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NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs

Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assa...

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs

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Kushner Promotes Peace Plan During Middle East Trip President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, tried to breathe life into Middle East peace efforts with meetings in Israel and Arab countries, as administration officials suggested the plan wouldn’t guarantee full statehood for Pale...
08:16, 08/01/2019

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
07:32, 06/26/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace plan for the Middle East, indicating it would pull back from longstanding mentions of a two-state soluti...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
18:16, 05/28/2019

Jared Kushner Tries to Sell His Middle East Plan to a Skeptical Audience (MANAMA, Bahrain) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consider a $50 billion economic support plan, even though they already rejected the proposal because it do...
00:16, 06/26/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
02:16, 05/03/2019

Why Jared Kushner's idealist plan for Middle East peace will inevitably fail If we didn’t know before, we certainly know now: Jared Kushner is an idealist. Like so many foreign policy visionaries before him, he has taken up the quixotic pursuit of Middle East peace, introducing an ambitious $50 billion economic plan that woul...
10:16, 06/26/2019

Kushner's Middle East peace plan drifts further astray as envoy resigns The ‘ultimate deal’ for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is due to come out after the Israeli elections on 17 SeptemberJason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s special envoy for Middle East peace, tasked with working on the “ultimate de...
01:48, 09/06/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unrelea...
12:48, 06/22/2019

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West...
09:48, 06/22/2019

White House's Kushner to finalize Palestinian economic plan on Middle East tour - official White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed $50 billion economic development plan for the Palestinians, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon, an administration official s...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's de...
12:00, 05/30/2019

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait......
22:32, 06/13/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it calls military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is moving short-range ballistic missiles onto small boats....
05:16, 05/11/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft carrier force sent to counter alleged threats from......
17:32, 05/10/2019

Everyone's Ready to Hate Kushner's Immigration Plan Jared Kushner hasn’t even finished his proposal to overhaul our immigration system, let alone presented it to his boss and father-in-law, but anti-immigration groups are already bemoaning how weak it’ll be compared to white nationalist and Trump seni...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Kushner briefs senators on immigration plan Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep the number of legal immigrants coming into the U.S. at current levels, according to administration of...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Trump presents Kushner’s immigration plan to GOP leaders President Trump huddled with Republican leadership on Tuesday to unveil the proposed immigration overhaul designed by his senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Devised by Kushner over the last several months, the plan has two prongs: Shoring ...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Kushner skirts GOP senators’ key questions on his immigration plan In a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser tried to pitch his plan to overhaul legal immigration but failed to win over Republicans, according to GOP officials....
18:32, 05/14/2019

It's Official: Everyone Hates Jared Kushner's New Immigration Plan Trump administration’s long-awaited new immigration plan will land sometime this week, and it looks like it’s going to make nearly everyone angry, just as predicted. According to the New York Times, the plan will focus on shifting immigration to a me...
19:16, 05/15/2019

White House launches new bid spearheaded by Kushner to overhaul immigration system Reviving a deeply contentious issue that has stymied both Congress and the administration, the White House launched a new bid Tuesday to overhaul a legal immigration system that President Donald Trump has long railed against....
00:32, 05/08/2019

What Moves Nina Stibbe Most in a Book? ‘Dogs’ The British author, whose latest novel is “Reasons to Be Cheerful,” says that “fictional animals were fundamental to my early reading and continue to score high, emotionally.”...
14:16, 07/31/2019

Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression For dogs stuck on the middle rungs of their social ladder, life is especially tough. Dogs in the middle of the pack -- not top dog, not the runt -- tend to behave more aggressively toward one another....
15:00, 07/03/2019

3 residents, 6 dogs safe after east side garage fire Tucson Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 9900 block of East Leila Drive on Friday, May 24, 2019. Courtesy: Tucson Fire Department TUCSON –Three residents and their 6 dogs safely evacuated their east side home after an early Friday mor...
10:16, 05/24/2019

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
02:16, 05/23/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
21:16, 06/17/2019

Barings is looking to get back into the Middle East: CEO Tom Finke of Barings says the Middle East is an important and interesting place to "build relationships" and discusses the company's plans to invest in the region....
19:16, 04/28/2019

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off limits because of political rivalries or war....
00:00, 06/24/2019

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America" (2018)....
15:16, 06/21/2019

Mo Salah on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on social media....
02:00, 08/25/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
17:48, 06/30/2019

Trump says U.S. does not need Middle East oil, but cargoes keep coming Amid a flurry of Twitter posts on Monday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump turned to the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities and assured his audience the United States had become such a big producer it no longer needed oil from the Mid...
15:17, 09/17/2019

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
15:00, 05/22/2019

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, writes Jake Novak....
10:16, 07/18/2019

Oil gains 2% as Middle East conflict intensifies Oil prices jumped 2% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its oil infrastructure....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Can the Middle East escape its ‘1914 moment’? A single Iranian or U.S. attack by rocket, drone or limpet mine could set off a spark akin to the assassination that convulsed Europe in war in 1914, a new report warns....
23:16, 08/04/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
09:32, 04/28/2019

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towards a regional war, Alistair Burt, the UK’s ministe...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Brent oil hovers around $72 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
04:32, 05/16/2019

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summit of the Group of 20 countries in Osaka...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
11:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf...
16:16, 06/13/2019

Brent oil moves toward $73 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
08:00, 05/16/2019

David Kushner’s fantastic book Masters of Doom, about John Romero and John Carmack founding id Softw David Kushner’s fantastic book Masters of Doom, about John Romero and John Carmack founding id Software, is getting a pilot on USA, to be produced by the Franco brothers and executive produced by prolific writer Tom Bissell (who, full disclosure, is ...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, ac...
16:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for cash considerations, according to reports. The Tampa Bay Times was the first to report the deal. The m...
21:32, 05/10/2019

