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MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – May 17 – Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – May 17ReutersDUBAI May 17 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-U.S. stock futures, dollar fall …and more » Source: Mid east

Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines? – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines?Aljazeera.comQuestions swirl whether Tel Aviv was involved in peddling aviation-threat intelligence on ISIL – and motives behind it. Ali Younes 17 May 2017 01:56 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker.and more » Source: Mid east

A peace accelerator in the Mideast desert – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor A peace accelerator in the Mideast desertChristian Science MonitorThe latest example of indirect peacemaking is the opening of the Middle East's first scientific research center on May 16. Located in Jordan and nearly a century in the making, it is funded by nine countries in the region, some of which do not […]

Trump can set big things in motion on his Mideast trip – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Trump can set big things in motion on his Mideast tripNew York Daily NewsObama, one should recall, also made the Middle East one of his earliest overseas stops. But his itinerary skipped Israel, setting an arm's-length tone for relations with our closest regional ally that was a consistent theme of his […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt's EFG, TMGH diverge on MSCI changes; Gulf firm with oil at $52 – Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt's EFG, TMGH diverge on MSCI changes; Gulf firm with oil at $52ReutersDUBAI, May 16 Shares of Egypt's EFG Hermes and Talaat Mostafa diverged sharply on Tuesday on news that MSCI will swap the shares in its main Egyptian index, while Gulf equity markets were firm with the Brent oil price at $52 a […]

Braskem blames reduced Mideast PP supplies to Europe for higher Q1 prices – Platts

Braskem blames reduced Mideast PP supplies to Europe for higher Q1 pricesPlatts"The high number of maintenance shutdowns at PP plants in the Middle East during Q1 2017, which affected 15% of the region's total polymer production capacity, led to lower exports to Europe in the period and consequently higher prices in the region," … Source: Mid […]

Turkish envoy to Tehran: Mutual trust key to solve Mideast issues – Daily Sabah

Turkish envoy to Tehran: Mutual trust key to solve Mideast issuesDaily SabahThe Turkish ambassador to Iran, Riza Hakan Tekin, said yesterday that mutual trust is the key to solving problems in the Middle East. "Trust is what we need the most in the region," Tekin said in a conference titled, "Turkey's Middle East policies" at […]

3 things to watch for when Trump visits the Middle East – PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour 3 things to watch for when Trump visits the Middle EastPBS NewsHourPresident Donald Trump departs Friday for the Middle East in his first overseas trip as president. He visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican — the bases of three major world religions — aiming to unify the region against extremism and coordinate […]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Region mixed; Saudi up with oil, slide in DXBE hurts Dubai – Reuters

Nasdaq MIDEAST STOCKS-Region mixed; Saudi up with oil, slide in DXBE hurts DubaiReutersDUBAI, May 15 Middle Eastern stock markets were mixed on Monday with Saudi Arabia rising on the back of a rebound in oil prices and a continued slide by amusement park operator DXB Entertainments helping to drag down Dubai. The Saudi index …MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil's […]

Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip – CNN

CNN Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential tripCNNIn late March, Israeli and US officials held talks in Washington, building on another round of meetings in the Middle East earlier that month. Jason Greenblatt, Trump's special representative on peace negotiations, led the US delegation of National …Will Trump launch Mideast shuttle diplomacy?Al-MonitorTrump considering […]