Latest News for: Arab crisis


Lebanon Needs New Government, Radical Change of Direction, IMF Says

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
DUBIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Lebanon cannot pull itself out of its economic crisis without a new government to transform the country and launch long-stalled reforms, a senior official at the International Monetary Fund said ... funding talks with the Washington-based crisis lender.

80% of Israelis angry with haredim, Arabs for conduct during corona crisis

The Jerusalem Post 12 Apr 2021
Fully 80% of Israeli Jews believe that the actions of the ultra-Orthodox and Arab sectors during the COVID-19 crisis have negatively affected Israeli societal cohesion, a new study by the Jewish People Policy Institute has shown.  ... The coronavirus crisis caused severe ...

Looking through a single lens can distort how we view the Arab Spring

Open Democracy 12 Apr 2021
This question was posed by the Arab Barometer in 2018 to 26,739 individuals from 12 Arab countries ... Socio-economic conditions remain as challenging, if not more so, given the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. A UN published in July last year estimated that up to 14.3 million people in Arab states fell into poverty in 2020 due to the crisis.

Inspiring: From Check-In Agent To President, Meet Emirates’ Sir Tim Clark

Simple Flying 12 Apr 2021
In the world of aviation, Tim Clark is a well-known name ... Photo ... Photo. ... But he had only been with the airline for a couple of years when it entered what is now known as its ‘crisis year.’. In the wake of the Arab-Israeli War in 1973, oil prices spiked, quadrupling in value and causing airlines around the world to start hemorrhaging money ... Photo. ... Photo.

Tunisian, Egyptian presidents discuss ties, regional issues 10 Apr 2021
... reiterating their support of the Palestinian cause as "the central cause of the Arab world," and activating the Arab role in ending the Libyan crisis.

Lebanese pound down for third day in a row

Daily Star Lebanon 10 Apr 2021
The Lebanese pound fell on the black market for a third straight day, trading at LL12,650 against the dollar, after Arab efforts to help resolve the country's political crisis appeared to have reached a deadend ... .

For many Jordanians, official palace line on wayward prince is absurd fairy tale

The Los Angeles Times 09 Apr 2021
Jordan has since navigated the U.S.-led invasion of neighboring Iraq, the global financial crisis, the Arab Spring uprisings, the Syrian civil war, the rise of Islamic State and the pressures of a Trump administration less sympathetic to Jordan’s stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Yemenis Conduct Retaliatory Attack on Saudi Airbases

Kayhan 09 Apr 2021
According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the war has killed almost a quarter of a million Yemenis, caused outbreaks of diseases, turned Yemen into the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and brought the poor Arab country to the verge of famine.

US envoy Kerry discusses climate challenges in Bangladesh

Wtop 09 Apr 2021
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — John Kerry, the special U.S ... “No one country can solve the problems of climate crisis,” he told reporters, after visiting other vulnerable countries including the United Arab Emirates and India. He said that Biden had returned the U.S. to the Paris agreement on climate change after Donald Trump pulled out in 2017 ... Source .

US envoy John Kerry discusses climate challenges in Bangladesh

Hindustan Times 09 Apr 2021
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 04.54 PM IST ... “No one country can solve the problems of climate crisis,” he told reporters, after visiting other vulnerable countries including the United Arab Emirates and India. He said that Biden had returned the US to the Paris agreement on climate change after Donald Trump pulled out in 2017 ... ....

J. Mark Powell: The skinny on streaking

Waco Tribune-Herald 09 Apr 2021
J. MARK POWELL InsideSources. Sometimes the naked truth about American history really is, well, naked. Springtime always reminds me of a crazy fad from the 1970s ... And in a flash, it was gone. This is the short, strange story of streaking ... New phrases like “energy crisis,” “Arab oil embargo,” and “runaway inflation” entered our vocabulary ... Case closed ... J.

Post-pandemic uncertainty: Will learning Arabic in the Middle East become a thing of the past?

The New Arab 08 Apr 2021
Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust technology into the heart of its pedagogical application ... When Saifi was destroyed, the Arabic learning community held its breath ... Saifi's destruction came amid a more general crisis of Arabic language learning.

The Arab world's atomic energy revolution

The National 08 Apr 2021
The UAE's Barakah facility, the Arab world's only nuclear energy plant, is now producing a steady stream of electricity at its 1400-megawatt Unit 1 ... We will save the planet by embracing, not shying away from innovative approaches to the climate crisis. With the Arab world’s first ...

Arab League envoy offers to help Lebanon, saying worst is yet to come

Daily Star Lebanon 08 Apr 2021
The situation in Lebanon is not good and the worst is yet to come, but the Arab League is ready to intervene to help in resolving the Cabinet formation crisis before it is too late, a senior League official warned Thursday ... .

Dh1.24m support fund from cosmetics major for victims of abuse, domestic violence in GCC

Gulf News 08 Apr 2021
Dubai ... Shamsaha (meaning ‘her sun’ in Arabic) is the only organisation of its kind in the region that provides 24x7 crisis support for victims of abuse and domestic violence. It will utilise the fund to expand the crisis programme’s services and on-the-ground operations to the UAE as well as in Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait ... App for victims of abuse ... .