The fire next time: Stabilization in the Middle East and North Africa

The fire next time: Stabilization in the Middle East and North Africa

Executive Summary Civil wars across the Middle East have severely damaged regional stability. Middle Eastern countries, many of which are strategic partners of the United States and Europe, seek new methods of long-term mediation to address issues that were at the heart of the popular uprisings known as the Arab Spring: dysfunctional governance, coercion, and […]

REVEALED: Britain's 'secret' arms sales to Middle East human rights abusers

REVEALED: Britain's 'secret' arms sales to Middle East human rights abusers

The Union Flag flies alongside the BAE flag as workers leave the BAE Systems site at Brough in East Yorkshire, north east England (AFP) LONDON – The UK government has been accused of using secretive export rules to hide the true extent of arms exports to Middle East states with dire human rights records, Middle […]

Singapore agencies join Mid-East capacity-building effort

Singapore agencies join Mid-East capacity-building effort

Singapore’s Temasek Foundation International and Civil Service College (CSC) are working with the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and a Jordanian ministry to build capabilities in good governance and public administration. The Public Service Excellence programme “is part of Singapore’s broader technical cooperation to support capacity building of the public service” of Jordan and the PNA, […]

Temasek Foundation, Civil Service College launch capacity-building effort in Middle East

Temasek Foundation, Civil Service College launch capacity-building effort in Middle East

Two Singapore organisations are working with the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and a Jordanian government ministry in a programme to raise capabilities in good governance and public administration. The “Public Service Excellence” programme involves Temasek Foundation International and the Civil Service College Singapore (CSC), with Jordan’s Ministry of Public Sector Development and PNA’s General Personnel Council […]

Cervical cancer to double across Middle East without vaccines

Cervical cancer to double across Middle East without vaccines

BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Deaths from cervical cancer will double in the Middle East and North Africa by 2035 unless conservative nations vaccinate young women and tackle sexual taboos, a study said on Wednesday. The Tunisian Center for Public Health, an advocacy group, urged governments in the region to vaccine against the human papillomavirus […]

TOTAL Expands Operation in the Middle East With Partnership

TOTAL Expands Operation in the Middle East With Partnership

TOTAL S.A. (TOT – Free Report) announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Supreme Petroleum Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to further expand its operations in the resource-rich Middle East region. TOTAL is granted a 20% participating interest in the […]

Kurdish troops fight for freedom — and women's equality — on battlegrounds across Middle East

Kurdish troops fight for freedom — and women's equality — on battlegrounds across Middle East

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Haidar Khezri, Indiana University (THE CONVERSATION) For years, Kurdish fighters have been partners to the U.S. in the Middle East. From 2003 to 2017, they helped overthrow the regime of Saddam Hussein, battled al-Qaida and pushed the Islamic State […]

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