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Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP - Reuters
Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP  Reuters

Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
YPG terrorists set civilian farmlands on fire in northern Syria - Daily Sabah
YPG terrorists set civilian farmlands on fire in northern Syria  Daily Sabah

The YPG continues to make life miserable for civilians living under its rule by confiscating properties and burning down their sources of income.


Sun, 19 May 2019 21:13:12 GMT
Turkey retaliates against YPG gunfire in Tel Rifaat - Daily Sabah
Turkey retaliates against YPG gunfire in Tel Rifaat  Daily Sabah

The Turkish military yesterday responded to harassment fire by the PKK-affiliated People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria's Tel Rifaat. "We fired back at ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian rebels say goal of Russia's Idlib assault is to take highways - Middle East Monitor
Syrian rebels say goal of Russia's Idlib assault is to take highways  Middle East Monitor

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey said on Monday that Moscow and its Syrian government ally were trying to wrest control of two major highways in their last ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Murder, Censorship and Syria: Crypto and the Future of Uprisings - CoinDesk
Murder, Censorship and Syria: Crypto and the Future of Uprisings  CoinDesk

Rachel-Rose O'Leary is a reporter at CoinDesk, covering how cryptocurrencies are being used in areas of economic, social and political unrest. This article is ...


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Russia, UN eye benefits of partnering in post-war Syria - Al-Monitor
Russia, UN eye benefits of partnering in post-war Syria  Al-Monitor

UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen took part in the latest round of Syria peace talks, which Russia sees as a sign that he is willing to engage with the ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why PKK terror attacks against Turkey, soldiers have skyrocketed - Yeni Safak English
Why PKK terror attacks against Turkey, soldiers have skyrocketed  Yeni Safak English

Over the past 14 days alone, 14 Turkish soldiers have been martyred, the latest in Northern Iraq.


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Turkey and Russia begin joint patrols in Syria's Tel Rifaat - TRT World
Turkey and Russia begin joint patrols in Syria's Tel Rifaat  TRT World

Our Middle East Correspondent Sara Firth speaks to a family displaced from Tel Rifaat.


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Middle East - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Turkey, Russia conduct first coordinated patrols in Syria's Tel Rifat - Daily Sabah
Turkey, Russia conduct first coordinated patrols in Syria's Tel Rifat  Daily Sabah

Turkish and Russian forces conducted the first independent, coordinated patrols in Syria's Tel Rifat area, Turkey's defense ministry said Tuesday. In...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested - Al-Monitor
Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested  Al-Monitor

A group of Syrians in al-Bab are working as part of the SalamaTech project to train people on the risks of using cellphones and the internet, in light of the ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 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
How Syria’s Assad Can Overcome the Sanctions - Enab Baladi
How Syria’s Assad Can Overcome the Sanctions  Enab Baladi

Mansour Omari. In 2011, while I was discussing what was going on in Syria with a friend who supports Assad, I mentioned Rami Makhlouf, Assad's cousin and ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Thousands wait for YPG's 3-year-long occupation to end in Syria's Tel Rifat to return home - Daily Sabah
Thousands wait for YPG's 3-year-long occupation to end in Syria's Tel Rifat to return home  Daily Sabah

Around 250,000 displaced residents of Syria's Tel Rifat are struggling to survive in camps set up along the Turkish border due to the three-year-long occupation ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Industry Today
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Middle East - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Journalism in Raqqa (IV): War, reconstruction and power struggles - Open Democracy
Journalism in Raqqa (IV): War, reconstruction and power struggles  Open Democracy

The media environment in Raqqa, as the one in Rojava, cannot be read through a black and white prism. Yazan Badran Enrico De Angelis. 6 May 2019.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:56:00 GMT
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians - Enab Baladi
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians  Enab Baladi

Enab Baladi's investigation team. Mohamed Homos- Murad Abdul Jalil- Nour Dalati. Starting from areas under settlement agreements, the Syrian regime ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The wave of domain hijackings besetting the Internet is worse than we thought - Ars Technica
The wave of domain hijackings besetting the Internet is worse than we thought  Ars Technica

