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Qatar, blockade, UAE, families, property, students, lives,

ICJ rules – UAE-led blockade violates Qataris’ rights

The economic blockade imposed by the United Arab Emirates and its allies against Qatar amounts to racial discrimination. This was what the United Nations'...
syria women economy

Economic deal between Lebanon and Syria vital to their economies

In efforts aimed at making an economic deal with Syria, which could potentially also see an increase in the footprint of Lebanon’s exports, Raed...

China pledges $20 billion in financial aid to the Middle East

On Tuesday, as part of China’s strategic foreign policy objective which also fits well in it Belt and Road project, Chinese President Xi Jinping...
Strait of Hormuz, strategic, Iran, crude oil, LNG,

Strait of Hormuz – its strategic importance for sea-borne oil

The Strait of Hormuz, a strategic artery which links producers of crude oil from the Middle East to markets in the Asia Pacific region,...
U.S. Qatar, relations, strategic,

Doha’s charm offensive boosts U.S. Qatar relations

In start contrast to U.S. Qatar relations a year ago, there was much bonhomie on display as members of the U.S. Congress and officials...
Agreement, JPMorgan, Saudi Investment Bank, Saudi Arabia,

JPMorgan sells 100% stake in Saudi Investment Bank for $203 million

In a strategic development Saudi Investment Bank announced that it intends to completely purchase JPMorgan International Finance Company’s stake in itself for $203 million. On...
Kiir, Machar, Sudan,

President Kiir Negotiates With Machar

On Wednesday 20, 2018, the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, departed from his country’s capital, reports Reuters. The president is on his way...
OPEC, Non-OPEC, OPEC+ meeting, Vienna, oil production,

OPEC’s oil production meeting in Vienna likely to be tough

Ministers from OPEC countries have arrived in Vienna in order to decide whether to reverse their landmark pact to curb oil production so as...
Iran, China, relations,

Iran-China relations likely to expand in near future

With U.S. President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the 2015 landmark nuclear accord with Iran that was brought about by his predecessor...
The hague, Holland, Netherlands, United Nations, International Court of Justice

Qatar takes UAE to UN International Court of Justice

According to a report by Qatar’s state news agency (QNA), Qatar has dragged the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United Nation’s highest judicial...