John Kerry ‘Actively Undermining’ US Policy on Iran

John Kerry ‘Actively Undermining’ US Policy on Iran

John Kerry ‘Actively Undermining’ US Policy on Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is unloading on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for “actively undermining” US policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian foreign minister, who was his main interlocutor in the Iran nuclear deal negotiations. Friday, in blunt and caustic language, […]

Meetings Between John Kerry and Iranian Official Inappropriate

Meetings Between John Kerry and Iranian Official Inappropriate

Meetings Between John Kerry and Iranian Official Inappropriate The State Department has warned that any meetings between former Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian officials would be inappropriate. Mr. Barack Hussein Obama’s former Secretary of State John Kerry has come under fire for meeting with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif earlier this year […]

Turkey Must Act to Save Economy

Turkey Must Act to Save Economy

Turkey’s economic growth slowed to 0.9 percent in the second quarter, official statistics showed on Monday, with further declines expected as the impact of the tumble in the value of the lira begins to show up in the data. The second quarter performance was down considerably from the 1.5 percent seasonally-adjusted quarter-on-quarter growth registered in […]

Muslim Refugee Goes on Terror Rampage in Paris

Muslim Refugee Goes on Terror Rampage in Paris

At least seven people have been injured, four seriously, in Paris after a man attacked people with a knife and an iron bar at two separate locations. The attacker is believed to be an Afghan national. In an initial incident, the attacker wounded three people in front of a cinema in the 19th arrondissement late […]

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump will Chair the Security Council meeting on Iran during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York this month. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the meeting will address “violations of international […]

Syria and Iran Strengthen Ties

Syria and Iran Strengthen Ties

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday underscored the importance of placing long-term cooperation plans between Iran and Syria in the face of the challenges, according to the state news agency SANA. Assad made the remarks during his meeting with the visiting Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami, who arrived in Syria on Sunday to hold meetings […]

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and a nat gas pipeline project during tough talks outside Berlin that ended with no clear-cut progress. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters no agreements were reached, but […]

Trump Goes All in on Iran

Trump Goes All in on Iran

The US is creating a so-called Iran Action Group, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced, adding that Brian Hook will lead the group in order to spur “international support for our efforts.” Speaking at the Thursday State Department briefing, Pompeo claimed that the world is demanding change in Iran’s behavior, so that it […]

Turkey Faces More Sanctions, Currency Dives

Turkey Faces More Sanctions, Currency Dives

Turkey Faces More Sanctions, Currency Dives $USDTRY: -1.93% to 5.837 Lira slides from session high after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Turkish officials will face new sanctions if the country does not release Pastor Andrew Brunson in short order US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said additional U.S. sanctions are ready if Turkey refuses to […]

Turkey’s Problems with the US will be Resolved

Turkey’s Problems with the US will be Resolved

Turkey’s Problems with the US will be Resolved Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said Wednesday he expected problems with the United States, which helped drive the lira to record lows, to be resolved but Washington must stop trying to influence Turkey’s judiciary in a reference to the detention of Pastor Brunson for spying. Ibrahim Kalin […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes Tuesday, Turkey’s President appeared to escalate a dispute with the United States that has helped foment a Turkish currency crisis, declaring that his country will boycott US-made electronic goods. Behind the scenes diplomats resumed formal talks to ease tensions. Addressing a conference of his ruling […]

Fighting Terrorism in Yemen

Fighting Terrorism in Yemen

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, stated that the UAE, as part of the Arab Coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, is committed to combatting terrorism and confronting and destroying Al Qaeda in Yemen. He also pointed out that their operations in Yemen include facing the Houthis militia and confronting the […]

Sheikh Mohammed: “Arab Region Has Too Many Politicians”

Sheikh Mohammed: “Arab Region Has Too Many Politicians”

