Monthly Archives: June 2016

Markets view RBA rate cuts as an inevitability

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Global markets are braced for further volatility this week, but the direct impact on Australia of Britain’s decision to exit the European Union should not go too far beyond the hit to investor sentiment for now say economists. The yield on three-year Australian debt slumped to an unprecedented 1.5% as ...

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American destroyer gets dangerously close to Russian frigate, Mediterranean Sea

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Russia’s Defence Ministry has accused an American destroyer of coming dangerously close to a Russian frigate in the Mediterranean Sea, calling the incident a “gross violation” of international agreements. “On June 17, in the east of the Mediterranean Sea, the American destroyer USS Gravely came dangerously close to a Russian ...

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Five killed in multiple suicide bomb attacks in Lebanon

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Five people have been reported dead and fifteen wounded after multiple suicide bomb attacks in north-eastern Lebanon, officials and medics say. The blasts were located in the predominately Christian village of Qaa, a few hundred yards away from the border. A state-run National News Agency has reported that no group ...

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Polls reveal Clinton’s lead over Trump in US Presidential Race

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Two new head-to-head polls have shown a resurgent Hillary Clinton vaulting atop the US presidential race after an unbridled month for Donald Trump, who has failed to rally confidence among voters or party leaders. Hillary Clinton has gained her largest advantage over the Republican since last autumn, a dramatic improvement ...

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Syria: U.S.-backed forces infiltrate IS Raqqa

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil A Syrian town situated near the Turkish border that has been held by Islamic State (IS) militants for over two years has been infiltrated by U.S.-backed Syrian forces after a three-week-long battle with the terror group around the town. The Syrian Observatory for Humans Rights stated that the U.S.-led coalition provided ...

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Egypt reverses Saudi-Egyptian Red Sea Islands transfer

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil An Egypt’s highest administrative Court in Cairo has reversed its decision to hand over two Red Seas islands to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.  The verdict declare void a maritime border accord with Saudi Arabia, which would have seen Egypt surrender control of the Tiran and Sanafir islands at the mouth ...

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Israeli military court gives four Palestinians life sentences

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Four Palestinians were given life sentences in an Israeli military court on Wednesday after gunning down an Israeli couple in front of their children in the West Bank last year. According to the military the four were members of the Islamic militant group Hamas and shot dead Eitam and Naama ...

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News Corp set to buy APN Queensland newspaper

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil APN has found a buyer for its Australian Regional Media (ARM) business , with News Corp agreeing to purchase the newspaper arm of the media company for $36.6 million. ARM includes 12 regional daily newspapers in New South Wales and Queensland, 60 community newspapers and over 30 regional news websites. ...

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Six killed in Oaxaca clashes in Mexico

By: Sam Nan In one of the biggest Demonstrations in Mexico six people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between protesting teachers and police. The riots had resulted in six deaths, 53 injured civilians, 41 injured federal officers and 14 injured state officers. Of all the injured officers, 8 of them, had been from gunshot wounds, the Mexican government ...

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KING JAMES LEBRON PREVAILED AFTER DEFEATING THE WARRIORS

WRITTEN BY KALAHAN DENG It’s true that there is no better time than what the world have seen yesterday,when all American people came together , Latinos, Asians, white, blacks ,or Middle eastern hugging each other as fellows citizens and sports fans. I believe sports is a perfect cure for a disease called racial discrimination.Therefore, American politicians must learn from yesterday’s ...

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