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Good news – the UK is not in recession; Bad news – it doesn’t feel like it

One of the greatest problems that both economists and politicians face is the key element of communication. Yes, they may indeed be trying to...

Is “cable diplomacy” shaping energy policy in the Mediterranean & Middle East?

The transition towards a carbon neutral economy has become a priority for many governments around the world. Using the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals...

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and wife Asma test positive for COVID-19

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma have tested positive for Coronavirus, the president's office said in a statement on Monday.A post on...

NATO voices concerns over Russian military presence in MENA region

Russia's increasing military presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a matter of "great concern" for NATO, its Secretary-General Jens...

Global arms trade on the rise

In the last five years, the international transfer of major arms followed an increasing trend that was noted in a recently published report by...

Senior Hezbollah officials infected with COVID-19

Senior Hezbollah officials have been placed under quarantine after being infected with Coronavirus, Israel's Channel 13 reported on Wednesday, citing Al Arabiya. Hezbollah leader, Hassan...

Iranian Vice President infected with Coronavirus

Iran's Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar is the latest Iranian official infected with Coronavirus, according to the state-run IRNA. Ebtekar, also...

Commissioner Johansson sees new ways of managing migration

"I want to restart the EU's migration debate from the scratch," said EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson during her short visit to...

Iran's Deputy Health Minister tested positive for Coronavirus

Iran's Deputy Health Minister, Iraj Harirchi was tested positive for Coronavirus and is kept under quarantine, a Health Ministry spokesperson has confirmed. The test results...

EU's top diplomat in Iran to de-escalate tensions

Josep Borrell, EU's top diplomat visited Iran's capital Tehran on Monday with the aim of conveying the EU’s strong commitment to preserve the nuclear deal. Borrell’s mission...

Bilateral cooperation, Palestine peace talks top EU-Jordan meeting

EU's Foreign Policy chief Josep Borrell, in his first trip to the Middle East after he assumed his position as High Representative for Foreign...

EU nations call for de-escalation amid fears of US – Iran conflict

The killing of top Iran General Qassem Soleimani at Baghdad airport on Friday by US drone strike ordered by President Donald Trump has triggered a...

Netanyahu asks for immunity from corruption charges

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Wednesday his decision to file a request for legal parliamentary immunity from prosecution in corruption charges he's facing. In November,...

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