Latest News for: Arab crisis


Climate activists join the pro-Palestinian cause during a rare protest in Dubai

Cedar News 09 Dec 2023
Activists called for a cease-fire in Gaza, marching through the site of the UN climate summit on Saturday.Protests are rare in the United Arab Emirates, an autocratic state that tightly controls speech.Activists say there can be no climate justice without human rights.

Africa: COP28 - Governments Must Urgently Phase Out Fossil Fuels and Take Rapid Action to ...

All Africa 09 Dec 2023
Governments taking part in COP28, including the fossil-fuel producing ...

Zagacki and Cherwitz: Biden’s crisis communication and competent presidential leadership

Longview News-Journal 08 Dec 2023
In addressing the crisis in the Middle East, President Joe Biden has communicated in the above manner ... 20 Oval Office speech and in numerous press conferences about the crisis, Biden has spoken to a wide variety of stakeholder audiences, including Americans, Israelis, and Arabs.

U.S. and UAE-backed initiative announces $9 billion more for agricultural innovation projects

Newsday 08 Dec 2023
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An additional $9 billion of funding to tackle agriculture's role in the climate crisis was announced on the sidelines of the United Nations climate talks on Friday ... 8, 2023, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al Dhafra Book Festival: Role of print journalism examined amid widespread use of social media

Gulf News 08 Dec 2023
Al Hamli went on to note that cultural journalism is currently facing a major problem, where despite the widespread availability of means of communication, it has not created a generation of writers capable of contributing to the literary landscape, which, in turn, has produced a crisis in writing across the Arab world.

COP28: Governments must urgently phase out fossil fuels and take rapid action to ensure right ...

Amnesty 08 Dec 2023
Governments taking part in COP28, including the fossil-fuel producing conference host, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), must take concrete and bold steps to avert the worst harms of the climate crisis, amid alarming water scarcity exacerbated by climate change, including for ...

Phasing Out Fossil Fuels at COP28

Human Rights Watch 08 Dec 2023
Governments have long sided with the fossil fuel industry, which is one of the main culprits of the global climate breakdown, despite the urgent need to confront the climate crisis and protect human rights. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is hosting COP28, is a prime example.

NIALL FERGUSON: Why on earth is a Conservative government repeating the mistakes of 50 years ago?

The Daily Mail 08 Dec 2023
Among those forces was the crisis in the Middle East that had been unleashed by a surprise Arab attack on Israel on October 6 ... All this explains why 'Crisis, What Crisis?' was such a terrible headline for the Labour government in early 1979 —though what Callaghan actually said was.

‘The Burdened’ team reveal the struggles of shooting Yemeni Oscar submission

Screen Daily 08 Dec 2023
The first was his 2018 film , and now his follow-up has been entered into the Oscar race. Inspired by true events experienced by close friends of Gamal, (in Arabic) tells the story of a Yemeni family pushed to the brink by the country’s economic crisis and left to ponder the unthinkable ... The production, however, found a way to circumnavigate this ... .

'We cannot wait': UAE demands immediate ceasefire in Gaza, submits new draft UN resolution

Khaleejtimes 07 Dec 2023
In its latest draft resolution, the UAE called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in response to the worsening crisis in war-torn Gaza ...The international community has a responsibility to use all its influence to prevent further escalation and end this crisis," he said. Support from Arab countries.

Saudi Arabia, Russia call for cessation of hostilities in Palestine

Kuna 07 Dec 2023
... solution to the Yemeni crisis ... They expressed their aspiration that this would contribute to supporting the stability and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic, resolving the Syrian crisis and facilitating the safe voluntary return of Syrian refugees to their country.

Palestinian journalist accuses Al Jazeera of brainwashing Arabs

Blitz 07 Dec 2023
In an article in the London-based Emirati daily Al-Arab titled “The dimensions of Hamas and the media exaggeration”, Palestinian journalist Hamid Karman came out against Qatar’s use of its Al Jazeera channel to promote its agenda ... The Arab media has never stopped cultivating models of exaggeration and deception in times of crisis and war.

Putin makes rare Mideast visit

The Buffalo News 07 Dec 2023
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — His plane flanked by four fighter jets, President Vladimir Putin of Russia began a rare trip Wednesday to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, two oil-rich Gulf nations which have resisted pressure to take sides in the Ukraine war.

Egypt to vote in presidential polls from Sunday eclipsed by Gaza war

Gulf News 07 Dec 2023
Cairo ... The election is held amid an economic crisis in this most populous Arab country of around 105 million people ... He is riding a wave of popularity due to his perceived competent handling of the Gaza crisis ... Source ... Sympathy with Gazans and aid campaigns have since surged in Egypt, the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel in 1979 ... .

UN official urges more financial aid to developing nations at COP28

China Daily 07 Dec 2023
He made the remarks midway through the two-week-long COP28 UN climate change conference in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday. "We can only overcome the climate crisis by ditching business as usual," he said ... First agreed during COP27 late last year in Egypt, the fund was operationalized on Nov 30 when COP28 kicked off ... .