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US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data

U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data

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Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital regio...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summi...
12:32, 06/26/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Asian stocks fall as trade worries linger before Fed's rate decision Asian stocks fell broadly Wednesday, after US President Donald Trump criticized China in a series of tweets, adding to worries over trade negotiation...
07:48, 07/31/2019

European shares fall as tech heavyweight SAP flags trade worries Technology stocks led a slide in European shares on Thursday as software firm SAP reported poor results and was the latest to point out the impact of...
10:48, 07/18/2019

Oil tumbles 3.3% on weak global economic data, US crude build Oil prices sank roughly 4% on Wednesday after disappointing economic data from China and Europe revived global demand fears and U.S. crude inventorie...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Brent crude inches up, U.S. oil falls on weak economic data U.S. benchmark crude prices fell on weak economic indicators on Friday while Brent oil ticked higher, supported by tensions over Iran and this week's...
13:16, 07/05/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escala...
00:16, 05/24/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar...
06:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the ce...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he call...
21:00, 05/14/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressu...
20:00, 05/24/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump adminis...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Pentagon confirms weighing more troops for Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 tr...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under it...
21:16, 05/01/2019

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire cons...
20:00, 07/13/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat risi...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to gen...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for...
03:48, 05/17/2019

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for a...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for c...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pen...
23:16, 05/23/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Pa...
00:16, 06/18/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. gover...
17:16, 04/30/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. gover...
17:32, 04/30/2019

On Women’s Rights, Uneven Progress in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has lifted its restrictions on women traveling abroad, the most notable weakening yet of the country’s notorious guardianship system. It...
05:00, 08/03/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX on course to post sharpest weekly fall as trade worries linger Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as investors were worried about the U.S.-China trade dispute, with Washington raising tariffs on Chinese go...
17:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Mallinckrodt shares fall on Acthar worries, generics spinoff suspension Mallinckrodt Plc suspended plans to spin off its specialty generics unit, citing opioid litigation uncertainties, and warned Acthar gel revenue was u...
20:32, 08/06/2019

Weak economic data, tariff concerns weigh on stocks globally Weak U.S. and euro zone manufacturing data and Washington's threat to impose additional tariffs on European goods weighed on global stock markets on ...
20:16, 07/02/2019

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak Chinese economic data Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China, the world's largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of ...
04:32, 07/15/2019

Gold Rate Declines By Rs 250 Amid Weak Demand In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 250 each to Rs 32,620 and Rs 32,450 per 10 gram, respectively....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrel...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Leaders of Japan, France share Middle East concerns TOKYO (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to bolster naval defense ties in the Indo-Pa...
15:00, 06/26/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mo...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for a...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solut...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US woul...
19:00, 05/13/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration de...
19:16, 05/06/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members alread...
18:48, 05/24/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian G...
00:32, 06/14/2019

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targe...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defence...
04:32, 05/23/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump adminis...
02:32, 05/08/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to th...
08:00, 04/29/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more milita...
01:16, 05/09/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked...
03:32, 06/14/2019

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra f...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the ce...
05:32, 06/01/2019

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi milit...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administrati...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideratio...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 millio...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict be...
20:16, 06/09/2019

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of...
09:16, 06/28/2019

Kushner Promotes Peace Plan During Middle East Trip President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, tried to breathe life into Middle East peace efforts with meetings in Israel and Arab...
18:00, 08/01/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a str...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Phase one of US Middle East peace plan greeted with scepticism No Israelis or Palestinians present for launch of plan that shreds decades of diplomacyThe first phase of the Trump administration’s long-awaited pe...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
22:00, 05/23/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administrat...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Pale...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chan...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was i...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S...
21:16, 07/22/2019

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behav...
04:16, 05/25/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in ...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Dow futures fall nearly 250 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's t...
11:48, 05/23/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures fall on lower oil prices Futures for Canada's main stock index were lower on Friday as oil prices fell with U.S. President Donald Trump's new trade threat weighing on the dem...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Wall St. gains as weak private jobs data raises rate cut bets U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve were boosted by weak private sector jobs growth and on h...
21:16, 06/05/2019

