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Is Israel jeopardising Russia-Iran ties? - TRT World
Is Israel jeopardising Russia-Iran ties?  TRT World

With Israel launching air strikes against Iranian positions in Syria, the strategic interests of Russia and Iran seem to be on a divergent path.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:15:54 GMT
Israel attacks Syria - Region - World - Ahram Online
Israel attacks Syria - Region - World  Ahram Online

Israel is striking deeper into Syria after the announcement of the withdrawal of US forces from the country, with the apparent aim of targeting Iran, writes Bassel ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:07:30 GMT
US moving out of Syria might bring Israel and the Gulf together - TRT World
US moving out of Syria might bring Israel and the Gulf together  TRT World

An advisor to the Bahraini King says that the withdrawal of US troops from Syria is leading to warmer ties between Arabs and Israelis as they build a united front ...


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tel Aviv' fears the future; what Zionists are concerned most about - Tehran Times
Tel Aviv' fears the future; what Zionists are concerned most about  Tehran Times

TEHRAN - These days, Israeli officials are not feeling so hot, and are extremely concerned about the future, as it is quite evident in Tel Aviv's statements.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Putin's S-300 winging to Syria: Tel Aviv's nightmare - Tehran Times
Putin's S-300 winging to Syria: Tel Aviv's nightmare  Tehran Times

TEHRAN - A Russian Ilyushin-20 military aircraft with 15 servicemen on board was brought down on September 17 by Syrian anti-aircraft S-200 air defense ...


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
1 Turkish soldier killed by YPG fire in Syria's Tel Rifaat in Afrin - Daily Sabah
1 Turkish soldier killed by YPG fire in Syria's Tel Rifaat in Afrin  Daily Sabah

One Turkish soldier was killed Thursday after terrorist People's Protection Units (YPG) opened harassment fire on Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) in Syria's ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Netanyahu-Putin Meet in Light of Moscow's S-300 to Syria, Tel Aviv Dawning Russian Jet - Al-Bawaba
Netanyahu-Putin Meet in Light of Moscow's S-300 to Syria, Tel Aviv Dawning Russian Jet  Al-Bawaba

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Sunday to meet shortly, Just days after Russia completed the delivery of ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Residents of Syria's Tel Rifaat demand Turkey to free their town like Afrin - TRT World
Residents of Syria's Tel Rifaat demand Turkey to free their town like Afrin  TRT World

Hundreds of Syrian protesters, carrying Turkish and Free Syrian Army flags, block a road between Azaz city and Sijo town in Aleppo and call Ankara to include ...


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Economy, Business and Finance - Syria and the Middle East - Telecoms & IT - Syria Report
Economy, Business and Finance - Syria and the Middle East - Telecoms & IT  Syria Report

MTN-Syria Listing in Stock Exchange Potentially Opening Way for Divestment by Shareholders. 04-12-2018. MTN-Syria has received a preliminary approval to ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 15:09:42 GMT
Turkey says Syria's Tel Rifaat will be cleared of PKK/YPG terrorists - TRT World
Turkey says Syria's Tel Rifaat will be cleared of PKK/YPG terrorists  TRT World

Turkey says Operation Olive Branch will continue until all of Syria's Afrin region is cleared from PKK/YPG terrorists and called on allies to not train terror ...


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
President Erdogan says Turkey to take control of Syria's Tel Rifaat - TRT World
President Erdogan says Turkey to take control of Syria's Tel Rifaat  TRT World

President Erdogan has vowed to extend the military operation along the Syrian border and on Sunday said the Turkish-led forces would take control of the town ...


Sun, 25 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls - The National
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls  The National

A recent study suggesting a ban on WhatsApp calls has caused worry among Syrians living both inside Syria and abroad as the application has become an ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Halifax man charged with violating Syria sanctions continues to conduct business in war-torn country - CBC.ca
Halifax man charged with violating Syria sanctions continues to conduct business in war-torn country  CBC.ca

A Halifax man who is the first person charged with violating Canada's economic sanctions against Syria is back in Damascus doing business there, CBC News ...


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New photos reveal Iranian installations in Syria - i24NEWS
New photos reveal Iranian installations in Syria  i24NEWS

The pictures show four Iranian installations in Syria: Tel Gharba, Tel Kleb, Nabi Yusha and Tel Maqdad.


Thu, 10 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
YPG terrorists vandalize homes in northwestern Syria’s Tal Rifaat - Daily Sabah
YPG terrorists vandalize homes in northwestern Syria’s Tal Rifaat  Daily Sabah

PKK's Syrian offshoot People's Protection Forces (YPG) has been looting and vandalizing the homes and lands of civilians in the Syrian town of Tal Rifaat.


Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Turkey, Russia 'to build hospital' for Syrians fleeing E Ghouta - Al Jazeera English
Turkey, Russia 'to build hospital' for Syrians fleeing E Ghouta  Al Jazeera English

Turkish president says Ankara and Moscow will coordinate over project, after meeting Russian and Iranian counterparts.


Wed, 04 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian war economy - MDC for Middle Eastern and African Studies
Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian war economy  MDC for Middle Eastern and African Studies

Mauro Primavera analyzes the ways that corrupt businessmen are capitalizing on the bloody Syrian conflict.


Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SyriaTel reports 37% increase in revenues in FY2016 - TeleGeography
SyriaTel reports 37% increase in revenues in FY2016  TeleGeography

Syria. Mobile network operator SyriaTel has announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2016, showing an improvement ...


Tue, 02 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Architect of Iranian Missiles Assassinated in Syria - Asharq Al-awsat English
Architect of Iranian Missiles Assassinated in Syria  Asharq Al-awsat English

There have been conflicting reports on the murder of the head of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center in Masyaf, Aziz Asbar, who is known for ...


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq’s Sinjar & Syria’s Tal Rifaat next targets of Turkish military op – Erdogan - RT
Iraq’s Sinjar & Syria’s Tal Rifaat next targets of Turkish military op – Erdogan  RT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the launch of a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Sinjar. He also vowed to take ...


Sun, 25 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SyriaTel, MTN secure 20-year operating licences in Syria - TeleGeography
SyriaTel, MTN secure 20-year operating licences in Syria  TeleGeography

Syria. Cellcos MTN Syria and SyriaTel, which operate in the country under Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) arrangements, have been awarded long-term ...


Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Russia blames Israel for Latakia incident over Syria - NewsClick
Russia blames Israel for Latakia incident over Syria  NewsClick

Russian Ministry of Defence has accused Israel of 'deliberate and hostile provocation' after a Russian maritime reconnaissance plane was shot down over Syria.


Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria al-Salam Marathon Kicks Off in Different Provinces - Al-Bawaba
Syria al-Salam Marathon Kicks Off in Different Provinces  Al-Bawaba

Syria al-Salam (Peace) Marathon kicked off simultaneously in the cities of Lattakia, Tartous, Aleppo, Homs, Sweida and Hama with wide participation of youth, ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:24:00 GMT
Russia helps create safe zone near Syria's Tel Rifaat - MoD - AMN Al-Masdar News
Russia helps create safe zone near Syria's Tel Rifaat - MoD  AMN Al-Masdar News

A deconfliction zone has been established near the Syrian city of Tel Rifaat with the assistance of the Russian Defense Ministry's center for Syrian.


Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Syrians displaced from Tal Abyad town recount YPG atrocities - TRT World
Syrians displaced from Tal Abyad town recount YPG atrocities  TRT World

For many in the West, the US-backed YPG is seen as an effective fighting force against Daesh. But for many Turkmen and Arab families, the militants taking their ...


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Trapped in eastern Ghouta: How both sides are preventing civilians escaping the horror in Syria siege - The Independent
Trapped in eastern Ghouta: How both sides are preventing civilians escaping the horror in Syria siege  The Independent

Syrian rebels and government forces are both preventing civilians fleeing the bombardment of Eastern Ghouta, according to a teacher who has been trying to ...


Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syria's important message to the Zionists: The end of hit and run era - Mehr News Agency - English Version
Syria's important message to the Zionists: The end of hit and run era  Mehr News Agency - English Version

TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – The Israeli military once again attacked the Syrian territory on 30 November 2018. Syria's official news agency SANA quoted a ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Retired General Tells Sputnik How Syria Can Get Golan Heights Back From Israel - Sputnik International
Retired General Tells Sputnik How Syria Can Get Golan Heights Back From Israel  Sputnik International

With the Syrian Army on the brink of defeating militants concentrated near the Golan Heights, Damascus is close to wrapping up its campaign to free southern ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Deployment of S 300 in Syria is Russia's least costly measure against Israel: ex-U.S. ambassador - Tehran Times
Deployment of S 300 in Syria is Russia's least costly measure against Israel: ex-U.S. ambassador  Tehran Times

TEHRAN - Russians make the least costly reprisal against Israel with deployment of S 300 system in Syria. A reporter at Tehran Times newspaper recently ...


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Paradise Papers reveal how Assad's cousin used front companies to - The New Arab
Paradise Papers reveal how Assad's cousin used front companies to  The New Arab

Investigation: Makhlouf - labelled Syria's 'poster boy for corruption' - was able to trade in Polish real estate, international telecomms and Romanian timber, ...


Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Israel threatens Iran amid surge in confrontations in Syria - New York Post
Israel threatens Iran amid surge in confrontations in Syria  New York Post

RIYADH – Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defense minister said in remarks published on Thursday, as the ...


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets - Business Wire
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Syria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering ...


Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Standing Near Israel's Nukes, Netanyahu Threathens Iran and Syria - Mintpress News
Standing Near Israel's Nukes, Netanyahu Threathens Iran and Syria  Mintpress News

Standing in from on Israel's nukes, Netanyahu Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) would act with “all its might” against Iran and Syria.


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Pro-US Kurds against Iraqi and Syrian Christians - Voltaire Network
Pro-US Kurds against Iraqi and Syrian Christians  Voltaire Network

The regional government of Iraqi Kurdistan has established an Islamic tax on businesses owned by Christians. This tax appeared at the (...) [Voltaire Network]


Sat, 07 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Report: Dubai money-laundering haven for real estate - Youngstown Vindicator
Report: Dubai money-laundering haven for real estate  Youngstown Vindicator

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate ...


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How UN Humanitarian Aid Has Propped Up Assad - Foreign Affairs
How UN Humanitarian Aid Has Propped Up Assad  Foreign Affairs

Why have sanctions been so unsuccessful at stopping Assad's killing machine? A big part of the blame lies with the UN-led humanitarian effort in Syria.


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services? - Global Voices
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services?  Global Voices

This post, written by Grant Baker, was first published on smex.org. This edited version is republished on Global Voices as part of a *content*-sharing agreement.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Middle East Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs Report 2018: Middle East Mobile Operators Begin to See Rising Data Revenues - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Middle East Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs Report 2018: Middle East Mobile Operators Begin to See Rising Data Revenues - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. “Middle ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Assad regime controls UN aid intended for Syria's children - The Guardian
How Assad regime controls UN aid intended for Syria's children  The Guardian

Guardian investigation identifies dozens of deals that raise new questions about the UN's role in Syria, and its impartiality.


Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian boy talks about forced YPG recruitment - TRT World
Syrian boy talks about forced YPG recruitment  TRT World

A former YPG recruit says he was kidnapped from his home by the group when he turned 18 and then was forced to serve at one of its camps in Syria's Afrin ...


Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What Sanctions? Assad Allies Got $18 Million in Payouts - Fortune
What Sanctions? Assad Allies Got $18 Million in Payouts  Fortune

The United Nations paid at least $18 million last year to companies with close ties to Bashar al-Assad, some of them run by cronies of the Syrian president who ...


Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Syria's Jinderes reduced to rubble after YPG pushed out - TRT World
Syria's Jinderes reduced to rubble after YPG pushed out  TRT World

Once a bustling town, fighting has damaged villages and infrastructure while the retreating militants have planted mines in the neighbourhoods.


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Reviled Tycoon, Assad's Cousin, Resigns in Syria - New York Times
Reviled Tycoon, Assad's Cousin, Resigns in Syria  New York Times

Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of President Bashar al-Assad, said he was quitting business, a move seen as a major concession to antigovernment protesters.


Thu, 16 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT
S-300 missiles may help usher in the demise of U.S. unipolarity - Tehran Times
S-300 missiles may help usher in the demise of U.S. unipolarity  Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Russia's Ilyushin-20 military aircraft was shot down in western Syria with a Russian S-200 missile by Syrian air defense forces and all 15 crew of the ...


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Air strike on Iraqi border signals growing risks of Syrian conflict | Simon Speakman Cordall - The Arab Weekly
Air strike on Iraqi border signals growing risks of Syrian conflict | Simon Speakman Cordall  The Arab Weekly

An unclaimed air strike on a Syrian town near the Iraqi border opened a new chapter in the country's intractable civil war.


Sun, 24 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Manbij roadmap has been put into action – Erdogan - TRT World
Manbij roadmap has been put into action – Erdogan  TRT World

Ankara and Washington had agreed to a roadmap on June 4th for the withdrawal of the YPG terror group from Syria's Manbij and for US and Turkish forces to ...


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Locals return to Afrin to rebuild their lives - TRT World
Locals return to Afrin to rebuild their lives  TRT World

After Turkish troops and the Free Syrian Army drove the PKK-linked YPG out of the Syrian town of Afrin, locals are returning now that the situation has stabilised.


Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria not ‘immune’, Israel will destroy Assad’s forces if attacked, says Netanyahu - RT
Syria not ‘immune’, Israel will destroy Assad’s forces if attacked, says Netanyahu  RT

Israel will “destroy” any Syrian forces that attempt an attack against Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned. He also cautioned President Assad ...


