Assad planning visit to North Korea: Report

Assad planning visit to North Korea: Report

The first head of state to meet Kim Jong-un in the North Korean capital Pyongyang could be Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, after North Korean state media announced a visit on Sunday.  State news agency KCNA quoted Assad announcing his intention to visit the country when he met the North Korean ambassador in Damascus on 30 May.  […]

From China to the Middle East, museums are being built as a branding exercise | Post Magazine

From China to the Middle East, museums are being built as a branding exercise | Post Magazine

The contemporary art crowd are a pretty cosmopolitan lot. But few traverse quite as diverse a cultural landscape as globe-trotting museum adviser Alexandre Colliex. The Collector caught up with Centre Pompidou’s former head of international development when he made a flying visit to Hong Kong last month and he shared some interesting observations about the […]

Arabic press review: Tunisian president gets behind Khalifa Haftar

Arabic press review: Tunisian president gets behind Khalifa Haftar

Beji Caid Essebsi (obscured) stands behind Khalifa Haftar at the Paris conference on Libya (supplied) How to get a head in photography Tunisia’s president has been criticised at home for being eclipsed in a picture by the renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar, according to the London-based newspaper al-Quds al-Arabi. Beji Caid Essebsi faced hostility on social […]

Middle East and Africa Travel Prepaid Card Market Intelligence Databook 2013-2018 & 2022 – Focus on United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Middle East and Africa Travel Prepaid Card Market Intelligence Databook 2013-2018 & 2022 – Focus on United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Middle East and Africa Travel Prepaid Card Market Intelligence Databook – Market Size and Forecast (2013-2022) by Consumer (Retail, Corporate), Key Trends and Risk” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This product is a bundled offering, combining 7 countries. This is a data centric report, primarily consisting of charts and tables. The […]

Arab Dawn: How USSR Helped Middle East Get Rid of Colonial Pressure

Arab Dawn: How USSR Helped Middle East Get Rid of Colonial Pressure

Russia’s relationship with the Middle Eastern states began to develop actively during the Soviet era in the aftermath of the Second World War, which sealed the USSR’s role as a global power, says Boris Dolgov, PhD researcher at the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Center for Arab and Islamic Studies. “The USSR’s influence [in the Middle East] was considerable,” Dolgov told Sputnik Arabic. “The crux […]