The wave of domain hijacking attacks besetting the Internet over the past few months is worse than previously thought, according to a new report that says ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 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
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
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
Exclusive - Iran's Presence on Syria Coast Angers Russia - Asharq Al-awsat English
Exclusive - Iran's Presence on Syria Coast Angers Russia  Asharq Al-awsat English

Russia has expressed its anger over Damascus' granting of Iran the right to operate the western Latakia port on the Mediterranean. This marks the first time that ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 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
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
Marie Colvin ruling: Vast wealth of Assad family hidden across the world - The Times
Marie Colvin ruling: Vast wealth of Assad family hidden across the world  The Times

The Assad clan comes from humble stock in the impoverished mountains of northwestern Syria (Richard Spencer and David Brown write). President Assad's ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Syrian War Daily – 9th of January 2019 - Syrian War Daily
Syrian War Daily – 9th of January 2019  Syrian War Daily

Hello and welcome to the 664th installment of the SWD. Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: Aleppo: Hayat Tahrir al-Sham recaptured Tell ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
French declaration on 1915 events null and void - Turkey spokesperson - TRT World
French declaration on 1915 events null and void - Turkey spokesperson  TRT World

Turkish presidential spokesperson said “allegations of a so-called Armenian genocide are political lies lacking any legal basis, contrary to historical facts."


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syrias Tel Rifaat region - ClickLancashire
Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syrias Tel Rifaat region  ClickLancashire

In an interview with broadcaster Kanal 7, Oktay said Turkey and Russian Federation were discussing developments in the region and that Turkish military ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Turkey kills 28 Kurdish militants in retaliation to attacks - Brinkwire
Turkey kills 28 Kurdish militants in retaliation to attacks  Brinkwire

ANKARA, May 4 (Xinhua) — Turkey killed 28 Kurdish militants on Saturday in retaliation to an attack which left three Turkish soldiers dead, the Defense Ministry ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 05:42:00 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
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
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
Russia to build shipyard in Syria's Tartus – Middle East Monitor - Middle East Monitor
Russia to build shipyard in Syria's Tartus – Middle East Monitor  Middle East Monitor

Russian Deputy Minister of Defence Timur Ivanov said the Russian ministries of defence, industry and trade are working on a project to build a shipyard in the ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
YPG terrorists target rescue vehicle in northern Syria - Middle East Monitor
YPG terrorists target rescue vehicle in northern Syria  Middle East Monitor

Members of the YPG/PYD terrorist group targeted a rescue vehicle in Syria's northern city of Azaz, leaving at least one civilian critically injured, reports Anadolu ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 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
US continuing support for terrorist YPG/PKK in Syria - Anadolu Agency
US continuing support for terrorist YPG/PKK in Syria  Anadolu Agency

Turkey has long criticized US support for terrorist YPG/PKK, saying using one terror group to defeat another makes no sense - Anadolu Agency.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bashar al-Assad's uncle to face trial in France over property fraud - Middle East Monitor
Bashar al-Assad's uncle to face trial in France over property fraud  Middle East Monitor

The uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will stand trial in France for allegedly acquiring millions of euros worth of French property assets using funds ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
3 FSA members killed by blast in northern Syria's Afrin - Daily Sabah
3 FSA members killed by blast in northern Syria's Afrin  Daily Sabah

The city of Afrin in northern Syria was once again the target of a bomb attack Wednesday, marking the second such attack in a week in a place where...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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

Bote is a tracking device that helps parents track their children and keep them safe through smart insoles (footbeds) inserted in the child's shoes.


Thu, 26 Jul 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
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
Turkey to open border gate with Syria's Afrin next week – minister - Middle East Monitor
Turkey to open border gate with Syria's Afrin next week – minister  Middle East Monitor

A border gate between Turkey and northern Syria's Afrin region is ready and will be opened next week, Turkey's Trade Minister was quoted by state media as ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
Turkey bolsters military on Syrian border as US readies pull-out - Middle East Monitor
Turkey bolsters military on Syrian border as US readies pull-out  Middle East Monitor

Turkey began reinforcing its positions on both sides of its border with Syria on Sunday, a Reuters witness said, as Ankara and Washington agreed to coordinate ...


