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Opinion: The YouTube Music Middle East Launch was very, very confusing.

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Opinion: The YouTube Music Middle East Launch was very, very confusing.

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Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
22:00, 05/22/2019

YouTube Music gearing up to launch in MENA YouTube Music, Google's latest music-streaming push, is gearing up to launch in the Middle East for the first time. The company is set to be holding a music-related event in Dubai in September, where presumably it will announce the official avai...
13:51, 08/28/2019

Amid skepticism, US to launch first part of Middle East peace plan in Bahrain The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment....
12:34, 06/25/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, seeking to encourage investment in the Palestinian t...
03:34, 05/20/2019

YouTube Music reportedly exceeds 15 million subscribers one year after launch Google's music streaming service recently went through a rebranding process one year ago, as the search giant has decided to merge Play Music and YouTube Music into one product in order to avoid confusion among customers. We're not sure whether or no...
02:17, 05/09/2019

YouTube clumsily tries to rectify its confusing anti-harassment policies (again) Facing immense pressure, YouTube has said it will reexamine its harassment policies and update them. The company said it will do so in “consultation with experts, creators, journalists and those who have, themselves, been victims of harassment.” The ...
10:17, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Hamas' and Israel's short but confusing weekend war The attacks were as spontaneous as the subsequent cease-fire. What caused the most recent violence in Israel and Gaza? It seems the Israeli government made a crucial mistake, Peter Philipp believes....
23:17, 05/06/2019

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as they should – largely due to being made for TV viewing in the standard definition era.YouTube an...
06:00, 06/20/2019

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and S...
17:00, 07/19/2019

New Apple Music and YouTube Music playlists might keep you listening for longer As music streaming services battle it out for more audience share, one of the key weapons in the fight are recommended playlists – those auto-generated lists of tracks that save you the trouble of picking your own songs, and introduce you to n...
19:51, 08/26/2019

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of an upgrade too. Many videos from major artists wi...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Oft-delayed Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker gets a confusing new launch window Samsung sure took its sweet time preparing the company's first-ever smart speaker for a public preview alongside the Galaxy Note 9 last year, but as if Amazon, Google, and Apple didn't get a substantial enough head start in this thriving market, the ...
15:51, 06/04/2019

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America" (2018)....
06:34, 06/22/2019

Barings is looking to get back into the Middle East: CEO Tom Finke of Barings says the Middle East is an important and interesting place to "build relationships" and discusses the company's plans to invest in the region....
19:17, 04/28/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East A 1,000 extra troops are to be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
09:51, 06/18/2019

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off limits because of political rivalries or war....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
16:17, 06/13/2019

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
01:51, 06/18/2019

Trump is likely to be 'very cautious' on the Middle East: Eurasia Robert Johnston of Eurasia Group says spare capacity and relatively weak demand will likely "moderate" the price spike in oil following drone attacks that knocked out about half of Saudi Arabia's daily crude production....
13:34, 09/16/2019

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, writes Jake Novak....
01:00, 07/19/2019

The Bauhaus in the Middle East: 'Tel Aviv was an oasis' Tel Aviv celebrates 100 years of homegrown Bauhaus-inspired architecture with the opening of the White City Center. Designed for White City residents and visitors, it will help preserve the area's storied architecture....
21:18, 09/19/2019

Trump says U.S. does not need Middle East oil, but cargoes keep coming Amid a flurry of Twitter posts on Monday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump turned to the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities and assured his audience the United States had become such a big producer it no longer needed oil from the Mid...
02:00, 09/17/2019

Mo Salah on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on social media....
15:51, 08/25/2019

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf...
01:17, 06/14/2019

Oil gains 2% as Middle East conflict intensifies Oil prices jumped 2% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its oil infrastructure....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summit of the Group of 20 countries in Osaka...
12:34, 06/26/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
18:51, 04/28/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
02:34, 07/01/2019

Can the Middle East escape its ‘1914 moment’? A single Iranian or U.S. attack by rocket, drone or limpet mine could set off a spark akin to the assassination that convulsed Europe in war in 1914, a new report warns....
11:34, 08/05/2019

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook kept a lid on gains....
07:17, 07/23/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
17:17, 04/30/2019

A rocky road to science and diplomacy in the Middle East The SESAME synchrotron in Jordan is an ambitious scientific, political and social experiment — since way before it even started producing results. DW's Zulfikar Abbany spent a week in the Middle East to find out why....
01:34, 09/17/2019

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and whe...
09:34, 05/25/2019

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal....
11:17, 06/18/2019

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
03:34, 06/24/2019

Liverpool star on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on social media....
19:00, 08/19/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he called the report "fake news."...
19:17, 05/14/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for cash considerations, according to reports. The Tampa Bay Times was the first to report the deal. The m...
10:17, 05/11/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
13:17, 06/18/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
20:51, 04/30/2019

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
05:51, 06/24/2019

Stocks struggle, oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks lingered on Monday, hamstrung by dialled-down expectations for a larger U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted oil prices and rising fears for a no-deal Brexit haunted the pound....
15:17, 07/22/2019

On Women’s Rights, Uneven Progress in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has lifted its restrictions on women traveling abroad, the most notable weakening yet of the country’s notorious guardianship system. It marks another advance for gender equality, more than a year after the kingdom ended the world’s only...
00:00, 08/03/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
20:51, 05/10/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
04:17, 05/20/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-top malls: the U.A.E....
18:51, 05/01/2019

Bolsonaro to visit China and the Middle East in October Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and China, the government said on Tuesday....
00:17, 07/24/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
11:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
11:51, 05/10/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with......
15:00, 06/18/2019

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered lower in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
04:34, 06/15/2019