Sheikh Mohammed: “Arab Region Has Too Many Politicians” Political discourse in the Arab world is a “waste of time and a corruption of ethics”, says Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s Prime Minister and Vice President, has spoken out against the mismanagement of resources in the Arab world, criticising politicians for […]

As Turkey’s Economy and Lira Dive, Erdogan ‘Pleads’ for Relief

As Turkey’s Economy and Lira Dive, Erdogan ‘Pleads’ for Relief

As Turkey’s Economy and Lira Dive, Erdogan ‘Pleads’ for Relief Saturday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was wrong of the United States to try to bring Turkey into line with threats, a day after President Donald Trump 2X’d tariffs on Turkish metal imports as the row esclated. The 2 governments have been at odds […]

US Vs Turkey is the Hot Battle

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the country’s citizens to sell foreign currencies to support the lira which has seen a record plunge against the US dollar amid a diplomatic conflict with Washington. “Change the euros, the dollars and the gold that you are keeping beneath your pillows into lira at our banks. […]

Dutch Politician Gang Raped by Muslim Refugees

A city councilor in The Hague and member of the anti-immigrant Freedom Party has taken her own life, hours after posting a video on Facebook in which she claimed she was gang-raped by Muslims as part of an intimidation campaign. Willie Dille, 53, reportedly ended her own life on Wednesday, shortly after sharing a video […]

Canada Quietly ‘Begging’ for Help in its Dispute with Saudi

Canada Quietly ‘Begging’ for Help in its Dispute with Saudi

Canada Quietly ‘Begging’ for Help in its Dispute with Saudi Canada is quietly ‘begging’ allies including Germany and Sweden for help with resolving its dust-up with Saudi Arabia, a government source confirmed Thursday. The senior official said Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland had spoken with her counterparts in the 2 European nations. Germany and Sweden previously […]

Iran Deal was Fatally Flawed, the Reinstatement of Sanctions is in Order 

Iran Deal was Fatally Flawed, the Reinstatement of Sanctions is in Order 

Iran Deal was Fatally Flawed, the Reinstatement of Sanctions is in Order The United States should never have entered into the international nuclear deal with Iran, and President Donald Trump is right to choose a stronger stance against the country’s regime, Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) said Tuesday. “I think it is outstanding,” the New York Republican […]

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.” The 1st stiff set of US sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord went back into effect at Midnight Tuesday under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, targeting financial transactions that involve USDs, Iran’s automotive […]

Iran on the Verge of Collapse Willing to Talk with US ‘right now’

Iran on the Verge of Collapse Willing to Talk with US ‘right now’

Iran on the Verge of Collapse Willing to Talk with US ‘Right Now’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he’s willing to talk to the US “right now”. His statement comes as US sanctions on the country took effect Tuesday. They were previously relaxed under the Y 2015 Iran nuclear deal. President Rouhani said Monday: “I do not […]

Heavy Economic Sanctions Against Iran Back On at Midnight, More Coming

Heavy Economic Sanctions Against Iran Back On at Midnight, More Coming

Heavy Economic Sanctions Against Iran Back On at Midnight, More Coming Heavy economic sanctions will come back into effect at Midnight, but some of the implications are already being seen. “The pressure on the Iranian economy is significant,” Bolton said in a TV interview Monday. “The value of its currency is going through the floor. We’ve seen […]

Turkey Freezes US Assets

Turkey Freezes US Assets

The Turkish president has ordered a freeze on assets of the US Secretaries of Justice and Interior in a tit-for-tat response to sanctions Washington imposed on Ankara. Turkey’s patience is now over, he said. Turkey will freeze assets of the Secretaries of Justice (DoJ) and the Interior, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. The […]

Iran Prepares for US Sanctions

Iran Prepares for US Sanctions

Iran Prepares for US Sanctions Iranians are hunkering down for the return of US sanctions on Monday with a run on gold and hard currency as they scramble to protect their savings, and sporadic protests over the already troubled economy. State news agencies reported “scattered protests” of a few hundred people on Thursday in the […]