Fed Prepares Rate Cut Amid Worries About Low Inflation Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is leading his colleagues to cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008, even though the econo...
17:48, 07/29/2019

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Mid...
16:16, 07/10/2019

Bolton: The US will deploy carrier and bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. in...
03:32, 05/06/2019

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East th...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long prom...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to b...
18:32, 04/28/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to intern...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Trump's friend tried to profit from Middle East nuclear deal, lawmakers say Congressional report finds Tom Barrack tried to buy Westinghouse as he sought a related government postA billionaire friend of Donald Trump pursued a...
08:48, 07/30/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia wa...
02:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from ...
06:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Pales...
09:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping a...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognise...
01:48, 06/27/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history o...
13:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on ...
22:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
01:16, 05/25/2019

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale de...
21:00, 07/16/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
02:48, 05/25/2019

US briefing: Iran sanctions, Kushner's Middle East plan and wealth tax Tuesday’s top story: White House orders fresh sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader. Plus, why Democrats owe it to voters to hold a climate crisis ...
13:32, 06/25/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Ira...
05:00, 05/06/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was...
20:32, 05/24/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is mov...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will pre...
03:48, 05/23/2019

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the subm...
02:16, 07/16/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations res...
00:16, 07/24/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace pla...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Jared Kushner Tries to Sell His Middle East Plan to a Skeptical Audience (MANAMA, Bahrain) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consi...
12:32, 06/26/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as h...
23:16, 05/23/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because o...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peac...
22:32, 05/19/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced aro...
10:48, 04/30/2019

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi ...
18:48, 07/15/2019

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' Concerns of a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of OmanActing US defense secretar...
03:16, 06/18/2019

US Launches Economic Formula For Middle East Peace, Palestinians Unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Pal...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter...
22:48, 07/31/2019

Kushner says Middle East peace plan will be 'good starting point' White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on will be a "good starting point" to address ...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong-un, exchang...
04:32, 07/03/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some nei...
14:32, 06/23/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year aft...
01:32, 06/18/2019

Crude futures fall after strong build in US stockpiles of products Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply ...
03:16, 07/18/2019

FOCUS-Oil service firms eye new survival tactics amid weak U.S. market Packers Plus Energy Services, a company built on the North American shale oil boom, is turning to the Middle East to weather a new round of spending ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensio...
12:48, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous&r...
02:32, 05/26/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for...
10:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the per...
14:16, 05/25/2019

Oil prices rise on rising Middle East tension, ongoing OPEC supply cut Oil prices advanced on Tuesday on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year and as tensions between the United States ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consid...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Pa...
00:16, 05/12/2019

U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan in face of Palestinian disdain and doubts The Trump administration sought on Wednesday to win support for an economic plan it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace but which...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Barclays names Gruber as chemicals head for Europe and Middle East: source Barclays has named Gabriel Gruber as the new head of its chemicals banking team for Europe and the Middle East as it seeks to win more business after...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce furth...
17:32, 06/27/2019

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks ...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to reso...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address th...
03:32, 05/03/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by I...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emira...
05:00, 06/25/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an internatio...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organizati...
23:48, 04/30/2019

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to s...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and ...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential s...
00:48, 05/20/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Ja...
02:16, 06/24/2019

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as th...
19:32, 05/31/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have...
05:32, 05/06/2019

U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran: Pentagon chief U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East beca...
23:16, 05/06/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confront...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East...
02:32, 05/23/2019

Why Jared Kushner's idealist plan for Middle East peace will inevitably fail If we didn’t know before, we certainly know now: Jared Kushner is an idealist. Like so many foreign policy visionaries before him, he has taken up th...
19:16, 06/26/2019

Iran says U.S. Middle East peace plan is 'shameful' and 'doomed to failure': Fars Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday the U.S. Middle East peace plan that is set to be presented at an international conference in Bahra...
10:16, 06/24/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans ...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Corn futures fall after USDA forecasts bigger-than-expected US crop The U.S. corn harvest will be bigger than previously forecast, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday, as the government issued a surprise bo...
03:00, 08/13/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop as trade tensions spark recession fears, flight to safety U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, signaling Wall Street's main indexes would extend last month's losses at the open, as the multi-front trade ...
14:48, 06/03/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Hexagon's weak outlook pulls down European shares ahead of U.S. jobs data European shares snapped its six-day winning streak on Friday as industrial stocks slid after Sweden's Hexagon gave a downbeat outlook blaming the U.S...
13:00, 07/05/2019

