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Iran satellite launch fails after US warning – Middle East Monitor

Iran satellite launch fails after US warning – Middle East Monitor

Iran’s bid to launch a satellite has failed, Telecoms Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Tuesday, after it ignored US warnings to avoid such activity, Reuters reports. Washington warned Tehran this month against undertaking three planned rocket launches that it said would violate a UN Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology. The United […]

Mahy Medhat joins Sofitel Upper Egypt – Hotelier Middle East

Mahy Medhat joins Sofitel Upper Egypt – Hotelier Middle East

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and Sofitel Luxor Winter Palace have appointed Mahy Medhat as the marketing manager. He will be responsible for executing the hotel’s marketing and PR objectives and strategies. The Egyptian national holds a Master’s of Art degree in Mass Communications from the University of Leicester. Medhat joins the hotels with 10 years of […]

Algeria football violence leaves hundreds injured – Middle East Monitor

Algeria football violence leaves hundreds injured – Middle East Monitor

Football violence in Algeria has left over 300 people injured and hundreds more arrested. During a press briefing held yesterday in Algerian capital Algiers, Director of Public Security at Algeria’s General Directorate of National Security – Issa Nayli – explained that, during the ongoing 2018-2019 football season, 80 violent incidents were reported. Of these, 28 […]

Middle East bond rush shunned by Oman before $6.2bn debt push – Gulf Times

Middle East bond rush shunned by Oman before $6.2bn debt push – Gulf Times

Oman’s government is in no hurry to follow its peers across the Middle East who kicked off the year by offering new bonds at higher yields.“We aren’t desperate to go early,” said Nasser al-Jashmi, the undersecretary at Oman’s Ministry of Finance. “Market conditions aren’t appropriate right now and we have flexibility within our funding plan,” […]

Aust navy busts Middle East drug haul – Herald Sun

Aust navy busts Middle East drug haul – Herald Sun

More than three tonnes of illegal drugs worth about $155 million have been seized by the Australian navy in the Middle East. HMAS Ballarat found the 3.1 tonnes of hashish – a drug made from cannabis – during an operation on January 8 and 9 on a fishing vessel in international waters in the Arabian […]

Middle Eastern restaurant opening soon in east Allentown – Allentown Morning Call

Middle Eastern restaurant opening soon in east Allentown – Allentown Morning Call

A new Middle Eastern restaurant is coming soon to east Allentown. Al Tanoor Restaurant, offering baba ganoush, tabouleh, kabobs and other Middle Eastern staples, is expected to open in late January at 1916 Hanover Ave., according to John Hanna, whose wife, Fairouz Hanna, will operate the restaurant. The building previously housed a chiropractor’s office. RYAN […]

Saudi seeking asylum to be flown to Canada – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Saudi seeking asylum to be flown to Canada – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a Saudi woman who claims to be fleeing her country and family, is seen in Bangkok, Thailand January 7, 2019.. (photo credit: REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and […]

Pompeo uses Obama as foil in sweeping Middle East speech – The Washington Post

Pompeo uses Obama as foil in sweeping Middle East speech – The Washington Post

John Hudson National security reporter focusing on the State Department and diplomacy. January 10 at 2:14 PM ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a scathing rebuke of President Barack Obama’s Middle East policy in Cairo on Thursday in an address that centered on exerting maximum pressure on Iran and […]

Iran to continue space program despite U.S. warnings – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Iran to continue space program despite U.S. warnings – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

A Nour missile is test fired off Iran’s first domestically made destroyer, Jamaran, on the southern shores of Iran in the Persian Gulf March 9, 2010. (photo credit: REUTERS/EBRAHIM NOROOZI/IIPA) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are […]

#DonsInDubai LIVE: Aberdeen squad get down to business at Middle East training camp – Aberdeen Evening Express

#DonsInDubai LIVE: Aberdeen squad get down to business at Middle East training camp – Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeen’s annual winter break trip to Dubai gets fully under way today with the squad’s first warm weather training session. Sean Wallace and Jamie Durent are in the United Arab Emirates with the team and will be keeping fans in the north-east up to date with all the news from the Dons’ camp. Source link

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