President Trump’s Middle East Team Forging Israeli-Palestinian Peace

President Trump’s Middle East Team Forging Israeli-Palestinian Peace

President Trump’s Middle East Team Forging Israeli-Palestinian Peace US officials say The Trump Administration is staffing up a Middle East policy team at the White House in anticipation of unveiling its long awaited but largely mysterious Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The National Security Council last week began approaching other agencies seeking volunteers to join The Team, […]

President Trump, ‘Certainly’ Will Meet With Iran’s Rouhani

President Trump, ‘Certainly’ Will Meet With Iran’s Rouhani

President Trump, ‘Certainly’ Will Meet With Iran’s Rouhani US President Donald Trump says he would “certainly” meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani if the Iranian leader was willing, adding he would do it with “no preconditions.” President Trump says during a joint news conference with Italy’s leader that he believes in meetings and is pointing […]

President Trump Seeks “Regime Change” in Iran

President Trump Seeks “Regime Change” in Iran

President Trump Seeks “Regime Change” in Iran Brett Hume: Trump “will not say” that he’s “attempting to overthrow the government or attempting to get regime change, but I think that’s exactly what this is all about.” SANDRA SMITH (Media Matters, interviewer): What do you make of the escalating war of words between the U.S. and […]

Travel Warning: Amsterdam Destroyed by Immigrants

Travel Warning: Amsterdam Destroyed by Immigrants

Travel Warning: Amsterdam Destroyed by Immigrants As dark descends on Amsterdam, the Dutch tourist hotspot turns into an “urban jungle” where the police are powerless to handle crime, violence and drug trade, Arre Zuurmond, the city’s ombudsman, warned. “The city center becomes an urban jungle at night,” Zuurmond told Dutch paper, Trouw. “Criminal money flourishes, […]

Pakistan Rejects Fundamentalism Elects Imran Khan

Pakistan Rejects Fundamentalism Elects Imran Khan

Pakistan Rejects Fundamentalism Elects Imran Khan Former Pakistani cricket star Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) has won victory in the country’s general elections and is now in a strong position to form the central government, according to the complete preliminary results announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan on Saturday. Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI), or […]

President Trump ‘forging’ an Arab NATO to Confront Iran

President Trump ‘forging’ an Arab NATO to Confront Iran

President Trump ‘forging’ an Arab NATO to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to create a new security and political alliance with 6 Gulf Arab states, Egypt and Jordan, in part to counter Iran’s expansion in the region, according to US and Arab officials. The White House wants to […]

The West Funded Terrorists in Syria

The West Funded Terrorists in Syria

The pullout of the White Helmets from Syria, carried out by Israel on the US’ and Canada’s request, reveals “true colors and hypocrisy” of the controversial group, showing who actually controls it, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. The rescue operation, which emerged Sunday, “speaks for itself” and clearly shows who exactly the group serves, the ministry […]

President Trump, “Iran Will ‘Pay a Price’ for New Threats”

President Trump, “Iran Will ‘Pay a Price’ for New Threats”

President Trump, “Iran Will ‘Pay a Price’ for New Threats” Monday, National Security Adviser John Bolton said that President Donald Trump told him that Iran will “pay a price” for any further threats against the US. NSA Bolton told reporters that he had spoken with the President “over the last several days,” telling him that […]

UK to Import Terrorists

UK to Import Terrorists

The UK is to offer asylum to members of western-backed White Helmets group, that operates in Jihadists-held areas in Syria. The move has prompted dire warnings about who exactly Britain might be admitting. Some 98 White Helmets members were rescued by the Israel Defense Forces on Saturday night, as part of an evacuation mission that […]

President Trump’s Foriegn Policy, “So Far, So Good

President Trump’s Foriegn Policy, “So Far, So Good

President Trump’s Foreign Policy, “So Far, So Good” Thursday, Senator Tim Scott (R:SC) characterized President Donald Trump’s foreign policy chops as “so far, so good.” In an afternoon TV interview the South Carolina Republican insisted that “we have to have confidence in the President of the United States when he says what he says.” “The […]