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
Child recruitment top strategy of YPG terrorists in northern Syria - Daily Sabah
Child recruitment top strategy of YPG terrorists in northern Syria  Daily Sabah

The YPG has increased efforts to recruit children in Syria by embracing the PKK's traditional methods of promising jobs and brainwashing people with ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 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
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 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
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
After the war: Who's going to pay for Syria's reconstruction? - Middle East Eye
After the war: Who's going to pay for Syria's reconstruction?  Middle East Eye

Russia and the US, Turkey and Iran, China and the EU: all have played a part in the Syrian conflict. But will they help it rebuild?


Sun, 12 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia ‘absolutely rejects’ any steps impacting Syrian sovereignty over Golan Heights - RT
Saudi Arabia ‘absolutely rejects’ any steps impacting Syrian sovereignty over Golan Heights  RT

Saudi King Salman said he “absolutely rejects” any steps that would undermine Syrian sovereignty over the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, after US President ...


Sun, 31 Mar 2019 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
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
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
A Glimpse of Syria's Capital As War Wages : Parallels - NPR
A Glimpse of Syria's Capital As War Wages : Parallels  NPR

The Syrian capital carries on with the rhythms of business as usual despite five years of war. NPR's Alison Meuse, who has been covering the war from Beirut, ...


Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Israel's new missile might outsmart Syria's S-300 system: report - AMN Al-Masdar News
Israel's new missile might outsmart Syria's S-300 system: report  AMN Al-Masdar News

Israel's newest "Rampage" missiles are designed to outsmart the Russian S-300 air defence systems, deployed in Syria last October, and destroy highly.


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 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
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
Report describes Dubai real estate as money-laundering haven - Hurriyet Daily News
Report describes Dubai real estate as money-laundering haven  Hurriyet Daily News

War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate market as a haven for their assets, ...


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Switzerland maintains assets freeze on Assad's wealthy cousin - swissinfo.ch
Switzerland maintains assets freeze on Assad's wealthy cousin  swissinfo.ch

The financial assets of Syrian billionaire Rami Makhlouf — a cousin of President Bashar al-Assad — invested in Switzerland will remain frozen.


Fri, 27 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates - Middle East Monitor
Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates  Middle East Monitor

Turkish forces bombarded Kurdish YPG militia positions on the eastern shore of the Euphrates River in northern Syria, Reuters reports. The move comes two ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Assad cousin accused of favouring family - Financial Times
Assad cousin accused of favouring family  Financial Times

When World Finance magazine presented Rami Makhlouf with an award for his visionary leadership and contribution to the Syrian economy earlier this year, the ...


Thu, 21 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Could Israel and Iran go to war in Syria? - CNBC
Could Israel and Iran go to war in Syria?  CNBC

Amid a rapid escalation of regional tensions, the strikes have thrust a simmering shadow war out into the open.


Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US-Turkey forces begin training of joint patrols for Syria's Manbij - Middle East Monitor
US-Turkey forces begin training of joint patrols for Syria's Manbij  Middle East Monitor

Military training for joint US-Turkish patrols around the Syrian city of Manbij have begun this week, Pentagon reporters were told by the spokesman for the ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Factbox: Sanctions imposed on Syria - Reuters
Factbox: Sanctions imposed on Syria  Reuters

Here are some details of the sanctions imposed so far:


Mon, 28 Nov 2011 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
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
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
Israeli air force gives Tel Aviv a scare as Syria tensions flare - Reuters
Israeli air force gives Tel Aviv a scare as Syria tensions flare  Reuters

Israeli police emergency lines lit up on Thursday after warplanes roared over the Tel Aviv coast, dropping anti-missile flares and performing aerobatics at a time ...


Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Turkish troops and Free Syrian Army take control of key town in Afrin - TRT World
Turkish troops and Free Syrian Army take control of key town in Afrin  TRT World

In addition to Rajo town centre, the Turkish military and the Free Syrian Army have also liberated five more villages from the YPG terror group during Operation ...


Sat, 03 Mar 2018 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
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
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
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
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
Syrian internet goes dark in the midst of violent upheaval (update) - The Verge
Syrian internet goes dark in the midst of violent upheaval (update)  The Verge

Syria, a Middle Eastern country in the midst of a violent civil war, has been cut off from the internet. The communications cutoff has been reported by the ...


