High bread prices have helped topple governments in the region.
There are a lot of opportunities for investment and technology, tourism and trade, Middle East researcher Sanam Vakil says.
Oil prices are still far below the break-even point for many producers in the Middle East.
It wouldn't change much at the pump — at least here at home.
Russia has leveraged its oil and gas market power to enhance its influence in the Middle East, just as the U.S. is pulling back from the region.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks in Saudi Arabia today at the launch of what’s being called the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center. Mnuchin’s leading a weeklong delegation to the Middle East to meet with leaders in Saudi Arabia, Israel and Qatar to talk about ways to combat terrorist financing. Click the audio player above to hear […]
Qatar is promising not to surrender in the face of sanctions imposed on it last week. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain halted land, air and sea traffic to Qatar and blacklisted several Qatari-linked organizations and individuals. They accuse the small oil-rich nation of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and other groups they […]
Simon Henderson of The Washington Institute says a major political crisis could affect the supply and price of oil.
'The reality is that the sides are a long way apart,' says David Horovitz, editor of The Times of Israel.
Emirates, the biggest airline in the Middle East, is cutting back on flights to the United States in five of its 12 destinations. The air carrier said demand has dropped steeply since President Trump’s restrictions on entry from Muslim-majority countries. And the ban of any electronic device bigger than a cell phone from certain Middle East […]