Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan becomes President of the United Arab Emirates

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The leaders of the United Arab Emirates on Saturday unanimously nominated Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi as the nation’s autocratic president, signaling both unity and stability in this key energy-rich country that is home to Western military. The rise of Sheikh Mohammed, 61, was expected after … Read more

Ramadan kicks off in much of Middle East amid soaring prices

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan — when the faithful fast from dawn to dusk — has begun in much of the Middle East, where Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sent energy and food prices soaring ByThe Associated Press April 2, 2022, 7:38 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article … Read more