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OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions

OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian G...

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions

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19:51, 05/24/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going ...
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00:51, 07/20/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle Eas...
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China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a ...
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04:34, 07/12/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:17, 05/24/2019

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer...
06:34, 07/12/2019

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. inte...
08:51, 06/21/2019

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Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

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13:51, 07/12/2019

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:17, 06/14/2019

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19:51, 05/24/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull ...
06:34, 06/24/2019

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.  &#...
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Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions Oil prices rose slightly on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers including Saudi Arabia signaled they may maintain production cuts until the end of this year....
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Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
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Brent oil moves toward $73 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
18:17, 05/16/2019

OPEC weighs extension of output cuts amid slackening demand VIENNA (AP) — The oil producers’ cartel, OPEC, is considering a six- to nine-month extension of its current deal to cut production, facing a weaker demand outlook due to slowing global growth. M...
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Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
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Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attac...
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Oil rises 1% to $56.77 per barrel as Middle East tensions linger Oil prices were up on Tuesday as expectations of lower U.S. crude supplies were offset by weaker demand forecasts and the full restart of Libya's largest oil field....
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Oil extends gains into fourth straight day on Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday, extending gains into a fourth session as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential supply disruptions....
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Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
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Oil steady as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices were steady on Friday, giving up earlier gains, and were on track for the first weekly increases this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
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06:17, 07/24/2019

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02:00, 05/19/2019

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between the U.S. and Iran....
10:34, 06/14/2019

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19:51, 05/11/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East....
04:51, 05/15/2019

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22:51, 05/10/2019

Oil rises on Middle East Gulf tensions; Libya field resumes output Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East Gulf, although gains were capped as Libya resumed output at it...
10:17, 07/22/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
10:17, 06/08/2019

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15:00, 06/24/2019

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05:34, 06/26/2019

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18:34, 05/23/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies including Russia agreed to extend their production......
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Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $1 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions could ease in the Mideast....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market...
01:34, 08/14/2019

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates again — more easing may be on the way The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) quarter-point cut took cash rates to an all-time low of just 1% and left limited room for more reductions....
10:17, 07/02/2019

OPEC weighs nine more months of oil production cuts The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, also known as OPEC, is expected to keep oil production cuts in place for another nine months in an effort to balance the market with demand and k...
22:00, 07/01/2019

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend by nine months their deal to cut output, a sign that some major crude-producing countries are concerned about the possibility of shrinking demand....
13:00, 07/01/2019

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01:51, 07/12/2019

Oil loses ground on jitters over economy, hint of MidEast tensions easing Oil prices fell on Monday as investors fretted over the outlook for global economic growth, while weekend talks between Iran and major powers ended on a generally positive note, suggesting an easing o...
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22:17, 07/09/2019

OPEC extends supply cuts until March 2020 OPEC agreed to extend production cuts by nine months as the Middle East-dominated producer group overcame their differences to endorse a policy designed to support oil prices. CNBC's Brian Sulliv...
15:34, 07/02/2019

Oil jumps 2.5% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an esca...
21:17, 08/08/2019

Oil jumps 3% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an esca...
17:17, 08/08/2019

Oil prices rise on expectations of more OPEC output cuts Oil prices rose on Friday, supported by expectations of more production cuts by OPEC amid fears the U.S.-China trade row could lead to a global slowdown, curbing demand for crude....
05:17, 08/09/2019

Oil rises more than 2% on firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than 2% on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in...
02:17, 08/09/2019

Oil rises due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an esca...
17:17, 08/08/2019

Oil steadies on OPEC cuts, but oversupply fears persist Oil prices steadied on Monday as OPEC extended supply cuts until March 2020 during a meeting in Vienna, but prices pared gains as oversupply worries continued to overshadow the market....
18:34, 07/01/2019

Oil prices jump over 2% as OPEC set to extend supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday, with OPEC and its allies on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
10:51, 07/01/2019

OPEC supply cuts are likely to be extended: S&P Global Platts Kang Wu of S&P Global Platts says the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is likely to sustain its production cuts for 2019 and that will "balance out" the oil market....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published ...
18:34, 06/08/2019

