Middle East

Golfer, racer, boss: Young women aiming high in the Gulf

According to Mari, women are still a long way from being considered ‘partners of men’ in building their community  by…

3 weeks ago

Russia to flood Asia with fuel as Europe ramps up sanctions

RUSSIA is likely to ship more fuel to Asia and the Middle East in the coming months as Europe tightens…

3 months ago

Ships resume Taiwan routes even as China continues drills

SHIPPING in the Taiwan Strait showed signs of returning to normal on Monday, though China’s announcement of a new military…

4 months ago

Any attack on a nuclear plant ‘suicidal’: UN chief Guterres

TOKYO, Japan – Any attack on a nuclear plant is “suicidal”, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (picture) warned Monday after fresh shelling…

4 months ago

Singapore suspends Glencore’s bunker permit on contamination

SINGAPORE suspended Glencore plc’s license to sell ship fuel after the company sold contaminated products despite testing indicating the fuel…

4 months ago

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods: state media

TEHRAN, Iran – Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy…

5 months ago

Biden sets to leave Saudi Arabia with no announcement on oil

US PRESIDENT Joe Biden (picture) will leave the Middle East this week with no public announcements on increasing oil supply, people familiar…

5 months ago

US vows to use all means to stop Iran nuclear bomb in new Israel pact

THE US and Israel signed a new security pact Thursday reinforcing their common front against Iran, as President Joe Biden…

5 months ago

Shoraka DV gets innovation licence to expand

SHORAKA Suyula Platform (SSP), a subsidiary of Shoraka Digital Ventures (Shoraka DV), secures the innovation licence from the Dubai International Financial…

5 months ago

Saudi Prince seals US$7.7b in Egypt deals at start of tour

Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed almost $8 billion in deals as the oil-rich kingdom’s crown prince began a Middle East…

6 months ago

Dubai restaurants earn Middle East’s 1st Michelin stars

DUBAI • Eleven Dubai restaurants were awarded the first Michelin stars in the Middle East on Tuesday as dozens of…

6 months ago

Calls Grow to Boycott Indian Goods as Islam Insult Riles Mideast

India is coming under fire in the Middle East for derogatory remarks on Prophet Muhammad made by members of the…

6 months ago

Malaysia Airlines to fly to Doha from May 25

by TMR / pic BERNAMA MALAYSIA Airlines will expand its international network with a new direct flight to its long-awaited destination,…

7 months ago