US futures higher as traders look ahead to GDP data U.S. stock index futures moved higher on Friday morning as traders digested corporate earnings, looked ahead to fresh data and weighed the possibilit...
08:16, 07/26/2019

Apple shares dive 2% amid rate cut, iPhone worries Another crop of $1,000 iPhones this fall? Wall Street is yawning — and Apple’s stock is tanking. Shares of the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant tum...
03:32, 07/09/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St sells off amid geopolitical worries U.S. stocks dropped more than 1% on Monday in a broad sell-off as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market ra...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Investors more polarized on U.S. Treasuries amid trade worries - survey Bond investors grew more polarized about owning U.S. longer-dated government debt after a safe-haven rally in the bond market sparked by a fresh roun...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Bronx man, suspected of wanting to join Taliban, pulled from Middle East-bound plane at JFK A Bronx man was pulled from a Middle East bound-plane at JFK Airport on Friday after authorities learned the suspect was going to join the Taliban, o...
23:48, 07/26/2019

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
15:16, 07/27/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and...
15:00, 05/03/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious t...
08:16, 05/13/2019

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostent...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in ...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a...
21:00, 06/22/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia wa...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubli...
03:48, 05/06/2019

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology ...
08:16, 06/28/2019

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-u...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestin...
22:00, 06/22/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has rea...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct diff...
14:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. seeks funds for Middle East peace plan but details are vague and Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian ...
15:48, 06/25/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street jumps; economic data eases trade worries U.S. stocks jumped on Thursday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest one-day percentage gain in about two months, as bond yields climbed a day after fallin...
22:32, 08/08/2019

US STOCKS-Futures slightly lower before jobs data U.S. stock futures edged lower, on Friday, as investors awaited the monthly jobs data, which could offer clues on the Federal Reserve's move on inter...
14:48, 07/05/2019

Futures tick higher ahead of jobs data U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday after two straight sessions of declines for the S&P 500, as investors took comfort from a largely positive ea...
14:00, 05/03/2019

The Rise and Fall of Shaman Queens of the East The word ‘shaman’ conjures up images of Native American medicine men smoking peace pipes, dancing in a trance to drumming around a fire or African sa...
09:48, 06/20/2019

For investors, bloom is off Europe amid Brexit, yellow vest worries Europe, long a major destination of investor capital, is losing luster, say prominent bankers and asset managers, who are reducing exposure to the ar...
23:16, 04/30/2019

METALS-Shanghai lead rises amid supply shortage worries Shanghai lead rose on Thursday, tracking a rally in London prices overnight, following concerns of supply shortages amid some maintenance activities ...
08:16, 07/25/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for to...
08:32, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and n...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. ...
17:32, 05/06/2019

White House's Kushner to finalize Palestinian economic plan on Middle East tour - official White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed $50 billion ec...
01:32, 07/22/2019

US STOCKS-Futures edge lower ahead of inflation data U.S. stocks were on course to open lower on Monday after hitting another closing high in the previous session, as investors awaited inflation data an...
14:48, 04/29/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming h...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Futures extend gains in choppy trading after jobs data U.S. stock index futures added to gains in volatile trading on Friday, after data showed U.S. jobs surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower ahead of U.S. jobs data Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday ahead of the release of a crucial U.S. jobs report, which could offe...
14:48, 07/05/2019

METALS-Copper eases amid slowdown worries, lingering trade woes Copper prices traded in a tight range amid a lack of progress in the festering trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, while soft China data fu...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remai...
06:16, 05/27/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Cross Roads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those ...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came ...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented ...
00:16, 05/31/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
23:32, 05/10/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled...
18:32, 04/28/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will at...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike P...
10:16, 06/03/2019