UFC looks to grow sport in Middle East with Abu Dhabi deal Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the United Arab Emirates capital this week under a new multi-year deal with the Abu Dhabi government that it hopes will draw new fans from the Middle East to the sport....
09:16, 09/05/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Liverpool star on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on social media....
10:48, 08/19/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
02:48, 06/18/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with......
02:32, 06/18/2019

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials......
21:00, 06/17/2019

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal....
00:32, 06/18/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
01:16, 05/10/2019

On Women’s Rights, Uneven Progress in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has lifted its restrictions on women traveling abroad, the most notable weakening yet of the country’s notorious guardianship system. It marks another advance for gender equality, more than a year after the kingdom ended the world’s only...
21:16, 08/02/2019

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday....
15:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
17:16, 05/19/2019

Oil prices rise for second day after Middle East tanker attacks Oil rose for a second day on Friday, extending sharp gains following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
16:16, 05/23/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he called the report "fake news."...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
22:00, 06/23/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-top malls: the U.A.E....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Oil rises amid escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Bolsonaro to visit China and the Middle East in October Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and China, the government said on Tuesday....
13:48, 07/23/2019

Oil rises 1% to $56.77 per barrel as Middle East tensions linger Oil prices were up on Tuesday as expectations of lower U.S. crude supplies were offset by weaker demand forecasts and the full restart of Libya's largest oil field....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Stocks struggle, oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks lingered on Monday, hamstrung by dialled-down expectations for a larger U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted oil prices and rising fears for a no-deal Brexit haunted the pound....
05:32, 07/22/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered lower in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Japan PM: Aiming to do everything possible to ease Middle East tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday he plans to do everything he can to ease tension in the Middle East and wants to talk with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly session that starts in Septemb...
01:32, 08/30/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and whe...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Iran labels all U.S. troops in Middle East as terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
03:32, 05/24/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats......
21:32, 05/07/2019

A rocky road to science and diplomacy in the Middle East The SESAME synchrotron in Jordan is an ambitious scientific, political and social experiment — since way before it even started producing results. DW's Zulfikar Abbany spent a week in the Middle East to find out why....
21:00, 09/16/2019

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner and whos...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
11:16, 05/17/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in over a decade....
10:32, 05/17/2019

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said...
23:32, 05/24/2019

Opinion: The YouTube Music Middle East Launch was very, very confusing. It’s 6:15PM on a suitably uncomfortable Monday evening. Septembers are always the most fun times to go out in Dubai, because the weather always leaves you wondering; it’s neither uncomfortably hot, nor cold, but it’s not the kind...
07:16, 09/11/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
04:16, 06/21/2019

The US is deploying a carrier and bombers to the Middle East in a warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U.S. national security advisor said....
19:16, 05/05/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces....
06:48, 05/25/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
10:48, 06/21/2019

Phase one of US Middle East peace plan greeted with scepticism No Israelis or Palestinians present for launch of plan that shreds decades of diplomacyThe first phase of the Trump administration’s long-awaited peace plan for Israel and Palestine has been rolled out to scepticism, anger and outright derision.A co...
19:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
14:16, 05/18/2019

Oil prices gain on U.S. inventory drop, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Wednesday, extending gains after an industry group reported a much bigger than expected drop in U.S. inventories, while the U.S. Navy said it may have downed a second Iranian drone last week....
19:00, 07/23/2019

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S. shale producers, whose oil fields and tankers are partly filling the void....
09:16, 07/22/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobilization. The task force will consist of B-52 bombers and a U-S carrier strike group. U-S central c...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrelenting force” against Tehran has raised US-Iran tensions to a new high. But its impact is not confine...
13:16, 05/06/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran. Officials say two additional...
17:48, 05/08/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats from Iran to U.S. forces there....
16:32, 05/07/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration designed to increase “maximum pressure” on Iran....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
09:00, 05/26/2019

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, but weighed by concerns slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand....
13:16, 07/19/2019

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tens...
05:48, 06/13/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
12:16, 05/23/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of the region’s oil import-dependent economies...
07:48, 06/14/2019

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than before....
10:16, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased thr...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged up on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Iran accuses Saudis of militaristic approach in Middle East Iran accused its main regional rival Saudi Arabia on Monday of adopting a "militaristic, crisis-based approach" after Riyadh said Tehran was behind last week's attack on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
00:00, 04/29/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
13:32, 05/16/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
16:48, 05/22/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
18:48, 06/11/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the growing community....
03:17, 05/14/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administration has called a dangerous threat from Iran, a report said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patric...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc including Russia and India on Friday....
01:48, 06/14/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
09:48, 05/24/2019

Wikipedia Goes Dark Across Europe, Middle East After DDOS Attack Wikipedia went offline Friday afternoon and into Saturday morning after a cyber attack forced an international shutdown. The outage affected millions of users across Europe and in parts of the Middle East.Read more......
00:16, 09/08/2019

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about th...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
22:00, 06/27/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
11:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
00:32, 06/18/2019

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company official said....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Trump pledges to help allies in Middle East after Saudi attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence, after Washington blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi Arabia that has closed 5% of global crude output....
05:16, 09/16/2019

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
13:16, 06/09/2019

US sending more troops to Middle East as Iran tensions mount The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
17:16, 06/17/2019

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 million in connection with a distribution agreement....
17:16, 06/18/2019

Oil edges higher on US inventory decline, escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory data showed a much bigger than expected drop in crude stockpiles....
23:00, 07/23/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
17:16, 05/19/2019

