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Arizona National Guard unit prepares for deployment to Middle East

Arizona National Guard unit prepares for deployment to Middle East

(Twitter/@Ali_Vetnar) PHOENIX — An Arizona National Guard unit is preparing to serve its very first deployment overseas. The 198th Regional Support Group will be deploying Sunday in support of U.S. Army Central Command. The unit will spend approximately a year in the Middle East. 198th Regional Support Group singing the Army Song ahead of their deployment to […]

PM Imran offers role to heal Middle East conflicts

PM Imran offers role to heal Middle East conflicts

PHOTO: GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan reaffirmed Pakistan’s support for Saudi Arabia and offered to play a reconciliatory role to end all conflicts in the Middle East, which were ‘weakening us all’. “In the Middle East, we will like (to play a) reconciliatory role to bring the Muslim world together. This will be […]

Are women in the Middle East oppressed?

Are women in the Middle East oppressed?

What do you envision when you think about women in the Middle East? The common picture blasted all over the news is women wearing dark burqas and niqabs, unable to go outside without a male escort, unable to attend school or work, without freedom in any sense of the word.  As always, the real story […]

BMW Group Middle East names new managing director

BMW Group Middle East names new managing director

Dr. Hamid Haqparwar, 38, currently director of sales and marketing at BMW Group Middle East, has been appointed as the managing director of BMW Group Middle East with effect from Oct. 1.  Dr. Haqparwar is an automotive professional with and extensive international background. He started his career at BMW Group headquarters and has held different […]

The Broken Pieces of Middle East Peace

The Broken Pieces of Middle East Peace

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Camp David accords — the high-water mark of Middle East peacemaking. How far we have fallen since then. It makes you weep. Rather than a breakthrough, Israelis and Palestinians seem to be inching closer and closer to a total breakdown. Without some dramatic advance, there is a […]

Russian plane shot down during missile strike on Latakia: Reports

Russian plane shot down during missile strike on Latakia: Reports

Syrian air defence responds to what state media say are Israeli missiles targeting Damascus airport on Saturday (AFP) Russia’s defence ministry said early on Tuesday that one if its military aircraft with 14 people on board disappeared from radar screens over Syria at the same time that missiles were targeting Latakia. A US official said […]

Middle East's first Nutella Cafe opens in Dubai

Middle East's first Nutella Cafe opens in Dubai

Global confectionary company Ferrero has opened the Middle East’s first Nutella Café at Dubai International Airport (DXB). Passengers at the airport will now be able to enjoy the celebrated hazelnut spread as part of an array of grab-and-go desserts, including mini pancakes, sharable muffins, crepes, waffles and choux. Travellers visiting the café can also customise […]

Dozens killed in air strikes and clashes in Yemen's Hodeidah

Dozens killed in air strikes and clashes in Yemen's Hodeidah

A Houthi rebel inspects a burnt out armoured vehicle on 13 September 2018, reportedly destroyed in an air strike (AFP) Fresh clashes and air strikes have killed dozens of rebels around Yemen’s Red Sea city of Hodeidah, hospital sources have said, as a UN envoy kept up peace efforts in Sanaa. According to medical sources […]

Saudi, UAE turning OPEC into 'tool for US', Iran says

Saudi, UAE turning OPEC into 'tool for US', Iran says

Iran’s output has declined with buyers distancing themselves as sanctions approach (AFP/file photo) Oil cartel OPEC has allowed some members to turn the group into a tool for the US, a senior Iranian official said in comments published on Saturday. “Saudi Arabia and the UAE are turning OPEC into a tool for the US and […]

A feast from the East: mouthwatering Middle Eastern recipes from Bethany Kehdy

A feast from the East: mouthwatering Middle Eastern recipes from Bethany Kehdy

The Middle East is a cradle of lavish feasting, epitomised in its jewelled tables. Eating is both a necessity and a social ritual, and while most cookbooks understandably focus on the mezze ritual, it’s merely one side of the table. In the Middle East, there is a basic split between what is served in the […]

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