Middle East - News Headlines

Suit: Store owner disparaged black, Middle Eastern customers
July 25th, 2018  3:31 PM

An upscale Boston clothing store owner accused of making disparaging remarks and denying service to a black man and a Middle Eastern woman has been sued by the state attorney general

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Mideast online retailer Noon.com partners with eBay
June 12th, 2018  9:36 AM

Middle Eastern online retailer Noon.com has partnered with eBay to give shoppers in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates a way to more easily buy products online from the U.S. and other parts of the world

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Company: Industrial hacking group has targets beyond Mideast
May 24th, 2018  9:43 AM

Industrial hacking group has targets beyond the Middle East, cybersecurity company warns

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The Latest: White House condemns Iran's 'reckless actions'
May 11th, 2018  4:58 PM

The White House is condemning Iran's "reckless actions," accusing the country of "exporting destabilizing influence throughout the Middle East."

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IMF: Mideast not growing fast enough to reduce unemployment
May 2nd, 2018  1:42 AM

The International Monetary Fund says nearly a quarter of the Middle East's youth are unemployed, warning that unless deeper reforms are made, millions of young people entering the labor market each year may not find jobs

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AP interview: Qatar Air CEO sees growth despite Mideast spat
February 13th, 2018  7:15 AM

AP interview: Qatar Airways chief executive says carrier will post an annual loss amid a boycott by neighboring countries, but the Middle East's second largest airline will continue to grow

AP interview: Qatar Air CEO sees growth despite Mideast spat
AP interview: CEO says Qatar Air will grow despite blockade
February 13th, 2018  12:36 AM

AP interview: Qatar Airways chief executive says carrier will post an annual loss amid a blockade by neighboring countries, but the Middle East's second largest airline will continue to grow

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Aramco IPO takes center stage as Nasdaq CEO touts exchange
February 12th, 2018  1:16 PM

The chief executive officer of Nasdaq, one of several exchanges around the world vying for the international listing of Saudi oil giant Aramco, promoted the New York-based exchange to an audience in the Middle East

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Luxury group LVMH cautious for 2018 despite record profits
January 25th, 2018  1:41 PM

Luxury giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton has solidified its leading role in the industry with record profits in 2017, but is cautious about this year because of the strengthening euro and geopolitical uncertainty in the Middle East and Koreas

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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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Gulf real estate expo highlights affordable housing shortage
September 11th, 2017  2:15 PM

The Middle East's premier real estate event showcased thousands of new luxury apartments and villas for the Gulf's moneyed investors, but lacking from the glistening mock-ups were projects to address a growing and urgent need for more affordable housing

Gulf real estate expo highlights affordable housing shortage
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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Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk
May 27th, 2017  9:22 PM

President Donald Trump says he "hit a home run" on his maiden trip abroad, but his tour of the Middle East and Europe has rattled some allies.

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

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