Donald Trump announcing the construction of TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL oil pipeline under a new permit. File Photo / Reuters
The United Arab Emirates has expressed its deep regret and condemnation of the recognition by the United States of the Syrian Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli territory, describing it as a move that disrupts all efforts to achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East.
Syria asked the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to hold an urgent meeting on the US decision to recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory.
Arab officials said the summit would be dominated by the Golan Heights and Palestinian demands for an independent state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, areas also occupied by Israel in the 1967 war.
Washington: The US government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras on Saturday after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the US-Mexico border. A surge of asylum seekers from the three countries have sought to enter the United States across the southern border in recent days.
It was a stark warning about the risks ahead for the global economy, even by the forthright standards of the boss of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Nasher, the UAE’s first website dedicated to all matters related to the publishing industry, organised a Ramadan panel discussion ‘UAE Youth and Investment in the Publishing Sector’, to discuss the reality of publishing industry and the key role of Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPCFZ) in supporting this sector.
Prime Minister of Mali, Boubou Cisse, has been briefed on the role played Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in ramping up the SMEs sector in the country. This came as the African premier and his accompanying delegation visited the Fund’s premises Thursday
China’s Huawei, hit by crippling US sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets, analysts said. Smartphone shipments at Huawei, the world’s second-largest smartphone