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Assad clips wings of rich cousin amid concerns over growing influence | Special correspondent - The Arab Weekly
Assad clips wings of rich cousin amid concerns over growing influence | Special correspondent  The Arab Weekly

Rumours have been circulating concerning the dismantling of Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf's business empire at the direct orders of his cousin, Syria President ...


Sat, 14 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
IRGC-affiliated Company to Operate Mobile Service Network in Syria - Asharq Al-awsat English
IRGC-affiliated Company to Operate Mobile Service Network in Syria  Asharq Al-awsat English

An agreement between an Iranian company backed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps and the Syrian state-owned telecommunications corporation to ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Turkey says joint Turkish-US patrol bases will be established in northeast Syria - Ahval
Turkey says joint Turkish-US patrol bases will be established in northeast Syria  Ahval

Turkey and the United States will establish joint patrol bases in northeast Syria as a part of plans to establish a safe zone in the region, Turkish Defence Minister ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:26:48 GMT
Assad Orders Measures Against Rami Makhlouf’s Companies - Asharq Al-awsat English
Assad Orders Measures Against Rami Makhlouf’s Companies  Asharq Al-awsat English

The head of the Syrian regime, Bashar Assad, has ordered a series of measures against companies owned by his cousin, Rami Makhlouf, in Syria, informed ...


Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol - Reuters
Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol  Reuters

Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" ...


Sun, 08 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Assad Disbands Makhlouf Militias, Renames 'Tiger Forces' - Asharq Al-awsat English
Assad Disbands Makhlouf Militias, Renames 'Tiger Forces'  Asharq Al-awsat English

Various sources confirmed on Thursday that the latest series of measures taken by head of the Syrian regime, Bashar Assad, against companies owned by his ...


Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Makhlouf no more? Russia is calling in the debts in Syria - Open Democracy
Makhlouf no more? Russia is calling in the debts in Syria  Open Democracy

Rumors about Rami Makhlouf's asset seizures might be signaling divisions between Russia and Iran in Syria. Nick Grinstead. 6 September 2019. Russian ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
YPG attacks FSA-controlled Azaz province - Daily Sabah
YPG attacks FSA-controlled Azaz province  Daily Sabah

Intense clashes erupted between the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the PKK's Syrian affiliate, the People's Protection Units (YPG), in northern Syria's Tel Rifaat ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:16:11 GMT
Syria’s war is drawing to a close. But the pain will go on - The Economist
Syria’s war is drawing to a close. But the pain will go on  The Economist

Bashar Assad rules the ruins of a nation he has bombed and gassed into submission.


Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Damascus Residents Shocked as Syrian Pound Drops to Record Low - Asharq Al-awsat English
Damascus Residents Shocked as Syrian Pound Drops to Record Low  Asharq Al-awsat English

Damascus residents were shocked on Monday after the Syrian pound weakened to its lowest level yet. The slide and high inflation have led to popular dismay in ...


Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Pentagon Chief: Iran 'Inching' Toward Place Where Talks Could Be Held - Asharq Al-awsat English
Pentagon Chief: Iran 'Inching' Toward Place Where Talks Could Be Held  Asharq Al-awsat English

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday it seems that Iran was inching toward a place where talks could be held. “It seems in some ways that Iran is ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 11:13:46 GMT
How is Bashar Assad Involved in the Kidnapping of his Wife’s Cousin? - Al Bawaba
How is Bashar Assad Involved in the Kidnapping of his Wife’s Cousin?  Al Bawaba

News reports that Morhef Akhras, a cousin of the Syrian president's wife, Asmaa Assad, was “kidnapped” in Beirut last week has got internet users questioning ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:21:00 GMT
Security Meeting Held in Lebanon to Address Illegal Border Crossings - Asharq Al-awsat English
Security Meeting Held in Lebanon to Address Illegal Border Crossings  Asharq Al-awsat English

Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Bou Saab said Monday that only eight to 10 illegal border crossings remain after the army closed the majority of them.