Thu, 29 Nov 2012 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
Panama Papers: Who Is Implicated From the Middle East? - Newsweek
Panama Papers: Who Is Implicated From the Middle East?  Newsweek

The major leak about offshore dealings leads to Syrian leader Assad and former Egyptian leader Mubarak.


Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian Army captures new points along strategic highway in west Raqqa - AMN Al-Masdar News
Syrian Army captures new points along strategic highway in west Raqqa  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:55 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their military operations in the western countryside of Al-Raqqa, Sunday, targeting the.


Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Beware Syrians Bearing Duty-Free - Export Law Blog
Beware Syrians Bearing Duty-Free  Export Law Blog

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) today continued its cage match with Rami Makhluf, the maternal cousin of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and ...


Thu, 10 Jul 2008 07:00:00 GMT
Who Will Rebuild Syria: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Modern Diplomacy
Who Will Rebuild Syria: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close  Modern Diplomacy

After raging for eight years, the violent phase of the Syrian civil war seems to be reaching its final stages, with Idlib as the last holdout. Recently, leaders of ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 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
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
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
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
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
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
Turkey installs 475 mile security wall on Syria border - Middle East Monitor
Turkey installs 475 mile security wall on Syria border  Middle East Monitor

Turkey has completed the construction of a 475 mile (764 kilometers) concrete wall along its border with Syria, according to a Turkish official on Saturday. TOKI ...


Sun, 10 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

UPDATE 2-MTN shakes up board, appoints former S.Africa deputy finmin as next chair - Reuters
UPDATE 2-MTN shakes up board, appoints former S.Africa deputy finmin as next chair  Reuters

South African telecoms provider MTN Group has appointed former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas as chairman-designate in a board shake-up following ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies - ITWeb
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies  ITWeb

As SA's two biggest mobile operators continue to attract customers, ITWeb drills into the rise and fall of their subscriber numbers over the past year.


Tue, 21 May 2019 10:43:00 GMT
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Middle East - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:56:00 GMT
Exclusive: New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies in Iran, Syria - Reuters
Exclusive: New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies in Iran, Syria  Reuters

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


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New York man arrested in Bozeman denies making false statements in terrorism investigation - KTVH
New York man arrested in Bozeman denies making false statements in terrorism investigation  KTVH

BILLINGS- A New York man accused of making false statements to the FBI in a terrorism investigation denied those charges in Missoula federal court Monday.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tough call MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars - The Economist
Tough call 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
MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan - Bloomberg
MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. shares jumped the most in almost three years after Africa's biggest wireless carrier started a 15 billion-rand ($1.1 billion) disposal plan to shore ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 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 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
Journalism in Raqqa (IV): War, reconstruction and power struggles - Open Democracy
Journalism in Raqqa (IV): War, reconstruction and power struggles  Open Democracy

The media environment in Raqqa, as the one in Rojava, cannot be read through a black and white prism. Yazan Badran Enrico De Angelis. 6 May 2019.


Mon, 06 May 2019 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
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Industry Today
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Middle East - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Syria’s Assad Can Overcome the Sanctions - Enab Baladi
How Syria’s Assad Can Overcome the Sanctions  Enab Baladi

Mansour Omari. In 2011, while I was discussing what was going on in Syria with a friend who supports Assad, I mentioned Rami Makhlouf, Assad's cousin and ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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. On 29 August 2018, Nigeria's Central Bank (CBN) ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:45:39 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
MTN shares rocket 18% on asset disposal plan - TechCentral
MTN shares rocket 18% on asset disposal plan  TechCentral

MTN Group shares soared by 18.1% on Thursday after Africa's biggest wireless carrier started a R15-billion disposal plan to shore up the balance sheet.