Dubai Aims to Boost FDI

Dubai Aims to Boost FDI

Dubai FDI, the investment development agency of the Department of Economic Development, DED, has revealed the continuing expansion of enhanced services for its “Aftercare” initiative, a quality-focussed programme aimed at attracting more foreign direct investments, FDI, into the emirate. The programme was developed by Dubai FDI as a means to further enhance the investor’s journey […]

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country $OIL, $USO The Trump Administration is pushing countries to cut all imports of Iranian Crude Oil from November on. The US wants to avoid disrupting global Crude Oil markets as it reimposes sanctions against Tehran and in certain cases will consider waivers for countries […]

Saudi Arabia Economic Outlook

Saudi Arabia Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for the world’s top crude exporter Saudi Arabia, citing higher oil prices. In its World Economic Outlook update, the IMF said the Saudi economy — which contracted by 0.9 percent last year — would grow by 1.9 percent in 2018, up 0.2 percentage points from […]

China and Russia back Iran

China and Russia back Iran

China and Russia back Iran The enemy of my enemy is my friend is an ancient proverb which suggests that two opposing parties can or should work together against a common enemy. Moscow and Tehran are expanding economic cooperation, with Russia planning multi-billion dollar investments in Iran’s energy sector. The move comes as major Western […]

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions The Trump Administration has refused wide-ranging protections for European companies operating in Iran, rejecting appeals from Britain, France and Germany for exemptions from sanctions on the Tehran regime. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wrote, in response to a 4 June letter […]

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for oil shipments from the Middle East. The warning comes in response to the US, which is trying to cut off Iranian crude exports. After pulling out of a landmark international deal curtailing Tehran’s nuclear program, Washington has ordered countries to cease buying […]

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

Old images, fiction films and even video games have all been used to spread fake news stories in war-torn Syria — creating all the more work for a media collective debunking them. Protests broke out against Syria’s regime in 2011 and then spun into violent conflict. All along, there has been a continuous stream of […]

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan At least 105 people including a political leader were killed and over 150 others injured when a suicide blast hit a political meeting in Mastung district of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Friday, officials said. Confirming the death toll, caretaker home minister of Balochistan province Agha Umar said that the injured people […]

President Trump at NATO Summit, “…Just doesn’t work!”

President Trump at NATO Summit, “…Just doesn’t work!”

President Trump at NATO Summit, “…Just doesn’t work!” President Donald Trump is expected to have a forceful meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the start of a Summit of the military alliance. The President is expected to continue questioning wary NATO allies about their military spending during talks in Brussels. He Tweeted en […]

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

A suicide car bombing on Tuesday killed 14 newly reconciled fighters from pro-government and rebel ranks in an attack on a south Syrian village claimed by the Islamic State group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion hit Zaizun, a village in the western countryside of Daraa province which rebels agreed in […]

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC $OIL, $USO Saturday, Iran’s oil minister on accused US President Donald Trump of insulting OPEC by ordering it to increase production and reduce prices, adding that Iranian output. US President Trump Wednesday accused the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) of driving fuel prices higher, urging […]

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions Malaysia’s disgraced former prime minister Najib Razak, who is to be charged in court on Wednesday in connection with the multibillion-dollar financial scandal at the 1MDB state fund he helped set up, is facing the prospect of a lengthy jail term. The involvement of the […]

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Switzerland as Protests Disrupt the Country

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Switzerland as Protests Disrupt the Country

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Switzerland as Protests Disrupt the Country $OIL Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in Switzerland for talks focused on salvaging progress from the Iran nuclear deal after The Trump Administration’s walkout. Monday, President Rouhani began a 2-day visit starting in Zurich before heading to Bern, the capital, for deal-signings, talks and […]

