize on the recovery of regional and international travel and cargo demand. Boeing provided the estimate in its 2021 Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), a forecast of 20-year demand for commercial airplanes and services.
Newcastle have asked fans celebrating the club's Saudi-backed takeover not to wear Arab-style clothing for matches in case it causes offence to others. Dozens of supporters donned home-made head-dresses for the Public Investment Fund's first game in charge against Tottenham at St James Park on Sunday, creating a spectacle that dismayed anti-racism group Kick It Out and influential FA figures.
Newcastle United have asked supporters to "refrain from wearing traditional Arabic clothing or Middle East-inspired head coverings at matches," after sections of the fanbase dressed in such fashion to celebrate the Saudi-backed takeover for the clash with Tottenham Hotspur. St James' Park was rocking prior to kick off on Sunday...
Grand Island Independent
KEARNEY — Chadron’s 1057th Military Police Company, with detachments in Scottsbluff and Kearney, were deployed Friday to the Middle East. Of the 65 soldiers deploying, about 34 are either assigned to the Kearney unit or from the Kearney area, including Sara Graham, who is from Holdrege where she is a sergeant with the Holdrege Police Department, and Darius Flessner, who is from Ravenna.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) United States President Joe Biden is nominating Donald Armin Blome, an expert on Middle East affairs, as the new Ambassador to Pakistan, Dawn reported. Donald Armin Blome, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service belonging to the class of minister-counsellor, is currently the US...
Middle Eastern operators will take delivery of 3,000 new aircraft over the next two decades, with a strong widebody presence, Boeing estimates in its latest forecast for the region. Ahead of the Dubai air show in November, the airframer states that these deliveries will include 1,320 widebody types as well...
Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland warned the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict stating there was 'no progress towards realising a two-state solution' during a briefing in New York City on Tuesday. The UN official working towards peace in the region stated,...
This article is part of the publication Thinking MENA Futures, produced in conjunction with MEI's Strategic Foresight Initiative and the MEI Futures Forum. Read the other articles in the series here. The strong and coordinated policy actions to save lives and support the recovery in Middle East and North Africa...
ASCOTT VOTED LEADING SERVICED APARTMENT BRAND FOR ASIA, MIDDLE EAST AND OCEANIA AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2021
Wins the most number of awards amongst serviced residence players with 17 accolades across the regions. CapitaLand Investment's wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has received the top honour of 'Leading Serviced Apartment Brand' in Asia, Middle East and Oceania at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2021. Ascott is the biggest winner with a total of 17 accolades across the regions, the most number of awards amongst serviced apartment companies. Ascott achieved these top recognitions in Asia and Middle East for the sixth straight year and in Oceania for the second consecutive year.
UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland told the Security Council that no progress has been made towards the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Political stagnation is "fueling tensions, instability and a deepening sense of hopelessness," Wennesland said on Tuesday. "We should have no illusions...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has become more optimistic on the Middle East and North Africa’s economic growth prospects this year and the following as different parts of the region observe varying degrees of recovery. It is to be noted that IMF recently stated that the worldwide economic recovery had...