Iran crisis looms over Pompeo’s trip to Middle East, Asia Increasing fears of a military confrontation with Iran is overshadowing the secretary of state’s attempts to make progress in talks with North Korea....
23:32, 06/23/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran: Bolton The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a clear message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with "unrelenting force," U.S. national security adviser John...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Middle East investors embrace tokenisation to build sustainable wealth UAE’s surge in crypto investments has taken off drastically this year despite not even featuring in the top 10 countries for digital token sales last year.According to data by CoinSchedule, the UAE has surpassed both the US and the UK to becom...
03:48, 08/05/2019

Japan won't contribute ships to U.S. Middle East maritime force: Mainichi Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from Iran, but it may send patrol aircraft, said the Mainichi newspaper, citing unidentified government sources....
23:16, 08/01/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate with "unrelenting force" to any attack, national se...
22:00, 05/05/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
20:32, 05/05/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces," but did not provide any details on the...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Trump's friend tried to profit from Middle East nuclear deal, lawmakers say Congressional report finds Tom Barrack tried to buy Westinghouse as he sought a related government postA billionaire friend of Donald Trump pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp – even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy and prom...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Brazil's BRF to reopen Carambeí plant serving Middle East in September Brazilian food processor BRF SA said it will reopen a plant in the southern town of Carambeí in September, earlier than planned, as a better operating environment bolstered the company's prospects and balance sheet....
11:16, 08/09/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is...
09:48, 07/30/2019

US briefing: 1,000 US troops to Middle East, Facebook crypto and Morsi death Tuesday’s top story: US sends additional troops to Middle East after ‘hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups’. Plus, Facebook launches its own cryptocurrency amid privacy fearsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email....
03:32, 06/18/2019

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups”, Patrick Shanah...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest U.S. response to what Washington sees as a growing threat from Iran....
18:48, 05/10/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
21:16, 06/16/2019

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter with the help of cabin crew....
13:48, 07/31/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
09:00, 05/13/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, a source told Fox News on Monday evening....
17:48, 05/13/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
13:48, 05/19/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
16:48, 06/17/2019

Trump administration blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks earlier in the day on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route through which much of the world's oil passes....
11:48, 06/13/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of the most difficult issues of the conflict....
04:32, 06/23/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is...
03:48, 07/30/2019

Japan's MUFG looks online to boost Africa, Middle East networks MUFG Bank Ltd plans to roll out an online platform to help clients find business partners in countries outside of Asia where it does not have a strong network, an official with Japan's largest lender said....
05:32, 09/12/2019

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools...
08:16, 07/16/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
10:32, 05/24/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
11:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict....
00:32, 06/26/2019

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
12:00, 05/24/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
17:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Oil prices ease as traders weigh Middle East tensions, demand Oil prices inched lower on Tuesday as the International Energy Agency (IEA) said it would act quickly if needed to keep the market supplied amid tensions in the Middle East and traders eyed a weaker demand outlook....
19:32, 07/22/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced around $2 million (Rs. 13.95 crore approx.), the......
06:00, 04/30/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops,...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised for outstanding contribution to finance....
02:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That took some of the luster away from Microsoft's strong earnings report, which sent the company's shares...
23:48, 07/19/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the Palestinians have often been accused...
19:00, 06/25/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
03:00, 05/25/2019

US Launches Economic Formula For Middle East Peace, Palestinians Unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the......
02:32, 06/26/2019

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong Un, exchanges warm personal letters and makes history by stepping inside North Korea. Meanwhile, Palestinian lea...
06:00, 07/03/2019

The world ignored the warning signs – and now the Middle East is on the brink | Simon Tisdall Donald Trump’s hostility towards Iran and support for Saudi Arabia has made a delicate situation explosiveLike a furious maelstrom, roiled by opposing currents, the crisis in the Gulf gains in intensity and destructive power almost by the day. On Sun...
17:00, 09/16/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
16:16, 05/23/2019

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi Arabia The post How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East appeared first on Boxin...
06:48, 07/15/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to buy Schlumberger's Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $...
13:16, 04/28/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, ...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Market hadn't factored in Middle East oil risk until now, says energy expert Abhishek Deshpande, J.P. Morgan head of oil research and strategy, Tamar Essner, Nasdaq Corporate Solutions energy and utilities director, join "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility....
10:48, 09/17/2019

Oil trims gains but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot Oil futures shed some of their massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action over the attacks on Saudi oil facilities kept prices elevated and stocks under pressure....
19:32, 09/16/2019

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 15 markets across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, is the...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
21:48, 05/22/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in the New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confrontation with Iran as “fake news” — but added that if he did send in the military, it would be “a ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued in the Middle East....
19:16, 07/11/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows...
14:32, 07/10/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was "extremely dangerous" for peace....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
20:32, 06/20/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for) international peace", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying....
05:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
00:32, 06/18/2019

Hariri says Israeli drones in Beirut attempt to stir Middle East tensions Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said two Israeli drones which crashed in a suburb of Beirut dominated by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah were designed to stir up regional tensions....
07:00, 08/25/2019

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said. The officials said no final...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industrial production. OT consists of machinery equipment,...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for additional military strength amid rising tensions with Iran....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Oil prices jump as U.S. crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over a potential U.S.-Iran conflict....
00:32, 06/26/2019

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to set the record straight on her beliefs......
15:48, 06/17/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Tr...
07:48, 06/27/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for international negotiations, gave some clues this wee...
12:32, 05/11/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle East plan, are raising the stakes in President Trump’s search for a new national security adviser to re...
10:48, 09/16/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
11:00, 05/24/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a major customer for Iranian oil, held talks with Mo...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
15:32, 05/22/2019

Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA The Middle East situation requires closer ties between Iran and Russia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at a China-led security bloc summit on Friday, according to the Russian state news agency RIA....
05:16, 06/14/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the Middle East and serve militant groups like Islamic...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible threats" that Iran plans to attack American forces and interests there....
14:32, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
16:32, 05/24/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing further terrorist acts, attacks against civilians, repri...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
01:32, 06/19/2019