Oil prices rise on likelihood of ongoing OPEC+ supply cuts Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said OPEC and Russia were likely to keep withholding supplies, and in relief that the United States and Mexico averted a trade war that would have damaged ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Oil dives 3% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell about 3% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing data had investors worried that a slowing global e...
21:17, 07/02/2019

Oil dives 4% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell more than 4% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing data had investors worried that a slowing glob...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Oil dips on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to extend supply cuts until next March....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the M...
11:00, 06/18/2019

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12:51, 07/01/2019

Brent oil rises on Iran tensions and OPEC, U.S. crude slips Brent oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until next year, while U.S. benchmark crude prices fell o...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Brent oil inches up on Iran tensions and OPEC, while U.S. crude falls Brent oil ticked higher on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and the decision by OPEC and its allies to extend a supply cut deal until next year, while U.S. benchmark crude prices fell on weak e...
17:00, 07/05/2019

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Venezuela's fuel exports outweighed concerns abo...
06:34, 05/28/2019

Oil prices slip as demand worries outweigh OPEC supply cuts Oil prices declined on Tuesday as worries that a weakening global economy would dent demand for the commodity outweighed the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' decision to extend ...
04:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 8-Oil dives 3% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts * Coming up: API data on U.S. crude stocks at 4:30 p.m. EDT (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON)...
19:17, 07/02/2019

METALS-Copper set for 1st weekly gain in 8 weeks amid easing dollar Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) rose on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened, while the metal looked set for a weekly gain for the first time in eight weeks....
06:51, 06/07/2019

Oil gains amid U.S.-China trade deal hopes, ECB talk of easing policy Oil prices extended gains into a second session on Wednesday, buoyed by rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and potential economic stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB)....
09:00, 06/19/2019

Barings is looking to get back into the Middle East: CEO Tom Finke of Barings says the Middle East is an important and interesting place to "build relationships" and discusses the company's plans to invest in the region....
19:17, 04/28/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf ...
05:51, 06/18/2019

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off li...
16:34, 06/24/2019

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America"...
23:51, 06/21/2019

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudho...
19:34, 05/22/2019

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, writes Jake Novak....
16:17, 07/18/2019

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towar...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summit of the Group of 20 countries in Osaka...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East, mostly as a protective measure, amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:17, 05/24/2019

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Can the Middle East escape its ‘1914 moment’? A single Iranian or U.S. attack by rocket, drone or limpet mine could set off a spark akin to the assassination that convulsed Europe in war in 1914, a new report warns....
08:17, 08/05/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
21:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a thre...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
20:00, 04/28/2019

The best phone of 2019: Top smartphones in the Middle East Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available in the UAE, Saudi and the rest of the Middle East right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
03:17, 07/01/2019

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief Fed...
19:17, 07/13/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-...
20:51, 05/01/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
23:34, 05/10/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats......
14:00, 05/08/2019

Liverpool star on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on...
19:34, 08/19/2019

On Women’s Rights, Uneven Progress in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has lifted its restrictions on women traveling abroad, the most notable weakening yet of the country’s notorious guardianship system. It marks another advance for gender equality, more th...
19:51, 08/02/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
09:17, 05/24/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he called the report "fake news."...
20:00, 05/14/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s goin...
00:34, 06/18/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
03:34, 05/23/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for cash considerations, according to reports. The Tampa...
02:51, 05/11/2019

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
00:34, 05/24/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
03:17, 05/20/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory envir...
12:17, 05/10/2019

Bolsonaro to visit China and the Middle East in October Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and China, the government said on Tuesday....
23:34, 07/23/2019

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-s...
00:34, 05/25/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and ...
06:34, 05/03/2019

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participan...
16:34, 06/18/2019

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials.....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory envir...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a...
16:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
14:00, 05/10/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
21:51, 05/24/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
13:51, 06/18/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with......
22:51, 06/18/2019

Oil prices steady amid U.S. stockpile drop, OPEC supply cut extension Oil prices were steady on Wednesday after a steep fall in the previous session, supported by extended output cuts by OPEC and its allies despite concerns that a slowing global economy could crimp dema...
09:34, 07/03/2019

