Middle East Conflict News

Middle East News

State's Mideast director has anti-Israel record - The Jewish Star


The Jewish Star

State's Mideast director has anti-Israel record
The Jewish Star
The newly appointed Middle East director at the State Department has a long record of criticizing and pressuring Israel. Isn't anybody at the White House paying attention to who's being hired over at Foggy Bottom? David Satterfield, who is slated to ...

MIDEAST >Iran mulls reducing capital punishment - Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

MIDEAST >Iran mulls reducing capital punishment
Hurriyet Daily News
Capital punishment has been decreasing in Iran in recent years. The Iranian parliament is working on an amendment to the death sentence on drug traffickers, which will decrease 70 percent of executions for drug offenses, the Iranian High Council for ...

and more »

Minnesota Jewish Theatre presents a one-man play about the Mideast conflict - Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota Jewish Theatre presents a one-man play about the Mideast conflict
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Via Dolorosa — Latin for "the way of sorrows" — is the street that Jesus reputedly walked on his way to being crucified. Playwright David Hare crafted this one-person play after visiting Israel in 1997, and performed it to acclaim in London ...

PLO: 'It's now or never' for Trump's Mideast peace push - Washington Post


Washington Post

PLO: 'It's now or never' for Trump's Mideast peace push
Washington Post
Jared Kushner's trip to the Middle East next week will be a do-or-die moment in the Trump administration's nascent Middle East peace process initiative, according to the Palestinian Liberation Organization's representative in Washington. Unless ...

and more »

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses end week on firm footing, Egypt slips - Reuters


Arab News

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses end week on firm footing, Egypt slips
Reuters
DUBAI, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Most major stock markets in the Gulf rose on Thursday with Saudi Arabia's index gaining strength from positive company-specific news while shares of one of Egypt's property developers dropped as its quarterly earnings missed ...
MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf rises, Saudi's Atheeb Telecom jumps after swinging to profit Reuters Africa

all 3 news articles »

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf may have firm tone, SABIC could rise on buyout of Shell JV - Reuters


MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf may have firm tone, SABIC could rise on buyout of Shell JV
Reuters
DUBAI, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Stock markets in the Gulf may have a firm tone on Thursday on the back of strong global equity prices, while Saudi Basic Industries could rise after it purchased Shell Arabia's share in their joint venture. MSCI's broadest ...

and more »

Mideast private bankers getting hot on Saudi Arabia - The National - The National


The National

Mideast private bankers getting hot on Saudi Arabia - The National
The National
The world's biggest exporter of crude showing signs of recovery.

and more »

Catholic, Orthodox patriarchs seek help, say Mideast churches in danger - National Catholic Reporter


National Catholic Reporter

Catholic, Orthodox patriarchs seek help, say Mideast churches in danger
National Catholic Reporter
They categorized the continued displacement of Christians from the Middle East as "a genocidal project, a humanitarian catastrophe and a plague of the earth's civilization." "The time has come to make a prophetic cry" and to speak "the truth that frees ...

and more »

Mideast patriarchs call on Pope Francis to 'scold' world leaders over ... - Catholic Herald Online


Catholic Herald Online

Mideast patriarchs call on Pope Francis to 'scold' world leaders over ...
Catholic Herald Online
Mideast Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs decried the desperate situation they face as shepherds of churches “whose existence is in real danger.”.

and more »

Kushner to Meet With Mideast Leaders in Latest Attempt at Peace Deal - New York Times


New York Times

Kushner to Meet With Mideast Leaders in Latest Attempt at Peace Deal
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, will soon travel to the Middle East for yet another foray into trying to forge a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, one of the most difficult diplomatic ...
Trump to send son-in-law Jared Kushner, other top aides on Mideast peace mission after spate of violence Washington Post
White House aides to visit region: Mideast peace 'difficult, but possible' The Jerusalem Post
Jared Kushner goes to Israel seeking Mideast peace The Detroit News
Daily Mail
all 155 news articles »