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday....
19:34, 07/13/2019

Oil rises 1% to $56.77 per barrel as Middle East tensions linger Oil prices were up on Tuesday as expectations of lower U.S. crude supplies were offset by weaker demand forecasts and the full restart of Libya's largest oil field....
18:17, 07/27/2019

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
04:34, 06/17/2019

Hezbollah: confronting U.S. Middle East plan is a duty Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said on Friday it was a duty to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century"....
22:51, 05/31/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
00:00, 06/18/2019

The situation in the Middle East is deteriorating: Reyl Singapore Daryl Liew of Reyl Singapore says there could be a floor for oil prices now because the geopolitical risk premium is back in the price. He also says he is concerned about the outlook for the Middle East....
13:17, 09/19/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
02:51, 05/25/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, ac...
02:51, 05/03/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats......
10:34, 05/08/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
23:17, 05/16/2019

UFC looks to grow sport in Middle East with Abu Dhabi deal Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the United Arab Emirates capital this week under a new multi-year deal with the Abu Dhabi government that it hopes will draw new fans from the Middle East to the sport....
18:00, 09/05/2019

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials......
06:00, 06/18/2019

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
05:34, 05/24/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
16:51, 05/24/2019

Nintendo seems to be striking its music off YouTube, and that sucks After apparently resolving its troubled relationship with YouTubers, Nintendo‘s now coming down on those who upload music from its games. At least two popular channels have been hit, and if this starts a trend, there aren’t a lot of alternatives for ...
12:51, 08/15/2019

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls....
17:34, 06/19/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island....
19:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as concerns that slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand cast a cloud....
01:17, 07/20/2019

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
21:51, 05/16/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobilization. The task force will consist of B-52 bombers and a U-S carrier strike group. U-S central c...
08:34, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of ...
01:51, 06/18/2019

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
20:34, 06/09/2019

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a ...
17:34, 06/18/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
18:17, 05/24/2019

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S. shale producers, whose oil fields and tankers are partly filling the void....
17:51, 07/22/2019

Iran accuses Saudis of militaristic approach in Middle East Iran accused its main regional rival Saudi Arabia on Monday of adopting a "militaristic, crisis-based approach" for accusing Tehran of carrying out last week's attack on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf....
18:17, 06/17/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
04:17, 06/14/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
08:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. to send additional troops to Middle East after Saudi oil attack President Donald Trump ordered additional U.S. troops to the Middle East on Friday, nearly a week after an attack on Saudi oil facilities, Department of Defense Mark Esper announced....
20:51, 09/21/2019

Kushner Promotes Peace Plan During Middle East Trip President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, tried to breathe life into Middle East peace efforts with meetings in Israel and Arab countries, as administration officials suggested the plan wouldn’t guarantee full statehood for Pale...
20:00, 08/01/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased thr...
20:34, 05/13/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
13:17, 06/14/2019

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
19:17, 05/26/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
04:34, 05/16/2019

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
09:51, 06/28/2019

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces....
15:51, 05/25/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
15:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
04:34, 06/18/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
21:00, 05/23/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
07:34, 04/29/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran. Officials say two additional...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 million in connection with a distribution agreement....
23:51, 06/18/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration designed to increase “maximum pressure” on Iran....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrelenting force” against Tehran has raised US-Iran tensions to a new high. But its impact is not confine...
19:34, 05/06/2019

Leaders of Japan, France share Middle East concerns TOKYO (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to bolster naval defense ties in the Indo-Pacific region, as the two leaders also raised concerns about tensions in the Middle East. Macron, in T...
16:51, 06/26/2019

U.S. will not release Middle East peace plan before Israeli election The United States will not release the long-delayed political portion of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan before Israel's elections, White House Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said on Wednesday....
20:51, 08/28/2019

Phase one of US Middle East peace plan greeted with scepticism No Israelis or Palestinians present for launch of plan that shreds decades of diplomacyThe first phase of the Trump administration’s long-awaited peace plan for Israel and Palestine has been rolled out to scepticism, anger and outright derision.A co...
22:17, 06/25/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in over a decade....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Wikipedia Goes Dark Across Europe, Middle East After DDOS Attack Wikipedia went offline Friday afternoon and into Saturday morning after a cyber attack forced an international shutdown. The outage affected millions of users across Europe and in parts of the Middle East.Read more......
12:34, 09/08/2019

Trump pledges to help allies in Middle East after Saudi attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence, after Washington blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi Arabia that has closed 5% of global crude output....
00:00, 09/17/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
15:34, 06/21/2019

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tens...
14:51, 06/13/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the growing community....
12:17, 05/14/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats from Iran to U.S. forces there....
02:17, 05/08/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administration has called a dangerous threat from Iran, a report said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patric...
09:51, 05/14/2019

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there....
13:17, 06/18/2019

U.S. Middle East envoy Greenblatt to resign after plan released Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, plans to resign once the long-delayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians that he has been working on is released, officials said on Thursday....
20:34, 09/05/2019

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about th...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
07:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan, Palestinians reject it Palestinians poured scorn on a $50 billion economic formula launched by the Trump administration for Israeli-Palestinian peace as the United States sought on Wednesday to win support for the plan as a foundation to ending the decades-old conflict....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its m...
20:17, 08/14/2019

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets from AXS, expanding on earlier deals with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite. Watch official music videos fro...
18:34, 06/04/2019

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few months....
05:17, 08/14/2019

How this music YouTube series succeeds at ‘dancing about architecture’ If you look past the raft of misattributed, inspirational quotes plastered over your uncle’s Facebook profile, there are actually some gems out there. You know, phrases that, well, contain actual wisdom. One of these nuggets, and a favorite of mine, ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