Thu, 07 Mar 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
Mobile Central For Driving Digital And Financial Inclusion In Africa - Forbes
Mobile Central For Driving Digital And Financial Inclusion In Africa  Forbes

Having built an ecosystem to provide voice calls, cellular networks are ideally suited to provide the next wave of digital services and financial inclusion. "Mobile ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Is Said to Earmark Stake in Botswana Venture for Sale - Bloomberg
MTN Is Said to Earmark Stake in Botswana Venture for Sale  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana's largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter, as Chief Executive Officer ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Exclusive - Iran's Presence on Syria Coast Angers Russia - Asharq Al-awsat English
Exclusive - Iran's Presence on Syria Coast Angers Russia  Asharq Al-awsat English

Russia has expressed its anger over Damascus' granting of Iran the right to operate the western Latakia port on the Mediterranean. This marks the first time that ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 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
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians - Enab Baladi
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians  Enab Baladi

Enab Baladi's investigation team. Mohamed Homos- Murad Abdul Jalil- Nour Dalati. Starting from areas under settlement agreements, the Syrian regime ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda calls on mobile money to cultivate new debt investors - CNBC
Uganda calls on mobile money to cultivate new debt investors  CNBC

KAMPALA, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Ugandans will be able to buy government securities through a mobile money platform in a move by the east African country to ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested - Al-Monitor
Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested  Al-Monitor

A group of Syrians in al-Bab are working as part of the SalamaTech project to train people on the risks of using cellphones and the internet, in light of the ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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 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
U.S. troops killed in Syria suicide attack claimed by ISIS - KTVQ Billings News
U.S. troops killed in Syria suicide attack claimed by ISIS  KTVQ Billings News

U.S. troops were among those killed Wednesday in an attack in northern Syria, the U.S. military has confirmed to CBS News. The U.S.-led coalition in Syria, ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups - africanews
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups  africanews

MTN Uganda (www.MTN.co.ug) the first telecom company in Uganda and in the MTN Group (www.MTN.com) to grant access to third-parties to its Mobile Money ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN said to consider Botswana stake sale - BizNews
MTN said to consider Botswana stake sale  BizNews

MTN is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana's largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
These are the Americans killed in Syria - KBZK Bozeman News
These are the Americans killed in Syria  KBZK Bozeman News

Four Americans — an interpreter, an Army chief warrant officer, a Navy chief cryptologic technician and a Defense Department civilian — died in the suicide ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 3-MTN says Nigeria's attorney general exceeded powers in $2 bln tax bill - Reuters
UPDATE 3-MTN says Nigeria's attorney general exceeded powers in $2 bln tax bill  Reuters

Nigeria's attorney general exceeded his powers in demanding $2 billion in taxes and charges from MTN Group, Africa's biggest telecoms firm said in papers filed ...


Tue, 11 Sep 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 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
MTN Sells Cyprus Unit to Monaco Telecom as Pruning Starts - Bloomberg
MTN Sells Cyprus Unit to Monaco Telecom as Pruning Starts  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. agreed to sell its Cyprus unit to Monaco Telecom SA for about 260 million euros ($304 million) as Africa's biggest wireless carrier by subscribers ...


Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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
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 Uganda CEO deported over national security - police - EWN
MTN Uganda CEO deported over national security - police  EWN

The development is the latest headache for the largest telecommunications firm in Uganda after three senior executives were deported in January. Picture: ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-South Africa's financial stability threatened by MTN's $10 billion Nigeria bill - cenbank - Reuters
UPDATE 1-South Africa's financial stability threatened by MTN's $10 billion Nigeria bill - cenbank  Reuters

Billions of dollars in fines owed by South African companies MTN and Standard Bank to Nigerian regulators could increase the risk to South Africa's financial ...


Wed, 07 Nov 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
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion - ITWeb
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion  ITWeb

MTN today announced it has slashed its out-of-bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75% for prepaid customers and that it will be. Prepaid customers currently not ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
New Zealand shooting victims remembered for the lives they lived - KPAX-TV
New Zealand shooting victims remembered for the lives they lived  KPAX-TV

A Syrian refugee and his teenage sons, a Pakistani academic and a goalkeeper on the national futsal team are among the victims of Friday's terror attacks in ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 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.


