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Lincoln Center Festival Tackles Mideast Politics, Celebrates 1967 Debut Of Balanchine's 'Jewels' – Forbes

Lincoln Center Festival Tackles Mideast Politics, Celebrates 1967 Debut Of Balanchine's 'Jewels'ForbesThis summer's Lincoln Center Festival is tackling subjects as serious as the political situation in the Middle East, while joyfully celebrating the 50th anniversary of the debut of George Balanchine's ballet masterpiece, Jewels, and presenting … Source: Mid east

Trump's Gift to Putin in the Mideast – New York Times

New York Times Trump's Gift to Putin in the MideastNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Over the past two months, even as American-trained forces were driving Islamic State insurgents out of the major Iraqi city of Mosul, the war next door in Syria was taking a dangerous but little-remarked turn — one far more favorable for … Source: […]

MidEast ride-hailing firm Careem buys stake in Egyptian transport start-up – Reuters

Reuters MidEast ride-hailing firm Careem buys stake in Egyptian transport start-upReutersDUBAI (Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Careem, a Middle East rival to Uber Technologies Inc, has bought a minority stake in a three-month-old Egyptian start-up that connects commuters with private buses in Cairo. Dubai-based Careem invested $500,000 in …and more » Source: Mid east

Analysis: What Paris Mideast peace conference? – The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem Post Analysis: What Paris Mideast peace conference?The Jerusalem PostShare on twitter. Mideast peace conference in Paris. French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault welcomes US Secretary of State John Kerry as he arrives for the Mideast peace conference in Paris, France, January 15, 2017. (photo credit:REUTERS). Source: Mid east

France's Macron calls for new Mideast peace talks based on two-state solution – FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 France's Macron calls for new Mideast peace talks based on two-state solutionFRANCE 24“We share the same desire for a peaceful Middle East,” Netanyahu said, without elaborating on future peace talks. Macron condemned an attack last week that killed two Israeli police officers at a Jerusalem shrine revered by both Jews and Muslims …Macron […]

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – July 13 – Reuters

Reuters MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – July 13ReutersDUBAI, July 13 (Reuters) – Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. International/Regional. * GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, bonds rally as … Source: Mid east

MidEast Shares Rise Ahead of Yellen Testimony to Congress – Nasdaq

MidEast Shares Rise Ahead of Yellen Testimony to CongressNasdaqU.S. interest rate policy is important to Gulf economies because most currencies in the region are pegged to the U.S. dollar. Yellen spoke after the region's markets closed but she said she thought the U.S. economy was steady enough to absorb more … Source: Mid east

UN envoy advises US team to 'aim low' on Mideast peace process – The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem Post UN envoy advises US team to 'aim low' on Mideast peace processThe Jerusalem PostNICKOLAY MLADENOV. (photo credit:Wikimedia Commons). The UN's special envoy to the Middle East, Nickolay Mladenov, has some simple advice for the US team currently exploring ways to move the Mideast diplomatic process forward: aim low. “It is not …Gaza may […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Confidence in banking sector ahead of Fed testimony supports Middle East – Reuters

Reuters MIDEAST STOCKS-Confidence in banking sector ahead of Fed testimony supports Middle EastReutersDUBAI, July 12 (Reuters) – Stock markets in the Middle East rose on Wednesday, bolstered by banking shares ahead of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could offer clues on when the central bank will tighten U.S. monetary policy.MIDEAST STOCKS-Banking shares […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi retail sector lifts market, Dubai, Qatar supported by banking shares – Reuters

Reuters MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi retail sector lifts market, Dubai, Qatar supported by banking sharesReutersDUBAI, July 12 (Reuters) – Shares of retailers were the chief gainers in Saudi Arabia in early trade on Tuesday, the property sector helped Dubai and Qatar was buoyed by blue chips such as Qatar National Bank. The Riyadh index was up 0.7 […]