YouTube stops counting ad views in its top music charts YouTube is boosting the integrity of its music charts. The video giant will no longer count ad views toward rankings on the YouTube Music Charts, instead relying solely on "organic" views like direct links, embeds, searches and the Trending section....
02:18, 09/14/2019

YouTube Music will automatically download your favorite songs YouTube Music is making it easier to keep listening to your favorite tracks even when you're away from a consistent internet connection. The app is getting a new feature called Smart Downloads that will automatically download up to 500 songs you...
21:34, 06/26/2019

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send about 2,000 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 16 markets across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, is the...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
08:34, 05/29/2019

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That took some of the luster away from Microsoft's strong earnings report, which sent the company's shares...
01:00, 07/20/2019

US Doesn't Need Middle-East Oil, Trump Assures After Saudi Aramco Attacks Amid a flurry of Twitter posts on Monday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump turned to the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities and assured his audience the United States had become such a......
05:51, 09/17/2019

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong-un, exchanges warm personal letters and makes history by stepping inside North Korea. Meanwhile, Palestinian lea...
03:51, 07/03/2019

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools...
16:17, 07/16/2019

Oil prices jump as downed U.S. drone stokes Middle East tensions Oil prices climbed around 3% on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the Middle East as a U.S. official said one of the country's military drones was shot down by an Iranian missile....
09:51, 06/20/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace plan for the Middle East, indicating it would pull back from longstanding mentions of a two-state soluti...
07:17, 05/03/2019

Iran crisis looms over Pompeo’s trip to Middle East, Asia Increasing fears of a military confrontation with Iran is overshadowing the secretary of state’s attempts to make progress in talks with North Korea....
08:00, 06/24/2019

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi Arabia The post How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East appeared first on Boxin...
17:17, 07/15/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
05:34, 05/20/2019

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration H...
06:34, 07/16/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of the most difficult issues of the conflict....
11:51, 06/23/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
21:34, 05/19/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, a source told Fox News on Monday evening....
01:51, 05/14/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
15:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to buy Schlumberger's Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $...
00:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
23:51, 05/24/2019

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups”, Patrick Shanah...
05:51, 06/18/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
05:34, 05/25/2019

Kushner: Agreement on economic pathway vital for Middle East peace Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution - but that agreement on an economic way forward was a necessary precondition for Israeli-Palestinian peac...
00:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Trump's friend tried to profit from Middle East nuclear deal, lawmakers say Congressional report finds Tom Barrack tried to buy Westinghouse as he sought a related government postA billionaire friend of Donald Trump pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp – even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy and prom...
13:00, 07/30/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced around $2 million (Rs. 13.95 crore approx.), the......
11:34, 04/30/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is...
14:34, 07/30/2019

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised for outstanding contribution to finance....
00:34, 06/27/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:17, 05/24/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
20:51, 05/24/2019

Iran threatens to ‘pursue any aggressor’ after US announces Middle East plan Iran responded to U.S. plans to send troops to the Middle East with a threat to “pursue any aggressor,” and an announcement that it is bringing Russia and China into the volatile situation in the region. The comments came less than 24 hou...
18:34, 09/21/2019

Jared Kushner Tries to Sell His Middle East Plan to a Skeptical Audience (MANAMA, Bahrain) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consider a $50 billion economic support plan, even though they already rejected the proposal because it do...
11:17, 06/26/2019

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
05:34, 05/24/2019

Oil prices climb amid fall in US stockpiles, Middle East worries Oil prices rose over 1% on Wednesday to hit their highest in nearly a month as widely-watched data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over potential U.S.-Iran conflict....
05:34, 06/26/2019

Oil prices climb amid fall in U.S. stockpiles, Middle East worries Oil prices rose over 1% on Wednesday to hit their highest in nearly a month as widely-watched data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over potential U.S.-Iran conflict....
04:51, 06/26/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces," but did not provide any details on the...
04:17, 05/07/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops,...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
21:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
22:34, 05/24/2019

Market hadn't factored in Middle East oil risk until now, says energy expert Abhishek Deshpande, J.P. Morgan head of oil research and strategy, Tamar Essner, Nasdaq Corporate Solutions energy and utilities director, join "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility....
19:51, 09/17/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
04:51, 06/18/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
12:17, 05/25/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, ...
00:17, 07/24/2019

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter with the help of cabin crew....
06:34, 08/01/2019

Oil edges higher on US inventory decline, escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory data showed a much bigger than expected drop in crude stockpiles....
07:00, 07/24/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the Palestinians have often been accused...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Bolton: The US will deploy carrier and bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U.S. national security advisor said....
03:34, 05/06/2019

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
13:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran: Bolton The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a clear message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with "unrelenting force," U.S. national security adviser John...
04:34, 05/06/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is moving short-range ballistic missiles onto small boats....
03:17, 05/11/2019

The world ignored the warning signs – and now the Middle East is on the brink | Simon Tisdall Donald Trump’s hostility towards Iran and support for Saudi Arabia has made a delicate situation explosiveLike a furious maelstrom, roiled by opposing currents, the crisis in the Gulf gains in intensity and destructive power almost by the day. On Sun...
08:34, 09/17/2019

Japan's MUFG looks online to boost Africa, Middle East networks MUFG Bank Ltd plans to roll out an online platform to help clients find business partners in countries outside of Asia where it does not have a strong network, an official with Japan's largest lender said....
15:51, 09/12/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate with "unrelenting force" to any attack, national se...
09:17, 05/06/2019

Japan won't contribute ships to U.S. Middle East maritime force: Mainichi Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from Iran, but it may send patrol aircraft, said the Mainichi newspaper, citing unidentified government sources....
07:34, 08/02/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is...
05:00, 07/31/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest U.S. response to what Washington sees as a growing threat from Iran....
07:34, 05/11/2019

