Desert horror movies in the middle of summer - makes you realize there are worse horrors than your rising humidity levels! Joy Ride: Two brothers and a girl love interest hit the road to head east from the west, but they are interrupted by the outcome of a CB radio prank they pulled on a trucker. Show More Summary
HOW do you measure the well-being of a country’s citizens? Looking at wealth alone is clearly not enough: oil-rich states in the Middle East may have the highest levels of GDP per person yet they lag behind the West in terms of civil rights, education and a host of other quantifiable (and desirable) measures.
The number of pro-Putin positions that Donald Trump has taken has assumed quite remarkable proportions: He wants to reduce America's commitment to NATO and reorient its activities to the Middle East. This is perhaps Vladmir Putin's greatest...Show More Summary
Donald Trump did not take kindly to Joe Biden's characterization of his plans for the Middle East. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
Yemenis fleeing conflict are taking overcrowded livestock boats across the Gulf of Aden to Somaliland – an unrecognized country. Such is the magnitude of violence in one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Middle East. HARGEISA,...Show More Summary
In the lead-up to the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton, now officially the Democratic nominee, and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont clashed over U.S. policy on Israel and Palestine. In one debate, Sanders criticized Clinton...Show More Summary
UK Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood expressed concern on Wednesday over reports that Israel has plans for 770 new settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem.
image credit Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia, is the youngest of several volcanoes in the Tengger massif, and is one of Java's most active volcanoes. Mount Bromo is located in the middle of a wide expanse of sandy plain called the 'Sea of Sand.'This barren terrain is also home to around 90,000 Tengger people. Show More Summary
Tons of weapons worth $1.3 billion have been pouring from Eastern Europe to the Middle East, including Syria, in what is "almost certainly" against EU rules, a report published on Wednesday said.
The productivity of Middle East companies is steadily declining. What’s to blame?
Hyatt Gold Passport is currently running An Arabian Summer promotion that offers a longer stay with extra nights to its members on booking Hyatt hotels in the Middle East region. Find out the details and how to book hotels under this offer. The post Hyatt’s Arabian Summer offer is on until September 2016 appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
Leon Hadar Politics, Middle East Sometimes, people really do want dictators. “That's nobody's business but the Turks”—“Istanbul (Not Constantinople),” a 1953 swing-style song, lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy If you join a group of historians...Show More Summary
Sophia Contemporary Gallery presents its Summer Show featuring 10 artists from Europe and the Middle East from different generations working with painting and sculpture: Shahriar Ahmadi, Rasoul Akbarlou, Pooya Aryanpour, Alfred Basbous, Baharam Hanafi, Arash Lahiji, Erik Saglia, Ramin Shirdel, Mehrdad Shoghi and Mohammad Reza Yazdi. Show More Summary
The Mobile Malware Research Team of Intel Security has discovered in recent weeks a number of new threats in the Middle East. In May, we uncovered a spying campaign targeting cybersecurity professionals in Saudi Arabia. This week, the...Show More Summary
Every time a terrorist attack occurs outside of the Middle East (whether in America, Belgium, France, or anywhere else), some politicians and citizens seem to automatically disregard the provisions of the First Amendment and start to exhibit Islamophobia. Show More Summary
Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson's op-ed in The New York Times, "Why the U.S. Military Can't Fix Syria," reveals many of the misguided assumptions that have guided the Obama Administration's policy of strategic restraint in the Middle East. Show More Summary
Democrat Charles Schumer takes on the Obama administration's Middle east policy, throwing his support behind ISrael in the row over settlements.
Submitted by Jeremy Luedi via GlobalRiskInsights.com, Pokemon Go is creating headaches for Middle Eastern governments, as concerns over security and subversion prompt calls for intervention. Pokemon Go has quickly become a global phenomenon, the latest viral sensation boosted by social media and our ubiquitous smartphones. Show More Summary
The South China Sea is and will continue to be the ultimate geopolitical flashpoint of the young 21st century – way ahead of the Middle East or Russia’s western borderlands. No less than the future of Asia – as well as the East-West balance of power – is at stake.
A recent study of leaked Islamic State recruiting documents provides the first solid piece of evidence a considerable number of Chinese nationals have joined the terrorist group in the Middle East. [ more › ]