Middle East

US going into Middle East was 'worst decision ever' - Trump

2019-10-09 16:50

US President Donald Trump says the US military becoming involved in the Middle East was the "worst decision ever made" and that he was ensuring the safe return of troops.

WATCH: Key events that defined the Middle East in 2018

2018-12-31 22:23

Here are five headlines on the Middle East that mark 2018 for the region.

These are the 7 best ads in SA right now, and they feature a robot called Sbu and an Icelandic Afrikaner

2018-08-17 11:45

The 7 best TV and cinema adverts in South Africa nominated for a Loeries award.

Hyundai urges African and Middle East consumers to support local NCAP ratings

2018-07-12 13:59

Hyundai is calling on Africa and Middle East governments to support local or regional New Car Assessment Programs (NCAP), with consumers currently comparing results from Europe or the United States when making buying decisions.

Exercise tracking app reveals details of military sites

2018-01-29 13:44

A map showing paths taken by users of an exercise tracking app reveals potentially sensitive information about American and allied military personnel in places including Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

Trump sees 'chance' for peace in Middle East

2017-09-08 07:08

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he believes there is a "chance" for a Middle East peace settlement, long one of the most elusive goals of US diplomacy.

US airlines are 'bullies' - Qatar Airways

2017-04-24 14:54

The chief of Qatar Airways has accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying".

Can Amazon conquer the Middle East?

2017-04-03 11:44

After acquiring Souq.com, can it convince Middle East's 50 million consumers it is a one-stop shop for online retail?

Gulf shares in free fall after oil rout, Iran deal

2016-01-17 12:28

Share prices in the energy-rich Gulf states have nosedived following the sharp decline in oil prices and the expected rise in Iranian crude exports.

Qatar agrees 10-year MotoGP extension

2015-06-14 13:33

Qatar will stay on the MotoGP calendar until at least 2026 after signing a contract extension on Sunday with promoter Dorna Sports.


Volvo announces gender-neutral parent leave policy, aims to be a game-changer

2019-05-07 16:06

The company said the policy was more "generous and inclusive" than most existing national parental leave policies in Europe and that it was the first of its kind in the car industry.

Khashoggi disappearance places spotlight on media freedom in Middle East

2018-10-18 08:09

Kidnapped journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fate highlights the vulnerable state of journalists and media freedom in the Middle East, writes Mia Swart.

Arriving on African shores: Hyundai adds stylish new Kona to its compact SUV range

2018-07-17 13:00

Hyundai’s much-anticipated Kona subcompact SUV will officially arrive in Africa and Middle East markets from early August.

Pope says 'very worried' by Mideast violence

2018-05-16 23:02

"I am very worried about the escalation of tensions in the Holy Land and the Middle East, and about the spiral of violence which moves us ever further away from the path of peace, dialogue and negotiation," Pope Francis has said.

PR giant takes over 'terrific' Bell Pottinger Middle East

2018-01-02 13:35

Bell Pottinger Middle East, a subsidiary of the disgraced public relations firm Bell Pottinger, has been bought by a subsidiary of another PR giant.

Friends & Friction: It’s time to be angry at our leaders

2017-05-28 06:00

It is the curse of the Third World, it seems: leaders who are incapable of making good decisions.

Rising Fortune 500 interest in Africa, Middle East - report

2017-04-12 16:58

The Middle East and Africa region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 countries, according to a new report by Infomineo.

Arab leaders meet to address conflicts and 'terror'

2017-03-29 14:05

Arab leaders are set to meet in Jordan for their annual summit with no expected breakthrough on resolving conflicts or "terrorism" in the region.

Viral: Dog saves abandoned baby's life

2015-10-31 12:59

In one of the most heartwarming animal-human encounters ever witnessed, a dog picked up a newborn where it was abandoned and took it to a nearby house. (Graphic)

Eating consumers push SA retailers to top spots

2015-01-29 12:39

South African retailers have performed very well in Africa and the Middle East, according to the latest Deloitte Global Powers of Retailing survey.

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