Waze adds easy access to YouTube Music while you drive You'd think Google would have raced to make YouTube Music controls available inside Waze, but not so -- numerous third-party services got there first. At last, though, there's some harmony. Waze has added YouTube Music integration that br...
01:17, 08/22/2019

YouTube Changes How It Counts Views for Record-Breaking Music Videos YouTube is introducing a major change to its music chart system after discovering that artists and labels were using growth hacks to inflate how many people were watching their videos....
14:17, 09/14/2019

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted -- and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial rollout for some users, YouTube Music's Androi...
11:00, 05/06/2019

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or in...
23:51, 07/18/2019

YouTube Music now lets you switch between audio and video with ease YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running u...
10:51, 07/19/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
03:17, 05/03/2019

Oil prices jump as U.S. crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over a potential U.S.-Iran conflict....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Iran says U.S. Middle East peace plan is 'shameful' and 'doomed to failure': Fars Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday the U.S. Middle East peace plan that is set to be presented at an international conference in Bahrain this week is "shameful" and "doomed to failure"....
09:00, 06/24/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for international negotiations, gave some clues this wee...
19:17, 05/11/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
15:51, 05/06/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consider a legitimate political force....
14:51, 05/06/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
05:51, 05/06/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates about countering the military threat from Iran by building a broad, global coalition that include...
18:51, 06/25/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued in the Middle East....
05:17, 07/12/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Tr...
18:34, 06/27/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft carrier force sent to counter alleged threats from......
04:34, 05/11/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
01:34, 06/23/2019

U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan in face of Palestinian disdain and doubts The Trump administration sought on Wednesday to win support for an economic plan it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace but which Palestinians and many other Arabs dismiss as pointless without a political solution to the decades-o...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible threats" that Iran plans to attack American forces and interests there....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday that “restraint and genuine dialogue are urgently needed”, in order to avoid a major confrontation, w...
04:17, 08/21/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industrial production. OT consists of machinery equipment,...
14:51, 05/08/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for additional military strength amid rising tensions with Iran....
22:00, 05/11/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confrontation with Iran as “fake news” — but added that if he did send in the military it would be “a h...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East....
05:17, 05/15/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
10:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was "extremely dangerous" for peace....
11:17, 05/25/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after Libya reported the shut down of its largest oil field....
06:34, 07/22/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth...
04:17, 06/21/2019

Honor eyes 4.5m smartphone sales in Middle East and African markets this year Huawei’s sub-brand Honor seeks to double its smartphone sales to more than 4.5m units in the Middle East and Africa region this year compared to last year and strengthen its market position. “We have exceeded two million units last...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
10:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
04:17, 06/18/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Barclays names Gruber as chemicals head for Europe and Middle East: source Barclays has named Gabriel Gruber as the new head of its chemicals banking team for Europe and the Middle East as it seeks to win more business after advising the likes of Evonik on their recent disposals, a source familiar with the matter said....
16:51, 06/19/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for) international peace", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying....
09:51, 05/25/2019

Oil prices rise on rising Middle East tension, ongoing OPEC supply cut Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year and as tensions between the United States and Iran escalated....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
00:51, 05/23/2019

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made a...
00:51, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
00:34, 05/25/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after Libya reported the shut down of its largest oil field....
10:17, 07/22/2019

Pentagon weighing move to send more troops to Middle East to deter conflict The Pentagon is weighing whether to send more troops, including air defense units, to the Middle East as an act of deterrence, Pentagon officials told Fox News Thursday....
02:52, 09/20/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed such deal....
20:17, 05/29/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
01:17, 05/20/2019

Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA The Middle East situation requires closer ties between Iran and Russia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at a China-led security bloc summit on Friday, according to the Russian state news agency RIA....
15:17, 06/14/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
08:34, 06/19/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the Middle East and serve militant groups like Islamic...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the Middle East....
21:17, 05/31/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and security. “Increased U.S. presence in our regi...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Kushner's Middle East peace plan drifts further astray as envoy resigns The ‘ultimate deal’ for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is due to come out after the Israeli elections on 17 SeptemberJason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s special envoy for Middle East peace, tasked with working on the “ultimate de...
14:51, 09/06/2019

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle East plan, are raising the stakes in President Trump’s search for a new national security adviser to re...
01:00, 09/17/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
06:51, 05/24/2019

Pentagon will deploy US forces to the Middle East after Saudi Arabia oil facilities attack The Pentagon will deploy U.S. forces to the Middle East on the heels of the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced Friday....
11:01, 09/21/2019

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to set the record straight on her beliefs......
00:51, 06/18/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open....
15:51, 05/17/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing further terrorist acts, attacks against civilians, repri...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Thousands Of People Are Watching A YouTube Drama Stream Set To Wii Menu Music The “Mii Channel” theme song on the Nintendo Wii was great. Like “Guile’s Theme,” it goes with everything, and that includes the latest YouTuber drama....
21:51, 05/13/2019

YouTube Music update adds new Smart Downloads feature, here is how it works Google's music streaming service, YouTube Music is bringing users a brand new feature that will allow them to listen to their favorite songs even when they're offline. The new feature is called Smart Downloads and will automatically download up to 50...
03:34, 06/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil trims gains but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot Oil shed some of its massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action over the attacks on Saudi oil facilities kept prices elevated and stocks under pressure....
08:03, 09/17/2019

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, according to Abu Dhabi Global Market....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties in the name of making a profit for himself and his familyHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is...
12:17, 06/06/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
05:51, 05/20/2019

Oil advances amid concerns in the Middle East, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemmed by a fragile demand outlook amid more signs of slowing global economic growth....
07:00, 07/25/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
02:51, 06/19/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said Sunday....
08:34, 05/13/2019