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions $OIL Iran is looking to ways to keep exporting Crude Oil and other measures to counter US economic sanctions. Since last month, when US President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear which lifted most sanctions in Y 2015, Iran’s rial has dropped […]

Iran’s Economy in Trouble, Citizens Protest Across the Country

Iran’s Economy in Trouble, Citizens Protest Across the Country

Iran’s Economy in Trouble, Citizens Protest Across the Country Monday, protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its Grand Bazaar on Monday, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic’s troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country. The demonstration came a day after protests forced 2 major shopping […]

Oil Price the New Saudi-Iran Battle Grounds

Oil Price the New Saudi-Iran Battle Grounds

Oil Price the New Saudi-Iran Battle Grounds Saudi Arabia insisted Wednesday it would do “whatever is needed” to avoid oil supply shortages, setting the stage for a showdown with archfoe Iran ahead of crunch OPEC talks on easing a production-cut pact. “We will do whatever is needed to maintain market stability and ensure that there […]

ISIS Slaughters Muslims for Eid Holiday

ISIS Slaughters Muslims for Eid Holiday

ISIS Slaughters Muslims for Eid Holiday The number 1 target for ISIS remains Muslims. At least 18 people have been killed in an explosion in a crowded area in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. It is the second such incident, after an unprecedented ceasefire for the Muslim Eid holiday had been agreed. The deadly […]

Oil Prices and OPEC

Oil Prices and OPEC

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries of driving up oil prices, in a fresh swipe at the cartel’s agreement to cap production. “Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again. Not good!” he wrote on Twitter. Oil prices peaked in late May, hitting the $80 per […]

Sweden Revolts Against European Immigration Policy

Sweden Revolts Against European Immigration Policy

The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats have gained ground in a recent poll, pulling almost even with the ruling Social Democrats, ahead of an election in September. Similar parties have won recent elections in Slovenia and Italy. The poll, conducted for Sweden’s Expressen newspaper and published Monday, has put the Sweden Democrats in second place, with 21 […]

Iran Moves Closer to Nuclear Bomb

Iran Moves Closer to Nuclear Bomb

Iran has begun preliminary work on infrastructure for advanced centrifuges, the country’s Atomic Energy Organization has confirmed. The announcement comes after Tehran said it would revamp its uranium enrichment program. The infrastructure project is being carried out at a facility in Natanz. Iran also plans to boost production of UF6, a gas needed to produce […]

Islamist’s Radicalized in Europe an Increasing Threat

Islamist’s Radicalized in Europe an Increasing Threat

A major French prison, which houses more than a hundred radicalized inmates, is overcrowded, understaffed and “starting to explode,” a correctional officers’ union warns. It says the guards suffer attacks and commit suicide. Europe’s largest prison Fleury-Merogis is in dire condition, the representative of the CGT Penitentiaries Union told RT. “Every day in France, there […]

The President Bashar Assad Interview

Washington and its “puppets” tried, and failed, to destroy Syria – and the US military will eventually be forced out of the country: These are a few of the highlights from RT’s exclusive interview with President Bashar Assad. Speaking with RT’s Murad Gazdiev in Damascus, Assad commented on a range of topics, from the threat […]

Time for the USA to Exit Syria

Time for the USA to Exit Syria

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said on Saturday that the U.S. should withdraw from the al-Tanf base in southeastern Syria ahead of any agreement reached in the south of the country. “Don’t believe the remarks about a deal in southern Syria unless the U.S. withdraws from al-Tanf,” al-Moallem said. “The U.S. presence in Syria is […]

More Islamic Terrorists to Hit the Streets of Paris

More Islamic Terrorists to Hit the Streets of Paris

France is gearing up to release 40 radicalized prisoners in the coming months, a move which the country’s lead counter-terrorism prosecutor says is a “major risk,” as they could have become more radicalized behind bars. Speaking to French broadcaster BFM TV, Francois Molins confirmed that France will be releasing around 20 radicalized prisoners this year […]

What is America Doing in Iraq?