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Wearables For Kids: Syrian Entrepreneur Raafat Hantoush, Co-Founder, Bote, Can Help You Track Your Children - Entrepreneur
Wearables For Kids: Syrian Entrepreneur Raafat Hantoush, Co-Founder, Bote, Can Help You Track Your Children  Entrepreneur

Every two minutes, a child goes missing in Europe. That's according to a study by the Missing Children Europe Foundation. Other countries suffer from the same ...


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth - Ars Technica
Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth  Ars Technica

Censorship and government monitoring aren't the only problems facing Syrian Internet users. There have been frequent, recent shutdowns of all Internet traffic ...


Tue, 21 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Who Controls Syria? The Al-Assad family, the Inner Circle, and the Tycoons - Modern Diplomacy
Who Controls Syria? The Al-Assad family, the Inner Circle, and the Tycoons  Modern Diplomacy

Ever since Hafez al-Assad came to power in 1971, the three pillars of the Syrian regime have been the Ba'ath Party, the Alawite minority and the army.


Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Were Russian Combat Robots Used in Syria? - bellingcat - bellingcat
Were Russian Combat Robots Used in Syria? - bellingcat  bellingcat

According to Sputnik and multiple Russian-language blogs, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) recently deployed ten Russian combat robots in a battle in the Latakia ...


Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Syria's Afrin residents welcome Turkish forces with open arms - TRT World
Syria's Afrin residents welcome Turkish forces with open arms  TRT World

Civilians greet and show hospitality to Turkish soldiers and the Free Syrian Army members after they cleared the YPG terror group from the Afrin town centre on ...


Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Leaked 'Panama Papers' Expose The Dirty Dealings Behind Syria's War - Huffington Post
The Leaked 'Panama Papers' Expose The Dirty Dealings Behind Syria's War  Huffington Post

Among the international figures named in the “Panama Papers,” the trove of more than 11 million leaked financial and legal documents made public over the ...


Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Daraa province: cradle of the Syrian revolt - The Peninsula Qatar
Daraa province: cradle of the Syrian revolt  The Peninsula Qatar

Syria's southern province of Daraa, where rebels and the regime reached a ceasefire deal on Friday, is the birthplace of the 2011 anti-government uprising that ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Turkey bombs Kurdish positions near Syria's Tel Abyad - ARA News
Turkey bombs Kurdish positions near Syria's Tel Abyad  ARA News

TEL ABYAD – The Turkish army on Thursday targeted headquarters of the Kurdish YPG forces near the Syrian border city of Tel Abyad. Security headquarters of ...


Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Syria’s lost generation: The school kids who can’t go to school - Haaretz
Syria’s lost generation: The school kids who can’t go to school  Haaretz

With the civil war now seven years old, more than 100000 Syrian university students have found their educations blocked, and the schoolchildren aren't doing ...


Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria: EU adds 10 persons to list of those under sanctions against the regime - EU News
Syria: EU adds 10 persons to list of those under sanctions against the regime  EU News

On 27 October 2016, the Council added 10 persons to the list of those targeted by EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime for being responsible for ...


Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Vladimir Putin attributes shooting down of Russian plane off Syrian coast to 'chain of tragic events' - Firstpost
Vladimir Putin attributes shooting down of Russian plane off Syrian coast to 'chain of tragic events'  Firstpost

Moscow/Jerusalem: Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria's seacoast was the result of ...


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Officers Fire on Crowd as Syrian Protests Grow - New York Times
Officers Fire on Crowd as Syrian Protests Grow  New York Times

DAMASCUS, Syria — Protesters set fire to the ruling Baath Party's headquarters and other government buildings in the southern city of Dara'a on Sunday, as ...


Sun, 20 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
A Syria without Iran: mission impossible? - TRT World
A Syria without Iran: mission impossible?  TRT World

Putin and Trump have agreed to pressure Iran for the sake of Israel's "security." Because of both countries' competing interests in Syria, analysts say this won't ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A Glimpse of Syria's Capital As War Wages : Parallels - NPR
A Glimpse of Syria's Capital As War Wages : Parallels  NPR

At Damascus University, Syria's oldest and largest institution of higher education, students casually stroll the sprawling campus. Female students sport ...


Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Research and Markets: Syria Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts Report 2011 - Business Wire
Research and Markets: Syria Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts Report 2011  Business Wire

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1b4974/syria_telecoms) has announced the addition of the.


Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
I Can’t Return to Syria. But Canada Doesn’t Want Me. - The New York Times
I Can’t Return to Syria. But Canada Doesn’t Want Me.  The New York Times

TORONTO — I arrived in Canada from Syria 10 years ago as an international student, and like every young dreamer, I was excited about my goals: perfect my ...


Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
US sanctions Syrian companies - CNN International
US sanctions Syrian companies  CNN International

Washington (CNN) -- The United States has slapped sanctions on Syria's largest mobile phone operator and a Syrian bank and its Lebanese subsidiary.


Wed, 10 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Mossack Fonseca serviced Assad cousin's firms despite Syria corruption fears - The Guardian
Mossack Fonseca serviced Assad cousin's firms despite Syria corruption fears  The Guardian

In further twist, Panama Papers show Rami Makhlouf was able to keep accounts open for months thanks to HSBC lobbying.


Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Second phase of Afrin operation begins - TRT World
Second phase of Afrin operation begins  TRT World

The Turkish military and Syrian opposition groups have cleared the Afrin border areas of the YPG, and now they are changing their tactics for the second phase ...


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Putin urges Netanyahu to avoid dangerous escalation following Syria raids - RT
Putin urges Netanyahu to avoid dangerous escalation following Syria raids  RT

Following Israel's air raids in Syria, Vladimir Putin has urged the Israeli PM to avoid any actions that could further fuel confrontation, while Benjamin Netanyahu ...


Sat, 10 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sweden keeps Syrian telecoms firms off EU sanctions list - Reuters
Sweden keeps Syrian telecoms firms off EU sanctions list  Reuters

Sweden blocked an effort by other EU states to add two telecoms firms in Syria with commercial links to Swedish firm Ericsson to an EU sanctions list this week, ...


Fri, 02 Dec 2011 08:00:00 GMT
Breaking: Islamist militias launch big counter-offensive against Syrian Army in east Idlib, claim several gains - AMN Al-Masdar News
Breaking: Islamist militias launch big counter-offensive against Syrian Army in east Idlib, claim several gains  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:39 P.M.) - Jihadists militias have just kicked-off a major counter-offensive against the Syrian Arab Army and allied paramilitaries in.


Sun, 04 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria - Financial Times
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria  Financial Times

MTN is pressing ahead with plans to acquire a 20-year mobile phone licence in Syria, in spite of the four-year civil conflict in the Arab nation that has seen ...


Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrians, entities linked to government - Reuters
U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrians, entities linked to government  Reuters

The U.S. Treasury said it imposed sanctions on Tuesday against five people and five entities accused of providing support to Syria's government or linked to ...


Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
France's Macron won't 'break' Turkey-Russia relations - Ankara - TRT World
France's Macron won't 'break' Turkey-Russia relations - Ankara  TRT World

"We can think differently but they (our relations with Russia) are not so weak that the French president can break them," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.


Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rami Makhlouf Becomes Magnet for Syrian Dissent - New York Times
Rami Makhlouf Becomes Magnet for Syrian Dissent  New York Times

Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of President Bashar al-Assad, is at the intersection of family privilege, clan loyalty and the disconnect between ruler and ruled.


Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Syria's civil war 'linked to global warming' - Telegraph.co.uk
Syria's civil war 'linked to global warming'  Telegraph.co.uk

The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global warming, a new study claims. In what scientists say is one of ...


Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Russia Seeks Jail Term For Student Who Fell in Love With ISIS Fighter - Newsweek
Russia Seeks Jail Term For Student Who Fell in Love With ISIS Fighter  Newsweek

A 21-year-old Russian student has defended herself against charges of attempting to join the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Syria, saying she fell in love ...


Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Ericsson shuts Damascus office due to security situation - Reuters
Ericsson shuts Damascus office due to security situation  Reuters

Sweden's Ericsson, the world's leading mobile telecoms equipment maker, said on Tuesday it had temporarily closed its office in the Syrian capital Damascus ...


Tue, 24 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian refugees eager to return home to Tel Rifaat - TRT World
Syrian refugees eager to return home to Tel Rifaat  TRT World

Displaced civilians from Syria's Tel Rifaat are calling on the Turkish military to extend Operation Olive Branch and drive the YPG out of their city.


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dubai real estate market haven for money launderers: report - Al Jazeera English
Dubai real estate market haven for money launderers: report  Al Jazeera English

Property investigated in US report worth more than $100m in places such as Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah.


Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The West's desire to ‘liberate’ the Middle East remains as flawed as ever - The Independent
The West's desire to ‘liberate’ the Middle East remains as flawed as ever  The Independent

As General de Gaulle set out for the Middle East in April of 1941, he famously wrote that “towards the complicated Orient, I flew with simple ideas”. They all did.


Sun, 06 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
HSBC shuts accounts of Syrians in UK after 'lobbying' for Assad's cousin - Middle East Eye
HSBC shuts accounts of Syrians in UK after 'lobbying' for Assad's cousin  Middle East Eye

Panama Papers show HSBC had links with Rami Makhlouf as Syrian war raged, but then began to close ordinary civilian accounts as 'risks'


Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Syria shoots down Israeli F-16 fighter - Tehran Times
Syria shoots down Israeli F-16 fighter  Tehran Times

The Syrian military has hit at least one intruding Israeli F-16 warplane that attacked positions inside Syrian territory, sending it down in flames and smoke.


Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria - TeleGeography
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria  TeleGeography

Syria. A consortium of Iranian companies will reportedly be granted a licence to launch a mobile *service* operation in Syria under agreements to expand ...


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
How Hafez al-Assad Divided the Alawite Sect - News Deeply
How Hafez al-Assad Divided the Alawite Sect  News Deeply

This month marks the 16th anniversary of the death of Hafez al-Assad, a man who built the foundation of Syria's civil war and still influences its course today.


Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Erdogan calls Netanyahu 'occupier' and 'terrorist' over Afrin remarks - TRT World
Erdogan calls Netanyahu 'occupier' and 'terrorist' over Afrin remarks  TRT World

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling him a "terrorist" after Netanyahu's remarks targeted Turkey's ...


Sun, 01 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tensions persist between Turkey, Syria after cross-border military exchange - Washington Post
Tensions persist between Turkey, Syria after cross-border military exchange  Washington Post

Artillery attack is retaliation for mortar strike Wednesday that killed civilians.


Thu, 04 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian Higher Education Faces a Long Recovery - Al-Fanar Media
Syrian Higher Education Faces a Long Recovery  Al-Fanar Media

Following is an edited version of an article that first appeared on the website Syria in Depth, a project that mentors and trains young Syrian journalists. Related ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
News - Bashar al-Assad's inner circle - BBC News
News - Bashar al-Assad's inner circle  BBC News

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is surrounded by military and intelligence figures, most of whom are either related to him or are members of his minority ...


Mon, 30 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT
How does a stock market operate in war? Syria — a case study - TradingFloor.com
How does a stock market operate in war? Syria — a case study  TradingFloor.com

The Damascus Securities Exchange has persevered through more than half a decade of brutal civil war, and last year it saw more trades made than ever before.


Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Syrian army captures parts of ISIL-held Palmyra - Aljazeera.com
Syrian army captures parts of ISIL-held Palmyra  Aljazeera.com

Syria state TV says the army recaptured the Syriatel hill near Palmyra's castle and is closer to retaking the city.


Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Turkish military encircles Afrin town centre - TRT World
Turkish military encircles Afrin town centre  TRT World

The centre of Afrin in Syria has been surrounded since March 12, and critically important areas have been seized recently, says the Turkish General Staff in a ...


Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Daraa province: cradle of Syrian revolt - Arabnews
Daraa province: cradle of Syrian revolt  Arabnews

PARIS: Syria's southern province of Daraa, which could be the regime's next target after its bloody reprisal of Eastern Ghouta, is the birthplace of the uprising ...


Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Israel threatens to ‘bite hard’ after downing of its fighter jet in Syria - RT
Israel threatens to ‘bite hard’ after downing of its fighter jet in Syria  RT

Tel Aviv has vowed to defend its interests without any limitations in the wake of heightened tensions with Tehran over the recent strikes in Syria. At the same time ...


Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syria says it repelled Israeli warplanes’ attack on military site near Damascus - RT
Syria says it repelled Israeli warplanes’ attack on military site near Damascus  RT

Israeli warplanes attacked military targets near Damascus from Lebanese airspace, according to Syrian state media. The Syrian Army claims it destroyed most of ...


Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Israel factor in Syria - The Hindu
The Israel factor in Syria  The Hindu

The massive air raids that Israel carried out in Syria earlier this month against “Iranian targets” and the subsequent downing of an Israeli jet by Syrian fire ...


Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Dozens Dead, Mostly Iranians, in Bunker Buster Attack on Syrian Army Base - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
Dozens Dead, Mostly Iranians, in Bunker Buster Attack on Syrian Army Base  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

The Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar reported Monday that “pending an official statement confirming the involvement of the Israeli enemy in the nightly ...


Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Latest battle update from northeast Hama: map - AMN Al-Masdar News
Latest battle update from northeast Hama: map  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their offensive in the northeastern countryside of the Hama Governorate, Tuesday,


Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Factbox: Sanctions imposed on Syria - Reuters
Factbox: Sanctions imposed on Syria  Reuters

(Reuters) - Here are details of sanctions imposed on Syria as the European Union agreed on Monday to freeze the assets of Syria's central bank, adding to the ...


Tue, 28 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Netanyahu: The campaign we are conducting against Iran is still at its peak - Middle East Monitor
Netanyahu: The campaign we are conducting against Iran is still at its peak  Middle East Monitor

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country is still continuing its efforts to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. According to him, Israel is ...


Mon, 28 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Colin Thubron returns to Damascus after 50 years - BBC News
Colin Thubron returns to Damascus after 50 years  BBC News

It is 50 years since writer Colin Thubron published his portrait of Damascus, in which he recounted his travels around the Syrian capital and explored the history ...


Sun, 12 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies in Iran, Syria - CBC.ca
New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies in Iran, Syria  CBC.ca

The U.S. case against the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, who was arrested in Canada last month, centres on the company's suspected ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New Documents Revealed in China - US Battle Over Top Chinese Executive - Citizen Truth
New Documents Revealed in China - US Battle Over Top Chinese Executive  Citizen Truth

Posted by Yasmeen Rasidi | Jan 9, 2019 | ASIA/PACIFIC | 0 |. New Documents Revealed in China – US Battle Over Top Chinese Executive. The arrest of ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Shares Jump as Company Settles $8.1 Billion Nigeria Case - Bloomberg
MTN Shares Jump as Company Settles $8.1 Billion Nigeria Case  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. shares jumped as much as 8.2 percent after the phone carrier settled allegations it illegally transferred $8.1 billion of funds out of Nigeria, ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Huawei Tied to Suspected Front Companies in Iran and Syria, New Documents Reveal - Market Tactic
Huawei Tied to Suspected Front Companies in Iran and Syria, New Documents Reveal  Market Tactic

Posted by Abigale Lormen | Jan 12, 2019 | Politics | 0. Huawei Tied to Suspected Front Companies in Iran and Syria, New Documents Reveal. Meng Wanzhou ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Reflections on the MTN Nigeria Communications case - Financier Worldwide
Reflections on the MTN Nigeria Communications case  Financier Worldwide

February 2019 | EXPERT BRIEFING | LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION. financierworldwide.com ?Share. On 29 August 2018, Nigeria's Central Bank ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:45:41 GMT
MTN's results show there is still money in plain old phone calls, and also war zones - Business Insider South Africa
MTN's results show there is still money in plain old phone calls, and also war zones  Business Insider South Africa

MTN reported R2 billion in revenue from Syria in 2017, and while its data revenues grew quickly, voice revenues were – encouragingly – flat.


Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN unfazed by difficult regimes - Financial Mail
MTN unfazed by difficult regimes  Financial Mail

Profits are up in all the Middle Eastern operations, bar Yemen, and opportunities remain despite the risks.


Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Has 67.9 Million Subscribers in War-Torn Markets - Techfinancials.co.za
MTN Has 67.9 Million Subscribers in War-Torn Markets  Techfinancials.co.za

MTN on Monday reported that it has 67.9 million customers in the in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars - The Economist
MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars  The Economist

FEW FIRMS know the promise and the pitfalls of doing business in Africa better than MTN, a telecoms giant. Connecting its first calls in 1994, the year that ...


Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
White House orders Pentagon to pull troops from Syria immediately - KTVQ Billings News
White House orders Pentagon to pull troops from Syria immediately  KTVQ Billings News

The White House has ordered the Pentagon to pull U.S. troops from Syria immediately, a U.S. defense official confirmed to CBS News correspondent David ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Why MTN sold one of its most profitable divisions - Financial Mail
Why MTN sold one of its most profitable divisions  Financial Mail

Sale of healthy Cypriot business will generate R4bn, which MTN will use to reduce its debt.


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion - The Wall Street Journal
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion  The Wall Street Journal

Shares in African telecom giant MTN Group plunged as much as 25% after Nigeria's central bank ordered the company to return $8.1 billion that it said was ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Trump’s Iran sanctions keep MTN’s R3.4bn out of reach - Business Day
Trump’s Iran sanctions keep MTN’s R3.4bn out of reach  Business Day

Mobile operator MTN's share price registered its biggest decline in more than a year after reporting that R3.4bn of its cash may remain trapped in Iran for at least ...


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN launches smart feature phone for African users - Quartz
MTN launches smart feature phone for African users  Quartz

MTN's new “smart feature” phone is meant to be as affordable as a feature phone, as multifunctional as a smartphone and will help Africa's largest phone ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Offloading unwanted parts: MTN sells Cyprus unit for $304m - BizNews
Offloading unwanted parts: MTN sells Cyprus unit for $304m  BizNews

MTN agreed to sell its Cyprus unit to Monaco Telecom SA for about $304 million as Africa's biggest wireless carrier by subscribers makes good on a pledge to ...


Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services? - IFEX
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services?  IFEX

The Syrian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that it may soon begin blocking voice and video calls on WhatsApp and other Voice over ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Economy, Business and Finance - Syria and the Middle East - Telecoms & IT - Syria Report
Economy, Business and Finance - Syria and the Middle East - Telecoms & IT  Syria Report

MTN-Syria Listing in Stock Exchange Potentially Opening Way for Divestment by Shareholders. 04-12-2018. MTN-Syria has received a preliminary approval to ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 15:09:42 GMT
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards - ITWeb
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards  ITWeb

After days of reviewing hundreds of nominations for this year's MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards, the adjudication panel has shortlisted the ...


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ISIS gunmen kill 40 U.S.-backed fighters in eastern Syria - CTV News
ISIS gunmen kill 40 U.S.-backed fighters in eastern Syria  CTV News

The Islamic State group killed at least 40 U.S.-backed Syrian fighters, captured several alive and regained areas they lost earlier this month in eastern Syria near ...


Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN considers exit of some markets in country review - BusinessTech
MTN considers exit of some markets in country review  BusinessTech

Africa's biggest mobile-phone company is doing a spring clean of its empire. MTN Group Ltd said Thursday it's conducting a review to decide whether it really ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Hosts First Ever Global Y'ello Career Day For Youth On The Future Of Work - Creamer Media's Engineering News
MTN Hosts First Ever Global Y'ello Career Day For Youth On The Future Of Work  Creamer Media's Engineering News

MTN will host a Global Y'ello Career Day across 21 of its operations on Thursday, 21 June 2018. This is a first in the company's history. The Y'ello Career Day is ...


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Considers Exit of War-Torn Markets in Country Review - Bloomberg
MTN Considers Exit of War-Torn Markets in Country Review  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. may exit markets that aren't self-funding as Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter reviews the 22 countries in which it operates.


Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Debt, Iran worries send MTN shares tumbling - TechCentral
Debt, Iran worries send MTN shares tumbling  TechCentral

MTN Group has warned that renewed US-led economic sanctions against Iran had once again tied up funds in its second biggest market, scuppering plans to ...


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria - Financial Times
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria  Financial Times

MTN is pressing ahead with plans to acquire a 20-year mobile phone licence in Syria, in spite of the four-year civil conflict in the Arab nation that has seen ...


Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
OPINION: MTN now cheap, but still not going anywhere - Independent Online
OPINION: MTN now cheap, but still not going anywhere  Independent Online

It has been two and a half years since MTN hit the wall and halved to below R120 a share writes Amelia Morgenrood.


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls - The National
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls  The National

A recent study suggesting a ban on WhatsApp calls has caused worry among Syrians living both inside Syria and abroad as the application has become an ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Orange, MTN to Launch Mobile Wallet Mowali, Offering Interoperability With Other Mobile Money Services Across Africa - MicroCapital
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Orange, MTN to Launch Mobile Wallet Mowali, Offering Interoperability With Other Mobile Money Services Across Africa  MicroCapital

Two telecommunications companies, France-based Orange Group and South Africa-based MTN Group, are partnering to create Mowali, a mobile wallet ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN will have 90% 4G coverage before the end of 2018 - MyBroadband
MTN will have 90% 4G coverage before the end of 2018  MyBroadband

MTN South Africa CTIO Giovanni Chiarelli has promised that MTN will have 90% 4G population coverage before the end of 2018. Speaking at the 2018 ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Trump told Turkey's Erdogan in Dec. 14 call about Syria, 'it's all yours. We are done' - KBZK Bozeman News
Trump told Turkey's Erdogan in Dec. 14 call about Syria, 'it's all yours. We are done'  KBZK Bozeman News

US President Donald Trump told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the US was “done” with Syria as the pair discussed the possible withdrawal of US ...


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN has 15,900 employees, spent R27 billion on tax, and operates in war zones - MyBroadband
MTN has 15,900 employees, spent R27 billion on tax, and operates in war zones  MyBroadband

MTN Group recently released its integrated report for the year ended 31 December 2017. The report is used to inform stakeholders about its operations, and the ...


Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Stephen Miller defends Trump's Syria withdrawal: 'Are we supposed to stay in Syria for generation after generation spilling American blood?' - KBZK Bozeman News
Stephen Miller defends Trump's Syria withdrawal: 'Are we supposed to stay in Syria for generation after generation spilling American blood?'  KBZK Bozeman News

Presidential adviser Stephen Miller backed President Donald Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria in a combative CNN interview Thursday night, arguing ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth - ITWeb
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth  ITWeb

Today, thousands of MTN employees in 21 markets across Africa and the Middle East launched the company's annual employee volunteerism programme, ...


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN slides on Nigeria’s $2bn claim for taxes - Business Day
MTN slides on Nigeria’s $2bn claim for taxes  Business Day

MTN's Nigerian nightmare shows no sign of abating. Not a week after being hit with a shock $8.1bn claim by Nigeria's central bank, MTN shares dived a further ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN loses market share in key markets - ITWeb
MTN loses market share in key markets  ITWeb

Over the past five years, the telco giant has lost market share in SA and Nigeria as well as several other markets.


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN braces for Iran headwinds but set to weather storm - The National
MTN braces for Iran headwinds but set to weather storm  The National

Renewed US sanctions on Iran will hurt South African mobile carrier MTN and the company warned it will once again struggle to repatriate revenue but it looks ...


Sun, 13 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US envoy in ISIS fight, Brett McGurk, resigns over US withdrawal from Syria - KBZK Bozeman News
US envoy in ISIS fight, Brett McGurk, resigns over US withdrawal from Syria  KBZK Bozeman News

Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter ISIS, submitted his resignation Friday because of President Donald Trump's ...


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 3-Nigeria raises heat on South Africa's MTN with $2 bln tax bill - Reuters
UPDATE 3-Nigeria raises heat on South Africa's MTN with $2 bln tax bill  Reuters

Nigeria landed MTN Group with a $2 billion tax bill on Tuesday, marking the South African mobile phone company's latest skirmish with authorities in its most ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN, ZTE extend a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence - ITWeb
MTN, ZTE extend a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence  ITWeb

These companies partnered to build a 20-seater multimedia centre at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, in Athlone.


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SyriaTel, MTN secure 20-year operating licences in Syria - TeleGeography
SyriaTel, MTN secure 20-year operating licences in Syria  TeleGeography

Syria. Cellcos MTN Syria and SyriaTel, which operate in the country under Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) arrangements, have been awarded long-term ...


Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
MTN confident of resolving its Nigeria dispute as it heads to court - Business Day
MTN confident of resolving its Nigeria dispute as it heads to court  Business Day

SA telecoms firm MTN Group said on Monday it is confident a multibillion-dollar dispute with the Nigerian government will be resolved even as it applied for a ...


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector - ITWeb
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector  ITWeb

The 2018 MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards aims to help close the gender gap and recognises top achievers.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open - ITWeb
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open  ITWeb

App developers stand to win a trip to Silicon Valley to the value of R200 000 in the 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives - ITWeb
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives  ITWeb

The MTN Business Internet of things anti-poaching solution has been piloted in the Welgevonden Nature Reserve, in Limpopo.


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US-led coalition announces senior ISIS leader killed in Syria strike - KBZK Bozeman News
US-led coalition announces senior ISIS leader killed in Syria strike  KBZK Bozeman News

The US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq announced Sunday that a strike killed an ISIS leader in Syria who was tied to the death of a US citizen.


Sun, 02 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Why MTN believes Nigeria’s attorney general exceeded powers in demanding $2 billion in taxes - CNBCAfrica.com
Why MTN believes Nigeria’s attorney general exceeded powers in demanding $2 billion in taxes  CNBCAfrica.com

... * MTN faces $10 bln penalties in dispute with Nigeria. * Nigerian unit brings in third of annual core profit. * MTN CEO has said confident dispute can be ...


Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Africa is not ready for super fast 5G network - MTN's CEO - Independent Online
Africa is not ready for super fast 5G network - MTN's CEO  Independent Online

JOHANNESBURG - Africa is not ready for next-generation 5G network but would likely be ready to embrace the super-fast technology in about five years from ...


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G - africanews
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G  africanews

The chief executive of one of Africa's largest telecommunications providers said on Tuesday that Africa is not ready for next-generation 5G network. MTN's CEO ...


Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Group Making Progress, But Not Fast Enough To Shift Sentiment - Seeking Alpha
MTN Group Making Progress, But Not Fast Enough To Shift Sentiment  Seeking Alpha

MTN Group's revenue and EBITDA growth are improving, with strong double-digit growth in Nigeria, Ghana, and Iran, but Cote d'Ivoire and South Africa aren't ...


Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN, Cisco launch IOT services throughout SA - ITWeb
MTN, Cisco launch IOT services throughout SA  ITWeb

MTN's mobile network, combined with Cisco Jasper Control Center, lets enterprises securely and cost-effectively deliver new connected services.


Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uganda Joins Forces with Intelsat, ITSO and MTN to Accelerate 3G Network Infrastructure Deployment in Rural Areas - Business Wire
Uganda Joins Forces with Intelsat, ITSO and MTN to Accelerate 3G Network Infrastructure Deployment in Rural Areas  Business Wire

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite solutions, announced that Uganda's Commun.


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN implements 'Treating Customers Fairly' policy - ITWeb
MTN implements 'Treating Customers Fairly' policy  ITWeb

MTN has launched a wide-ranging, consumer focused Treating Customers Fairly policy in continued efforts to protect customers and ensure fairness for those ...


Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South African police seize documents from MTN over Turkey’s Turkcell case - Hurriyet Daily News
South African police seize documents from MTN over Turkey’s Turkcell case  Hurriyet Daily News

South African police have seized documents from the offices of mobile phone operator MTN Group after Turkey's Turkcell launched a $4.2 billion lawsuit over a ...


Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets - Business Wire
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Syria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering ...


Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
MTN SA, Huawei jointly launch first commercial 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT spectrum sharing solution (CloudAIR 2.0) - ITWeb
MTN SA, Huawei jointly launch first commercial 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT spectrum sharing solution (CloudAIR 2.0)  ITWeb

Huawei's CloudAIR 2.0 solution enables spectrum sharing between 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT radio technologies in the 900MHz band.


Fri, 18 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda - PR Newswire
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda  PR Newswire

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership kicks off in Uganda with three key activities Launch Press Conference on Wednesday 22nd ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN: What next for Africa’s $17bn telecoms group? - Financial Times
MTN: What next for Africa’s $17bn telecoms group?  Financial Times

The continent's largest operator has struggled after a hefty fine in Nigeria. Now a new CEO aims to revive its fortunes.


Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria - TeleGeography
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria  TeleGeography

Syria. A consortium of Iranian companies will reportedly be granted a licence to launch a mobile *service* operation in Syria under agreements to expand ...


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Steve Bannon's Montana speaking engagement called off - KXLF Butte News
Steve Bannon's Montana speaking engagement called off  KXLF Butte News

MISSOULA – Steve Bannon's speaking engagement on the University of Montana campus set for next week has been canceled. Bannon was scheduled to be ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Yellowstone Park enacts shutdown plan - KTVQ Billings News
Yellowstone Park enacts shutdown plan  KTVQ Billings News

Yellowstone National Park is implementing a plan of operation during the government shutdown. The office of Public Affairs released updated information ...


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ISIS Fast Facts - KBZK Bozeman News
ISIS Fast Facts  KBZK Bozeman News

Here's a look at Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Facts: Started as an al Qaeda splinter group. Also known as Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hunter attacked by bear near Columbia Falls - KTVQ Billings News
Hunter attacked by bear near Columbia Falls  KTVQ Billings News

Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN aims for 300m group subscribers by 2020 - ITWeb
MTN aims for 300m group subscribers by 2020  ITWeb

MTN CEO Rob Shuter believes the group can grow its customer base to 300 million customers by 2020, adding around 68 million customers over the next ...


Mon, 07 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Jonas and Tshabalala appointed to board of MTN Group - ITWeb
Jonas and Tshabalala appointed to board of MTN Group  ITWeb

MTN Group today announced the appointment of Bajabulile Swazi Tshabalala, current Executive Director of consulting and investment holding company, ...


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Happy with pace of transition from 3G to 4G in India: Qualcomm's Cristiano Amon - ETTelecom.com
Happy with pace of transition from 3G to 4G in India: Qualcomm's Cristiano Amon  ETTelecom.com

'When it happened, it happened very very fast. It's remarkable what Reliance Jio has done and I think it clearly surprised everyone in the industry.'


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN reports 210.1m subscribers at end-March - TeleGeography
MTN reports 210.1m subscribers at end-March  TeleGeography

South Africa. MTN Group, a leading emerging market mobile operator, reported a 'satisfactory performance' in the first quarter of 2014, with subscriber growth of ...


Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
MTN to offer 35% of shares to Ghanaians by end of March - Myjoyonline.com
MTN to offer 35% of shares to Ghanaians by end of March  Myjoyonline.com

Telecommunications giant MTN is expected to do a public offer to issue 35 percent of its shares to the Ghanaian public by the end of the first quarter of 2018.


Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa - VentureBeat
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa  VentureBeat

Closing out the heavily 5G-focused 2018 Mobile World Congress, ZTE today announced partnerships with major carriers MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G wireless ...


Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN in huge restructuring, management overhaul - TechCentral
MTN in huge restructuring, management overhaul  TechCentral

The telecommunications group has received a major shake-up, which has resulted in the appointment of a new chief operating officer and the “resignation” of ...


Thu, 03 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Broadwater Co. burn operation grows out of control - KBZK Bozeman News
Broadwater Co. burn operation grows out of control  KBZK Bozeman News

Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Idea to become Vodafone Idea, to raise Rs 15,000 crore - ETTelecom.com
Idea to become Vodafone Idea, to raise Rs 15,000 crore  ETTelecom.com

MUMBAI: The board of Idea Cellular has called for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on June 26 to approve changing the name of 'Idea Cellular Limited' ...


Sat, 02 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Put down the phone, pick up the fork: Some restaurants fed up with cell phones and diners - KBZK Bozeman News
Put down the phone, pick up the fork: Some restaurants fed up with cell phones and diners  KBZK Bozeman News

More than 90% of Americans own a cell phone and many people use them to take pictures of their food or make phone calls when they're dining out. But some ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Investigation underway after man found dead in Sanders County - KBZK Bozeman News
Investigation underway after man found dead in Sanders County  KBZK Bozeman News

Sanders County Sheriff Tom Rummel said on Sunday that William Conco Camel has been identified as the man who was found dead in Agency on Friday, ...


Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Research and Markets: Syria Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts Report 2011 - Business Wire
Research and Markets: Syria Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts Report 2011  Business Wire

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1b4974/syria_telecoms) has announced the addition of the.


Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Reliance Jio clocks 186.6 million subscribers at March-end - ETTelecom.com
Reliance Jio clocks 186.6 million subscribers at March-end  ETTelecom.com

MUMBAI: Reliance Jio, the new entrant in the telecom space, had 186.6 million subscribers at the end of March 2018, Reliance Industries Limited's annual ...


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Surveillance and censorship: Inside Syria's Internet - CBS News
Surveillance and censorship: Inside Syria's Internet  CBS News

NEW YORK -- Months after the Arab Spring uprisings first rocked the Middle East, a group of Western free speech activists began to map the Syrian Internet.