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-i...
15:00, 05/22/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
06:51, 05/23/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration designed to increase “maximum pressure” on Iran....
18:00, 05/06/2019

The US is deploying a carrier and bombers to the Middle East in a warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U...
05:17, 05/06/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave every...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:17, 06/21/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
04:34, 06/22/2019

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
08:17, 06/28/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrelenting force” against Tehran has raised US-Iran ten...
18:51, 05/06/2019

U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan, Palestinians reject it Palestinians poured scorn on a $50 billion economic formula launched by the Trump administration for Israeli-Palestinian peace as the United States sought on Wednesday to win support for the plan as a...
16:34, 06/26/2019

Leaders of Japan, France share Middle East concerns TOKYO (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to bolster naval defense ties in the Indo-Pacific region, as the two leaders also raised concer...
16:17, 06/26/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
09:00, 04/29/2019

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait....
05:17, 06/14/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats fro...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown ve...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more t...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the...
05:51, 06/14/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc including Russia and India on Friday....
11:17, 06/14/2019

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle Ea...
18:17, 05/26/2019

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat...
04:17, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Iran accuses Saudis of militaristic approach in Middle East Iran accused its main regional rival Saudi Arabia on Monday of adopting a "militaristic, crisis-based approach" after Riyadh said Tehran was behind last week's attack on two oil tankers at the entranc...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the is...
21:34, 06/14/2019

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than befor...
16:00, 06/14/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administration has called a dangerous threat from Iran, a repo...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
06:17, 06/12/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
18:51, 05/24/2019

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S. shale producers, whose oil fields and tankers are...
15:00, 07/22/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
01:34, 06/01/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of the region’s oil import-dependent economie...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the ...
21:17, 05/14/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for Am...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
00:00, 05/24/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobilization. The task force will consist of B-52 bom...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack ...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 million in connection with a distribution agreement....
22:34, 06/18/2019

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces....
16:34, 05/25/2019

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a s...
19:51, 06/09/2019

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia after a contamination problem discovered last mont...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised for outstanding contribution to finance....
00:51, 06/27/2019

Trump's friend tried to profit from Middle East nuclear deal, lawmakers say Congressional report finds Tom Barrack tried to buy Westinghouse as he sought a related government postA billionaire friend of Donald Trump pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp – even as h...
08:17, 07/30/2019

US Sends Carrier, Bombers To Middle East In "Clear Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
08:51, 05/06/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial publi...
23:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate w...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Trump’s Middle East peace plan unveiled to anger and derision No Israelis or Palestinians present for launch of deal that shreds decades of diplomacyThe first phase of the Trump administration’s long-awaited peace plan for Israel and Palestine was rolled out to ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece o...
18:51, 07/16/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Pale...
19:51, 06/25/2019

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the c...
13:17, 06/14/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" ...
03:51, 05/20/2019

Kushner: Agreement on economic pathway vital for Middle East peace Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution - but that agreement on an economic way forward was a n...
20:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment-driven pathway forward for the Palestinians was a necessary precondition...
20:34, 06/25/2019

US Launches Economic Formula For Middle East Peace, Palestinians Unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the......
12:00, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest U.S. response to what Washing...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
06:00, 05/29/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
21:34, 05/19/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of t...
11:51, 06/23/2019

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter with the help of cabin crew....
00:51, 08/01/2019

Brazil's BRF to reopen Carambeí plant serving Middle East in September Brazilian food processor BRF SA said it will reopen a plant in the southern town of Carambeí in September, earlier than planned, as a better operating environment bolstered the company's prospects and...
18:01, 08/09/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
11:34, 05/25/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace plan for the Middle East, indicating it would pull bac...
08:17, 05/03/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
02:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and wo...
21:17, 05/24/2019

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 16 marke...
16:00, 07/10/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, ...
08:51, 05/14/2019

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it...
00:34, 05/24/2019

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong Un, exchanges warm personal letters and makes history by stepp...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East...
01:34, 07/24/2019