Tue, 10 Sep 2019 06:34:49 GMT
WH peace plan for Afghanistan falls apart; US-Turkey patrols in Syria; Advice to a deploying woman; Iran: we can make nuke fuel; And a bit more. - Defense One
WH peace plan for Afghanistan falls apart; US-Turkey patrols in Syria; Advice to a deploying woman; Iran: we can make nuke fuel; And a bit more.  Defense One

The White House's peace plan for Afghanistan appears to have fallen apart this weekend, a development Reuters calls “a stunning reversal” and the Associated ...


Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region - Reuters
Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region  Reuters

Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said ...


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Daily Brief 2019-08-26 - AMN Al-Masdar News
The Daily Brief 2019-08-26  AMN Al-Masdar News

This is a summary of 13 AMN articles on the following subjects: Iraq, Israel, Erdogan, Syria, Turkey, Hama, Idlib, Russia, Ansasrallah, Yemen, Kabani,


Wed, 28 Aug 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
Syria & the Surrounding Countries - ETC Situation Report #36 (Reporting Period: 01/06/2019 to 31/07/2019) - Syrian Arab Republic - ReliefWeb
Syria & the Surrounding Countries - ETC Situation Report #36 (Reporting Period: 01/06/2019 to 31/07/2019) - Syrian Arab Republic  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Syrian Arab Republic about Logistics and Telecommunications; published on 31 Jul 2019 by ETC and WFP.


Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Turkey retaliates against YPG terror targets in Syria’s Tel Rifaat - Daily Sabah
Turkey retaliates against YPG terror targets in Syria’s Tel Rifaat  Daily Sabah

The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) hit targets of PKK affiliate People's Protection Units (YPG) in the northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat, the Defense Ministry said ...


Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Russia plans to take part in building Syria's IT sector - Al-Monitor
How Russia plans to take part in building Syria's IT sector  Al-Monitor

As Syria seeks to restore some of its damaged IT facilites and build "an information society" in the country, Russian companies consider opportunities to chip in.


Mon, 17 Jun 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
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
Up close footage of Syrian Army tank attacking jihadist forces in northern Hama - AMN Al-Masdar News
Up close footage of Syrian Army tank attacking jihadist forces in northern Hama  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) - Despite not launching any offensive operations this month, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has kept busy in northwestern Syria by.


Sat, 06 Jul 2019 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
Reuters World News Summary - Yahoo News
Reuters World News Summary  Yahoo News

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani urged the Taliban on Sunday to end violence and talk directly to his government after U.S. President Donald Trump announced ...


Sun, 08 Sep 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

The challenges of rebuilding Syria could bring Moscow and the United Nations closer for cooperation on virtually all critical issues.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cross-Border Attacks Heighten Tensions Between Israel and Lebanon - Communal News
Cross-Border Attacks Heighten Tensions Between Israel and Lebanon  Communal News

Hezbollah claimed responsibility for attacking an Israeli military base and announced the destruction of an Israeli tank near Afifim. The head of the UN ...


Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
5 FSA members killed in YPG attack in northern Syria - Daily Sabah
5 FSA members killed in YPG attack in northern Syria  Daily Sabah

Five members of a Syrian opposition group were killed in clashes with the PKK terrorist group's Syrian affiliate the People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern ...


Sat, 18 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
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
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
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
Why Israel and Syria are at odds near the Golan Heights - THE WEEK
Why Israel and Syria are at odds near the Golan Heights  THE WEEK

Since May, there have been six incidents of reported strikes between Israel and Syria, according to Haaretz. The months of June and July saw multiple reports of ...


Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian Army scores new gains north of Khan Sheikhoun - AMN Al-Masdar News
Syrian Army scores new gains north of Khan Sheikhoun  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:10 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued their advance in the southern countryside of Idlib today after beginning their assault on ...


Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
The Iranian Conquest of Syria - Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
The Iranian Conquest of Syria  Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

The Iranian regime's imperialism permeates all aspects of Syrian life - Dr. Jacques Neriah and Dr. Shimon Shapira.


Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
Behind the Lines - Mother Jones
Behind the Lines  Mother Jones

I went to Syria to understand America's role in one of the 21st century's greatest tragedies. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email; Print; Comments ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:01:17 GMT
EU sanctions target Syriatel, 5 other Syrian firms - Jerusalem Post
EU sanctions target Syriatel, 5 other Syrian firms  Jerusalem Post

Media, construction, investment, military linked companies sanctioned; information, justice ministers banned from travel, assets frozen.


Sat, 24 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT
The land of opportunity: Who gains the most out of Syria's civil war? - Haaretz
The land of opportunity: Who gains the most out of Syria's civil war?  Haaretz

The civil war in Syria isn't all bad news. Some people are doing very well and have even become millionaires as a result of the incessant conflict. One such ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 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
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
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs - Yahoo Finance
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs  Yahoo Finance

NEW YORK , May 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Middle East is earmarked as a region which will experience comparatively high mobile subscription growth in ...


Mon, 27 May 2019 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
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
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
“More Tribal, More Sectarian, More Crony Capitalist Than Ever” - Jacobin magazine
“More Tribal, More Sectarian, More Crony Capitalist Than Ever”  Jacobin magazine

Bashar al-Assad has started confiscating the homes of Syrians who fled during the Civil War. For decades, his clan has purged the state of all but the most ...


Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
I Can’t Return to Syria. But Canada Doesn’t Want Me. - New York Times
I Can’t Return to Syria. But Canada Doesn’t Want Me.  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
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
Iran continues effort to surround Israel with ballistic missiles and hostile forces - JNS.org
Iran continues effort to surround Israel with ballistic missiles and hostile forces  JNS.org

Despite U.S. sanctions cracking down on its economy, Iran isn't giving up its hegemonic aspirations, and is now focused on using Iraq for its purposes.


Wed, 31 Jul 2019 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
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
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
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 air defense downs Israeli missiles: State media - Al-Arabiya
Syrian air defense downs Israeli missiles: State media  Al-Arabiya

Syrian air defense shot down Israeli missiles targeting the south of the country Wednesday, state media said, as a monitor reported positions of the.


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 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
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
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
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. Enrico De Angelis Yazan Badran. 6 May 2019.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian Army keeps rolling in northern Hama as militant defenses collapse: map - AMN Al-Masdar News
Syrian Army keeps rolling in northern Hama as militant defenses collapse: map  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is sweeping through northern Hama after the collapse of the militant defensive corridor.


Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Breaking: Syrian Army cuts road north of Khan Sheykhun after huge advance | - MN - Muraselon News
Breaking: Syrian Army cuts road north of Khan Sheykhun after huge advance |  MN - Muraselon News

The Syrian Army - led by key offensive units - has captured multiple key sites north of Khan Sheykhun, cutting the highway that runs north.


Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Syria says it does not want fighting between Syrian and Turkish militaries - Al-Arabiya
Syria says it does not want fighting between Syrian and Turkish militaries  Al-Arabiya

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Tuesday that he does not want to see fighting between the Syrian and Turkish militaries. Al-Moualem.


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 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
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
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
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 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
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
Israeli strikes kill 10 in Syria after rocket fire - The National
Israeli strikes kill 10 in Syria after rocket fire  The National

Israel has carried out *fresh* strikes in Syria that have killed 10 pro-regime fighters in response to rare rocket fire towards the occupied Golan Heights. Sana ...


Sun, 02 Jun 2019 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
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
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
PKK bus bombing kills 2 in southeast Turkey’s Sirnak - Daily Sabah
PKK bus bombing kills 2 in southeast Turkey’s Sirnak  Daily Sabah

PKK terrorists detonated a bomb as a minibus with civilians passed on a road in southeastern Turkey's Sirnak province, killing two people. The...


