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MIDEAST – Factors to watch – January 24 – Reuters

MIDEAST – Factors to watch – January 24ReutersDUBAI, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL. * GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares surf global … Source: Mid east

Tillerson's open-ended Syria war proves US is stuck in mideast quicksand – The Hill

The Hill Tillerson's open-ended Syria war proves US is stuck in mideast quicksandThe HillWhen Secretary of State Rex Tillerson · Rex Wayne TillersonDecline in US travel spurs business push for visitors Overnight Defense: GOP chair blames Dems for defense budget holdup | FDA, Pentagon to speed approval of battlefield drugs | Mattis calls …and more » […]

Pence: US should play dominant role as Mideast peace broker – New York Post

New York Post Pence: US should play dominant role as Mideast peace brokerNew York PostAt the same time, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was at the European Union's headquarters in Brussels, asking it to become a “main partner” in creating a Palestinian state. The EU's top diplomat sounded a positive note after meeting with …Pence […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most big Gulf markets firm, ex-div Emaar pulls down Dubai – Reuters

gulfnews.com MIDEAST STOCKS-Most big Gulf markets firm, ex-div Emaar pulls down DubaiReutersDUBAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Most Gulf stock markets were firm on Tuesday, with conglomerate Aamal Holding surging in Qatar, but blue chip Emaar Properties dragged down Dubai's index as the stock went ex-dividend. Qatar's index rose 0.5 percent in active …Middle East Stocks […]

Trump's First Year in the Middle East: Actually, Not That Bad – Haaretz

Haaretz Trump's First Year in the Middle East: Actually, Not That BadHaaretzBut as the first year of Trump's term ends and his vice president, Mike Pence, makes his own tour of the Middle East, it has to be said that, so far, this presidency hasn't been a unmitigated disaster for the region. Or, to put […]

Pence Lands in Israel on Last Leg of Mideast Trip, as Palestinians Boycott Visit – Haaretz

Haaretz Pence Lands in Israel on Last Leg of Mideast Trip, as Palestinians Boycott VisitHaaretzAnother main issue that is expected to come up during Pence's conversations with the Israeli leadership is the civil war in Syria. During his visit to Jordan, Pence made an unscheduled stop at a U.S. military base near the Jordan-Syria border […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most of region falls, Saudi retreats further from technical barrier – Reuters

Gulf Times MIDEAST STOCKS-Most of region falls, Saudi retreats further from technical barrierReutersDUBAI, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Most Middle Eastern stock markets fell on Sunday with Saudi Arabia pulling further away from a major resistance level, although a surge by fuel distributor ADNOC Distribution buoyed Abu Dhabi. The Saudi index slipped 0.3 …MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf to […]

5 things you need to know now – The Week Magazine

5 things you need to know nowThe Week MagazineVice President Mike Pence departed for the Middle East this week, proceeding with visits to Egypt, Jordan, and Israel despite the government shutdown. The trip was labeled a national security measure, the White House told Politico, to avoid shutdown …and more » Source: Mid east

DAVID IGNATIUS: Mideast must fight its own battles – The Mercury

DAVID IGNATIUS: Mideast must fight its own battlesThe MercuryThe new brigade illustrates a broader process of shaping military plans for the Middle East that's finally getting traction in the Trump administration, after a year of discussion and delay. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson outlined the Syria piece of …and more » Source: Mid east

Pence Heads Off On Delayed And Scaled-Back Mideast Visit – NPR

NPR Pence Heads Off On Delayed And Scaled-Back Mideast VisitNPRVice President Pence arrives in Cairo Saturday morning as part of a Mideast trip that has been rescheduled and substantially changed since it was originally announced. He was supposed to travel in December, but the trip was pushed off to January so …Pence to move forward […]

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