Middle East News

Hammond: talk of warship deployment complicates China ties

In his speech, Williamson announced that the first mission of the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier would include work in the Mediterranean, Middle East and Pacific regions.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Uhuru and I don’t come from political dynasties - Raila

"Dynasties used to exist in medieval Europe and the Middle East, but they never existed in Africa.

The Star , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Sasini picks SGA boss as its chief executive

Since 2003, Mr Ochien’g has held leadership roles with multinationals including head of marketing for sub-Saharan Africa for Pfizer, head of global marketing at KWV International and marketing director for Tyco International in Africa and Middle East.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

China's desire for close Iran ties unchanged, Xi says ahead of Saudi prince's visit

REUTERS/Mark Schiefelbein/Pool China has traditionally played little role in Middle East conflicts or diplomacy, despite relying on the region for oil, with Iran its fourth largest supplier last year, but has been trying to raise its profile, especially in the Arab world.

Reuters , Africa Feb 20, 2019

Iran will not rule out possibility of military conflict with Israel

It said Tehran’s actions are the main destabilising factor in the Middle East.

Reuters , Africa Feb 20, 2019

TZ, Barrick agree on plan to settle Acacia dispute

The announcement followed a meeting between President John Magufuli and Barrick's chief operating officer for Africa and Middle East Mr Willem Jacobs at State House Dar es Salaam on Wednesday.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Jackie Chan to shoot new film in Dubai

Chan’s earlier movie `Kung Fu Yoga,’ an India-China co-production, marked the martial art actor’s first film shot in Dubai and the Middle East, when it was produced in September to October 2015.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Jackie Chan to shoot new film in Dubai

Chan’s earlier movie `Kung Fu Yoga,’ an India-China co-production, marked the martial art actor’s first film shot in Dubai and the Middle East, when it was produced in September to October 2015.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Rouhani says Iran-U.S. tensions are at 'a maximum'

He also said that a conference on the Middle East and Iran organised by the United States in Polish capital Warsaw last week not achieved its goals.

Reuters , Africa Feb 20, 2019

House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia

Whistleblowers told the panel it could destabilise the Middle East by boosting nuclear weapons proliferation.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019