Qatar will support any Middle East peace plan approved by Palestinians: foreign minister Qatar will accept any Middle East peace plan that is acceptable to the Palestinians, Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, warning that any U.S.-led solution cannot be imposed on Palestinians....
19:17, 06/09/2019

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:17, 06/14/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
19:00, 05/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil trims gains, but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot Oil shed some of its massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action over the attacks on Saudi oil facilities kept prices elevated and stocks under pressure....
08:03, 09/17/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widel...
10:17, 05/26/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unrelea...
23:51, 06/22/2019

US Treasury yields slide as investors seek shelter amid Middle East escalations U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East....
13:01, 09/16/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with Iran....
13:17, 06/18/2019

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday....
18:34, 05/28/2019

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
11:17, 07/28/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law ...
00:51, 06/23/2019

Jason Greenblatt, a Designer of Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan, Is Leaving the Administration The administration’s plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not been released, raising new questions about what President Trump has called the “ultimate deal.”...
22:00, 09/05/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
23:34, 05/24/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and our democracySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker wit...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
04:34, 06/18/2019

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:34, 07/12/2019

Bronx man, suspected of wanting to join Taliban, pulled from Middle East-bound plane at JFK A Bronx man was pulled from a Middle East bound-plane at JFK Airport on Friday after authorities learned the suspect was going to join the Taliban, officials said....
03:51, 07/27/2019

The official in charge of Trump's Middle East peace plan is leaving the White House Jason Greenblatt, the official in charge of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, is departing the White House, Trump announced Thursday....
00:34, 09/06/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
17:34, 06/08/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilize the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President Trump's allegations of "clear threats" from Iran....
01:51, 05/14/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Trump, Swiss president discussed Middle East, Venezuela crises: White House U.S. President Donald Trump discussed crises in the Middle East and Venezuela during a meeting on Thursday with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, a White House spokesman said....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
20:17, 05/28/2019

YouTube VR will be available for Oculus Quest at launch You won't be lacking in video when the Oculus Quest arrives. YouTube has announced that its VR app will be available for the Quest when the headset debuts on May 21st. There's no mention of technical advantages over the YouTube VR app on th...
01:34, 05/17/2019

YouTube and Universal Music clean up Adam Levine, Lady Gaga and other artists If you were worried that your kids and their kids will never get to enjoy the music video for the late Tom Petty's "Free Fallin,'' you can now stop thinking about that and concentrate on more important matters. Google announced yesterday on the YouTu...
18:34, 06/20/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy resigns amid Kushner's stalling peace plan – live US president says Jason Greenblatt will be leaving to pursue work in the private sector after three years in administrationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.26pm BST Meanwhile, Trump is still refusing to acknowledge that he was ...
23:00, 09/05/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Ba...
01:34, 06/23/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
06:51, 06/25/2019

Jason Greenblatt, diplomat pushing Middle East peace plan, to leave Trump administration President Trump on Thursday announced the departure of Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt from his administration as he commended the diplomat for his efforts to pursue peace between Israel and the Palestinians....
22:00, 09/05/2019

White House's Kushner to finalize Palestinian economic plan on Middle East tour - official White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed $50 billion economic development plan for the Palestinians, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon, an administration official s...
21:17, 07/21/2019

Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attackThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an e...
15:34, 05/25/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
17:51, 05/06/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran....
04:34, 06/24/2019

Opinion: UConn rejoining the Big East means the school has given up on football program UConn is expected to exit the AAC as soon as it formally receives a Big East invitation, which will boost basketball but means football is dead.       ...
03:17, 06/23/2019

Body pulled from East River amid search for missing YouTube star Etika The body of an unidentified man was pulled from the East River on Monday evening — as the search for missing YouTube star Etika continues. The body was found around 6:20 p.m. near South Street Seaport, according to the NYPD. The man was pronounced de...
17:17, 06/25/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital CEO Tom Barrack will attend. Blackstone's Steve Schwarzman, BlackRock's Larry Fink and Goldman Sachs' Dina Powel...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Cross Roads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
21:17, 06/01/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Palestinian protests over the deteriorating economic ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace process, a senior United Nations envoy warned the Security Council on Tuesday. ...
21:17, 08/27/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
23:51, 05/10/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's de...
18:51, 05/30/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
22:34, 05/06/2019

The latest Iran-Saudi flare-up exposes Trump's bankrupt Middle East policy | Michael H Fuchs End support for the war in Yemen, change the relationship with Saudi Arabia, and talk to Iran – the answers for the US are clear The fact that the United States is up in arms over an attack with no reported casualties on an oil refinery in Saudi Arab...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking to force Iran to a negotiation table....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.       ...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the plan to date....
05:51, 06/03/2019

Oculus Quest will have 1 million YouTube VR videos at May 21 launch If you're buying an Oculus Quest on launch day, there's no need to worry about adequate VR content: There will be over a million YouTube VR videos to watch.Read More...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
19:17, 06/20/2019

Michael Jackson's Sons Blanket and Prince Launch New YouTube Series Fans are about to see a lot more of Prince Jackson and Blanket Jackson. Michael Jackson's eldest son took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce the launch of their brand-new YouTube......
16:34, 05/16/2019

Apple's September 10 iPhone Launch Event Will Be Live Streamed on YouTube Apple will live stream the September 10 iPhone launch event on YouTube, while analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted three major upgrades for 2020 iPhone models....
12:51, 09/07/2019

MTV, Save the Music launch grant named after J Dilla MTV and the Save the Music nonprofit organization has launched a grant named after the J Dilla, the highly influential rapper-producer who died in 2006...
23:00, 08/29/2019