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Barclays names Gruber as chemicals head for Europe and Middle East: source Barclays has named Gabriel Gruber as the new head of its chemicals banking team for Europe and the Middle East as it seeks to win more business after advising the likes of Evonik on their recent disposals, a source familiar with the matter said....
07:48, 06/19/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday that “restraint and genuine dialogue are urgently needed”, in order to avoid a major confrontation, w...
00:32, 08/21/2019

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the Middle East....
09:48, 05/31/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates about countering the military threat from Iran by building a broad, global coalition that include...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East....
21:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran: Pentagon chief U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces."...
12:48, 05/06/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consider a legitimate political force....
03:16, 05/06/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, seeking to encourage investment in the Palestinian t...
13:48, 05/19/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and security. “Increased U.S. presence in our regi...
13:16, 05/25/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after Libya reported the shut down of its largest oil field....
22:32, 07/21/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that the Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to failure and said the Palestinian resistance movement will firmly respond to those who proposed such deal....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after Libya reported the shut down of its largest oil field....
22:16, 07/21/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Amid skepticism, US to launch first part of Middle East peace plan in Bahrain The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Oil prices jump as US crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices advanced more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over a potential U.S.-Iran conflict....
23:48, 06/25/2019

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Honor eyes 4.5m smartphone sales in Middle East and African markets this year Huawei’s sub-brand Honor seeks to double its smartphone sales to more than 4.5m units in the Middle East and Africa region this year compared to last year and strengthen its market position. “We have exceeded two million units last...
01:00, 07/23/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
21:48, 05/05/2019

MOVES-ING appoints Anjali Tull as HR head for UK and Middle East, wholesale banking EMEA ING said on Monday it named Anjali Tull as head of human resources for the company's operations in the UK, Middle East and wholesale banking EMEA countries....
07:48, 09/16/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
22:16, 05/05/2019

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Jason Greenblatt, a Designer of Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan, Is Leaving the Administration The administration’s plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not been released, raising new questions about what President Trump has called the “ultimate deal.”...
08:48, 09/05/2019

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
01:16, 06/14/2019

US Treasury yields slide as investors seek shelter amid Middle East escalations U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East....
02:48, 09/16/2019

Oil advances amid concerns in the Middle East, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemmed by a fragile demand outlook amid more signs of slowing global economic growth....
23:32, 07/24/2019

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, according to Abu Dhabi Global Market....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilize the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President Trump's allegations of "clear threats" from Iran....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Trump mulls proposal to beef up US troops in Middle East, as tensions with Iran flare The Pentagon on Thursday presented proposals to the White House at a meeting on sending military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defenses against Iran, Fox News has learned....
15:32, 05/23/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with Iran....
04:00, 06/18/2019

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
17:16, 05/13/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their trust in the technology, industry experts said.Acc...
06:16, 04/30/2019

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
07:00, 05/27/2019

Bronx man, suspected of wanting to join Taliban, pulled from Middle East-bound plane at JFK A Bronx man was pulled from a Middle East bound-plane at JFK Airport on Friday after authorities learned the suspect was going to join the Taliban, officials said....
18:32, 07/26/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widel...
00:16, 05/26/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
04:48, 06/08/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and our democracySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker wit...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
02:16, 07/28/2019

The official in charge of Trump's Middle East peace plan is leaving the White House Jason Greenblatt, the official in charge of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, is departing the White House, Trump announced Thursday....
17:48, 09/05/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said Sunday....
23:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. seeks funds for Middle East peace plan but details are vague and Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian leadership reiterated its disdain for the plan and Saudi Arabia, envisaged as one of its main bank-ro...
09:16, 06/25/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran....
23:16, 06/23/2019

Trump confirms plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions – live Trump administration notifies Congress of proposalACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit in AlabamaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.24pm BST The Democratic National Committee (DNC) and NBC News TV network have adopted a rule ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
13:00, 06/01/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
22:32, 06/24/2019

Jason Greenblatt, diplomat pushing Middle East peace plan, to leave Trump administration President Trump on Thursday announced the departure of Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt from his administration as he commended the diplomat for his efforts to pursue peace between Israel and the Palestinians....
14:48, 09/05/2019

European stocks trade lower as Middle East tensions linger; autos down 1.2% after Daimler warning European stocks traded lower Monday afternoon as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to stoke fears of a military confrontation in the Middle East....
05:32, 06/24/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
08:48, 05/06/2019

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace process, a senior United Nations envoy warned the Security Council on Tuesday. ...
11:32, 08/27/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking to force Iran to a negotiation table....
09:48, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
14:48, 05/10/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Palestinian protests over the deteriorating economic ...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the plan to date....
19:00, 06/02/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
10:48, 06/06/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
10:32, 06/20/2019

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
05:32, 06/18/2019

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium launch in the Middle East As previously reported, YouTube officially announced today that YouTube Music, a new music streaming application and YouTube Premium, a paid subscription which provides an ad-free experience on YouTube, are now available in Saudi Arabia, the United A...
10:32, 09/10/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding ...
15:32, 06/20/2019

Man 'who assaulted people in middle of east London road' dies after being arrested at ExCeL centre A man who attacked people in the street before running towards an east London conference centre has died after being restrained by security staff and police....
04:48, 08/01/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced.        ...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
15:16, 08/02/2019

Dogs owners feeling long-term stress can transfer it to their dogs, science shows When dog owners go through a stressful period, they’re not alone in feeling the pressure — their dogs feel it too, a new study suggests. Dog owners experiencing long bouts of stress can transfer it to their dogs, scientists report in a study publishe...
10:16, 06/06/2019

