Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Middle East

January 30, 2023

Egyptian president, U.S. state secretary discuss Israeli-Palestinian tensions

Antony Blinken, who is on a three-day trip to the Middle East, says the U.S. would coordinate with Egypt to restore peace and stability to the region.

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken
January 24, 2023

Saudi Arabia to offer 200,000 jobs to Sri Lankans

Workers’ remittance is one of the main sources of foreign revenues for Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka women working (Credit: Global Citizen)
December 30, 2022

Ronaldo signs $75 million per year deal with Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr

Ronaldo has struggled to secure a ‘wanted’ move to top clubs in Europe due to his huge weekly wages and also his age.

A composite of Cristiano Ronaldo and Saudi club Al-Nassr
December 23, 2022

World’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkiye in race to become electric vehicles powerhouses by 2023

These three countries: Turkiye, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, which are all in the Middle East region, are all working to become powerhouses in the electric vehicles manufacturing industry.

Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
November 25, 2022

U.S. military using fake Facebook accounts against Asia, Middle East: Meta

The posts were made mainly during the U.S. East Coast business hours and in Arabic, Farsi and Russian.

November 18, 2022

Many countries cooperating with Russia despite Western sanctions: Foreign minister

Mr Lavrov said the countries that want to continue to work with Moscow include Russia’s allies in the Eurasian Economic Union and the Commonwealth of the Independent State.

Sergey Lavrov
October 31, 2022

Food prices to rise as Russia halts Ukraine grain shipment 

Russia’s weekend backtrack from a UN-brokered deal to export Black Sea grains is likely to hit shipments to import-dependent countries, deepening a global food crisis.

October 25, 2022

Football fan trekking from Spain to Qatar for FIFA World Cup goes missing in Iran

Santiago Sanchez, who began the adventure nine months ago, was last heard from three week ago after crossing into crisis hit Iran.

Santiago Sanchez
August 27, 2022

Road To Qatar: Extreme temperatures, air-conditioned stadiums and coping mechanisms

In our first installment of a series on 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, Peoples Gazette highlights efforts to provide suitable conditions for the football mundial.

Qatar World Cup
August 8, 2022

First ship carrying maize from Ukraine reaches destination

So far, 10 grain ships have departed from Ukrainian ports, according to the Turkish Defence Ministry.

Australian cruise ship