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding ...
00:34, 06/21/2019

Man 'who assaulted people in middle of east London road' dies after being arrested at ExCeL centre A man who attacked people in the street before running towards an east London conference centre has died after being restrained by security staff and police....
05:34, 08/01/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced.        ...
10:34, 05/06/2019

Afghan forces launch attacks to clear warring militants from east Afghanistan Afghan government forces have launched attacks in a bid to clear rival militants who have been battling each other for territory near the Pakistan border in fighting that has forced thousands of villagers from their homes, officials said on Tuesday....
17:17, 04/30/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
20:34, 08/02/2019

Beauty Influencer Jaclyn Hill Returns to YouTube and Says She's Completely ''Embarrassed'' Over Failed Cosmetics Launch If you're a beauty devotee or love watching YouTube videos until your laptop dies, then you may have come across beauty guru Jaclyn Hill. The long-time YouTuber and self-taught makeup......
07:34, 07/25/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; child labour case in Nepal highlights 'widespread and systematic' abuse; some 40 people drow...
19:17, 08/28/2019

It's very confusing out there While I have taken some time off, getting back to fighting trim, I have been fascinated by the chaos that seems to be surrounding the automobile industry these days. Trying to figure out the good guys and the bad guys at Nissan, after the long and p...
06:34, 06/10/2019

YouTube barred a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun. YouTube YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old conservative YouTuber with nearly 1 million followers who goes by "Soph." The channel was terminated after her latest video, which was full of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric, was flagged for violating...
01:00, 08/07/2019

YouTube’s adding more age gates to YouTube Kids — this should go well YouTube just revealed it’s added new age categories to its YouTube Kids app, offering different videos depending on whether the child is preschool or preteen. In theory, anyway — I’m not sure I trust YouTube Kids, of all apps, to be able to make that...
21:00, 08/29/2019

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by over 70 percent in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The se...
15:00, 07/12/2019

'His music was a gift to us all': Music industry mourns The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek "He was always as generous as could be with his time and care," band Weezer wrote of its former producer, Ric Ocasek. The Cars frontman died Sunday.        ...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In ...
04:34, 05/31/2019

Nobody Wanted the Most Futuristic and Confusing Car of the 1990s The 1990s can be considered to be the start of the “modern” era of automotive design and technology: we get true aerodynamic-based design, extensive use of computers and electronics, and most of the features we take for granted today. The 1990s also ...
21:17, 06/03/2019

How Gears 5’s Confusing Microtransactions Work Unlike Gears of War 4, Gears 5 technically doesn’t have loot boxes. But don’t have a party just yet. It has a convoluted system for unlocking cosmetic rewards that can be used to outfit the characters in Gears 5’s many multiplayer modes. It’s not int...
01:51, 09/07/2019

The Division 2’s Big New Update Is As Promising As It Confusing Ubisoft’s sprawling loot shooter The Division 2 just received its biggest free update since its March launch...except most of it isn’t really free until next week, except for two parts that won’t even be free then, but some of the free stuff won’t be...
23:34, 07/24/2019

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: Powerful running watch with integrated music and extensive customization Garmin continues to roll out integrated music support to its line of GPS sports watches, along with a refined user interface and the best smartphone app of any sports watch. The Forerunner 245 Music is an outstanding sports watch for the masses and i...
13:51, 04/30/2019

Intel's 10th Generation Is Confusing as Hell Today Intel announced its new lineup of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs. Wait. Didn’t Intel already announce its new lineup of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs in May? Yes, it did. But it also announced a second lineup of 10th generation of...
21:17, 08/21/2019

You can now get 100,000s of books for FREE — thanks, confusing copyright law Book lovers, rejoice — hundreds of thousands of works are now online for free! Free! FREE! How? The exciting, rock and roll world of the public domain and US copyright law. Oh dear Oh yes. Basically, before the 1976 US Copyright Act, American works o...
17:34, 08/07/2019

McKinsey Said Disclosure Rules Were Confusing. It Ignored Its Own Primer. The consulting company has argued it’s too hard to understand the disclosure rules intended to keep bankruptcy proceedings honest. It could have just looked at “Bankruptcy 101.”...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Auto Chess on mobile is improving … but confusing Drodo's mobile Auto Chess is a significantly better way to play the original great mod if you already know the original, and for that, should be a successRead More...
11:51, 05/31/2019

How to be a smart investor when the stock market is confusing Investing is about being mostly right. Warren Buffett has amassed a fortune by being patient and investing in companies that don’t always perform.       ...
20:00, 08/07/2019

AT&T’s confusing mess of online TV services even has AT&T confused Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) AT&T recently made the baffling decision to offer two separate streaming TV services with nearly identical names and to deliver those two distinct services through one app. T...
21:51, 09/04/2019

Why Canadian GP could resolve "confusing" 2019 F1 tyre performance The Canadian Grand Prix could produce some key answers about the role downforce is playing in Pirelli's Formula 1 tyres' "confusing" performance this year, reckons Williams engineering chief Dave Robson...
11:51, 06/05/2019

The iPhone 11 Pro Max is another in a long line of confusing tech names Hey tech industry, we need to sit down and have a talk. There are dozens of tech products that come out that can do genuinely amazing things, but the name is so obfuscated that a lot of everyday users have no idea what's going on.  Whether ...
02:00, 09/16/2019

New, confusing W-4 form is coming for 2020: What to do now to get bigger tax refund Taxpayers still can file the old W-4 form to have more money withheld from their paychecks. A new W-4 is expected to roll out late this year for 2020.       ...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Georgia K-9 officer killed after confusing, chaotic shooting DALLAS, Ga. (WXIA) — A confusing and chaotic scene led to the shooting death of a K-9 officer in Paulding County on Friday. Just after noon on Friday, deputies responded to a domestic dispute in Dallas, Ga. Prior to their arrival, the suspect in the ...
06:00, 07/23/2019