'I'm Emily Doe': Sex assault case victim reveals identity in book A young woman known as "Emily Doe" in a sex assault case that sparked an outcry over the lenient sentence given to her attacker has now revealed her identity....
15:16, 09/05/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; child labour case in Nepal highlights 'widespread and systematic' abuse; some 40 people drow...
19:00, 08/27/2019

Report: Trump to pick Immigration hardliner Kenneth Cuccinelli to lead Citizenship and Immigration Services President Trump is expected to nominate former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli to oversee the nation's immigration system as the next director of the  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according got media reports. ...
16:32, 05/25/2019

Trump Immigration Head Rewrites Iconic Statue of Liberty Poem to Justify New Immigration Restrictions A top Trump immigration official offered an edit to the iconic poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty in the wake of the Administration’s newly announced plan making it tougher for some immigrants to obtain green cards. Schoolchildren nationwid...
13:34, 08/13/2019

Celebrate World Book Day and plan a vacation around one of these book-filled Airbnbs Indulge your inner bookworm on your next vacation by staying at a library instead of just visiting one at these book-filled Airbnbs.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Senator Who Came Forward as Military Assault Survivor Defends Trump Nominee Accused of Assault Earlier this year, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally shared her story of being sexually assault by a fellow member of the armed forces. On Tuesday, McSally said before the Senate Armed Services Committee that she stands by a top Air Force official accused ...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were barely acquainted, but were somehow obliged to ente...
09:48, 06/09/2019

A Great New Reason to Bleed the Trumps Dry A new Guardian report published on Monday found that new New York City environmental regulations are set to begin costing the Trump Organization millions of dollars in fines unless they renovate their buildings....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and M...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Cam Newton jokes that fantasy trumps real football Panthers QB Cam Newton jokes that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has running back Christian McCaffrey on his fantasy football team and that’s why the Panthers don’t throw it deep. (Sept. 10)        ...
16:32, 09/10/2019

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to b...
12:48, 06/04/2019

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism f...
20:16, 08/01/2019

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. S...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
02:16, 07/09/2019

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From...
05:48, 08/08/2019

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
12:32, 07/12/2019

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
18:16, 06/21/2019

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
10:32, 06/03/2019

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
17:00, 06/03/2019

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
07:48, 08/07/2019

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
18:48, 07/07/2019

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the firs...
14:16, 06/03/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
11:48, 09/18/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ruth Reichl The food writer and author, most recently, of the memoir “Save Me the Plums” was 10 when she read Henry Miller. “If it’s over her head, she simply won’t understand it,” her mother said....
07:48, 05/02/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Adm. William H. McRaven The author of “Make Your Bed” and, most recently, “Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations” says “All Quiet on the Western Front” is the one book that best “captures the nature of a soldier.”...
02:48, 05/09/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Gary Snyder The poet, essayist and environmentalist cites Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” as an inspiration: “Ovid in a sense tried to write the entire Roman story. I take it as a challenge to look for the storyteller of the planet.”...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the...
11:00, 05/25/2019

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:32, 06/06/2019

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Tencent first quarter profit beats estimates as FinTech trumps mobile gaming Tencent Holdings Ltd booked a 17% profit rise for the three months ended March, and revealed it made more revenue from FinTech and business services than smartphones games for the first time as it bore the brunt of regulatory setbacks in its mainstay...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
10:32, 06/03/2019

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
00:00, 05/27/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
22:16, 06/06/2019

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Phone book, what's a phone book? 20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore The standard electronics, gear, and ways of yesteryear have vanished. As old formats disappear, that leaves us with the task of what to do.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ani DiFranco The singer-songwriter, whose new memoir is “No Walls and the Recurring Dream,” says her shelves contain “poetry for when my mind is spinning” and “a bunch of learn-how-to-meditate books that don’t seem to be helping.”...
14:32, 05/15/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Eve Ensler The playwright and author, most recently, of “The Apology” would invite James Baldwin, Hannah Arendt and Anaïs Nin for dinner. “Topics might include: God, death, erotica, totalitarianism.”...
02:48, 05/23/2019

Kushner won't say if he would call FBI on Russia President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner won't say if he would call the FBI if Russia tried to contact the campaign by email. (June 3)        ...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Someone Is Funneling Kushner Tons of Cash President Donald Trump’s failson-in-law Jared Kushner may be a high ranking White House employee, but that hasn’t stopped him from reaping the benefits of being an uber-wealthy scion to a deeply sketchy real estate empire. According to a new report, ...
07:32, 06/10/2019

Palestinians not ‘capable’ of governing themselves: Kushner President Trump’s son-in-law and Mideast peace maven Jared Kushner does not believe that Palestinians are capable of governing themselves, he admitted in an interview. “The hope is that they, over time, will become capable of governing,” Kushne...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Jared Kushner's plan for Palestinians: What's (not) in it? Donald Trump's son-in-law has finally presented his economic plan that envisages prosperity for the Palestinian people. Expectations were high, but political realities are conspicuous by their absence....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Kushner won't say if Trump, birtherism is racist When faced with questions of whether President Donald Trump is a racist or has done racist things, adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner would not give an answer. (June 3)        ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach to immigration reform after passage of a $4.5 billi...
09:48, 06/19/2019

An uneasy tenure: how Tillerson found himself cut out by Kushner In one of the most awkward moments of his time as U.S. secretary of state, Rex Tillerson realized his Mexican counterpart was in Washington only when he walked into a restaurant and found him dining with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior...
17:48, 06/27/2019

Jared Kushner Refuses to Say Whether Birtherism Was Racist In an interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump’s son-in-law and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner refused to say whether he believes the birther movement spearheaded by Trump was racist....
00:00, 06/03/2019

