Analysis-China casts giant shadow over emerging nations' chase for debt relief

By Jorgelina do Rosario LONDON - From a $360 million project to expand Zambia's international airport in Lusaka to a $1.4 billion city port in Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo, China is the missing...

Israel says it will test bullet that killed reporter, Palestinians disagree

By Dan Williams and Ali Sawafta JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH, West Bank -Israel said on Sunday it would test a bullet that killed a Palestinian-American journalist to determine whether one of its soldiers...

Strife Rises in Tunisia as Democracy Erodes, Economic Hardship Grows

President Kais Saied presented a draft version of a new constitution on Thursday. The constitution would grant him the ability to extend his tenure beyond the current limit of two presidential...

How Food Became Putin's New Strategic Weapon

Russia has used its increased leverage over food exports from Ukraine to divide the international community and expand influence over developing economies in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Kuwait-Based Islamic Bank Enters the Metaverse

Warba Bank, a Kuwait-based Islamic bank, recently became the latest corporation from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to enter the metaverse. The bank now occupies two sites in the...

Mike Pompeo's Revealing Hudson Institute Speech

Mike Pompeo's Revealing Hudson Institute Speech Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via CaitlinJohnstone.com, Former CIA director and secretary of state Mike Pompeo gave a speech at the...

Russia Now Demands Rubles For Grain As World's Largest Wheat Exporter

Russia Now Demands Rubles For Grain As World's Largest Wheat Exporter After threatening to do so for a couple months now, Russia has pulled the trigger on expanding the list of...

Anatomy Of A Bear Market: Even The Fed Can't Rescue Market If Earnings Tank

Anatomy Of A Bear Market: Even The Fed Can't Rescue Market If Earnings Tank By Nicholas Colas of DataTrek Research If you were trading/investing from 2000 – 2002, today’s stock market...

US Rips "Sham Trail" Of A "Political Prisoner" As Brittney Griner's Russian State Trial Begins

US Rips "Sham Trail" Of A "Political Prisoner" As Brittney Griner's Russian State Trial Begins Two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist and WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared in a...

Pentagon Agency Wants Arms Monitors On Ground In Ukraine To Track Billions In Hardware Shipped

Pentagon Agency Wants Arms Monitors On Ground In Ukraine To Track Billions In Hardware Shipped Much belatedly now that there's a seemingly endless US weapons pipeline going into...

Crude Oil Surges Higher; Supply Outages Boost Market

By Peter Nurse Investing.com -- Oil prices climbed Thursday, ending a gloomy week on a positive note as expectations of further supply tightness outweighed worries about a global economic...

Futures, Yields Slide In Recessionary Start To New Quarter

Futures, Yields Slide In Recessionary Start To New Quarter As DB's Jim Reid puts it "if you want the good news this morning it's that H1 is now finally over. If you want the bad news...

European Semiconductor Shares Fall After Micron Outlook Warning

By Scott Kanowsky Investing.com -- Shares in European semiconductor companies dropped on Friday following an outlook warning from U.S. peer Micron that hinted at gloomy growth prospects for the...

Russian missiles kill at least 18 in Ukraine's Odesa region

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near the Ukrainian port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 18 people, authorities reported, a day after...

Rise of Arab-Israel axis spurs Iran to redouble nuclear talks push

The spectre of an emerging Arab-Israeli bloc that could tilt the Middle East balance of power further away from Iran is driving the Islamic Republic to pursue nuclear talks with world powers with...

Kaspersky researchers discovered malware used in the wild since March 2021 to backdoor Microsoft Exchange servers of...

Attackers used a newly discovered malware to backdoor Microsoft Exchange servers belonging to government and military organizations from Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The malware,...

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MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the NATO summit in Madrid:___Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will increase Canada's troop presence in Latvia as part of...

OPEC+ sticks with planned oil production hike as supply concerns weigh on energy markets

OPEC and non-OPEC partners decide to stay the course with its production policy. It means the Middle East-dominated group will increase monthly overall production for the month of August to...

Biden’s Mideast Agenda Could Increase the Risks of War

The Biden administration is portraying the president’s trip to the Middle East next month as a contribution to peace and stability in the region, but it is more likely to entangle the U.S. in...

NATO vows to guard 'every inch of territory' as Russia fumes

MADRID (AP) — An unstable world could get even more dangerous if NATO does not remain strong and united, the head of the alliance said Thursday at the end of a summit where Western leaders labeled...

Russia In "Goodwill" Withdrawal From Ukraine's Snake Island To Free Up Grain Exports

Russia In "Goodwill" Withdrawal From Ukraine's Snake Island To Free Up Grain Exports Russia has taken a major step in trying to demonstrate to Western powers that it's serious about...

OPEC+ sticks to oil output policy, avoids debate on September plans

By Maha El Dahan, Alex Lawler and Ahmad Ghaddar LONDON -OPEC+ said on Thursday it would stick to its planned oil output hikes in August but avoided discussing policy from September onwards as...

OPEC+ sticks with planned oil production hike as supply concerns weigh on energy markets

OPEC and non-OPEC partners decide to stay the course with its production policy. It means the Middle East-dominated group will increase monthly overall production for the month of August to...

OPEC+ sticks with planned oil production hike as supply concerns weigh on energy markets

OPEC and non-OPEC partners decide to stay the course with its production policy. It means the Middle East-dominated group will increase monthly overall production for the month of August to...

Crude Oil Lower; Recession Worries Weigh

By Peter Nurse Investing.com -- Oil prices weakened Thursday, heading for the first monthly decline this year as concerns over slowing economic growth have outweighed a further tightening of...

Rise of Arab-Israel axis pushes Iran to redouble nuclear talks push

The spectre of an emerging Arab-Israeli bloc that could tilt the Middle East balance of power further away from Iran is driving the Islamic Republic to pursue nuclear talks with world powers with...

Analysis-Saudi Arabia walks oil policy tightrope between Biden and Putin

By Alex Lawler and Maha El Dahan LONDON/DUBAI - Saudi Arabia's push for swifter oil production hikes by OPEC+, which were agreed in June, involved behind-the-scenes diplomacy to ensure Russia...

Amazon documents show it will restrict items and search results related to LGBTQ people and issues in the UAE, after...

Amazon moved to restrict items and search results related to L.G.B.T.Q. people and issues on its website in the United Arab Emirates on Monday after receiving pressure from the government there,...

Israeli parliament dissolves, paving the way for Lapid to become acting prime minister

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will become Israel's acting prime minister at midnight local time after lawmakers voted Thursday to call for an early election on Nov. 1 and dissolve the Knesset. Why...

Report: Iranian #MeToo activists on Instagram are being targeted by 1M+ bots in a coordinated harassment campaign...

More than one million bots have flooded the Instagram accounts of prominent Iranian feminist activists, in a coordinated harassment campaign that started mid-April, according to a new report...

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