US briefing: 1,000 US troops to Middle East, Facebook crypto and Morsi death Tuesday’s top story: US sends additional troops to Middle East after ‘hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups’. Plus, Facebook launches its own cryptocurrency amid privacy fearsSubsc...
12:51, 06/18/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was ...
10:00, 06/18/2019

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Bo...
21:34, 07/15/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is moving short-range ballistic missiles onto small boats...
09:51, 05/11/2019

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi Arabia The post How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny P...
16:51, 07/15/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 ...
06:51, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by th...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to buy Schlumberger's Middle East onshore drilling rigs...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced around $2 million (Rs. 13.95 crore approx.), the......
11:34, 04/30/2019

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iran...
04:17, 06/18/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting D...
04:34, 06/18/2019

Honor eyes 4.5m smartphone sales in Middle East and African markets this year Huawei’s sub-brand Honor seeks to double its smartphone sales to more than 4.5m units in the Middle East and Africa region this year compared to last year and strengthen its market position.&#x...
11:51, 07/23/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confrontation with Iran as “fake news” — but added that if ...
21:34, 05/14/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industri...
14:00, 05/08/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
08:51, 05/06/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa re...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for in...
19:34, 05/11/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another ma...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
15:00, 05/06/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consider a legitimate political force....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian thre...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on We...
06:17, 05/23/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing furthe...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to set the record straight on her beliefs......
00:17, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
23:17, 05/24/2019

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."...
17:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and se...
01:17, 05/26/2019

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Japan and South Korea....
23:00, 06/23/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for) international peace", Iranian Foreign Minister Mo...
14:51, 05/25/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
06:51, 05/03/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the ...
23:51, 04/30/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was "extremely dangerous" f...
14:51, 05/25/2019

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
01:51, 06/23/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates about countering the military threat from Iran ...
10:00, 06/25/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, se...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Why Jared Kushner's idealist plan for Middle East peace will inevitably fail If we didn’t know before, we certainly know now: Jared Kushner is an idealist. Like so many foreign policy visionaries before him, he has taken up the quixotic pursuit of Middle East peace, introducin...
20:34, 06/26/2019

Oil prices jump as U.S. crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
23:51, 05/19/2019

NFL Network shows slashed, tensions rise after $20M cuts The NFL Network is being forced to cut $20 million out of its projected budget and, in the process, already has eliminated at least five shows, including one that featured Deion Sanders, The Post has ...
19:34, 05/08/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards comman...
12:34, 05/13/2019

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, accordin...
08:34, 06/28/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and our democracySubscribe now to receive the morning ...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at...
11:34, 06/23/2019

Bronx man, suspected of wanting to join Taliban, pulled from Middle East-bound plane at JFK A Bronx man was pulled from a Middle East bound-plane at JFK Airport on Friday after authorities learned the suspect was going to join the Taliban, officials said....
03:00, 07/27/2019

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of t...
18:00, 06/06/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “su...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects ...
21:00, 06/22/2019

MOVES-Credit Suisse hires Goldman banker for Middle East, Turkey, Africa job Credit Suisse has hired Hazem Shawki, a Goldman Sachs banker, as its new head of its Middle East, Turkey and Africa investment banking and capital markets division, according to an internal memo seen ...
16:51, 07/16/2019

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
00:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. seeks funds for Middle East peace plan but details are vague and Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian leadership reiterated its disdain for the plan and ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from th...
07:34, 05/06/2019

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House of...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior Unit...
01:17, 07/28/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with...
13:51, 06/18/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" ...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Dona...
06:34, 05/26/2019

Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used...
09:17, 07/26/2019

White House's Kushner to finalize Palestinian economic plan on Middle East tour - official White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed $50 billion economic development plan for the Palestinians, Jorda...
22:00, 07/21/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
11:34, 06/25/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
00:00, 06/02/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 b...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
18:17, 05/06/2019

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limited by the U.S.-China trade dispute that has dragged...
22:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used ...
01:51, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used ...
18:51, 07/25/2019

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the latest IMF forecasts....
16:17, 07/23/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the ...
00:17, 06/03/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital CEO Tom Barrack will attend. Blackstone's Steve Schwarzman, BlackRock�...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
02:34, 05/07/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inab...
19:00, 05/30/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Pal...
01:17, 04/29/2019