A Brief Explanation of Dark Phoenix's Confusing Alien Villain While Fox was perfectly fine spoiling Dark Phoenix’s major death in early advertisements, the true identity of Jessica Chastain’s alien character was kept conspicuously hush in the weeks leading up to the film’s premiere. Though an explanation for th...
23:00, 06/10/2019

People are confusing this security footage of an alien for Dobby the house elf It’s been a good year for conspiracy theories. Not the trash kind for Facebook-poisoned MAGA boomers like QAnon or Pizzagate, but rather wholesome, fun, and true conspiracies, like Bigfoot and UFOs. The latest one to stir up the web is an eerie video...
18:51, 06/11/2019

'Is he confusing them?': Biden appears to have mixed up Iraq and Afghanistan in debate Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has made his foreign policy prowess and experience a centerpiece of his 2020 White House bid, appeared to mix up Iraq and Afghanistan in a debate answer on Thursday....
18:51, 09/15/2019

Annuities are confusing. Understanding the jargon may help you reach investment goals Surrender periods and benefit riders can be confusing. But, shying away from shiny sign-on bonuses can make choosing the right financial plan easier.       ...
13:51, 06/14/2019

Vacation ground transportation has never been easier ⁠— or more confusing To figure out ground transportation on vacation, you have to do a little math, take into account the places you're visiting, and be open to new ideas.       ...
19:34, 06/21/2019

Dark season two review – wilfully confusing and deliciously creepy Who cares that you can’t tell who the characters are or which decade they’re in – this German time-travel saga offers an intoxicating mix of myth and nostalgiaThe streaming TV era has brought us many odd pleasures, and here’s one of them: a supernatu...
21:00, 06/21/2019

HMD Global admits Nokia smartphones naming convention is confusing HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a...
09:51, 06/10/2019

NY Fed president’s confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street At the end of the month, the Federal Reserve looks poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade — but not as deep as some had hoped. Markets swung in and out of the green Friday as traders digested a slew of comments from Fed...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Europe's rail passes are affordable again — and much less confusing Europe's rail passes underwent some sweeping changes this year that have made them an affordable option again, and much less confusing to shop for.       ...
11:00, 09/11/2019

Final Fantasy VII Remake, Avengers, And Other Promising (And Confusing) Games We Saw At E3 E3 2019 brought us demos and details about games we can’t wait to play, like Link’s Awakening and the Final Fantasy VII remake, but it also threw us some real head-scratchers, like that upcoming Avengers game. On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitsc...
01:00, 06/21/2019

A downright confusing episode of Jessica Jones takes some odd swerves Gregory Sallinger has a law degree. That’s about all the justification we’re given for why Jessica is adamant about treating his case differently than pretty much every other case we’ve ever seen her handle. Just a few episodes ago, she was pinning A...
18:17, 06/15/2019

In the dark: why the Stranger Things ‘red room’ is confusing younger fans A viewer’s query about what Jonathan does in his photography darkroom is making the rest of the internet feel decidedly oldName: The Red Room.Age: It’s from the programme Stranger Things, so probably about 35. Continue reading......
13:00, 07/30/2019

WTCR Cyan drivers' confusing double swap at Zandvoort explained Cyan Racing's decision to swap Thed Bjork and Yann Ehrlacher twice in Sunday's third Zandvoort World Touring Car Cup race resulted from the team believing Ehrlacher had received a penalty...
13:17, 05/21/2019

Intel’s line of notebook CPUs gets more confusing with 14nm Comet Lake The best news about Comet Lake is the high-end 6C/12T i7. [credit: Intel Corporation ] Today, Intel is launching a new series of 14nm noteb...
08:51, 08/22/2019

Jeremy Renner's new song claims Heaven doesn't have a name, which is confusing fans (and everyone else) When he’s not killing marginalized groups as Hawkeye or breaking both of his arms playing tag, Jeremy Renner is scatting away to his hearts content. Or... well it sounds like it could be scatting while a cappella, but whatever you might call it, it’s...
17:51, 07/02/2019

Chernobyl review – chaos reigns in confusing nuclear disaster epic With Jared Harris starring, this miniseries about the 1986 meltdown should be gripping – but instead strands viewers in a bewildering cloud of unanswered questionsChernobyl is like the 80s nuclear horror-drama Threads crossed with the disaster-movie ...
23:34, 05/07/2019

Fed cuts interest rates for first time since 2008 but sends confusing signals about what’s next The Fed made its first interest rate cut since December 2008 in an effort to ensure the trade war and slow growth overseas don't drag down the U.S. economy....
16:00, 08/01/2019

ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' NFL telecast changes confusing graphic mid-game The return of “Monday Night Football” initially earned ESPN a flag on the play from viewers nationwide who were left seriously confused by a new graphic that made it appear as if a penalty had been called on every down -- and which prompted a hurried...
21:17, 09/10/2019

Valve forced to tweak its confusing Steam 'Grand Prix Summer Sale' The little cooperative game Valve conjured up to go with the Steam Summer Sale this year caused some pretty big issues, enough for the company to change things up a bit. Apparently, its mechanics were so complex, confusing and even broken that player...
15:51, 06/28/2019

Volkswagen Wins Copyright Battle Against Daughter of the Designer of the Original Beetle in Confusing Decision A decision by the 9th Civil Division of the Landgericht Braunschweig (a German court) on June 19th has decreed that the daughter of Erwin Komenda, the designer of the original Volkswagen Beetle, is not entitled to any compensation from the alleged us...
18:51, 06/22/2019

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming servi...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
12:17, 06/23/2019

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
17:51, 06/05/2019

TfL alters 'confusing' junk food ad rules after its own advert featuring Wimbledon falls foul over strawberries and cream Transport chiefs have changed their "confusing" junk food advertising rules — after even one of their own adverts, featuring strawberries and cream, fell foul of the guidelines....
13:34, 06/27/2019

