Home » Archives by category » Mid-East (Page 29)

Obama Pours Gas on the Mideast Fire – WSJ – Wall Street Journal

While President Obama hopes his nuclear deal with Iran will burnish his presidential legacy as a great peacemaker, the near-term consequence will be more—and even bloodier—sectarian violence in the Middle East. In particular, security threats will escalate for Saudi Arabia and Israel, until now America’s two major Mideast allies. The Israelis and Saudis, longtime adversaries, […]

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – July 16 | Reuters – Reuters

DUBAI, July 16 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL * GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares mostly higher after Greek vote, dollar up after Yellen * MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets edge up ahead of Eid holidays * […]

Brookes: Terror state will likely ramp up Mideast mischief | Boston Herald – Boston Herald

One of the most troubling elements of the Iranian nuclear deal is the financial lifeline it throws to Tehran by lifting the punitive economic sanctions slapped on it because of bad behavior on atomic affairs. While estimates vary, we’re talking about Tehran pocketing well north of $100 billion — as a start — on “implementation […]

NBC’s Engel: Very Possible Iran ‘Gamble’ Could Begin Mideast Arms Race – NewsBusters (blog)

Soon after President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday morning that the government of Iran signed a nuclear arms treaty with the United States and a coalition of allies, Richard Engel — NBC’s chief foreign correspondent – stated on MSNBC’s Morning Joe program that the deal was “a gamble” for the U.S. that “very possibly” could […]

Jewish man who fled the Nazis funds rescue mission for Mideast Christians … – Jerusalem Post Israel News

LONDON – Lord George Weidenfeld, 95, who was brought up by English Christians after he escaped the Holocaust as a Kindertransport refugee just before World War Two, has announced he is helping to rescue some 2,000 Christian refugees from jihadist persecution in both Syria and Iraq. He is doing so, he said, […]

Mideast’s worst case: A ‘big war’ pitting Shia Muslims against Sunni – McClatchy Washington Bureau

ISTANBUL — The Middle East crisis that peaked one year ago Wednesday when the Islamic State captured Mosul may result in the breakup of Iraq and an indefinite continuation of a war in Syria that’s already out of control, analysts say. Yet still worse things could happen. “The conditions are very much like 1914,” says […]

Relief Advocate: Christians Ignore Suffering of Mideast Brethren – Newsmax

Today’s Christian church is ignoring the suffering of its brethren in the Middle East, just as some German Christians ignored the Nazi persecution of Jews during World War II, Juliana Taimoorazy, president of the Iraqi Christian Relief Council, tells Newsmax TV. “There is a real genocide that is unfolding in front of our […]

IPFW’s Kaiser Named To Mideast Region First Team – WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – IPFW junior Greg Kaiser continues to pile on postseason accolades, as the shortstop has recently been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings Mideast Region First Team. Kaiser is the second Mastodon shortstop in as many years to earn the honor, as Kristian Gayday was named Second Team […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets edge down as oil ends rally – Reuters

* Saudi equities track oil prices * Kuwait’s Mezzan surges on listing * Dubai drops after jumping on speculative trades * Qatar attracts some money cashed in other Gulf markets * Egypt slips ahead of interest rate decision By Olzhas Auyezov DUBAI, June 11 (Reuters) – Most Gulf stock markets closed lower on Thursday as […]

US should act in Mideast now to avoid messier cleanup later, says expert – Jerusalem Post Israel News

By decreasing its footprint in the Middle East at a time of growing threats, the US is putting off what inevitably will turn out to be much costlier interventions down the road, a prominent US-based expert tells The Jerusalem Post. By putting off action against threats such as nuclear proliferation, the spread […]