Iran Nuclear Deal Falling Apart

Iran Nuclear Deal Falling Apart

Tuesday, EU powers accused Iran of “pursuing activities inconsistent with its commitments” under a Y 2015 nuclear deal and called for an urgent meeting of the parties to the agreement to discuss Tehran’s compliance. Britain, Germany, France, Russia, China and Iran are the remaining parties to the deal – known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan […]

“Iran did it, it cannot cover its tracks”

“Iran did it, it cannot cover its tracks”

$OIL, $USO The United Arab Emirates’ Top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against Crude Oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan did not name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further escalation of […]

Qatar Signs $12-B Deal to Buy F-15 Jets from US

Qatar Signs $12-B Deal to Buy F-15 Jets from US

Qatar Signs $12-B Deal to Buy F-15 Jets from US $BA Qatar’s Ministry of Defense said Wednesday the country signed a deal to buy F-15 fighter jets from the United States for $12-B. The deal was completed despite the Gulf country being criticized recently by US President Donald Trump for supporting terrorism. US Defense Secretary […]

Arabs Cheer Donald Trump

Arabs Cheer Donald Trump

Arabs Cheer Donald Trump Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, has said that the contents of U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech before the Arab-Islamic-American Summit included key indicators of U.S. policy toward the Middle East and the horizon of cooperation between the United States and the Arab and Islamic worlds to confront […]

Barack Hussein Obama has a “genocidal hostility toward Israel.”

Barack Hussein Obama has a “genocidal hostility toward Israel.”

Barack Hussein Obama has a “genocidal hostility toward Israel.” Obama’s Middle East policy: “Praise Islam, ignore Christians, blame Jews.” —  Joan Swirsky After watching all the pomp and circumstance of the Presidential Inauguration of January 20, 2009, I remember turning to my husband Steve and saying: “The sole mission of Barack Obama and his henchmen is […]

The Boardroom is Different in the Gulf Countries

The Boardroom is Different in the Gulf Countries

The Boardroom is Different in the Gulf Countries GCC boards do not necessarily stick to international corporate governance standards There are 2 ways to look at the gap between where most corporate boardrooms (boards) are in the Gulf today and where the current international best practices for corporate governance are considered to be. One implies […]