Thu, 12 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT
How MTN, an African success story, faltered - Independent Online
How MTN, an African success story, faltered  Independent Online

Phuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN into Africa's biggest mobile operator, now his appetite for risk has come back to haunt him.


Tue, 24 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
How much money MTN makes in each country - MyBroadband
How much money MTN makes in each country  MyBroadband

MTN has released its latest annual financial results, which show how much money the company makes in the countries in which it operates.


Thu, 03 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
SpaceX rocket launch captivates Californians as it lights up the evening sky - KBZK Bozeman News
SpaceX rocket launch captivates Californians as it lights up the evening sky  KBZK Bozeman News

Rocket launches are always guaranteed to make people look up to the sky in awe, but the latest SpaceX liftoff might have just raised the bar for a long time.


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei to manufacture 90% of all its smartphones in India by next 1-2 years - ETTelecom.com
Huawei to manufacture 90% of all its smartphones in India by next 1-2 years  ETTelecom.com

The company is focusing on creating awareness for its brand and has plans of launching more products in the premium category this year.


Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Access welcomes MTN Human Rights Policy - Access
Access welcomes MTN Human Rights Policy  Access

The South Africa-based telco MTN, which operates in 21 countries across the Middle East and Africa, recently released its first Group Human Rights Policy.


Tue, 20 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Xiaomi 'Redmi Note 5' series hits 5 mn sales in India - ETTelecom.com
Xiaomi 'Redmi Note 5' series hits 5 mn sales in India  ETTelecom.com

The "Redmi Note 5" series, that came with two devices "Redmi Note 5" and "Note 5 Pro", was launched in February this year.


Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Day of Rage' Protest Fails to Materialize in Syria - New York Times
'Day of Rage' Protest Fails to Materialize in Syria  New York Times

A heavy security presence in the capital, Damascus, appeared to be enough to keep protesters from gathering.


Fri, 04 Feb 2011 08:00:00 GMT
4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler's birthday party in Texas - KBZK Bozeman News
4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler's birthday party in Texas  KBZK Bozeman News

Authorities in Texas have arrested one man and are searching for his father in the fatal shooting of four people — a 62-year-old man and his three grandsons in ...


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN still losing subscribers in South Africa - BusinessTech
MTN still losing subscribers in South Africa  BusinessTech

MTN Group has reported a small climb in total subscribers in the first quarter of 2015 – though the company's South African operation has remained flat.


Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
itel launches first dual camera smartphone in India - ETTelecom.com
itel launches first dual camera smartphone in India  ETTelecom.com

China-based Transsion Holdings' itel Mobile on Tuesday launched its first dual rear camera smartphone "A62" in India for Rs 7499.


Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Group delivered satisfactory set of results to June 2012 - Mail & Guardian Online
MTN Group delivered satisfactory set of results to June 2012  Mail & Guardian Online

MTN Group delivered a satisfactory set of results to June 2012, increasing its subscriber numbers by 6.9% to 175.997 million from 31 December 2011. Market ...


Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Sweden keeps Syrian telecoms firms off EU sanctions list - Reuters
Sweden keeps Syrian telecoms firms off EU sanctions list  Reuters

Sweden blocked an effort by other EU states to add two telecoms firms in Syria with commercial links to Swedish firm Ericsson to an EU sanctions list this week, ...


Fri, 02 Dec 2011 08:00:00 GMT
KINGS MOUNTAIN ROBBERY: Police arrest suspect accused of shooting, stabbing victims in Kings Mountain robbery | WSOC-TV - WSOC Charlotte
KINGS MOUNTAIN ROBBERY: Police arrest suspect accused of shooting, stabbing victims in Kings Mountain robbery | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Police said they arrested the suspect who shot one person and stabbed three others in a violent store robbery in Kings Mountain.


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN shuffles group structure - Independent Online
MTN shuffles group structure  Independent Online

MTN has reviewed its operating structure and has restructured into three regions to improve oversight of its business units.


Thu, 03 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Flint Water Crisis Fast Facts - KBZK Bozeman News
Flint Water Crisis Fast Facts  KBZK Bozeman News

Here is a look at the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where cost-cutting measures led to tainted drinking water that contained lead and other toxins. Facts:


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN top execs cash in - ITWeb
MTN top execs cash in  ITWeb

Despite MTN's previous financial year being "the most challenging year in the company's 22-year history", the telco's top execs still cashed in, in terms of salaries ...


Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
MTN appoints Omnicom as an Integrated Global Agency - TechFinancials news
MTN appoints Omnicom as an Integrated Global Agency  TechFinancials news

by Staff Writer. MTN, Africa and Middle East biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, will work with Omnicom as its integrated global agency. The telco ...


Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
MTN survives Nigeria fine debacle - ITWeb
MTN survives Nigeria fine debacle  ITWeb

Two years after the financial and reputational damage caused by the mega fine imposed on MTN Nigeria, the group has largely learnt from the experience.


Fri, 27 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Radio tower near Tiger Mountain catches fire | KIRO-TV - KIRO Seattle
Radio tower near Tiger Mountain catches fire | KIRO-TV  KIRO Seattle

Eastside fire responded to a radio tower fire in the foothills near Tiger Mountain.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
In which countries MTN subscribers spend the most money - MyBroadband
In which countries MTN subscribers spend the most money  MyBroadband

MTN's recent results reveal how much its users from the countries in which it operates spend on average.


Sat, 13 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Group Bouncing From Problem To Problem - Seeking Alpha
MTN Group Bouncing From Problem To Problem  Seeking Alpha

MTN Group continues to encounter regulatory problems in Nigeria, with a recent accusation (denied by the company) that it illegally repatriated massive sums ...


Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
MTN hits back at Black Management Forum about its white CEO - BusinessTech
MTN hits back at Black Management Forum about its white CEO  BusinessTech

MTN has hit back at claims by the Black Management Forum, that its new CEO should have been black, in keeping with the spirit of transformation.


Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Thirsty? Enter to win 12 packs of MTN DEW ICE™ and cool merchandise - NBC4i.com
Thirsty? Enter to win 12 packs of MTN DEW ICE™ and cool merchandise  NBC4i.com

We have your chance to win cool Dew Ice merchandise and a couple of 12 packs right here.


Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Nikki Haley just pulled a George Costanza - KBZK Bozeman News
Nikki Haley just pulled a George Costanza  KBZK Bozeman News

Remember that episode of “Seinfeld” where George Costanza realizes that once he tells a successful joke, he should immediately declare victory and leave the ...


Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Moody's downgrades MTN's global rating to Ba1, outlook stable - Moodys.com
Moody's downgrades MTN's global rating to Ba1, outlook stable  Moodys.com

Madrid, June 13, 2017 -- Moody's Investors *Service* (Moody's) has today downgraded MTN Group Limited's (MTN or Group) senior unsecured notes issued by ...


Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

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