Tag archive for ‘Kuwait’
The Tower On Monday, March 28th, 2016

Kuwait Expels 60 for Ties to Hezbollah

Kuwait issued orders to deport 60 Lebanese nationals for their alleged ties to the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah, Agence France-Press reported Monday. The move comes weeks after the Gulf Cooperation More...

Jewish Business News Service On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Are Israeli companies going to build the great Saudi Wall?

Israeli companies are seeking ways to get work in connection with the 600 mile long ‘Great Wall’ Saudi Arabia is building along its border with Iraq. Israeli companies that have systems that can integrate More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

IMF Begging Gulf States to Please Spend Less as their Oil Loses Value

The International Monetary Fund is recommending to anyone who would care to listen, over in the gulf states, to “prudently treat the oil price decline as largely permanent, ” the Financial Times reported. The More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Citigroup To Sell Egyptian Bank Business, Kuwait’s Americana Sale On Hold

  Citigroup is selling off its consumer banking business in Egypt, and has ten bids in all, although there is no indication of the amount of the bids, as reported by Reuters. Citi’s net investment More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Jews Are Welcome to Obtain Work Visas in Saudi Arabia: Report

Following the Jewish faith is not an obstacle for foreigners wishing to obtain an employment visa in Saudi Arabia, according to the website of the Saudi ministry of labor, which added Judaism to the ten More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

OPEC cuts 2015 demand forecast for its oil to lowest in a decade

– Global demand for OPEC crude in 2015 is expected to fall to the lowest level in more than a decade and far below current output, the group said on Wednesday, pointing to a hefty supply surplus without More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Oil dives to new depths, rush to safety aids yen

– Oil prices plummeted to five-year lows on Tuesday, pressuring commodity-linked currencies and most Asian shares as a bout of risk aversion rippled through world markets. The urge for safety gave a rare More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Islamic banks grow but may miss out on global footprint: study

– Islamic banking is growing faster than its conventional counterpart but is focused in a few core markets and risks missing an opportunity to build a global footprint, the EY consultancy said in a report More...

Reuters On Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Jordan to present Palestine resolution in days: Arab League

–   Jordan, an Arab member of the U.N. Security Council, will formally present “in the next few days” a draft resolution setting a timeframe for the creation of a Palestinian state, More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Kerry Still Chasing Middle East Peace, But Remains Shorter on Specifics

U.S. Secretary of State declared that peace was possible in between Israel and the Palestinians, even after the harsh conflict in Gaza this summer, Reuters reports, although no specifics were given. Peace More...

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