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What Saudi Arabia's energy shake-up says about its oil plans

Trump Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt to resign

Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, plans to resign once the long-delayed US peace plan for the Israelis and the Palestinians that he has been working on is released, officials said on …

 Zarif: Iran not seeking heightened tensions in region

Tehran is not seeking to increase tension but every country should be able to enjoy its rights under international law, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Yokohama at the beginning of a meeting with Japanese …

Why the Middle East Is Betting on China

Chinese foreign policy in the Middle East is highly transactional, focusing on energy and economics, and avoiding sensitive geopolitical issues. In a region as volatile as the Middle East, however, the question is how long such an approach can be sustained

Islamic Finance Centre opens in Kazakhstan

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, and Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) have opened an Islamic Finance Centre (IFC) in Kazakhstan. Gulf Times reports in its article  …