Added on 31/07/2012
Algeria , Bahrain , Beijing , Djibouti , Egypt , Elizabeth II , Iraq , Jordan , Middle East , Morocco , North Africa , Olympics , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Somalia , Sport , United Arab Emirates , Women , Women's issues
DAVID ROBERTS: The Olympics Opening Ceremony was striking for many reasons not the least of which was the presence of so many women leading Arab teams.
Added on 14/07/2012
Abu Dhabi , AED , Afghanistan , Africa , Alternative Energy , Asia , Beijing , China , Department of State , financier , G20 , India , Iran , Iraq , Kabul , Kuwait , Middle East , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Oil , oil fields , Pacific Ocean , Pakistan , Palestinian Territories , President , Saudi Arabia , South China , South China Sea , Sri Lanka , Taliban , Tibet , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United States
FRANCIS MATTHEW: Arab concerns are largely irrelevant to the Chinese as Beijing looks to reinforce its self-perception as the premier Asian power.
Added on 07/02/2012
James M. Dorsey
Afghanistan , Africa , Al Qaeda , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Arab League , Atlantic coast , Beijing , Benghazi , Central Asia , China , Damascus , Djibouti , East Africa , Egypt , Europe , International Criminal Court , Libya , Middle East , Muammar Qaddafi , North Africa , Pakistan , President , Russia , Security Council , Sinai desert , Social Media , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , the Hague , United Nations , United Nations Security Council , United States , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: China’s veto of the U.N’s resolution condemning Syria is a watershed moment for its involvement in the Middle East.
Added on 10/12/2011
America , Beijing , Iran , Iraq , Moscow , Technology , United States , Washington
DAVID ROBERTS: Certainly, this is a blow for the U.S. When grainy footage emerges from China of a wing shaped UAV taking off, we’ll know how much so.
Added on 17/10/2011
Bahrain , Beijing , Cairo , China , Cuba , Dubai , Egypt , Healthcare , Homs , Iraq , Jeddah , Lenin , Libya , London , Middle East , Moscow , New York , Ohio , Oil , Osama Bin Laden , Pennsylvania , Pentagon , Premier League , Riyadh , Ronald Reagan , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Shura Council , Soviet Union , Stalin , Syria , UN General Assembly , United Kingdom , United States , Yugoslavia
STEVE ROYSTON: Received wisdom portrays a backward, oppressive society, dominated by religious extremists and a monarchy whose main mission is self-preservation.
Added on 14/05/2011
Beijing , Beijing Olympics , Beit Hanoun , Egypt , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Hosni Mubarak , Israel , Israeli army , London , Long-Distance Runner , Nabil al-Arabi , Olympics , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian Territories , President , the Associated Press , United Nations , United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
RAMZY BAROUD: Nader al-Masri sporting deeds reflect the stubborness and perseverance of the Gazan people.
Added on 07/04/2011
James M. Dorsey
Ala'a Hubail , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Bahrain , Bahrain TV , Basketball , Beijing , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Gulf Cooperation Council , handball , London , Manama , Manama’s Pearl Square , New Zealand , Protests , Saudi Arabia , Soccer , Sport , The Times
JAMES M. DORSEY: Bahraini sports clubs have dismissed at least 12 sports people and executives because they participated in anti-government demonstrations.
Added on 07/03/2011
Bahrain , Bahrain Central Bank , Beijing , CEO , China , Employment , Facebook , Libya , National Aeronautics and Space Administration , Twitter
STEVE ROYSTON: Too often, financiers ignore the blindingly obvious questions. Who is this person or team in whom I am going to invest?
Added on 27/11/2010
Beijing , Dubai , HSBC , London
ALEXANDER MCNABB: My delight is enhanced that the latest piece witless buffoonery originates from HSBC, the bank that likes to say ‘Is there anything else I can do to help you?’ at the end of calls where they have been signally useless.