US reveals Saudi's support for Egypt peace deal with Israel

US reveals Saudi's support for Egypt peace deal with Israel

The US State Department has published a new set of secret documents that reveal Saudi support for Israel after the October War and the Kingdom’s pivotal role in completing the Camp David Accords. A telegram, which dates back to 10 August 1978 and which was sent from the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia to the […]

Britain needs new partners in Middle East, says trade envoy

Britain needs new partners in Middle East, says trade envoy

Britain should lead the world in trading with less obvious partners in the Middle East, rather than focusing simply on the Gulf emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, as it searches for post-Brexit export opportunities, the new UK envoy for the region has stated. Simon Penney, who will join the government as a trade commissioner next […]

Why the ICC must probe Syria's war

Why the ICC must probe Syria's war

Since 1945, following the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, the international community has built up a web of treaties and conventions aimed at prosecuting major international crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.  The 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the establishment […]

Saudi Arabia spends $43m on Jackie Kennedy's childhood home

Saudi Arabia spends $43m on Jackie Kennedy's childhood home

The government of Saudi Arabia has spent $43 million to purchase the childhood home of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, wife of former US president John F. Kennedy. The lavish seven-acre estate, which is situated in McLean, Virginia near Washington DC, comes complete with swimming pool, tennis court and a pavilion with an indoor lap pool, kitchen, […]

Lebanon working for return of thousands of Syrian refugees

Lebanon working for return of thousands of Syrian refugees

Syrian child at unofficial refugee camp in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley (AFP/file photo) Lebanon is working with Damascus for the return of thousands of refugees who want to go back to Syria, a Lebanese official said on Thursday. As the Syrian army – backed by Iran and Russia – continued to recover territory, Lebanon’s president and […]

Egypt to impose monthly tax on Syria refugees

Egypt to impose monthly tax on Syria refugees

The Egyptian government is to impose a monthly tax on Syrian refugees starting this summer which will be increased annually according to Syria Call news agency. The tax, which must be paid by all foreigners in Egypt from July, will start at 200 Egyptian pounds ($11) and be increased by a further 100 pounds ($5.6) […]

Middle East and Africa Travel Prepaid Card Market Intelligence Databook 2013-2018 & 2022 – Focus on United Arab …

Middle East and Africa Travel Prepaid Card Market Intelligence Databook 2013-2018 & 2022 – Focus on United Arab …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Middle East and Africa Travel Prepaid Card Market Intelligence Databook – Market Size and Forecast (2013-2022) by Consumer (Retail, Corporate), Key Trends and Risk” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This product is a bundled offering, combining 7 countries. This is a data centric report, primarily consisting of charts and tables. The […]

Calls for international protection for Freedom Flotilla

Calls for international protection for Freedom Flotilla

The Popular Conference of Palestinians Abroad called on the international community to provide the necessary protection for the Freedom Flotilla that sailed from the Gaza Strip yesterday in an effort to break the siege. In an interview with Quds Press, the spokesman of the Popular Conference of Palestinians Abroad, Ziad Elaloul, said: “The ship that […]

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