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN talks 5G future in South Africa - BusinessTech
MTN talks 5G future in South Africa  BusinessTech

MTN South Africa CTIO Giovanni Chiarelli says that the operator is investing in 5G technology.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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 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
In latest clash, Nigeria hands MTN $2 billion tax bill - News24
In latest clash, Nigeria hands MTN $2 billion tax bill  News24

The MTN Group faces a $2-billion demand for taxes in Nigeria, the latest in a series of skirmishes with authorities in the South African mobile phone company's ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 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
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
CORRECTED-Many parts of the world not ready for super fast 5G network - MTN's CEO - Reuters
CORRECTED-Many parts of the world not ready for super fast 5G network - MTN's CEO  Reuters

In Sept. 11 story, corrects headline and first paragraph to show reference is to many parts of the world, also corrects to a few years and not 5 years.)


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Trump Call With Erdogan Led to US Pullout From Syria: Sources - NBC New York
Trump Call With Erdogan Led to US Pullout From Syria: Sources  NBC New York

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw American troops from Syria was made hastily, without consulting his national security team or allies, and over ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria | News | World - Mail and Guardian
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria | News | World  Mail and Guardian

Lost: People evacuated from Syria's last Isis-held holdout of Baghouz are transported to the Al Hol refugee camp. South African Safiya Ganchi and her children ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa - africanews
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa  africanews

Two of Africa's largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group (www.Orange.com) and MTN Group (www.MTN.com), today announced a ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
Brunei gay man speaks out against anti-LGBT laws - Reuters UK
Brunei gay man speaks out against anti-LGBT laws  Reuters UK

Brunei's new Islamic sharia laws may "encourage" people to dislike the LGBT community even more, a Brunei gay national told Reuters on Monday (April 8) just ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 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
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution - africanews
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution  africanews

Eseye (www.Eseye.com), a global provider of IoT services, is today delighted to announce a partnership with MTN, the leading Africa Mobile Network Operator ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Man accused of lying to FBI in Bozeman about alleged ties to Islamic terrorists - KPAX-TV
Man accused of lying to FBI in Bozeman about alleged ties to Islamic terrorists  KPAX-TV

MISSOULA – A man who traveled by bus from New York to Bozeman is facing federal charges for lying about his alleged ties to Islamic terrorist groups, ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit - Mail and Guardian
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit  Mail and Guardian

Donald Trump's sudden decision sparked turmoil within his administration, prompting the resignation of Brett McGurk, the special envoy to the anti-IS coalition, ...


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
Islamic State '100%' defeated in Syria - Trump - EWN
Islamic State '100%' defeated in Syria - Trump  EWN

Donald Trump made the comment as he showed reporters maps of the region, one showing the large areas once held by the group and a second that showed ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Blackouts threaten death blow to Venezuela's industry - Reuters UK
Blackouts threaten death blow to Venezuela's industry  Reuters UK

Power shortages are hurting business in Valencia- once Venezuela's industrial powerhouse- where many factories are shutting down.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Israeli fighter pilots who got rich off Angola's civil war and their link to a massive cyberattack - Haaretz
The Israeli fighter pilots who got rich off Angola's civil war and their link to a massive cyberattack  Haaretz

Three Israeli ex-fighter pilots operating in Africa have a surprising tie to a sophisticated attack that caused a global scare.


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 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'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.


Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Doing Business in Nigeria's Northeast, the Land of Boko Haram - Council on Foreign Relations
Doing Business in Nigeria's Northeast, the Land of Boko Haram  Council on Foreign Relations

On December 10, the Financial Times published a fascinating article by Neil Munshi, dateline Maiduguri, on how businesses have adapted to operating in areas ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Indonesia's Bank Mandiri 2018 net profit up 21 pct - CEO - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Indonesia's Bank Mandiri 2018 net profit up 21 pct - CEO  Reuters

PT Bank Mandiri, Indonesia's largest lender by assets, posted a 21.2 percent jump in 2018 net profit, its chief executive officer said on Monday.


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Casts Eye Over Empire as Carrier Mulls Where to Chop - Bloomberg
MTN Casts Eye Over Empire as Carrier Mulls Where to Chop  Bloomberg

Africa's biggest mobile-phone company is doing a spring clean of its empire.


Thu, 08 Mar 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
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: What next for Africa’s $17bn telecoms group? - Financial Times
MTN: What next for Africa’s $17bn telecoms group?  Financial Times

As TV screens in Abuja flickered with footage of xenophobic mobs in South Africa attacking Nigerian-owned businesses, a group of angry young men sought ...


Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian quagmire: World turns a blind eye to the Afrin crisis - The Jerusalem Post - Israel News
Syrian quagmire: World turns a blind eye to the Afrin crisis  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

Years after a no-fly zone for Aleppo failed to gain Western sympathy, the Afrin pleas will likely fall on deaf ears.


Sat, 10 Mar 2018 08:00:00 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.


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN to celebrate Ghana's independence with music festival - Music In Africa
MTN to celebrate Ghana's independence with music festival  Music In Africa

Telecoms company MTN will host an Independence Day edition of the MTN Music Festival at the Accra International Conference Centre on 5 March.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
'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
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
370,000 dead: Syria's war in numbers - The East African
370,000 dead: Syria's war in numbers  The East African

The Syrian conflict, which entered its ninth year on Friday, has ravaged the lives of millions of people since it started in 2011 with the brutal repression of ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nigeria: CBN, MTN and 4 Banks - What Lessons? - AllAfrica.com
Nigeria: CBN, MTN and 4 Banks - What Lessons?  AllAfrica.com

The furore generated so far on the $8.1billion and N5.87billion sanction by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on MTN Nigeria and four banks has been one of ...


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN brings digital music conference to Accra - Music In Africa
MTN brings digital music conference to Accra  Music In Africa

Telecoms company MTN is set to host a digital music talk at Alisa Hotel in Accra, Ghana, on 17 January.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Hands On Global provides assistance around the world - KPAX-TV
Hands On Global provides assistance around the world  KPAX-TV

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Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
What Trump's move means for the Golan Heights - Reuters.com
What Trump's move means for the Golan Heights  Reuters.com

Trump's decision to support Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights from Syria is a major policy shift. How it affects the situation for people on the ground is less ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Call for entries: MTN Cypher Uganda - Music In Africa
Call for entries: MTN Cypher Uganda  Music In Africa

MTN Uganda and The Tribe UG, an online hip hop and marketing platform, are calling rappers in Uganda to submit entries for the MTN Cypher contest.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
German teenage ISIS wife wed at 15. Two children later she faces uncertain future - KBZK Bozeman News
German teenage ISIS wife wed at 15. Two children later she faces uncertain future  KBZK Bozeman News

Lenora Lemke sits in a car packed with all her belongings, shielded from the desert sun by a large carpet that hangs over the roof. The 19-year-old tugs at the ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Last Month In Internet Intelligence: June 2018 - Dyn Research
Last Month In Internet Intelligence: June 2018  Dyn Research

In June, we launched the Internet Intelligence microsite (home of this blog), featuring the new Internet Intelligence Map. As the associated blog post noted, “This ...


Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Nigeria eyes $5.2 bln debut Lagos listing in July - Reuters
MTN Nigeria eyes $5.2 bln debut Lagos listing in July  Reuters

LAGOS, Feb 28 (Reuters) - MTN plans to list its Nigerian unit worth $5.23 billion by July in a debut IPO on the Lagos bourse and will raise *fresh* funds to reduce ...


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:00:00 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 ...


Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
P3 Communications names MTN as the best network in South Africa - Consultancy.co.za
P3 Communications names MTN as the best network in South Africa  Consultancy.co.za

According to new research from German communications consultancy P3 Communications, South African mobile *service* provider MTN is currently the best ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New citizens naturalized at ceremony in Billings - KTVH
New citizens naturalized at ceremony in Billings  KTVH

BILLINGS – Twenty-nine people from 18 countries were welcomed into America at a naturalization ceremony in Billings Thursday. Naturalization is the process ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Uganda Post Revenue & Subscriber Base Grow - PC Tech Magazine
MTN Uganda Post Revenue & Subscriber Base Grow  PC Tech Magazine

MTN Uganda's revenue in 2018 grew by 8.6% due to increased voice calls, data usage and MTN Mobile Money while its subscribe base grew by 5.3%.


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Algeria shuts southern borders to Syrians over security fears - Reuters Africa
Algeria shuts southern borders to Syrians over security fears  Reuters Africa

Algeria has barred all Syrians from entering the country via its southern border with Mali and Niger to keep out members of defeated rebel groups from Syria ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

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