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
17:34, 07/23/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Trump friend with business ties to Middle East pushed to shape U.S. policy in the region, House Democratic report says A new report by the House Oversight Committee concludes that Los Angeles-based investor Thomas J. Barrack Jr. sought to influence administration policy on the transfer of nuclear technology to Saudi A...
02:17, 07/30/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior Unit...
18:51, 06/20/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and c...
00:00, 05/22/2019

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
15:34, 06/18/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World H...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Man 'who assaulted people in middle of east London road' dies after being arrested at ExCeL centre A man who attacked people in the street before running towards an east London conference centre has died after being restrained by security staff and police....
03:17, 08/01/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced.        ...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human set...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
08:34, 05/16/2019

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US Navy rushed t...
16:00, 06/13/2019

MTA warns of subway and bus service cuts amid budget woes The MTA warned Friday that its budget crunch may force the embattled authority to cut back on subway and bus service this fall. “We’ve got a lot of work to do,” said MTA chairman Pat Foye. “We’re revi...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Kellogg Plans Job Cuts Amid North America Reorganization Kellogg will cut about 150 salaried positions in its North America segment as part of a reorganization linked to the $1.3 billion sale of its Keebler cookie business and other brands....
16:51, 06/18/2019

Top Automakers Plan Production Cuts Amid Industry Crisis M&M said on Friday its automotive segment, which makes passenger and commercial vehicles and spare parts, would cut production for 8-14 days at various plants during the second quarter....
21:17, 08/09/2019

Myanmar cuts internet to Rakhine state amid unrest UN special rapporteur says blackout has led to rights violations and a ‘clearance operation’ was taking placeMore than a million people in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Rakhine state have been plunged int...
05:51, 06/25/2019

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf....
04:51, 05/29/2019

Far-right rally in Hungary amid renewed tensions with Roma TOROSZENTMIKLOS, Hungary (AP) — A small far-right party has held a rally in a rural Hungarian city, exploiting renewed tensions with some of the local Roma population. About 400 people attended Tuesda...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and Iran....
10:51, 06/24/2019

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to refrain from such illegal actions that could incur sanc...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast’s powers and proxies As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and what could happen: UNITED STATES The U.S. has tens o...
07:17, 05/21/2019

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement their political, economic and military ties....
16:51, 06/05/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources....
11:51, 05/06/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies a...
01:17, 05/14/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future of arms control and tensions among NATO allies....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting calle...
09:17, 05/24/2019

Iran says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ amid Gulf tensions Iran’s foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are “unacceptable” but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising...
11:34, 05/16/2019

Oil stable as market eyes ongoing supply cuts amid downturn Oil prices stabilized on Tuesday on expectations that producer group OPEC and its allies will keep withholding supply to prevent prices from tumbling amid a broad economic slowdown which has started e...
07:17, 06/11/2019

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cuttin...
01:17, 06/11/2019

Samsung Reportedly Cuts Exynos Production Amid Trade Feud The launch of Samsung's next flagship - the Galaxy Note 10 - is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset....
16:00, 07/17/2019

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting.....
14:17, 06/01/2019

Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production amid US tensions Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s nuke program, officials said Monday, just after President Trump and Iran’s foreign minist...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bul...
06:17, 05/29/2019

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet F...
10:34, 05/31/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of force amid rising tensions with Kosovo....
15:17, 05/10/2019

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States e...
17:51, 06/15/2019

Broadcom Lowers Revenue Outlook Amid Trade Tensions Broadcom missed revenue targets for its second quarter, citing slowing sales in its wireless business and weaker demand as a result of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
00:51, 06/14/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
11:51, 07/20/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran. Pompeo had been due to wrap up a trip to Europe o...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States.....
17:17, 06/15/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
21:34, 05/22/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with ...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
03:00, 07/14/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Th...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions Taiwan’s navy has held a major annual live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes...
11:51, 05/22/2019

Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Ira...
08:34, 06/24/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I...
00:00, 05/17/2019

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid tensions with Iran....
19:17, 06/29/2019

