The US Denied Visas To Women From Africa And The Middle East Hoping To Attend The UN's Women Conference – BuzzFeed News

The US Denied Visas To Women From Africa And The Middle East Hoping To Attend The UN's Women Conference – BuzzFeed News

NEW DELHI — Dozens of women have been denied visas to attend a major UN women’s conference in New York. According to campaigners, women from African and Middle Eastern countries that fell under Donald Trump’s travel ban were disproportionately affected. The US is obliged under a 70-year-old treaty to not restrict people or NGOs from […]

There is no key to Middle East stability – The Jerusalem Post

There is no key to Middle East stability – The Jerusalem Post

For decades, many foreign policy officials, academics and commentators across the West and the Arab world have argued that there is a key to stability and peace in the Middle East. For generations, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been portrayed as the key to making regional peace. Proponents of this concept have claimed that a […]

U.S. freezes out top Afghan official in peace talks feud – The Jerusalem Post

U.S. freezes out top Afghan official in peace talks feud – The Jerusalem Post

Soldiers attached to the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, Iowa National Guard and 10th Mountain, 2-14 Infantry Battalion, load onto a Chinook helicopter to head out on a mission in Afghanistan, January 15, 2019. 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford/U.S. . (photo credit: VERNICCIA FORD/U.S. ARMY/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can […]

Reactive Downhole Tools strengthens position in Middle East – Oilfield Technology

Reactive Downhole Tools strengthens position in Middle East – Oilfield Technology

Reactive Downhole Tools, independent supplier of well completion solutions to the global oil and gas industry, has announced Niall Urquhart as VP Eastern Hemisphere, to support its growth plans for the regions. Boasting over 10 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, including project engineer for Baker Hughes, and regional sales manager – […]

E.U. seeks to suspend talks with Turkey – The Jerusalem Post

E.U. seeks to suspend talks with Turkey – The Jerusalem Post

MEMBERS OF Vatan (Patriotic) Party wave flags of Turkey and of their party during a protest against US President Donald Trump near the US Consulate in Istanbul yesterday. The banner reads ‘The destiny of our geography will not be determined by Trump but by the bayonet of the Turkish army.’. (photo credit: HUSEYIN ALDEMIR/REUTERS) […]

Trump's budget priorities for the Middle East belie its claims | Gregory Aftandilian – Middle East Online

Trump's budget priorities for the Middle East belie its claims | Gregory Aftandilian – Middle East Online

Much of the attention on the Trump administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget proposal has focused on significant increases in defence spending accompanied by substantial reductions in some domestic programmes, including those for the Environmental Protection Agency. What received much less attention is the sizeable — 23% — reduction in the International Affairs Budget, which […]

Iraq begins exhuming mass grave in Sinjar region – Stars and Stripes

Iraq begins exhuming mass grave in Sinjar region – Stars and Stripes

Iraq begins exhuming mass grave in Sinjar region ERBIL, Iraq — The Iraqi government has started exhuming a mass grave left behind by the Islamic State group in the northwestern Sinjar region in the presence of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad, whose slain relatives are believed to have been buried in the area. […]

Trouble Brewing In The Middle East: One Key Lesson Of The Arab Spring – Forbes

Trouble Brewing In The Middle East: One Key Lesson Of The Arab Spring – Forbes

Algerian shouts as he holds the national flag during a protest in Algiers, Algeria, Friday, March 15, 2019. Tens of thousands of people gathered Friday in Algeria’s capital and other cities amid heavy security for what could be decisive protests against longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika. (AP Photo/Toufik Doudou)ASSOCIATED PRESS On December 17, 2010, after having […]

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