UN calls for $4bn emergency aid for Yemen – Middle East Monitor

UN calls for $4bn emergency aid for Yemen – Middle East Monitor

The United Nations (UN) yesterday called for $4 billion emergency aid to cover humanitarian needs in Yemen. “Yemen is on the brink of a major catastrophe,” the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and the Head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mark Lowcock, warned. “But, it’s […]

Israel allocates $187m in support for settlements near Gaza – Middle East Monitor

Israel allocates $187m in support for settlements near Gaza – Middle East Monitor

The Israeli government has allocated 700 million shekels ($187 million) in support of Israeli Jewish settlers in the illegal settlements near the Gaza Strip, local media reported yesterday. The Times of Israel reported Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying that this allocation was meant for economic programmes that “strengthen the resilience” of the settlers. “The […]

Qatar is pulling out of OPEC – Haaretz

Qatar is pulling out of OPEC – Haaretz

Qatar said on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January 2019 but would attend the oil exporter group’s meeting this week, saying the decision meant Doha could focus on cementing its position as the world’s top liquefied natural gas exporter.  Doha, one of the smallest oil producers in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, […]

Nike Dubai Opens Doors to Largest Store in the Middle East – HYPEBEAST

Nike Dubai Opens Doors to Largest Store in the Middle East – HYPEBEAST

Nike continues its retail domination around the globe with its latest opening in the colossal Dubai Mall. The expansive 35,400-square-foot location welcomed customers on December 1 and kicked off the festivities by celebrating the Air Max Plus. The new establishment, which formerly housed a Kinokuniya bookstore, includes unique experiential activations like a salon, modular themed areas that can be […]

Omani diplomat acknowledges Israel is a 'fact of life in the Middle East' – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Omani diplomat acknowledges Israel is a 'fact of life in the Middle East' – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al Busaidi, secretary general of Oman’s at the Mediterranean summit MED 2018 in Italy November 22, 2018. (photo credit: REUTERS/MAX ROSSI) 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 […]

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