As Egypt’s Sisi, Israel’s Netanyahu meet for first time he calls for unity among Palestinians

:: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have met for the first time in public in what Egypt said was part of an effort to revive the More »

Are Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map?

:: For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks More »

Saudi Crown Prince, British Defense Minister sign military agreement

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Defense Minist Mohammed bin Salman has met in Jeddah with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon where a military and security deal was signed. During the meeting, More »

King Salman orders additional $15 million for Rohingyas

:: King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud ordered an additional $15 million for the Rohingya Muslims on Tuesday during a cabinet meeting that condemned the terrorist massacres. The cabinet meeting discussed the brutal More »

Egypt’s Sisi on Qatar: It’s time to confront supporters of terrorism

:: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi who is in New York for the UN General Assembly session said the time has come to efficiently confront parties that support terrorism and get them to More »

 

Qatar continues spending billions of dollars on arms deals

:: Qatar has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the British government to buy 24 British Typhoon warplanes. The arms deal between Qatar and Britain was signed during the visit of the Qatari Minister of State

Qatar hits 5-year low as diplomatic rift hits firms

:: Qatar’s stock index hit a five-year low on Monday because of a fresh sign that a diplomatic dispute in the region was starting to inflict long-term damage on some of its companies. Shares of Qatar Insurance dropped 2.3 percent

Small and medium enterprises: Pulse of the Saudi economy

:: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a pivotal role in any economy, generating jobs, and contributing to growth. Saudi Arabia has long realized the importance of providing a nurturing environment to these entities, outlining clear objectives in its Vision

Man attacks Jewish women, calls them ‘dirty Muslims’

:: A man was arrested in New York after he physically and verbally attacked a woman and her daughter, calling them “dirty Muslims,” even though they were in fact Jewish. The women were leaving a subway station at New York’s

Chelsea welcomes Egyptian star Amr Diab at Stamford Bridge

:: Egyptian singer Amr Diab shared an image of Stamford Bridge arena on his official Twitter page. The singer attended a game in the fifth round of the Premier League between Chelsea and Arsenal on Sunday. The Chelsea football team’s

Khouribga African Film Festival honors Egyptian film ‘A day for Women’

:: Egyptian movie “A day for Women” has won the Grand Competition at the African Film Festival in Khouribga, Morocco. Director Kamel Wagih Abouzekri and actress/producer Elham Shaheen received the Ousmane Sembene award at the end of the 20th edition

Sean Spicer wins laughs at Emmys

:: Sean Spicer, the former White House press secretary whose full-throated defense of Donald Trump earned him derision on television, delighted his former tormentors in a surprise appearance at Sunday’s Emmys. Spicer, who resigned in July in one of the

‘It’ stomps ‘Mother’ with $60M in its second week

:: The Stephen King adaption “It” continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky’s audacious genre-bending psychological thriller “mother!” New Line and

What Aung San Suu Kyi needs to do now

Syed Munir Khasru

By : Syed Munir Khasru :: Myanmar is in crisis. Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state are under attack by the military and Buddhist militants, and many have fled for their lives. This escalating conflict is threatening to undermine Myanmar’s democratic

A little trouble in ‘le workers’ paradise’

Zaid M. Belbagi

By : Zaid M. Belbagi :: Paris was rocked by disturbances last week. Masked protesters throwing stones clashed with police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon, in 4,000 demonstrations called by the biggest public sector trade union, the

British police arrest second man over homemade bomb on London tube

:: A second man has been arrested by police investigating Friday’s bomb attack on a London underground train, police said. The 21-year-old man was arrested in the west London suburb of Hounslow just before midnight on Saturday, the Metropolitan Police

Tillerson, Russia’s Lavrov to meet on Sunday: US State Dept.

:: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in New York on Sunday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the US State Department said in a brief statement. The State

France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act

:: Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in the French city of Marseille, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged

Iran’s nuclear deal faces tough scrutiny at United Nations talks

:: The 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers faces a stern test at the United Nations this week as Europeans try to persuade a skeptical Trump administration to keep it, while Israel lobbies to turn up the pressure

“We will kill you all“: Rohingya villagers in Myanmar beg for safe passage

:: Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-racked northwest Myanmar are pleading with authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food. “We’re terrified,” Maung Maung, a Rohingya official at

Iran warns Iraq Kurds independence means end to border deals

:: Iran warned on Sunday that independence for Iraqi Kurdistan would mean an end to all border and security arrangements with the regional government. “Border agreements stand only with the central government of Iraq, and secession of Kurdistan region from

UN chief: Northern Iraq vote would detract from ISIS fight

:: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that a planned Sept. 25 independence referendum in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region “would detract from the need to defeat” ISIS and to reconstruct regained territories. “The Secretary-General respects the sovereignty, territorial

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali calls for meeting to discuss Qatar crisis

:: Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani tweeted a message to the people of Qatar requesting them to unite to “be the messengers of peace”. “To my family, the children, the businessmen, and all the people of Qatar. I invite you

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