The Hill - 32 min 4 sec ago
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the U.S. is seeking for Iranian forces to leave Syria as one leg of a wider withdrawal from foreign territories, according to Bloomberg."It's not a question I think of a disagreement about the outcome...
Reuters - 37 min 26 sec ago
The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian leadership reiterated its disdain for the plan and Saudi Arabia, envisaged as one of its main bank-rollers, also indicated some reservations.
The Independent - 58 min 21 sec ago
Iran will abandon more nuclear deal commitments on 7 July, the country's Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said on Tuesday, according to the Fars news agency.
The Hill - 2 hours 24 sec ago
President Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions and other pressure are likely to bring Iran to the negotiating table. "They'll either get the point or ... we will simply enhance the maximum...
CNBC - 2 hours 12 min ago
The White House's plan for economic growth and peace in the Middle East has already been met with skepticism.
The Hill - 2 hours 17 min ago
Iran said Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions on the country's top leaders are "the permanent closure of the path of diplomacy.""Imposing useless sanctions on Iran's Supreme Leader and the commander of Iran's diplomacy is the permanent closure of...
Variety - 2 hours 55 min ago
When Karlovy Vary Film Festival's East of the West competition opened to submissions from the Middle East two years ago, festival artistic director Karel Och noted it was "about time to abandon the political definition of the East of the West' countries," long determined by the geographical boundaries hemming in the former Soviet bloc. Though […]...
The Guardian - 2 hours 58 min ago
Owner Mike Ashley's decision to let manager go is a further sign of a club paralysed by short-sightedness and underinvestment Just over three weeks ago, there was a palpable though repressed gasp of relief on Tyneside as news began to surface that an investment firm in the Middle East was on the brink of taking over Newcastle United. Just days earlier, a feeling of optimism had coursed through the streets of the city after promising contract discussions between the much-adored manager, Rafa...
The Guardian - 3 hours 21 min ago
The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rights In the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the Palestinians have often been accused of "never missing an opportunity to miss an opportunity". This familiar charge has been repeated in the runup to an extraordinary event taking place in the Gulf state of Bahrain, convened by the US and starting on Tuesday. The Manama "workshop"...
The Guardian - 3 hours 49 min ago
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 debate Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email. Good morning, I'm Tim Walker with today's essential stories. Continue reading...
Reuters - 3 hours 51 min ago
The United Arab Emirates seek a de-escalation of tension in the Middle East, the head of state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Tuesday, after Iran accused the United States of closing the path to diplomacy with new sanctions.
The Raw Story - 3 hours 53 min ago
After a wait of two and a half years, the US administration is launching its Middle East peace plan Tuesday — with an economic initiative that the Palestinians are boycotting. For this most unconventional of US presidents, Donald Trump’s Middle East peace-making bid is unlike decades of previous US attempts. There is no talk of […]...
Reuters - 4 hours 1 min ago
The Trump administration launches its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday with a bid to drum up $50 billion dollars to fund investment in the region, although the political details remain a secret and Palestinians have already denounced the approach as a sell-out.
The Independent - 5 hours 33 min ago
White House 'mentally retarded', says Iranian president...
The Independent - 5 hours 47 min ago
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has said the White House is "afflicted by mental retardation" after the Trump administration imposed sanctions on the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Reuters - 5 hours 47 min ago
The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up $50 billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an "economy first" approach doomed to fail.
Reuters - 5 hours 47 min ago
Morocco's foreign ministry said on Monday that a member of the ministry of economy and finance will represent the country at a conference this week in Bahrain on the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East Plan.The foreign ministry did not offer further details on the identity of the finance ministry staff member, but said the kingdom remains attached to the two-state solution. On Sunday, thousands protested in the streets of Rabat expressing rejection of t...
CNBC - 9 hours 45 min ago
The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment.
Reuters - 10 hours 9 min ago
Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East.
Reuters - 10 hours 12 min ago
The first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an "economy first" approach doomed to fail.
Time - 12 hours 4 min ago
But he is likely to face a tough sell in Europe and Asia...
BBC - 13 hours 34 min ago
Palestinians in the occupied West Bank say Donald Trump's economic master plan does not help them.
PBS Newshour - 14 hours 59 min ago
After tensions with Iran nearly resulted in U.S. airstrikes last week, President Trump has fired a different type of weapon, levying new economic sanctions specifically targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader. At the same time, top U.S. officials pursued diplomatic measures while visiting the Middle East. But Iran said the U.S. is the aggressor. Nick Schifrin reports.
Newsweek - 15 hours 13 min ago
"The good news with low expectations is it's not that hard to exceed them," Ambassador Dennis Ross said.