What is America Doing in Iraq?

What is America Doing in Iraq? After spending billions of dollars to “liberate Iraq” the Americans are still there but in control of nothing, what was the point of the invasion?, why are they still there? Clearly it is time America wins this war, or accepts defeat and leaves. Politically America has encourage extremism within […]

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia has managed to intercept a ballistic missile launched from Yemen at a “civilian area,” according to the Arab coalition. However, Houthi rebels claim that a Saudi military base was successfully targeted in the strike. Two ballistic missiles were fired from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening, […]

OPEC and the Iran Deal

OPEC and the Iran Deal

Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry has played down the impact of the recent US decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal on OPEC, saying the organisation has been through a lot in the past, reflecting its resilience during geopolitical issues that arise on regional and international levels. “I don’t think this time […]

Expo 2020 Connecting minds, Creating the Future

Expo 2020 Connecting minds, Creating the Future

Expo 2020 Dubai’s new World Majlis series is bringing together change-makers and aspiring leaders from around the globe to stimulate a powerful dialogue on how we can create a legacy of meaningful impact that reflects the World Expo’s theme of ‘Connecting minds, Creating the Future’. The World Majlis session, held at Manarat Al Saadiyat in […]

Dubai and the High-Tech Future of Trade

Industrial readiness in the trade sector and technology advancements could bridge the current $1.5tn trade finance gap, with potential to inject new growth in trade, according to a report on ‘The Future of Trade’ from DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Dubai government authority on commodities trade and enterprise. The research highlights the emerging […]

Area 2071 Dubai and the Future

Area 2071 Dubai and the Future

The Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, said that ‘Area 2071’ is a bridge to the future, and a platform to implement the UAE’s model for future design; and reflects UAE Centennial 2071 objectives for a better life for future generations with […]

Israel Acted with “restraint” in its Deadly Confrontation with Palestinian Terrorists

Israel Acted with “restraint” in its Deadly Confrontation with Palestinian Terrorists

Israel Acted with “restraint” in its Deadly Confrontation with Palestinian Terrorists Tuesday, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said that Israel had acted with “restraint” in its deadly confrontation with Palestinians at the Gaza border, while Kuwait’s Ambassador urged the UN Security Council to offer protection to unarmed Palestinians. After Ambassadors joined in a moment of silence […]

Head of Iran’s Central Bank Hit With Terror Sanctions

Head of Iran’s Central Bank Hit With Terror Sanctions

Head of Iran’s Central Bank Hit With Terror Sanctions The head of Iran’s central bank declared a terrorist The United States designated the head of Iran’s central bank as a terrorist and barred anyone around the world from doing business with him, escalating financial pressure on Iran. Valiollah Seif, the Governor of the Iranian central […]

The US Embassy move: “A powerful message America will stand by our friends”

The US Embassy move: “A powerful message America will stand by our friends”

The US Embassy move: “A powerful message America will stand by our friends” “I have long advocated that the United States take this action, and I commend President Trump for fulfilling this campaign promise,” Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) Exactly 70 years ago on May 14th, 1948 Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion brought together members of […]

President Trump Exits Iran Deal, Seeks Regime Change Now

President Trump Exits Iran Deal, Seeks Regime Change Now

President Trump Exits Iran Deal, Seeks Regime Change Now By exiting participation in the JCPOA (the Iran Deal) President Trump is applying heavy pressure on the fundamentalist Islamist Iran regime. Last Tuesday, President Trump ended his announcement by directly addressing the people of Iran saying: “The future of Iran belongs to its people. There has […]

Dubai Plans to be 10 Years ahead of other Leading Cities

Dubai Plans to be 10 Years ahead of other Leading Cities

In cooperation with Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) has developed two initiatives with the aim of placing Dubai 10 years ahead of other leading cities under Dubai 10X initiative. The first of them, ‘Dubai Blink’, is the world’s first B2B smart commerce platform while the second is the ‘Free Zone […]

