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We remain fundamentally optimistic regarding our economic expectations for Egypt in near future: Williams
In state-owned Al-Ahram, Makram Mohamed Ahmed wrote a piece titled “Why did Tehran turn against Al-Abadi?” in which he argued that Iran was trying to mobilise forces in Iraq to face the local popularity of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi ahead of the upcoming elections. According to Ahmed, Iran is backing former prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki …
Businesses, especially tourism-related, remain vulnerable to terrorism risk
300 Middle Eastern companies operated in France in 2017, employing over 24,000
Fifteen years after it started, the Iraq war has nearly destroyed the country, one of the most prosperous in the Middle East, and destabilised the whole region by intensifying internecine and religious conflicts and giving rise to new and violent groups. And the human and material costs of the war keep mounting. In addition to …
According to a New York Times article, published on Monday 12 March, the White House is expected to wrap up its much-awaited peace plan for the Middle East. The plan would deal with the major questions of borders, security, refugees, and the status of Jerusalem. According to three senior officials in the United States government, …
The 54th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) of 2018 convened in Germany from 16 February to 18 February. The MSC brought together more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the world, including heads of state, ministers, leading personalities of international and non-governmental organisations, as well as high-ranking representatives of industry, media, academia, and …
In the last few days remaining of 2017, Cairo hosted an eminent international leader, Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was his second visit to the Egyptian capital in less than two years. In between, Egypt and the Middle East have witnessed dramatic developments that catapulted Russia to the driver’s seat in shaping the future of …
November 2017 has seen dramatic developments in the Middle East. For the last few months, indications have been that the region has finally gained the upper hand in its three-year war against the self-styled “Islamic State” (referred to as Daesh or ISIS), after the liberation of both Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, the …
“We are working closely with Egypt on how they can best defeat this common threat,” Mattis said
November 2017 has seen dramatic developments in the Middle East. For the last few months, indications have been that the region has finally gained the upper hand in its three year war against the self-styled “Islamic State” (referred to as Daesh or ISIS) after the liberation of both Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, …
Eight live shows depict Arab struggles through contemporary dancing, storytelling, and visual arts
Human rights institutions have called for spreading awareness to combat extremist ideologies
Putin expressed Russia’s support to solve the tensions through dialogue, during conversation with Emir of Qatar
Tehran has claimed that 10 countries are willing to mediate a reconciliation between regional adversaries Iran and Saudi Arabia.
The Indonesian tourism authority of Yogyakarta, affiliated to the Indonesian ministry of tourism, is intending to promote tourism to the city in the Middle East, especially Egypt, at the beginning of 2017. To achieve this plan, the authority is waiting for the approval of the city’s governor. The plan includes visiting Middle Eastern countries and showcasing …
Given the current Middle Eastern scenario, one may reasonably hold the argument that the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East owes its burden equally to the Machiavellian Anglo-American policies in the region and the harrowing failure of the Muslim majority governments or leaderships in the Middle East to rationally respond to those challenges. But are there …
Speaking about recent protests in the US following his election win, Trump said that they are being incited by the press
US foreign policy is expected to undergo major changes under a Trump administration
As Americans head to the poll on Tuesday to choose their next president, how will either affect the Middle East? Daily News Egypt takes a look at each candidate’s statements on topics ranging from Islamic State to Israel
Investment banking fees reached $580.7m during the first nine months of 2016, says Thomson Reuters
Cairo registered a 1.5% growth rate in the number of international overnight visitors in 2015/2016, says MasterCard Global Destinations Cities index
The resolution involves the application of safeguards over nuclear activities
In a newly published report, the IMF said years of conflict have destroyed the economies of several countries in the Middle East. The organization said it could take years for countries to regain their footing.
Fastest growth expected for Egypt, Israel with projected GDP expansion of 3.1%, 2.6% respectively
Many eastern European countries supply arms to the Middle East. The trade is said to be worth more than a billion euros, with the majority of goods going to Saudi Arabia. But the weapons don’t stay there.
An Emirates plane has been “involved in an accident upon landing” at Dubai’s main airport, officials reported. The Dubai media office has confirmed that all 300 passengers and crew have been safely evacuated
Clinton is the reason behind the problems affecting the Middle East and the world, says the republican presidential candidate
The announcement goes against the Middle East Quartet’s call on Israel to cease settlement constructions
In Syria and Iraq, the ‘Islamic State’ group has been losing ground for months, but worldwide, its attacks are becoming more effective. Middle East expert Udo Steinbach detects change within the terrorist militia.