Bulgaria charges 6, including 5 Syrians, for financing terror – Middle East Monitor

Bulgaria charges 6, including 5 Syrians, for financing terror – Middle East Monitor

Bulgarian prosecutors have charged five Syrian citizens and a Bulgarian woman alleged to be members of a crime group which had sent more than 25 million euros ($28 million) to foreign terrorist organisations since 2016. Bulgarian special police forces arrested 43 people on Friday in coordinated raids on a suspected terrorism financing ring. Rumyana Arnaudova, […]

Startup businesses that are shaking up the Middle East – Arab News

Startup businesses that are shaking up the Middle East – Arab News

BARCELONA: From transport to fintech, e-commerce to education, the Middle East and North Africa’s irrepressible young entrepreneurs are creating businesses that could remake entire industries.Hundreds of MENA startups have been launched in the past few years and while most will fail (entrepreneurship is tough the world over), some will become “unicorns,” with businesses valued at […]

US to purchase 2 Israel Iron Dome systems – Middle East Monitor

US to purchase 2 Israel Iron Dome systems – Middle East Monitor

The United States plans to buy two Iron Dome anti-missile defence systems from Israel. Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth reported yesterday that the US administration had asked Congress for $373 million to buy the two systems from Israel. The US rarely buys armed systems from other countries due to national security considerations, but also because the US […]

Turkey helps stranded Sudanese woman get back home – Middle East Monitor

Turkey helps stranded Sudanese woman get back home – Middle East Monitor

A Sudanese woman stranded in Syria for the last eight years has finally made it home with her children with the help of Turkey’s government, a Turkish aid group, and Anadolu Agency, Turkey’s premier news agency, which publicised her plight. “Today I will return to my country so I am very happy,” said Yusriyya Abdulkerim Hano, […]

UNICEF: 15 Syria children dead due to extreme weather – Middle East Monitor

UNICEF: 15 Syria children dead due to extreme weather – Middle East Monitor

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said yesterday that as many as 15 displaced Syrian children, most of them infants, have died from extreme cold and lack of medical care. The children – 13 of them less than one year old – have died in Al-Rukban refugee camp in south eastern Syria, near […]

Trump Is About to Lose the Middle East as Well as Syria – RealClearPolitics

Trump Is About to Lose the Middle East as Well as Syria – RealClearPolitics

After the communists under Mao Zedong won their revolution, Republicans in Washington raised the cry, “Who lost China?” Now, all these years later, Republicans are asking the same question about Syria. Their answer is Barack Obama. My answer is both Obama and President Trump share the blame, with this difference: Before Trump had a chance […]

Iran launched satellite into space, failed: report – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Iran launched satellite into space, failed: report – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends India-Iran business forum in New Delhi, India, January 8, 2019.. (photo credit: REUTERS/ANUSHREE FADNAVIS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are […]

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