Palestinians Are Not Buying What Jared Kushner Is Selling As White House senior adviser Jared Kushner rolled out the first stage of a long-awaited Middle East peace plan in Bahrain last week, Palestinian store owner Abdul Al-Mohtaseb was serving cardamon coffee outside his shop in Hebron, the largest city i...
14:48, 06/30/2019

The Quick Read About… Jared Kushner’s Bahrain Workshop What Happened This Week: White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner kicked off his much anticipated—and plenty derided—plan to bring peace to the Middle East with a two-day economic workshop in Bahrain. The Palestinians boycotted the event,...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Kushner offers Trump economic model for Palestine, 'Best we have ever had' Top White House adviser Jared Kushner traveled to Bahrain Tuesday and offered Palestine and other Arab nations a remarkable $50 billion “opportunity of the century” and promised that despite rocky Middle East negotiations President Trump has not give...
14:48, 06/25/2019

| 'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan Analysts have rebuked the economic part of the United States' Middle East peace plan for failing to address the main problem that has heavily curbed the Palestinian economy - the 52-year-old Israeli military occupation over the Palestinian territorie...
03:16, 06/24/2019

Kushner in Mideast to drum up support for peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is in the Middle East to drum up support for his as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. A White House official says Kushner, along with Trump’...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Despite need for Sinai funds, Egypt unlikely to join Kushner plan A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say political risks are likely to outweigh any potential financial benefit....
06:32, 06/27/2019

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in Soho for $39.75 million....
22:32, 06/04/2019

Highlights: Key quotes from Kushner interview with Reuters Television White House senior adviser Jared Kushner spoke to Reuters Television exclusively in advance of the release of a U.S. economic plan for the Palestinian economy and surrounding countries to be unveiled at a workshop in Bahrain next week....
07:32, 06/22/2019

| WATCH: Jared Kushner uncertain Palestinians can self-govern White House senior adviser Jared Kushner says that the Palestinians deserve "self-determination". but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood. WATCH NOW....
01:16, 06/03/2019

Jared Kushner says Mideast peace plan won’t say ‘two states’ Jared Kushner said the White House has developed a “detailed” blueprint for a Mideast peace plan that will avoid longstanding mentions of a two-state solution with the Palestinians. President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law vowed Thursday to ta...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Pelosi says Trump should ask ‘slumlord’ Jared Kushner about Baltimore “The president — this comes as no surprise — really doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” the House speaker said in response to Trump’s recent attacks on her birth city....
16:16, 08/01/2019

NYC passes rule to close ‘Kushner loophole’ in construction NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have voted to close the “Kushner loophole” that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork. The bill approved Wednesday by the City Council will require regulators to double-check when...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Jared Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)  ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Jared Kushner: 'We've turned the battleship, making serious progress' As the administration hits its 2 ½ year anniversary, a traditional point to shift to the reelection, top aides feel that President Trump has made good on his 2016 promise to turn back former President Barack Obama’s agenda and replace it with theirs....
08:00, 07/22/2019

Jared Kushner expresses doubt that Palestinians can self-govern White House senior adviser says he hopes Palestinians will become ‘capable of governing’ and denies Trump is racist in rare interviewWhite House senior adviser Jared Kushner has expressed uncertainty over the ability of Palestinians to self-govern, i...
20:32, 06/02/2019

No One Is Going to Show Up for Jared Kushner's Mideast Economic Summit Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner has spent years working on a plan to untangle the Israel and Palestine conflict. His general idea seems to be that economic investment will fix the conflict, not political negotiation. Unsurprisingly, the pl...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Kushner Calls on Palestinians to Reengage With U.S. Peace Plan President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner called on the Palestinians to reengage with the administration’s peace efforts, saying they would get economic assistance only after agreeing to its political demands....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Kushner: Palestinians deserve self-determination but uncertain they can govern themselves White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve "self-determination," but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood and expressed uncertainty over their ability to govern themselves...
20:48, 06/02/2019

Kushner says Palestinian leaders are acting 'hysterical and stupid' Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser, slammed Palestinian leadership as acting "hysterical and stupid" for refusing to participate in a peace and economic development conference he organized in Bahrain....
12:16, 07/04/2019

Pelosi calls Kushner a 'slumlord' as she defends Cummings Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a shot at Jared Kushner Thursday as she defended Rep. Elijah Cummings after days of attacks from President Donald Trump. Pelosi, a Baltimore native, said instead of focusing his ire on Cummings, Trump should look within hi...
12:48, 08/01/2019

Rex Tillerson Says Jared Kushner Conducted Foreign Policy Without Him (WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cited an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in a restaurant as an example of diplomacy being conducted behind his back when he was in the administration, accor...
17:32, 06/27/2019

Kushner denies discussing his security clearance with Trump Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner denied that he spoke with the president about his security clearance, according to an interview with the Axios news outlet that comes amid a congressional investigation of the issue....
13:32, 06/03/2019

Pelosi calls Kushner a 'slumlord' in defense of Cummings House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Jared Kushner a "slumlord" Thursday as she defended Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and his Baltimore-area district following days of attacks from President Trump. ...
21:16, 08/01/2019

Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner sell Manhattan condo for $6.6M Supermodel Karlie Kloss and her husband Josh Kushner — the investor brother of presidential advisor (and son-in-law) Jared Kushner — have sold their Nolita apartment for $6.6 million, or $3,600 a square foot, Gimme Shelter can reveal. (The average pr...
01:16, 08/08/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the spec...
15:00, 07/11/2019

House Dems set to subpoena Kushner, Sessions and 10 other Mueller witnesses The House Judiciary Committee will vote on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 of former special counsel Robert Mueller's witnesses — including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his former de...
10:00, 07/09/2019

Trump Administration "Very Focused" On India-US Ties: Jared Kushner Batting for strong Indo-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has said there are very few countries like India that possess the potential for growth and the administration was......
06:16, 07/12/2019