US secretary of state arrives in India amid trade tensions The U.S. secretary of state arrives in India’s capital after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has begun official meetings in India’s capital amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has strained the partners’ ties. Pompe...
07:51, 06/26/2019

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened te...
08:17, 06/21/2019

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heighten...
06:34, 06/21/2019

Global Stocks Fall Amid Political and Trade Tensions Stocks on Wall Street were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over a protracted U.S.-China trade dispute added to a g...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States,...
12:17, 06/16/2019

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United Stat...
20:51, 06/16/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels....
11:00, 05/27/2019

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
03:00, 07/14/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran....
15:34, 05/25/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran ...
14:51, 05/25/2019

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move still needs to be endorsed by the US Congress....
12:17, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has arrived in Iraq for a rare official visit to the ne...
15:34, 06/19/2019

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American an...
11:51, 06/20/2019

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, U.S. and Iranian officials said, the latest in an escalating series of incidents across the Middle East that has stoked fears of a wider military conflict....
15:34, 06/20/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington...
16:17, 05/23/2019

US, India 'working together' amid Iran crisis, despite trade tensions Despite growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss international cooperation amid the Iran crisis....
00:00, 06/27/2019

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions Taiwan says the U.S. Navy is free to sail through its strait after a warship did so shortly after China issued warnings against foreign interference in its relationship with the island...
11:17, 07/25/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with ...
01:17, 05/06/2019

U.K.-Iranian Academic Is Arrested in Iran Amid Tanker Tensions An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
22:34, 08/14/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-Chi...
14:34, 08/13/2019

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the ...
20:51, 07/18/2019

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten...
21:17, 06/10/2019

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Times released a statement that said...
03:17, 06/12/2019

Opinion: SEC needs to evolve football scheduling amid athletic department budget cuts As the Southeastern Conference convenes for Media Days, non-conference scheduling and athletic department budget cuts should draw more attention.       ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Hilton cuts forecast for key revenue measure amid slowing economic growth Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc cut its full-year outlook for a key revenue measure on Wednesday, citing a slowing global economy which was weighing on spending plans of businesses, sending the U.S. ho...
19:17, 07/24/2019

Alaska's state ferry workers go on strike amid deep budget cuts Alaska's ferry system, serving dozens of coastal communities that lack outside road access, was shut down for a second straight day on Thursday by a boat workers strike protesting stalled contract tal...
04:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. House subcommittee cuts F-35 spare parts request amid supply problems A U.S. House subcommittee wants to approve only half the Pentagon's spare parts purchase requests for F-35s in the 2020 budget plans as it looks for reasons why the aircraft have been grounded 30 perc...
22:34, 05/21/2019

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
10:00, 06/06/2019

US warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions Destroyer moved near Scarborough Reef to ‘challenge excessive maritime claims’, says commander of Seventh FleetA US warship has sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, Am...
11:00, 06/20/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions...
04:34, 05/24/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rec...
06:00, 06/23/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions be...
10:34, 05/18/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (BAGHDAD) — The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the...
20:51, 05/15/2019

England fans escorted from stadium amid Cameroon World Cup tensions • ‘It’s not something we’ve ever experienced before’• Cameroon supporters infuriated by VAR decisionsEngland fans have told how they were escorted from the ground following the 3-0 defeat of Cameroon ...
17:34, 06/24/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
19:34, 05/15/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report sa...
05:17, 07/18/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its military presence in the Gulf amid a worsening spat wit...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
23:51, 05/13/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between ...
09:34, 05/20/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were...
13:51, 08/03/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, raising fears among leaders in the region that Tehra...
06:17, 08/08/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
19:17, 06/23/2019

Kuwait ruler to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruling emir will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid escalating regional tensions after attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
13:51, 06/18/2019

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police thwarted attempts by right-wing groups to hold a......
21:34, 06/10/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Mideast tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. inte...
08:34, 06/21/2019

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee is, we have to stay together,” he said at a South C...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans who have fled their home country, the Pentagon an...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran Secretary of state abruptly pulls out of Berlin meeting with the German chancellor, Angela MerkelThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, cancelled a long-established plan to hold talks with the German...
02:51, 05/08/2019