Sun, 05 May 2019 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
Northern Rural Homs “Out of Coverage” - Enab Baladi
Northern Rural Homs “Out of Coverage”  Enab Baladi

Satellite dishes to connect to the Turkish internet network, northern rural Aleppo – September 15, 2017 (Enab Baladi). Enab Baladi. 25/10/2018; 9:22 pm.


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
Russia repels militant rocket attack at its Syria air base - Al-Arabiya
Russia repels militant rocket attack at its Syria air base  Al-Arabiya

Militants in Syria fired four rockets towards Russiarsquo;s Hmeymim air base in Syria, but all the rockets were destroyed, the RIA news agency cited.


Thu, 23 May 2019 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
Giving birth during war: Syrian mothers - Yeni Safak English
Giving birth during war: Syrian mothers  Yeni Safak English

Syrian mothers say Turkey offers proper services for giving birth compared to Syria.


Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:43:00 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
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
Russia comments on militants missile attack on Russia’s Hmeimim air base in Syria - MN - Muraselon News
Russia comments on militants missile attack on Russia’s Hmeimim air base in Syria  MN - Muraselon News

Militants have attempted to shell with grad missiles Russia's Hmeimim air base on Thursday. No injuries or damages were sustained.


Fri, 03 May 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
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
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
Twitter suspends Russian Embassy account for posts about White Helmets - AMN Al-Masdar News
Twitter suspends Russian Embassy account for posts about White Helmets  AMN Al-Masdar News

Twitter has suspended the Russian embassy in Syria's official account after it posted a video slamming allegations by the self-styled humanitarian rescue.


Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why the EU's Sanctions Against Assad's Syria Will Backfire - Foreign Affairs
Why the EU's Sanctions Against Assad's Syria Will Backfire  Foreign Affairs

When violence first erupted in Syria, the EU responded carefully, using sanctions to target members of Assad's government in Damascus. Since, European ...


Thu, 01 Dec 2011 08:00:00 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
Recent developments in Israel's defensive situation and strategy - Australia-Israel Jewish Affairs Council
Recent developments in Israel's defensive situation and strategy  Australia-Israel Jewish Affairs Council

08/19 #01. This Update is focused on analysing the implications and wider picture behind some recent events affecting Israel's defence posture and strategy ...


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
Who runs Syria? - Channel 4 News
Who runs Syria?  Channel 4 News

After weeks of protests and hundreds of deaths, who is in control of Syria? A UK-Arab journalist who's spent time in Damascus writes for Channel 4 News on the ...


Wed, 27 Apr 2011 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
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
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

IRGC-affiliated Company to Operate Mobile Service Network in Syria - Asharq Al-awsat English
IRGC-affiliated Company to Operate Mobile Service Network in Syria  Asharq Al-awsat English

An agreement between an Iranian company backed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps and the Syrian state-owned telecommunications corporation to ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
News of the Day From Around the World, Sept. 4 - SFGate
News of the Day From Around the World, Sept. 4  SFGate

1 Civilian deaths: The U.N. human rights chief says her office has tallied more than 1,000 civilian deaths in Syria over the past four months, the majority of them ...


Wed, 04 Sep 2019 07:00:00 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
Pentagon Chief: Iran 'Inching' Toward Place Where Talks Could Be Held - Asharq Al-awsat English
Pentagon Chief: Iran 'Inching' Toward Place Where Talks Could Be Held  Asharq Al-awsat English

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday it seems that Iran was inching toward a place where talks could be held. “It seems in some ways that Iran is ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 11:13:46 GMT
How Russia plans to take part in building Syria's IT sector - Al-Monitor
How Russia plans to take part in building Syria's IT sector  Al-Monitor

As Syria seeks to restore some of its damaged IT facilites and build "an information society" in the country, Russian companies consider opportunities to chip in.


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas - The Wall Street Journal
Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas  The Wall Street Journal

Working in some of the world's most dangerous countries has made South African telecom MTN bigger by some measures than U.S. counterparts, but it also has ...