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Jared Kushner may have an ethics problem - to the tune of $90m | Vicky Ward Since Kushner entered the White House, a firm he founded has received over $90m in foreign funds. The public has a right to know the sourcesThe stench surrounding Jared Kushner has grown more pungent with every passing day.On Monday, the Guardian’s J...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer at Trump Tower in 2016. “Let me put yo...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Jared Kushner refuses to say whether Trump's birtherism was racist – live Asked about birtherism, Kushner says: ‘I wasn’t involved in that’President Trump meets Queen on state visit to United KingdomSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.56pm BST Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson said ye...
07:16, 06/03/2019

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential sto...
06:32, 06/03/2019

Jared Kushner's 'deal of the century' fails to materialise in Bahrain Senior adviser to Trump found no interest in his proposals for ending Israel/Palestine conflictIn the end, the ‘deal of the century’ was little more than a failed clearance sale. Jared Kushner arrived in Bahrain touting bedrock principles at untenabl...
12:32, 06/26/2019

On Politics: Trump and Kushner Raised Flags at Deutsche Bank Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to the president and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner....
23:16, 05/19/2019

Tillerson Says He and Mattis Were Cut Out of Foreign Policy Decisions by Kushner and Bannon The former secretary of state told Congress he was surprised by aggressive moves made by Saudi and Emirati leaders, who had met with President Trump’s close advisers without his knowledge....
10:48, 06/27/2019

Trump Is Said to Have Overruled Kushner and Other Aides in Threatening Mexico With Tariffs President Trump sided with hard-liners in the administration over the objections of top aides, who said punishing Mexico with tariffs would be risky, multiple officials and people briefed on the plan said....
13:00, 06/01/2019

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Pompeo and Kushner to Attend Secretive Conclave on Swiss Lake Top Trump administration officials are attending the annual Bilderberg Meeting, where political and business leaders swear never to publicly reveal what is discussed....
15:32, 05/31/2019

Adviser, son-in-law and hidden campaign hand: How Kushner is trying to help Trump win in 2020 Jared Kushner is rarely seen in the Northern Virginia campaign headquarters, but signs off behind the scenes on everything from spending to digital initiatives to top-level hires. ...
06:16, 07/27/2019

‘I wasn’t involved in that’: Kushner is mum on Trump’s birther conspiracy theory In a wide-ranging interview with "Axios on HBO," Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser also questioned whether the Palestinians were capable of governing themselves....
16:48, 06/03/2019

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made as much as $135m last year In their second year as White House aides, couple took in funds from real estate holdings, stocks, and a book dealIvanka Trump and Jared Kushner took in as much as $135m in income during their second year as aides to Donald Trump, generated from thei...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Saudi minister says Kushner's plan could succeed if there is 'hope of peace' Saudi Arabia's minister of state said that an economic plan presented by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner for the Palestinian territories could succeed since it includes private sector and if "there is hope of peace"....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
17:48, 06/03/2019

Trump praises Ivanka, Jared Kushner for role at G20 summit President Trump on Friday defended his daughter Ivanka’s role at the G20 summit in Japan, where she rubbed shoulders with world leaders and sat in on talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un despite a lack of diplomatic experience. “I thought Iva...
12:48, 07/05/2019

Adviser, son-in-law and de facto campaign manager: How Kushner is trying to help Trump win in 2020 Jared Kushner is rarely seen in the Northern Virginia campaign headquarters, but signs off behind the scenes on everything from spending to digital initiatives to top-level hires. ...
14:48, 07/26/2019

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations targeting President Donald Trump.On a party-line vote, the committee empowered Chairman Jerry Nadler (D...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity – report New York Times releases explosive report on Russia-linked bankEmployee says ‘nothing happened’ after she raised concernsSeveral financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared Kushner between 2016 and 2017 triggered suspicious ...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
11:48, 05/19/2019

Kushner hopes Israel will look at peace plan before any West Bank moves White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday he hopes Israel will take a hard look at President Donald Trump's upcoming Middle East peace proposal before proceeding with any plan to annex West Bank settlements....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Bank managers said no....
11:00, 05/19/2019

White House rages at ‘nonsense’ WaPo, NYT reporting on Kushner, Iran President Trump and some of his top aides exploded in anger over portrayals this week that key immigration and Middle East peace plans are in disarray....
17:16, 05/15/2019

Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions For Watchdog: Report Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,......
03:32, 05/20/2019

Palestinians reject U.S. peace plan as Kushner keeps silent on political details Palestinians poured scorn on the Trump administration's much-touted peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday, saying its framework for a trade and investment boost ignored their political aspirations for statehood....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Jared Kushner, US peace team face credibility test in Bahrain In the Trump administration's vision of the future, Gaza City looks a lot more like Tel Aviv: a bustling metropole with scintillating beaches, beckoning tourists from around the world who have no reason to fear the potential for Israeli airstrikes....
20:16, 06/24/2019

Kushner transactions part of DOJ money laundering probe at Deutsche Bank The Justice Department has opened up a criminal investigation into potential money- laundering violations by Deutsche Bank — including transactions linked to President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, according to a report. The DOJ is investigating...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Deutsche Bank Flagged, Then Ignored Suspicious Transactions by Trump and Kushner, Report Says Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank told The New York Times that multiple transactions by entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, were flagged as suspicious in 2016 and 2017, but the bank chose ...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
16:16, 05/19/2019

Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willing to engage with him, but Abbas was cool to the gesture....
14:16, 07/03/2019

Jared Kushner interview triggers new security fears over Russia approach Trump son-in-law said he might not alert FBI to new contact‘Kushner basically just put a for-sale sign on his forehead’ Jared Kushner’s interview over the weekend, in which he said he did not know if he would alert the FBI if approached privately aga...
20:00, 06/03/2019