Cboe DataShop Plans to Add FX Offerings, Spot and Futures Bitcoin Data CHICAGO – December 14, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced Cboe DataShop will add historical spot foreign ex...
17:00, 05/01/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel jumps, LME 3-mth spread at decade high amid supply worries Shanghai nickel prices surged, while a key indicator of supply shortage jumped to a decade high on Friday, amid ongoing worries about supplies disrup...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Trump friend with business ties to Middle East pushed to shape U.S. policy in the region, House Democratic report says A new report by the House Oversight Committee concludes that Los Angeles-based investor Thomas J. Barrack Jr. sought to influence administration poli...
01:16, 07/30/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Report: China fighters buzz Canada warship in East China Sea A report says two Chinese fighter jets buzzed a Canadian warship operating in international waters in the East China Sea at a time of heightened tens...
16:00, 06/27/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures extend gains in choppy trading after jobs data U.S. stock index futures added to gains in volatile trading on Friday, after data showed U.S. jobs surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped ...
15:32, 05/03/2019

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff betwe...
20:32, 05/29/2019

US futures turn lower amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly negative open on Wednesday, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U....
11:48, 05/08/2019

Dow futures sharply lower amid intensifying trade war concerns U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Monday morning, as market participants monitor an intensifying trade dispute between the world's two...
11:48, 06/03/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid escalating trade war concerns Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a senior Chinese diplomat ramped up the rhetoric against the U.S. amid a bitter t...
10:48, 05/30/2019

Fear a Weak Yuan, but No Repeat of the Last China Crisis It’s rare that anything labeled as a psychologically important level in markets actually matters. But seven yuan to the dollar—breached on Monday—rea...
21:00, 08/05/2019

3M CEO on disappointing earnings: We're getting ahead of the curve in China and weak sectors Roman blamed challenges in China as well as in the automotive and electronics sectors for the manufacturing giant's weak first quarter earnings....
03:32, 04/30/2019

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."      ...
00:16, 06/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including t...
01:32, 05/13/2019

Mazda quarterly operating profit falls 79% on weak U.S., China sales Mazda has been struggling with falling demand for its vehicles while also recovering from flood-related damage to its factories in Japan. The automak...
14:32, 08/01/2019

Trump says China is stalling because it wants to negotiate trade with Biden or 'weak Democrats' President Trump said Wednesday that the reason behind China's attempt to walk back commitments it previously made in trade talks with the U.S. is tha...
00:00, 05/09/2019

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to t...
05:48, 06/19/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Man 'who assaulted people in middle of east London road' dies after being arrested at ExCeL centre A man who attacked people in the street before running towards an east London conference centre has died after being restrained by security staff and...
23:48, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 5-Caterpillar earnings disappoint on weak China sales, higher costs Caterpillar Inc's earnings on Wednesday missed Wall Street's estimates, hurt by a combination of weak sales in China and higher production and restru...
21:00, 07/24/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced....
06:16, 05/06/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, cli...
23:32, 08/02/2019

Starting This Fall, Amtrak Will Make It Possible to Live Your Bestest, Blackest Bougie Black East Coast Life For a solid stretch—probably from at least 2008 through 2014—I’m going to assert that Washington, D.C., was the Black Brunch Capital of African Ameri...
23:16, 07/26/2019

Sensex, Nifty Plunge To Over 1-Month Low On US-China Trade Worries Share Market: The Sensex and Nifty fell sharply in Wednesday's session extending losses to sixth straight day to close at lowest level in over a mont...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Worries of longer, costlier U.S.-China trade war hits markets Worries that the United States and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused W...
01:48, 05/21/2019

US-China trade war worries caused analysts to bail on these stocks CNBC did a deep dive through sell-side stock research since the trade war escalated to find companies that analysts are singling out in their respect...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escala...
02:00, 08/07/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Oil prices drop amid trade tensions Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the globa...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Oil prices fall on U.S. inventory data, concerns about demand Oil prices fell in thin trade on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about the g...
20:32, 07/04/2019

