PM Imran offers role to heal Middle East conflicts

PM Imran offers role to heal Middle East conflicts

PHOTO: GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan reaffirmed Pakistan’s support for Saudi Arabia and offered to play a reconciliatory role to end all conflicts in the Middle East, which were ‘weakening us all’. “In the Middle East, we will like (to play a) reconciliatory role to bring the Muslim world together. This will be […]

Israeli forces fatally shoot Palestinian teenager in Gaza

Israeli forces fatally shoot Palestinian teenager in Gaza

Israeli forces fatally shot a Palestinian teenager in southern Gaza late on Wednesday, the health ministry in the besieged enclave said. A spokesperson for the ministry identified the victim as 15-year-old Mumin Abu Ayeda. Ayeda was participating in nighttime demonstrations as a part of the Great March of Return protest campaign. He was shot in […]

Idlib deal: Sweet relief tempered by scepticism in Syria's rebel province

Idlib deal: Sweet relief tempered by scepticism in Syria's rebel province

Protesters wave Syrian opposition and Turkish flags as they attend a demonstration in the Idlib town of Maarat al-Numan. (AP) IDLIB CITY, Syria – Before meeting his Russian counterpart in a landmark summit on Syria on Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised “new hope” for the rebel-held province of Idlib. And new hope the […]

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2018: Twain meet in Middle East

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2018: Twain meet in Middle East

Written by Shamik Chakrabarty | Dubai | Updated: September 19, 2018 5:24:54 am The India-Pakistan match at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday has generated huge interest among fans. (Source: AP) The buzz in Dubai cricket circles on Tuesday centred around Imran Khan. The Pakistan Prime Minister embarked on a two-day state visit to Saudi […]

Spotify to launch in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify to launch in the Middle East and North Africa

According to a leaked internal email, Spotify has planned to launch across the Middle East and North Africa in November, with its regional headquarters to be based in Dubai. The music-streaming giant’s latest major global move will see it going head-to-head with a number of its competitors in the region, such as Apple Music and […]

Regional Summaries: Middle East and North Africa

Regional Summaries: Middle East and North Africa

FOREWORD Violence. Conflict. Poverty. Political instability. Trafficking and smuggling. Mass displacement. These are some of the realities faced daily by millions of men, women and children throughout the Middle East and North Africa. In 2017, UNHCR continued to be appalled by the scale and magnitude of suffering experienced by civilian populations uprooted by conflict both […]

UAE expats among 100 most Influential women in Middle East

UAE expats among 100 most Influential women in Middle East

Dubai: At least 18 expatriates have been named among the 100 most influential women in the UAE and the rest of the Arab world, proving that the female gender can make huge career strides while working overseas. The Forbes’ Most Influential Women for the Middle East 2018 has recognized for the first time successful expat […]

Dozens killed in air strikes and clashes in Yemen's Hodeidah

Dozens killed in air strikes and clashes in Yemen's Hodeidah

A Houthi rebel inspects a burnt out armoured vehicle on 13 September 2018, reportedly destroyed in an air strike (AFP) Fresh clashes and air strikes have killed dozens of rebels around Yemen’s Red Sea city of Hodeidah, hospital sources have said, as a UN envoy kept up peace efforts in Sanaa. According to medical sources […]

Saudi, UAE turning OPEC into 'tool for US', Iran says

Saudi, UAE turning OPEC into 'tool for US', Iran says

Iran’s output has declined with buyers distancing themselves as sanctions approach (AFP/file photo) Oil cartel OPEC has allowed some members to turn the group into a tool for the US, a senior Iranian official said in comments published on Saturday. “Saudi Arabia and the UAE are turning OPEC into a tool for the US and […]

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