4 Beauty Experts Explain How Jared Kushner Can Look Less Like a Murderous Waxen Doll Jared Kushner wasn’t just a soft spoken mouthpiece for a racist administration during his appearance on Sunday’s episode of Axios on HBO, he was also an alarmingly poreless one. The skin of President Trump’s senior advisor and son-in-law had a waxy...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Kushner conference was supposed to bring Israelis, Palestinians together. Neither side is likely to show up. The investment and development gathering that begins Tuesday in Bahrain will have no Palestinian government representatives, and it appears no Israeli officials will go....
12:32, 06/23/2019

Trump's Son-in-Law Jared Kushner Claims Racism Doesn't Count If He's Not Involved In It Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and holder of a top-level security clearance as an adviser to Trump, participated in a one-on-one sit down with Axios on HBO that can only be described as a one-night-stand between a drunken circus clown and...
14:16, 06/03/2019

'I didn’t have a say': Tillerson accuses Kushner of going behind his back to meet with foreign officials Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he found out that President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner had multiple meetings with foreign officials without his knowledge....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Deutsche Bank employees flagged suspicious Trump, Kushner transactions: NYT The Times said the transactions, some of which involved Trump's now-defunct foundation, set off alerts in a computer system designed to detect illicit activity, according to the former bank employees....
20:32, 05/19/2019

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Kushner doubles down on criticism of Palestinian leadership, but reaches out to President Abbas President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner offered a mix of praise and contempt for the Palestinians on Wednesday as he teased ahead to the next steps in his peace plan, saying they'd "probably" be revealed "next week."...
02:16, 07/04/2019

Tillerson: Jared Kushner left him in the dark on conversations with foreign nations In a transcript of his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not read briefing papers....
10:32, 06/27/2019

Bilderberg Ahoy! Pompeo and Kushner join the billionaire boat club From a Swiss shore, the rich and mighty – and select, discreet reporters – could be seen enjoying the annual secretive summitBathed in late afternoon sun, secretary of state Mike Pompeo boarded a steamboat on Lake Geneva. He was there for drinks and ...
15:16, 06/02/2019

House panel to vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others with Trump connections The Judiciary Committee plans to vote on Thursday on the subpoenas, including one for documents related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
09:16, 07/09/2019

Pompeo and Kushner head to Bilderberg Meeting, a mysterious gathering of the global elite The involvement of key Trump administration members may spark criticism from those who view the meetings as nefarious gatherings of the global elite....
11:48, 05/30/2019

Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle East peace plan appeared to abruptly lose its remaining energy after an overnight crisis in Israeli ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Deutsche Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes wa...
06:00, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
01:48, 05/20/2019

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has yet to be unveiled to the public. A White House official said Tuesday that Kushner, along with Trump...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
20:16, 05/30/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
12:16, 06/07/2019

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection U.S. President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance....
17:16, 06/22/2019

Kushner slams Palestinians for acting 'hysterical and stupid' after snubbing his Bahrain conference Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, blasted the Palestinian leadership for acting “hysterical and stupid” after refusing to participate in the peace conference in Bahrain....
06:00, 07/05/2019

Kushner’s economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO – Arab politicians and commentators greeted US President Donald Trump’s $50 billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance. In Isr...
20:00, 06/23/2019

Jared Kushner has been meeting with Trump campaign officials to discuss fundraising strategy Kushner and campaign chief Brad Parscale regularly hold strategy sessions on how to improve messaging about Trump's accomplishments to small-dollar donors, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter....
15:00, 07/17/2019

Kim Kardashian thanks Trump, Pompeo and Kushner for efforts to get A$AP Rocky released from Sweden jail Kim Kardashian West thanked President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner Thursday for their apparent efforts to get rapper A$AP Rocky released from prison in Sweden....
20:16, 07/18/2019

Jared Kushner says successful Mideast peace plan will be ‘Iran’s worst nightmare’ In a rare interview, senior Trump administration adviser Jared Kushner spoke about his involvement in the Middle East peace process and what the administration hopes to accomplish. ...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017 Overseas investment flowed to Cadre while Trump’s son-in-law works as US envoy, raising conflict of interest questionsA real estate company part-owned by Jared Kushner has received $90m in foreign funding from an opaque offshore vehicle since he ente...
01:32, 06/10/2019

Trump administration touts Mideast peace plan at Kushner’s Bahrain ‘workshop’ The Peace to Prosperity Workshop begins in Bahrain with a vision for $50 billion in investment but scant political proposals for an Israeli-Palestinian settlement....
08:48, 06/25/2019

Trump is 'very fond' of Palestinian President Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday the United States is willing to engage with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas but hinted a new peace plan might call on Palestinian refugees to settle where they are and not return to lands now in...
09:32, 07/03/2019

This Biotech Is Going to the Dogs Elanco Animal Health said it would acquire Aratana Therapeutics, a biotech that develops dog and cat medicine, in a stock deal valued at about $234 million. Elanco is going to have to learn some new tricks....
11:32, 04/28/2019

30 Very Good Sci-Fi Dogs Now that all the hype surrounding Captain Marvel’s top scene-stealer, Goose the cat (or “cat,” if you will), has died down a little, it’s high time we shifted our adoring attentions over to the dogs of science fiction. The genre has produced many, ma...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Residents complained of rats, mice in Kushner-owned buildings before Trump, Cummings feud President Donald Trump sparked criticism when he tweeted that the Baltimore-area district of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, was "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."...
16:32, 08/16/2019

Charles Barkley says Jared Kushner 'snuck' him into White House to avoid meeting Trump Former NBA great Charles Barkley said President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner snuck him into the White House to discuss vocational education policy because he didn’t want to meet with the president....
09:16, 04/28/2019