Britain must stop collaborating with genocidal Myanmar regime

Britain must stop collaborating with genocidal Myanmar regime

Today’s United Nations report on Myanmar finds that commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlain and his generals committed the ultimate crime: They oversaw a genocide. The UN report demands that they be investigated, preferably at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, for the indiscriminate killing and mass rape of the Rohingya people. Though this report […]

Egypt Remains The Hottest Destination For MENA Travelers In 2018

Egypt Remains The Hottest Destination For MENA Travelers In 2018

Egypt maintained its position as the most popular destination among travelers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) so far in 2018, but elsewhere changing consumer tastes and market conditions have impacted regional travel patterns, according to data from Singapore-based online travel agency Wego. Wego’s destination rankings are derived from its user flight and […]

Long way to go for Middle East enterprises in cyber security

Long way to go for Middle East enterprises in cyber security

The Middle East, home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world, has made strides in technology adoption but is still vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to experts. The level of protection against external attackers was assessed extremely low for 43 per cent of companies, which may facilitate a rise in attacks, according […]

Istanbul police break up landmark Turkish mothers' protest

Istanbul police break up landmark Turkish mothers' protest

Turkish riot police faces protesters of Saturday mothers group demonstration (AFP) Istanbul police on Saturday broke up a regular demonstration by Turkish mothers remembering the disappearance of relatives in the 1980s and 1990s, detaining over 20 people as participants marked the 700th such weekly protest. The mothers, known as the Saturday Mothers (Cumatesi Anneleri in […]

US cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

US cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

US cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million  Stars and Stripes Israel’s Lieberman will not support truce with Hamas  Middle East Monitor Israeli forces wound dozens of Palestinian protesters in Gaza  Middle East Eye Full coverage Source link

Saudi Arabia denies report Aramco IPO suspended

Saudi Arabia denies report Aramco IPO suspended

Oil tanker loading at Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery and oil terminal in Saudi Arabia (Reuters) Saudi Arabia’s energy minister in a statement issued early on Thursday denied a Reuters report that state oil giant Aramco’s initial public offering will be called off. “The government remains committed to the initial public offering of Saudi […]

Canada criticises Saudi Arabia again over jailed activists

Canada criticises Saudi Arabia again over jailed activists

The office of the foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, reiterated its concern for women’s rights activists in particular (Reuters) The Canadian foreign ministry has once again criticised Saudi Arabia for its crackdown on rights activists, after reports emerged this week of a female human rights defender facing possible execution in the kingdom. Diplomatic relations between two […]

Morocco pardons 11 imprisoned 'Hirak' protest supporters for Eid

Morocco pardons 11 imprisoned 'Hirak' protest supporters for Eid

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has pardoned 11 supporters of the “Hirak” protest movement on the occasion of Islam’s Eid al-Adha religious feast, their lawyer said on Tuesday. The 11 names appeared on a list of 889 people granted royal pardons published on Tuesday by the justice ministry, lawyer Mohamed Aghnaj told AFP. The supporters were […]

Regional Focus: Middle East

Regional Focus: Middle East

Governments continue to invest heavily in transport, utilities and ports across the Middle East and are making efforts to diversify their economies beyond their reliance on hydrocarbons. As a result, there is enormous demand for lifting and specialized transport services. Dubai, UAE-headquartered heavy lifting and transport specialist Al Faris started the year by placing an […]

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