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The message to Secretary Blinken

The message to Secretary Blinken

Washington Watch I was part of a small delegation of Arab Americans invited to meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the day before his recent visit to Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority. Our meeting came on the heels of two tragic days in Israel/Palestine. On January 26, 10 Palestinians were killed during...

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Turkiye shuts all secondary schools for week

Turkiye shuts all secondary schools for week

Destruction Turkey after Earthquake Ankara, 6 February 2023 (GNP): Education Minister of Turkiye, Mahmut Ozer, announced, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency, “All schools in Turkiye would be closed for a week.” People who fled their homes due to the strong earthquake will be housed at the school buildings. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center earlier reported...

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Gulf bourses mixed amid economic uncertainty; Egypt extends gains

Gulf bourses mixed amid economic uncertainty; Egypt extends gains

Gulf stock markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with Qatar’s bourse declining the most amid caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting. Financial markets expect the Fed will need to lift its benchmark rate above 5% and keep it there to squeeze too-high inflation out of an economy where the labor market remains strong...

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US offers support to India’s G20 presidency on energy, food issues

US offers support to India’s G20 presidency on energy, food issues

NEW DELHI: The United States will support India’s G20 presidency including on issues such as food and energy security, the US embassy there said on Tuesday, as New Delhi seeks the backing of its partners ahead of key meetings starting this month. The presidency has attracted particular interest given India’s close ties with both the...

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Energy industry must be part of climate fight, says COP president

Energy industry must be part of climate fight, says COP president

BENGALURU: The energy industry must play a role in the campaign to tackle global warming, the president of this year’s UN climate talks said on Tuesday, denying any “conflict of interest”. Sultan Al Jaber, who heads oil giant ADNOC and is the United Arab Emirates’ special envoy for climate change, also called for “policies that...

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Russian-Arab ties are a possible obstacle to Su-35s supply to Iran

Russian-Arab ties are a possible obstacle to Su-35s supply to Iran

Moscow and Tehran are about to start joint production of Shahed drones on Russian territory. By Boyko Nilkolov The delivery of Russian Su-35 fighter jets to Iran will depend on Moscow’s relations with Arab countries, Mr. Kirill Semenov said. He is a orientalist, and expert at the Russian International Relations Council [INAC]. He stated this on his...

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Govt puts off APC on terrorism again

Govt puts off APC on terrorism again

JUI-F’s Fazlur Rehman (from left to right), Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and PPP’s Asif Ali Zardari speak during a press conference in Islamabad, on March 28, 2022. — AFP/ file The federal government again put off its all parties conference (APC) scheduled for February 9, as Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will pay a solidarity visit...

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Nearly 5000 Dead In Disastrous Earthquake In Turkey, Syria

Nearly 5000 Dead In Disastrous Earthquake In Turkey, Syria

Ankara: Rescue workers are continuing to dig through the rubble of collapsed buildings, searching for survivors of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Turkey and neighboring Syria, killing at least 4,940 people. The massive quake, one of the largest to strike the quake-prone area in the past century, is raising fears of a new humanitarian...