War in Yemen to Intensify

War in Yemen to Intensify

Brigadier Abdul Salaam Al Shehi, Commander of Arab Coalition Forces in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast, said that large-scale military operations have been launched today towards the Hodeidah city, building on the military momentum and advance achieved west of Taiz Governorate. Brigadier Al Shehi said that the forces are advancing towards the north in multiple fronts […]

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists The Chechen leader says France is responsible for the acts of Hassan Azimov, who was born in the Caucasian republic before moving as a child. Azimov was shot dead after stabbing five people and killing one in Paris on Saturday. “I think it important to note that the […]

Ivanka Trump Preparing the Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Ivanka Trump Preparing the Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Ivanka Trump Preparing the Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Israel is preparing a series of festivities to celebrate the opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem, a move that has ignited Palestinian protests. A reception Sunday included members of a delegation led by President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, his senior adviser and son-in-law […]

Jared Kushner is Finalizing President Trump’s Mid-East Peace Plan

Jared Kushner is Finalizing President Trump’s Mid-East Peace Plan

Jared Kushner is Finalizing President Trump’s Mid-East Peace Plan The Trump White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is completing the Administration’s peace plan and weighs releasing it to the public, according to reports received Sunday Mr. Kushner arrived Sunday in Israel with the US delegation that included Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, adviser on […]

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, on Monday will inaugurate the first Ministry of Tolerance Forum, under the theme “Strengthening the Role of the Government as an Incubator for Tolerance”, with the participation of more than 120 government, intellectual and cultural leaders and […]

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Reforms Impress Arab Youth

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Reforms Impress Arab Youth

An expert panel discussed the findings of the 10th annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2018, released on Tuesday, underlining the importance of the insights gained from the study for the region’s governments, policymakers and business leaders. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director-General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, welcomed the […]

Political Correctness Bred Extremism

Political Correctness Bred Extremism

Constantly prioritizing liberal values over national security in Europe has ultimately given a free hand to Islamic radicals, who sneak into the continent unhindered with little scrutiny, extremism expert Jennifer Breedon told RT. Breedon, an international criminal law attorney and expert in extremism studies, spoke to RT in the wake of the attack in Paris […]

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

The ambitious multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by China could become a great opportunity for the Gulf nations, according to Bahrain’s Minister for Transportation and Telecommunications Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed. The Gulf region, which is a central location of the BRI, is a prime market for China and vice versa, he told the Gateway […]

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming The Iranians are in great economic difficulties as a result of the renewed sanctions. The US took a step toward cutting Iran off from the global economy Thursday, levying sanctions on a financing network and accusing the country’s central bank of helping funnel […]

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold $VLKAY, $SIEGY, $BASFY, $EADSY Just a bit ago US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell faced backlash for a tweet calling on German companies to cut ties with Iran, a new report says the nation’s countries are starting to cut ties after President Trump announced […]

Turkish Economy May Collapse

Turkish Economy May Collapse

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday declared that interest rates were the “mother and father of all evil”, a controversial comment that prompted a sharp loss in value of the Turkish lira and has raised questions about the future of the Turkish Economy. Erdogan, who is campaigning for snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June […]

Sadiq Khan Destroying London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he has ordered an “intelligence-led” increase in the number of stop and searches, rowing back on his 2016 manifesto pledge to do everything in his power to keep the practice to a minimum. Speaking on Thursday to James O’Brien on LBC, the mayor admitted that there would be an increase […]

Iran’s Currency Network Sanctioned

Iran’s Currency Network Sanctioned

Iran’s Currency Network Sanctioned US Sanctions Iran Currency Network After Nuclear Deal Withdrawal Thursday, the US Treasury imposed sanctions against 6 individuals and 3 companies it said had funneled millions of dollars to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Qods Force, just days after President Donald Trump withdrew from the Y 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The […]