METALS-Base metals in tight range amid demand worries Industrial metals traded in a tight range on Tuesday as investors continued to be worried about demand for metals as well as global growth, amid a la...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Former Tesla bull makes $10 worst case call on China worries One of Tesla's former biggest supporters on Wall Street said on Tuesday the electric carmaker's shares could fall to $10 from nearly $200 now, if ten...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cemen...
23:48, 06/05/2019

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The ...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Ara...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast’s powers and proxies As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and w...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Far-right rally in Hungary amid renewed tensions with Roma TOROSZENTMIKLOS, Hungary (AP) — A small far-right party has held a rally in a rural Hungarian city, exploiting renewed tensions with some of the loca...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an at...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with puniti...
01:48, 06/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX slide as U.S-China trade worries ratchet up Latin American stocks and currencies slumped on Thursday, in line with a global downturn in sentiment on fears that the U.S-China trade war was escal...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile on renewed U.S.-China trade worries Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on C...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Kuwait's ruler in Baghdad amid rising Gulf tensions Kuwait's ruling emir arrived on a state visit to Iraq on Wednesday and is expected to discuss escalating regional tensions after attacks on oil tanke...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its col...
13:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south...
02:48, 07/20/2019

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move ...
11:32, 07/09/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran...
07:16, 05/09/2019

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise ...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions The U.S. secretary of state has begun his official meetings in India’s capital amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has caused strain in...
08:48, 06/26/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of force amid rising tension...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production amid US tensions Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s nuke program, officials said Monday, just af...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked f|ears of a wider military...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
14:16, 05/25/2019

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, ...
18:32, 05/27/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the po...
02:16, 05/06/2019

U.K.-Iranian Academic Is Arrested in Iran Amid Tanker Tensions An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. ...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nu...
05:32, 05/27/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for nego...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Wall Street seesaws amid heightened trade tensions The S&P 500 was trading flat but was off session lows on Friday as investors tracked trade headlines after China took a hard stance on its tariff war...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are pa...
21:16, 06/28/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign ...
13:16, 07/01/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
18:32, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
08:16, 05/16/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid...
01:16, 07/14/2019

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the P...
12:32, 06/21/2019

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid te...
13:32, 06/29/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
15:32, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Embassies warn Americans amid increased tensions U.S. embassies in Lebanon, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates are warning American citizens of heightened tensions in the region amid escalation with ...
17:32, 05/15/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal ...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and he...
14:00, 06/16/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has ...
15:48, 06/19/2019

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
15:32, 06/15/2019

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of ...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Stocks Fall Amid Trade Standoff U.S. stocks slid, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 300 points, as the fate of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing hung...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Oil Prices Fall Amid Fears of Oversupply Oil prices erased an early advance Monday, falling on continued worries of a supply glut as analysts looked ahead to inventory data scheduled for lat...
00:32, 06/11/2019

Oil falls after EIA data shows surprise build in inventories, sets new 7-month low on trade tensions Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global econ...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Asian stocks fall on softer Chinese data, caution before Fed meeting Shares in Asia fell on Tuesday as readings on China's manufacturing activity failed to meet expectations, underscoring weakness in the world's second...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Oil prices rise as data shows bigger-than-expected fall in U.S. stockpiles Oil prices rose on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating co...
05:16, 07/10/2019

US Treasury yields fall after manufacturing data disappoints, Fed meeting in focus U.S. government debt prices rose on Wednesday after the release of weaker-than-expected manufacturing data while investors awaited a monetary-policy ...
16:32, 05/01/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, r...
00:32, 08/08/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Departm...
04:32, 08/03/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being R...
06:32, 05/18/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwe...
02:00, 06/23/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran Secretary of state abruptly pulls out of Berlin meeting with the German chancellor, Angela MerkelThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, cancelled a ...
05:32, 05/08/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its mili...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
22:16, 06/23/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is ...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong police fight with protesters amid rising tensions Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terr...
19:16, 07/14/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its for...
03:48, 05/24/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the ...
21:16, 07/22/2019

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee ...
16:16, 06/22/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount betwee...
12:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. Embassy orders staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.   &...
12:16, 05/15/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelan...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the...
06:48, 05/08/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured an...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police t...
21:16, 06/10/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensi...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes ...
11:32, 06/10/2019