TRUMP: Contemplating a costly & bloody error

Donald Trump’s pledge to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – should it…

Ankara conference cites skinflints & aid dodgers

Pat Lancaster in Kuwait City The Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah hit out at the “Conflicts…

UAE sponsored THEEB nominated for Academy Award

  The movie Theeb, by Jordanian director Naji Abu Nowar, has been nominated, along with four…

The beginning of the end of the ‘Caliphate’?

Two months into the most sustained air campaign against Islamic State oil production in Syria and…

Is Saudi Aramco worth 10 times more than Apple?

Saudi Aramco could be worth $10 trillion following listing; analysts estimate the company could now be…

Still picking up the pieces . . .

The Middle East is still rocking from first world war pacts made 100 years ago. The agreements that…

U.K. joins the Syrian debacle

Britain has joined the war in Syria against the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group, which is…

SYRIA: an economy based on war

Despite the involvement of several world powers, there is no imminent military solution in Syria. To…

YEMEN: Dengue fever appeal by U.N.

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing for a safe corridor to reach more…

TUNISIA: tough new laws on terror

In the wake of a spate of deadly terrorist attacks in Tunisia this year, the democratically-elected…