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Business - Economy
5/22/2022 6:37:00 PM
For years, global trade has been facing major challenges that were magnified in 2020 due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that affected the global economy.

World - Region
2/21/2022 7:01:47 PM
The US Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet announced Monday the launch of a new joint fleet of unmanned drones with allied nations to patrol vast swaths of the region's volatile waters as tensions simmer with Iran.

World - Region
2/7/2022 9:57:06 AM
Israeli and Palestinian public figures have drawn up a new proposal for a two-state confederation that they hope will offer a way forward after a decade-long stalemate in Mideast peace efforts.

World - Region
1/13/2022 3:13:00 PM
Schools, universities and many shops were closed in Lebanon on Thursday as a general strike by public transportation and labour unions paralyzed the crisis-hit Mideast nation.

World - Region
1/3/2022 12:14:51 PM
Yemen's Houthi rebels seized an Emirati-flagged ship in the Red Sea, officials said Monday, the latest sign of Mideast tensions as hackers targeted a major Israeli newspaper's website to mark America's 2020 killing of an Iranian general.

World - International
12/15/2021 1:44:59 PM
The U.S. Navy announced Wednesday it tested a laser weapon and destroyed a floating target in the Mideast, a system that could be used to counter bomb-laden drone boats deployed by Yemen's Houthi rebels in the Red Sea.

World - Region
12/10/2021 1:05:16 PM
Ziad Hilweh knew his family might die on the way. But the risk was worth it, he said, to reach the shores of Europe for a new start with his wife and three kids, away from the daily humiliation of life in Lebanon.

World - Region
12/1/2021 8:45:18 PM
The UN Mideast envoy warned Tuesday that without quick and decisive action to address the key drivers of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict the region risks plunging into ‘another deadly escalation of violence'.

World - Region
11/20/2021 9:30:14 AM
America's top defense official vowed Saturday to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and to counter its ``dangerous use'' of suicide drones in the wider Mideast, a pledge coming as negotiations remain stalled over Tehran's tattered atomic deal with world powers.

World - International
11/13/2021 6:46:57 PM
The top US Air Force general in the Mideast said Saturday that American airmen would continue to be stationed in the region even as military planners consider competition with China and Russia as Washington's next major challenge.

World - Region
11/13/2021 10:58:49 AM
Sarkawt Ismat was cold, hungry and terrified, trapped between Polish and Belarusian troops facing off on opposite sides of the European Union's eastern border.

World - Region
11/12/2021 1:07:47 PM
Turkey's Civil Aviation Authority said Friday that the country is halting airline ticket sales to Iraqi, Syrian and Yemeni citizens wanting to travel to Belarus, which in recent months became a route for migrants and refugees to enter the European Union.

Egypt - Tourism
10/30/2021 3:16:13 PM
Egypt's Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly has asserted that the "distinguished" Egyptian participation in Expo 2020 Dubai reflects its heavyweight at regional and global levels and the great history it is sharing with Mideast countries and the African continent.

Business - Economy
10/19/2021 12:56:43 PM
The Middle East and North Africa is on track to economic recovery, but rising social unrest and unemployment are threatening to hinder "progress", the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

World - International
10/17/2021 3:39:25 PM
The climate crisis threatens a double blow for the Middle East, experts say, by destroying its oil income as the world shifts to renewables and by raising temperatures to unliveable extremes.

World - Region
10/2/2021 12:57:42 PM
After eight years of planning and billions of dollars in spending, the Middle East's first world's fair opened in Dubai, with hopes that the months-long extravaganza will draw both visitors and global attention to this desert-turned-dreamscape

World - Region
9/8/2021 7:11:42 PM
The 5th Fleet includes the crucial Strait of Hormuz, the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf through which 20% of all oil passes

World - Region
8/29/2021 3:42:04 PM
The robbery comes as Iran, with over 106,000 virus-related deaths, has the highest death toll in the Mideast but only 8% of its people are fully vaccinated

World - Region
7/29/2021 6:36:52 PM
As of the last week of July only 41 million people, or 5.5 percent, of the region's population, had been fully vaccinated

World - Region
7/19/2021 3:52:34 PM
King Abdullah is also set to have a working breakfast Tuesday with Vice President Kamala Harris and to meet with Secretary of State Antony Blinken

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