Sat, 10 Aug 2019 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
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
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
They can’t fight forever: MTN goes where others fear to tread – The Wall Street Journal - BizNews
They can’t fight forever: MTN goes where others fear to tread – The Wall Street Journal  BizNews

South Africa's MTN has found success, and trouble, working in some of the world's most unstable regions. 'They cannot fight forever.'


Mon, 12 Aug 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
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs - PRNewswire
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, May 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Middle East is earmarked as a region which will experience comparatively high mobile subscription growth in ...


Mon, 27 May 2019 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
MTN shakes up board, appoints former S.Africa deputy finmin as next chair - Reuters Africa
MTN shakes up board, appoints former S.Africa deputy finmin as next chair  Reuters Africa

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
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
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'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
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies - ITWeb
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies  ITWeb

South Africa's two biggest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, continue to rake in subscribers and have over 73 million local subscribers between them, and ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Iranian Conquest of Syria - Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
The Iranian Conquest of Syria  Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

The Iranian regime's imperialism permeates all aspects of Syrian life - Dr. Jacques Neriah and Dr. Shimon Shapira.


Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo - KBZK Bozeman News
Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo  KBZK Bozeman News

A father looks with horror at his three young daughters, teetering on the destroyed edge of a bombed building in northern Syria. One of them, Reham, 5, grabs ...


Fri, 26 Jul 2019 20:48:45 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
Ramaphosa’s contributors named; Rand keeps falling; Epstein commits suicide; MTN attracts attention - BizNews
Ramaphosa’s contributors named; Rand keeps falling; Epstein commits suicide; MTN attracts attention  BizNews

The storm around Cyril Ramaphosa's presidential campaign funding ratcheted up a level as a weekend newspaper disclosed names of contributors.


Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
CPJ joins letter urging MTN Group to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan - CPJ Press Freedom Online
CPJ joins letter urging MTN Group to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan  CPJ Press Freedom Online

The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday joined 22 other organizations in signing a joint letter to executives at South African telecommunications company ...


Thu, 11 Jul 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
MTN's network infrastructure drive harnesses IOT and 4IR to deliver leading-edge enterprise solutions - ITWeb
MTN's network infrastructure drive harnesses IOT and 4IR to deliver leading-edge enterprise solutions  ITWeb

MTN will deliver high-performing networks to support its enterprise customers' IOT ambitions and digitisation journey, says Giovanni Chiarelli, Chief Technology ...


Tue, 23 Jul 2019 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
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
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
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services - AllAfrica.com
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services  AllAfrica.com

HUAWEI and MTN have strengthened their strategic partnership to bring cutting edge digital services to African business and consumers.


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released - KXLF Butte News
Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released  KXLF Butte News

A former senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps has warned it would be Tehran's “duty” to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian tanker being ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 15:37:08 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
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
Trump, Abe agree on principles of trade deal at G7 - Yahoo News
Trump, Abe agree on principles of trade deal at G7  Yahoo News

President Donald Trump on Sunday said he and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had agreed on the principles of a trade deal that would probably be signed ...


Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
MTN Foundation intros literacy app Feed the Monster - ITWeb
MTN Foundation intros literacy app Feed the Monster  ITWeb

MTN drives the local launch of global literacy app Feed the Monster, to help improve literacy skills in local communities.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
American woman in Syria posts emotional video pleading with Trump to stop civilian deaths - KTVQ Billings News
American woman in Syria posts emotional video pleading with Trump to stop civilian deaths  KTVQ Billings News

An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:20:43 GMT
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - 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 ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Could Sell Investments In Jumia - SaharaReporters.com
MTN Could Sell Investments In Jumia  SaharaReporters.com

The company said investments in tower companies and e-commerce platforms like Jumia were valued at 40 billion rand and would be sold over time because ...


