Middle East - News Headlines

Emirates unveils new first class cabins at Dubai Air Show
November 12th, 2017. 12:57 AM

Emirates, the Middle East's largest air carrier, has unveiled new, state-of-the-art, first class private suites

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Dubai-based Emirates and flydubai to more closely integrate
July 17th, 2017. 5:37 AM

Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, and budget carrier flydubai have announced plans to more closely integrate their operations

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Jordan, Kuwait carriers lift laptop ban on US flights
July 9th, 2017. 1:14 PM

The national airlines of Jordan and Kuwait have joined several other Middle Eastern carriers in lifting a ban on laptops in airplane cabins

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Royal Jordanian lifts laptop ban on US flights
July 9th, 2017. 9:57 AM

Jordan's national airline has joined other Middle Eastern countries in lifting a ban on laptops in airplane cabins after complying with U.S. security guidelines

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The Latest: EU official: UN sanctions for migrant smugglers
July 7th, 2017. 4:53 AM

European Council President Donald Tusk is calling for U.N. sanctions against migrant smugglers illegally taking people from Africa and the Middle East to Europe

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Dubai's Emirates working to get out from under US laptop ban
July 4th, 2017. 5:55 AM

The Middle East's biggest airline says it is working to implement increased security measures in response to U.S. demands to reverse a ban on laptops and other electronics onboard its U.S.-bound flights

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Dubai online retailer Souq.com says sale to Amazon completed
July 3rd, 2017. 4:06 AM

Dubai's Souq.com, the Middle East's biggest online retailer, says its sale to Amazon has been completed

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BA rents Qatar Airways jets for use during cabin crew strike
June 30th, 2017. 1:04 PM

British Airways has leased nine jets and crews from a Middle Eastern airline so it can continue running services during a cabin crew strike

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Q&A: Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors
June 5th, 2017. 10:14 AM

Q&A: Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors and what it means for Washington's ally and sectarian tensions roiling the Middle East

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Emirates airline profits down 83 percent in past year
May 11th, 2017. 5:28 AM

Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, says its profits fell by more than 80 percent to $340 million last year as it grappled with a slump in demand linked to political upheaval and terrorism in Europe and tougher travel restrictions to the U.S.

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Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US
April 24th, 2017. 11:44 AM

The CEO of one of the Middle East's largest carriers, Qatar Airways, says passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passengers that their visas may be rejected upon arrival

Akbar al-Baker
From a Syrian kitchen to TV CEO: an entrepreneur's story
April 21st, 2017. 8:26 AM

Alia Adi is an example of the budding entrepreneurship movement in the Middle East that is catching the attention of governments

Alia Adi
Emirates cuts US flights, blaming Trump administration curbs
April 19th, 2017. 2:41 PM

Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, slashed its flights to the United States by 20 percent, blaming a drop in demand on tougher U.S. security measures and Trump administration attempts to ban travelers from some Muslim-majority nations

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New leak suggests NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks
April 14th, 2017. 4:01 PM

There's a suggestion that the U.S. National Security Agency has burrowed deep into the Middle East's financial network

New leak suggests NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks
Global shares mixed as attacks in Egypt add to uncertainties
April 10th, 2017. 4:48 AM

Global shares are mixed after attacks by suicide bombers on churches in Egypt added to uncertainties in the Middle East

Global shares mixed as attacks in Egypt add to uncertainties
Asian shares mixed as attacks in Egypt add to uncertainties
April 10th, 2017. 12:57 AM

Asian shares are mixed after attacks by suicide bombers on churches in Egypt added to uncertainties in the Middle East

Asian shares mixed as attacks in Egypt add to uncertainties

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