The muddle in the middle Opinion polls are giving Schiaretti 40 to 45 percent, Negri around a quarter of the vote and Mestre about 10 percent – this leaves little more than 20 percent for the other nine candidates....
15:00, 05/11/2019

Food labels are confusing. The FDA is looking at 'Sell By,' 'Best By' and 'Enjoy By' to try and combat food waste The Food and Drug Administration is urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms for perishable products, like "Best If Used By."        ...
16:34, 06/07/2019

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Is YouTube too big to fix everything? YouTube looks to more human monitors and machine learning to catch fake videos and lewd comments, but "you'll still be able to find examples."       ...
23:17, 06/17/2019

‘Is 55 Too Old to Go on Tinder?’ What Dating Looks Like for the Middle-Aged I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about dating apps lately. There are 2 a.m. texts like: “Is 55 too old to go on Tinder?” And existential laments like: “I thought I was just leafing through photos but it turns out I was sw...
17:00, 08/06/2019

The Lost Tennis Art of Returning Up the Middle Hitting the ball right to your opponent may seem counterintuitive, but many in the game say it is underused and can be the most effective service return. Martina Navratilova calls it gold....
22:17, 08/22/2019

Teach Your Kid That Every Task Has a Beginning, Middle and End If I’m trying to help my six-year-old daughter Maggie become a more organized thinker, my instruction seems to be coming too late. “There are board game pieces everywhere,” I’ll tell her, having noticed the scene hours after she’s fled it and moved o...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Are you in the middle class? Here's one way to know your status One way to know if you have middle class status is having the ability to borrow money, if you need to, at affordable rates of interest.       ...
17:51, 06/16/2019

Growing tomatoes in the middle of the desert The UAE imports more than 80% of its produce. Startup Pure Harvest Smart Farms is developing greenhouses to allow agriculture to flourish in the desert....
10:34, 05/01/2019

The Middle Seat of the Near Future May Suck Less In the push to cram more seats into planes, it can seem a little bit like the Federal Aviation Administration has totally forgotten about the poor economy class passengers trying to make their way through the world on a budget. And as more and more a...
00:34, 07/31/2019

Just How Big Is Bag End? Let These Middle-earth Cross Sections Lay It Out Bag End, the home of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is where The Lord of the Rings Saga begins and ends. It’s there the dwarves come to meet about traveling to the Lonely Mountain and where Samwise Gamgee settled after the Baggins leave Middle-earth. ...
08:17, 07/26/2019

Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on YouTube Enlarge / PBS, the United States' public TV service, focuses on educational content, dramas, and childrens' programming, among other things. (credit: PBS) PBS and YouTube have announced that PBS and PBS Kids will join YouTube TV’s channel roster. T...
06:00, 07/30/2019

Soon You'll Be Able to Livestream PBS on YouTube TV Fans of public broadcasting rejoice—PBS announced yesterday it’s teaming up with YouTube so you can livestream all the Antique Roadshow or Masterpiece Theater you want. But while this is great for expanding PBS’s digital footprint, there is a bit of ...
00:34, 07/31/2019

YouTube vs Vimeo YouTube and Vimeo are two of the most popular video sites around, and at first glance they look quite similar, but there are some key differences.Whether you're looking for a platform to upload and share your videos, or you want somewhere to wat...
18:34, 06/24/2019

Did YouTube just hit a homer? The business of streaming live sporting events online is a big one. Variety reports today that YouTube has signed a pact with Major League Baseball that will allow it to stream live 13 games that will be exclusive to YouTube in the U.S., Canada and P...
16:34, 05/02/2019

YouTube will soon let you try out makeup with AR If you’re obsessed with makeup tutorials on YouTube, we’ve good news for you. You can now try out makeup with your favorite YouTubers using augmented reality. The tool is called AR Beauty Try-On, will let you virtually try products on your face with ...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Thomas: No regrets over middle finger at Carroll Ravens safety Earl Thomas said he stands by flipping the middle finger to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll in a September game after going down with a broken leg....
03:34, 07/25/2019

If you're in the middle class, Joe Biden wants to raise your taxes Presidential front-runner Joe Biden has made a startling promise if he's elected president: repeal the entirety of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and to increase taxes by $500 billion on top of that. What does he want to do with the money? Besides...
22:51, 06/24/2019

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that The S1 design from the Colorado-based startup, Molon Labe Seating, features three economy seats in a staggered layout, putting the middle seat slightly behind the aisle and window seats, and at a slightly lower height....
00:17, 07/20/2019

Seahawks and Vikings will get worn down in middle of NFL pack Both the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings are “tweeners” entering the 2019 season. Neither is currently seen in the same class as the Saints or Rams. But, both are rated clear playoff threats, a cut above the rest of the parity-racked NFL. With...
04:34, 08/19/2019

Books to Ease the Transition to Middle School In Pablo Cartaya’s ‘Each Tiny Spark,’ Carolyn Mackler’s ‘Not if I Can Help It’ and Kristin Mahoney’s ‘The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School,’ kids navigate the toughest crossing....
22:00, 08/09/2019

Middle-age hearing loss linked to dementia (Reuters Health) - Hearing loss in middle age is associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia in later years, suggests a large study in Taiwan....
21:34, 08/09/2019

A new design might make airplane middle seats better A new design could help airplane middle seats a little bit better. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
00:17, 07/20/2019

How Huawei found itself in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war Chinese technology giant Huawei is positioned to be the global leader in 5G technology, and that could have serious national security implications for the U.S. But why has Huawei become so controversial in the midst of tense trade negotiations betwee...
15:34, 07/29/2019