EXCLUSIVE: UAE Foreign Minister Al Gargash on Iran’s Role in the Region

In an exclusive with Newsweek Middle East, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Al Gargash spoke about Iran’s role in the region and the necessity of Tehran changing its behavior to become constructive rather than destructive. Minister Gargash believes “it is doable” to change Iran’s role in the region as long as there

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The Oil Guru

In an interview with Newsweek Middle East, international oil expert and World Bank Consultant Dr. Mamdouh Salameh expected crude prices to reach $60 per barrel by this year’s end or as early as next year, before rising to $70/barrel in 2017. According to Salameh, Saudi Arabia’s past policy of flooding the oil market with supply

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Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan Shares Video of Dubai’s Fog

The Crown Prince of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum shared a short video clip of Dubai’s fog on his Instagram account captioning it “A world of opportunities lies beneath #MyDubai 5.12.2016 صباح السحاب للأحباب”, which translates to “a morning of fog to the loved ones” on December 6. In

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Bollywood Actor’s Dramatic Weight-Loss Leaves Audiences Stunned

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is a known perfectionist in the industry. He will go to any length to get into character, and his past transformations are proof of that. His latest film Dangal, however, has sent shock-waves across the world. Khan, who plays the role of Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, underwent a radical body

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman Passes Away

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa Jayaraman passed away at 68 years old, on Monday at the Apollo Hospital after she went into cardiac arrest. Apollo Hospitals are making arrangements to take her mortal remains to her residence, Poes Gardens. Jayalalithaa had been admitted at Apollo Hospital since September 22 as she suffered from dehydration

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Narendra Modi and Ashraf Ghani Hold Bilateral Talks

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held bilateral talks in Amritsar, India. They talked about various issues including cross-border terrorism and the decision to strengthen the cooperation of counter-terrorism between the two countries. The two leaders agreed upon operationalizing $1 Billion for bilateral cooperation for capacity building, skill development, infrastructure building

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Saudi Arabia’s Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Calls for “Urgent” End to Ban on Women Driving

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal called for an “urgent” end to the country’s ban on women driving. The prince tweeted on his official Twitter account saying: “Stop the debate: Time for women to drive.”   كفى نقاش: حان وقت قيادة المرأة للسيارةhttps://t.co/BBgyF8i1Gs Stop the debate: Time for women to drivehttps://t.co/6KAniFa4BT — الوليد بن

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Trump Promises To Deport Atleast 2-3 Million ‘Criminal’ Immigrants

November 13, 2016 – President-elect Donald Trump has promised to deport or incarcerate “probably two million, or even three million criminal” illegal immigrants, once he takes office in a post-election interview.” The program will be aired Sunday on CBS News “60 Minutes” program at 7 p.m. EST. http://newsweekme.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Trump.mp4 Social Streams

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New UAE Law Encourages Employees to Read at Work

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed a law on Monday, October 31 that will allow employees to take time off work and read. The law is aimed at creating a society that is more knowledge-based. “Our goal is to prepare generations that work towards excelling and achieving the vision of

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