Saudi Arabia Support Trump’s Iran Exit

Saudi Arabia Support Trump’s Iran Exit

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia supports and welcomes the steps announced by President Donald Trump regarding the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The Kingdom also supports reinstating economic sanctions on the Iranian regime, which have been suspended under the nuclear deal. The Kingdom’s previous support for the nuclear deal concluded by Iran […]

World Leaders Praise President Trump’s Iran Decision

World Leaders Praise President Trump’s Iran Decision

World Leaders Praise President Trump’s Iran Decision US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement Tuesday brought widespread praise across the globe. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dubbing it an “historic move.” “From the beginning, the Obama-era Iran deal was deeply flawed,” said House Leader Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican. […]

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Tweets Threaten US in the Region

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Tweets Threaten US in the Region

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Tweets Threaten US in the Region Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, criticized US policies and Iran’s enemies in messages on his website and Twitter. “They know if they enter military conflict with Iran, they will be hit multiple times,” Ayatollah Khamenei said during a meeting with workers. In a series of […]

Another Major Attack in Syria

Powerful explosions have been heard in the countryside of Hama and Aleppo provinces, the Syrian state news agency reports. The state media says military bases there were hit by rockets launched by an unspecified enemy. The alleged attacks were reported by Syria’s Sana news agency on Sunday evening. Citing a military source, it said that […]

Macron Fails to Halt Radical Islam

Macron Fails to Halt Radical Islam

The mayor of a southern French town known in the media as the ‘Jihadi capital’ and ‘French Molenbeek’ has called upon the state to prevent the “radicalized Muslim community” from “flourishing” in Lunel. “I solemnly appeal to the state to prevent fundamentalist Islamic movements from flourishing freely in Lunel,” Mayor Claude Arnaud wrote in an […]

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe Islamic State leaders who fled Syria are now conspiring with terrorist groups in Africa to use food as a recruitment tool and weapon to trigger another migrant crisis in Europe, the head of the UN World Food Program has warned. David Beasley said that Islamic State (IS, formerly […]

US Preparing in Invade Syria?

US Preparing in Invade Syria?

The United States will expand its role in Syria, Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said. The expansion comes in response to increased Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) offensives in the region. “Right now we are not withdrawing,” Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee. “We are continuing the fight, we are going to expand […]

Syria: Strong Support for Assad with Syrians

Syria: Strong Support for Assad with Syrians

Most Syrians support their president and military, but the BBC presents Britons with a different, one-sided story, a British baroness and member of the House of Lords told RT, after returning from a trip to the war-torn country. Caroline Cox, a baroness and Life Peer in the House of Lords, recently returned from a tour […]

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault Obama started the Syrian crisis funding terrorists but unfortunately Trump has not made things any better. Russia called the strikes that the US, the UK, and France carried out in Syria a “blatant disregard of international law.” Moscow’s envoy to UN said the three countries could have stopped […]

Is Trump Listening to Macron, Let’s Hope Not

Is Trump Listening to Macron, Let’s Hope Not

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he convinced his US counterpart that it was “necessary” to keep American troops in Syria. The White House has since reiterated that the troops will go home “as quickly as possible.” In a lengthy interview with French media on Sunday, Macron said he was the reason that US President […]

Russia to Sanction USA

Russia to Sanction USA

Russian lawmakers have drafted a bill suspending cooperation with US companies in the nuclear, missile and aircraft-building spheres, as well as introducing restrictions on imports of alcohol and tobacco produced in the US. “The bill is about alcohol and tobacco products and about ceasing or suspending international cooperation in the nuclear sphere, rocket engine building […]

US Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

US Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

The massive missile strikes the US and allies conducted against Syria actually benefit terrorist groups, and prevented inspectors from proving if chemical weapons were used in Douma, international analysts told RT. Washington, London, and Paris used last week’s alleged chemical attack in Douma, near Damascus, as the pretext for an early morning missile attack on […]

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