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AIA Middle East Chapter Launch

AIA Middle East Chapter Launch

Breaking News:  The American Institute of Architects – Middle East chapter’s Executive Board and Board of Directors is very excited to announce that AIA Middle East will be officially launched in Baghdad on August 28th, 2018.  AIA Middle East Chapter LaunchDate: Tuesday August 28th, 2018Place: Baghdad Hall, Iraqi Engineer Union نقابة المهندسين العراقية in Al […]

Qatar accuses Saudis of barring Hajj pilgrims, which Riyadh denies

Qatar accuses Saudis of barring Hajj pilgrims, which Riyadh denies

Last year, 1,624 Qatari pilgrims attended Hajj, Saudi ministry says (AFP/file photo) Qatar accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s Hajj, which Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca. The Hajj may draw two million people from around the globe this year. By […]

War and chaos in the Middle East

War and chaos in the Middle East

In the west, the decades since the end of the Cold War are regarded as one of the most peaceful periods in history. In his recently published book “Krieg und Chaos in Nahost – Eine arabische Sicht” (“War and chaos in the Middle East – an Arabian view”), the German-Syrian journalist Aktham Suliman looks at […]

EXCLUSIVE: Turkey ready to release pastor but US offering nothing

EXCLUSIVE: Turkey ready to release pastor but US offering nothing

US pastor Andrew Brunson leave prison for house arrest in Izmir last month (Reuters) ANKARA – Turkish diplomats have told the US government they are close to releasing Andrew Brunson, the imprisoned American pastor at the heart of the diplomatic row between the two countries, Middle East Eye can reveal. But the Turks want more […]

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Won't Please Israel or Palestinians, US Officials Warn

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Won't Please Israel or Palestinians, US Officials Warn

The team working on President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan has said neither Israelis nor Palestinians would be happy with the proposal. As the international community waits to hear details of the plan, Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s special representative for international negotiations, tweeted a statement warning that compromise would be the only path to lasting […]

3000 Yazidis captured by Daesh still missing

3000 Yazidis captured by Daesh still missing

An official at the Endowments and Religious Affairs Ministry of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government says more than 3,000 members of Yazidi minority remain unaccounted for since Daesh militants overran their hometowns in northern Iraq back in 2014. “The fate of 3,102 Izadis remain unknown since Daesh terrorists attacked our towns and cities in mid-2014,” Khairi Bozarni said […]

Why Trump's 'Arab NATO' plan won't curb Iran

Why Trump's 'Arab NATO' plan won't curb Iran

US President Donald Trump walks from the Diplomatic Reception Room after speaking about the Iran nuclear deal at the White House in Washington, US, October 13, 2017. . (photo credit: REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models […]

Russia's Lavrov suggests offensive on Syria's Idlib close

Russia's Lavrov suggests offensive on Syria's Idlib close

Russian Foreign Minister attends a news conference in Ankara on Tuesday (Reuters) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that the Syrian army has a right to defend itself against attacks in Idlib and Moscow will support those operations, pouring cold water on suggestions a major offensive could be avoided. His comments came during a […]

Middle East's Careem to Test Bus Service in Egypt

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Oil eases the way for Beijing in the Middle East

Oil eases the way for Beijing in the Middle East

China is accelerating its engagement with the Middle East through a mix of diplomacy, commerce and its signature Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Vigorous diplomatic exchanges, increased trade overtures and signings, and the forging of military ties have ensured that China is becoming a force to reckon with. Source link

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