Thu, 08 Aug 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
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
How has war affected Syria's oil and gas sector? - Mail and Guardian
How has war affected Syria's oil and gas sector?  Mail and Guardian

Up to $74.2 billion in revenue has been lost in the war, Oil and Mineral Resources Minister Ali Ghanem has said.(Aris Messinis/AFP) · Comments.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Former RDB financial chief Nkurunziza heads to MTN - The New Times
Former RDB financial chief Nkurunziza heads to MTN  The New Times

The Chief Financial Officer of Rwanda Development Board, Mark Nkurunziza, is set to join telecom operator MTN Rwanda, according to reliable sources.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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
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 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
'It's not their fault': German families plead for return of stranded ISIS children - KXLF Butte News
'It's not their fault': German families plead for return of stranded ISIS children  KXLF Butte News

In the summer of 2014, Danisch Farooqi says he received a phone call from his ex-wife informing him that she had taken their daughter, Aaliya, to Turkey.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
High performing networks key to support future connectivity requirements of enterprises, drive 4IR - ITWeb
High performing networks key to support future connectivity requirements of enterprises, drive 4IR  ITWeb

Mobile network operators will play a key role in helping other industries to unlock value from digitisation, says Christopher Hopkirk, regional GM: Western Cape ...


Thu, 01 Aug 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 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 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
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: 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
10th Mountain Division (LI) :: Fort Drum - United States Army
10th Mountain Division (LI) :: Fort Drum  United States Army

Team Mountain – an integrated, multi-component, joint team of Soldiers, airmen, civilians, Families, and regional partners – prepares globally responsive ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New CEO at MTN-Irancell - Financial Tribune
New CEO at MTN-Irancell  Financial Tribune

Bijan Abbasi Arand was appointed CEO of major mobile operator MTN-Irancell on Wednesday, replacing Alireza Ghalambor Dezfouli. Arand is a former director ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Budweiser's Parent Company Invests In Blockchain For Farmers - Forbes
Budweiser's Parent Company Invests In Blockchain For Farmers  Forbes

Budweiser parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev doubles down on its investment in blockchain startup BanQu.


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire - Reuters Africa
Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire  Reuters Africa

New satellite images show fields, orchards and olive groves burning in northwest Syria, where the army has waged an assault against rebels in their last major ...


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Some Mobile Internet Services Restored in Sudan - Asharq Al-awsat English
Some Mobile Internet Services Restored in Sudan  Asharq Al-awsat English

Mobile internet services were partially restored across Sudan Tuesday following a court order, ending weeks of blockade imposed by the ruling military council.


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 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
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria | News | World - Mail and Guardian
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria | News | World  Mail and Guardian

It has been several weeks since Fatima Ganchi has heard from her son, Firoze. She usually receives a call from him at least once a month. But there hasn't been ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 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
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
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
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
Explosion in Lyon, France, prompts terror investigation - KXLF Butte News
Explosion in Lyon, France, prompts terror investigation  KXLF Butte News

At least 13 people were hurt Friday in an explosion in the French city of Lyon, prompting a national investigation into possible terrorism. The blast occurred in the ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 07:26:53 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
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
He met a woman online and proposed a week later. Then he scammed her out of $80K, police say - KXLF Butte News
He met a woman online and proposed a week later. Then he scammed her out of $80K, police say  KXLF Butte News

A man accused of swindling $80,000 from a Georgia woman he met online has been arrested in Tennessee — and is wanted in other states for similar scams, ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 09:45:00 GMT
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G - africanews
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G  africanews

Many of MTN's users in emerging markets across Africa and the Middle East are still awaiting 4G and are likely to have to get by with 3G connections for years ...


Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN drives launch of award-winning literacy app - RNews
MTN drives launch of award-winning literacy app  RNews

With calls growing louder for government, corporates and all citizens to step up to help solve a growing literacy crisis, the MTN SA Foundation has partnered with ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ralph Mupita of MTN named CFO of the Year 2019 at Deloitte-sponsored gala - Consultancy.co.za
Ralph Mupita of MTN named CFO of the Year 2019 at Deloitte-sponsored gala  Consultancy.co.za

The CFO of the Year award at this year's CFO Awards in South Africa has been awarded to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of telecommunications giant Ralph ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children - Mail and Guardian
Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children  Mail and Guardian

On another evening in the village of Shaghir Bazar, children rushed in before the film started to grab front-row seats. (AFP) · Comments. In a schoolyard of rural ...


Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DETAILS: How MTN-Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte was deported - Independent
DETAILS: How MTN-Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte was deported  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN-Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Wim Vanhelleputte has been deported. Wim Vanhelleputte was deported on ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
20 students killed in Surat tutoring center fire - KXLF Butte News
20 students killed in Surat tutoring center fire  KXLF Butte News

Twenty students were killed and 17 more are being treated for injuries after a fire tore through a commercial building in Surat, in the Indian state of Gujarat.


Sat, 25 May 2019 09:18:57 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

DAMASCUS, Syria — In stark contrast to several other Arab capitals, where hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated against their governments, ...


Fri, 04 Feb 2011 08:00:00 GMT
MTN settles $8.1 billion Nigeria case - Chronicle
MTN settles $8.1 billion Nigeria case  Chronicle

MTN Group Limited 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, ...


Thu, 27 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
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
US troops killed in Syria suicide attack claimed by ISIS - KTVQ Billings News
US 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
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
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
Freedom comes at the cost of love | News | World - Mail and Guardian
Freedom comes at the cost of love | News | World  Mail and Guardian

Close on five years into his forced conscription into the Syrian army, bombs smashed into the military base in the city of Deir ez-Zor, where Fadi Salim* was ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 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
Sanctions Make It Harder For South Africa's MTN To Repatriate Iran Cash - RadioFarda
Sanctions Make It Harder For South Africa's MTN To Repatriate Iran Cash  RadioFarda

MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile operator, is sticking to its 2018 dividend target despite new U.S. sanctions making it harder to repatriate cash from its Iran ...


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kampala expels boss of MTN's Uganda arm, citing 'national security' - Expat Guide to Belgium - Expatica Belguim
Kampala expels boss of MTN's Uganda arm, citing 'national security' - Expat Guide to Belgium  Expatica Belguim

Kampala has deported the Belgian CEO of the Ugandan branch of MTN on security grounds, in the fourth such expulsion targeting the South African telecoms ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
Man arrested in Bozeman denies making false statements in terrorism investigation - KPAX-TV
Man arrested in Bozeman denies making false statements in terrorism investigation  KPAX-TV

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


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Shiraaz Mohamed release will not be easy says analyst - Mail and Guardian
Shiraaz Mohamed release will not be easy says analyst  Mail and Guardian

After a video of abducted photographer Shiraaz Mohamed surfaced on social media on Sunday, a researcher from the Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC) informed ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Iranian boats attempted to seize British tanker - KBZK Bozeman News
Iranian boats attempted to seize British tanker  KBZK Bozeman News

Five armed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats unsuccessfully tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday, according to two ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:17:49 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
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
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
MTN to acquire Investcom for USD5.5 billion; Investcom to pull out of Millicom bid - TeleGeography
MTN to acquire Investcom for USD5.5 billion; Investcom to pull out of Millicom bid  TeleGeography

Africa's largest mobile group, South Africa-based MTN Group, has offered to buy Lebanese telecoms holding company Investcom for USD5.5 billion, as part of its ...


Wed, 03 May 2006 07:00:00 GMT
Northern Rural Homs “Out of Coverage” - Enab Baladi
Northern Rural Homs “Out of Coverage”  Enab Baladi

Satellite dishes to connect to the Turkish internet network, northern rural Aleppo – September 15, 2017 (Enab Baladi). Enab Baladi. 25/10/2018; 9:22 pm.


Thu, 25 Oct 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
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'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

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