Istanbul, Asharq Al-Awsat—It seems an age now since Turkey trumpeted its “zero problems” foreign policy, seeking more harmonious relations with its neighbors, especially the Arab states. But Turkey’s relations with its Arab neighbors have taken a sour turn recently, with Ankara seemingly at odds with its neighbors on a panoplyContinue Reading

DUBAI, UAE, February 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Market leader delivers superior heart rate tracking, a Fitness Super Watch with advanced tools to train smarter and innovative interactive experience to stay motivated Fitbit, Inc., the market leader in the fast-growing Connected Health and Fitness category, today announced the availability of FitbitContinue Reading

Most commonly associated with spying and military missions, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones – for humanitarian purposes is the subject of both hype and caution. Sceptics are wary of the ethical and practical implications, worried about human rights and security aspects and unconvinced by theirContinue Reading

So the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decided to postpone the 2015 elections with just seven days to go? What a shame. Since January 2014 – more than a year ago – when INEC released the timetable, officials of the commission had consistently assured Nigerians that they were ready forContinue Reading

Despite Syrian regime’s barrel bombs, stories of ISIL hostages dominate the airwaves. The painful death of Moaz al-Kassasbeh was felt across the world. Like those of Alan Henning, David Haines, Peter Kassig, Haruna Yukawa, Kenji Goto and many more before him, Kassasbeh’s death dominated the international headlines. World leaders spokeContinue Reading

Results Across the MENA Region Are Mixed, But Sales of U.S. Goods Increase for Fifth Consecutive Year WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — According to new U.S. Government data analyzed by the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC), exports of U.S. goods to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)Continue Reading