Dubai Expo in focus as UAE racks up $700 mln of trade with Israel since normalization

Dubai Expo in focus as UAE racks up $700 mln of trade with Israel since normalization

DUBAI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Israel and the United Arab Emirates, which normalized relations a year ago, are looking to Dubai’s Expo world fair in October to boost bilateral trade, which now stands at around $712 million. While the figure, contained in Israeli data, is tiny compared to UAE exports of $24 billion in 2019 … Read more

Dubai to list utility Dewa under Bourse expansion plan

Dubai to list utility Dewa under Bourse expansion plan

Prime Minister and Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum attend the Global Women’s Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The Dubai government plans a stock market flotation … Read more

Germany and Italy Russian approved gas payments after nod from Brussels – sources

Germany and Italy Russian approved gas payments after nod from Brussels - sources

A model of the natural gas pipeline is seen in front of displayed word EU and Russia flag colors in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Some EU states refuse to comply with Russian payment demands Others approve Russian payments after talks with EU … Read more

Putin promises to bolster Russia’s IT security in the face of cyber attacks

Putin promises to bolster Russia's IT security in the face of cyber attacks

May 20 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the number of cyber attacks on Russia by foreign “state structures” had increased several times over and that Russia must bolster its cyber defenses by reducing the use of foreign software and hardware. The websites of many state-owned companies and news websites have suffered … Read more

Yellen: Not legal for US to sixteen Russian official assets

Yellen: Not legal for US to sixteen Russian official assets

BONN, Germany, May 18 (Reuters) – The United States does not have legal authority to seize Russian central bank assets frozen due to its invasion of Ukraine, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday, but talks with US partners over ways to make Russia foot the bill for Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction are starting. Yellen also … Read more

Stock market rebound fizzles, UK inflation hits 40-year high

Stock market rebound fizzles, UK inflation hits 40-year high

LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) – A rebound in stocks ran out of steam on Wednesday as concerns about the economic growth outlook and rising inflation knocked sentiment, while a UK inflation reading of 9% underlined just how much higher interest rates might be headed. Asian stocks managed to eek out their fourth straight session of … Read more

EU says legal Russian gas payments possible, warns against ruble accounts

EU says legal Russian gas payments possible, warns against ruble accounts

A pressure gauge is pictured at a Ukrainian gas compressor station in the village of Boyarka near the capital kyiv January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 17 (Reuters) – The European Commission said on Tuesday opening accounts in rubles at a Russian bank to pay … Read more

NSO ended Pegasus contract with UAE over Dubai leader’s hacking

NSO ended Pegasus contract with UAE over Dubai leader's hacking

Prime Minister and Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum attend the Global Women’s Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NSO terminated Pegasus contract after hacking revealed – short Israeli firm says will … Read more

Europe’s gas supply crisis grows after Russia imposes sanctions

Europe's gas supply crisis grows after Russia imposes sanctions

Russia imposes sanctions on European Gazprom subsidiaries Polish firm operating Yamal-Europe section also hit Germany to lose 10 mcm/day of gas supply Dutch gas prices close 12% higher BERLIN, May 12 (Reuters) – Pressure on Europe to secure alternative gas supplies increased on Thursday as Moscow imposed sanctions on European subsidiaries of state-owned Gazprom a … Read more

Chinese jet aborts takeoff, catches fire, causing minor injuries from evacuation

Chinese jet aborts takeoff, catches fire, causing minor injuries from evacuation

Rescue workers are seen at the site where an Airbus A319 plane of Tibet Airlines caught fire after an aborted takeoff, at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport in Chongqing, China May 12, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, May 12 (Reuters) – China’s Tibet Airlines said all passengers … Read more