Middle East

Netanyahu to cut U.S. visit short after seven wounded in rocket…

Netanyahu to cut U.S. visit short after seven wounded in rocket…

Published 25/03/2019

MISHMERET, Israel (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he will cut short his trip to the United States after a rocket [more…]

Ethiopian Airlines CEO promises to get to bottom of flight 302 crash

Ethiopian Airlines CEO promises to get to bottom of flight 302 crash

Published 25/03/2019

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said on Monday the airline would work with investigators in Ethiopia, the United States and elsewhere [more…]

Egypt’s central bank seen maintaining key rates: Reuters poll

Egypt’s central bank seen maintaining key rates: Reuters poll

Published 25/03/2019

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s central bank is likely to maintain interest rates at its meeting on Thursday, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, although some [more…]

Uber could announce $3 billion deal with Careem early this week:…

Uber could announce $3 billion deal with Careem early this week:…

Published 25/03/2019

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc is set to offer over $3 billion to buy Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ, two sources familiar with the deal [more…]

Uri Geller urges mass-telepathy against Brexit

Uri Geller urges mass-telepathy against Brexit

Published 24/03/2019

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller wants to bend British Prime Minister Theresa May’s will against Brexit using mass-telepathy. From his home in [more…]

Abu Dhabi aims to lure start-ups with investment in new technology hub

Abu Dhabi aims to lure start-ups with investment in new technology hub

Published 24/03/2019

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi will commit up to 1 billion dirhams ($272 million) to support technology start-ups, it said on Sunday, in a [more…]

Skittish investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks, rush…

Skittish investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks, rush…

Published 22/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global equity funds saw massive outflows this week, a sharp reversal from last week’s inflows as pessimism over economic growth gripped investors [more…]

Overdone? Short EU equities ‘most crowded’ trade for first time

Overdone? Short EU equities ‘most crowded’ trade for first time

Published 19/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Fund managers have named bearish bets in European equities as the “most crowded” trade in Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s survey for [more…]

Ethiopia says crashed jet’s black boxes show similarities to Lion…

Ethiopia says crashed jet’s black boxes show similarities to Lion…

Published 18/03/2019

ADDIS ABABA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had “clear similarities” with October’s Lion Air crash, Ethiopia said [more…]