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Rich people from these countries hide the most money offshore

September 16, 2017 11:20AM A new study published this month sets out to determine which countries have the largest proportions of their GDP in offshore accounts. The published study, "Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens? Macro Evidence and Implications for Global Inequality," surmises that about 10 p

THEREALDEAL.COM - 2017-09-16 11:20:47

CIRS event aims to explore causes and prospects of Gulf crisis

Experts from across the region will gather to share their insights about the Gulf crisis at an upcoming event at Georgetown University in Qatar's premier research institute, the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS). The event, titled 'Crisis in the GCC: Causes, Consequences, and Pros

QATARISBOOMING.COM - 2017-09-16 16:37:00

Food price inflation eases in Qatar after leap due to sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Food price inflation eased in Qatar during August, government data showed on Saturday, suggesting the country was finding ways to reduce the impact of economic sanctions imposed by other Arab states. Food prices jumped after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egyp

REUTERS - 2017-09-16 15:01:19

OPEC daily basket price close at $53.63/b

15 September 2017, Vienna, Austria - The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $53.63 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $52.92 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Gi

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 00:58:15

Qatar ready for talks to end crisis

Qatar is ready to sit at the negotiating table to try to end a dispute with its Gulf Arab neighbours, Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said on Friday in Berlin. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar on June 5, for its role in financin

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 22:38:08

After London attack, Trump tells Air Force "radical Islamic terrorism" will be "eradicated"

Last Updated Sep 15, 2017 5:09 PM EDT President Trump told U.S. Air Force members and their families at Joint Base Andrews Friday that "radical Islamic terrorism" will be "eradicated," after the "vicious terrorist attack" at a London train station that inured at least 22 people. "Radical Islamic te

CBS NEWS - 2017-09-15 20:51:39

Saudi Arabia's crown prince in sweeping crackdown on dissident voices

Saudi authorities have rounded up an estimated thirty clerics, activists, journalists, commentators and artists over the last week in a bid to hush dissident voices in the oil-rich absolute monarchy, human rights groups and families of the detained said. "In recent years, we cannot recall a week in

I24NEWS - 2017-09-15 17:12:31

Kuwait provides aid to displaced families in Mosul

BAGHDAD, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait provided 1,500 aid baskets to displaced Iraqi families in Mosul city, said an official Thursday.Speaking to KUNA, Chairman of the United Iraqi Medical Society (UIMS) Dr. Ahmad Al-Hayti said that aid baskets have been given to displaced families residing in Nineveh p

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-15 04:14:00

Hala Alyan on the Book That Made Her World Seem Normal

In Reading Women, the Cut talks to women who interest us about the books by women that transformed the way they think. I first came across Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies when I was 14 or so. I had just moved to Lebanon, after having lived briefly in the United Arab Emirates, after having l

YAHOO! - 2017-09-14 10:00:01

Erdogan hosts Qatar emir in first foreign trip since crisis

Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Thursday held talks in Turkey with the emirate's chief ally President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his first visit abroad since the start of a diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia. The talks got underway at Erdogan's presidential palace in the capital Ankara,

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 20:00:34

Qatar diplomatic crisis engulfs a major US military base

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Qatar's emir is persona non grata to four U.S.-allied Arab states that accuse his wealthy Gulf nation of sponsoring extremists, but he recently received a warm welcome at the sprawling military base his troops share with thousands of American soldiers. Qatar's al-Udei

ARMY TIMES - 2017-09-14 19:19:08

A Bumper Sticker in Kuwait: An 11W Story of Sgt. Maj. Rich Greene

Rich Greene, aka BigDrill, has been a part of the Eleven Warriors family since the beginning. He grew up in the same Ohio State-centralized household that recurs in thousands of homes generationally. He went to a church up the way from campus and sat in service with some of his Buckeye heroes.

ELEVEN WARRIORS - 2017-09-14 16:57:44

MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - September 14

DUBAI, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL * GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks ease from decade high as China posts rare data miss * MIDEA

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 04:10:38

Donald Trump's efforts to end a feud in the Gulf get nowhere

THIS time Donald Trump seemed to back his braggadocio with results. On September 7th he met the ruler of Kuwait, who has tried to mediate the three-month feud between Qatar and his Gulf neighbours led by Saudi Arabia. Mr Trump suggested a new mediator: himself. "I think you'd have a deal worked out

ECONOMIST.COM - 2017-09-14 15:11:05

Instagram star says he was arrested in Kuwait for looking 'too feminine'

Polish Instagram celebrity King Luxy said he was arrested and jailed for two weeks during a recent visit to Kuwait because he looked "too feminine," local newspaper Al Rai reported. Luxy said he was arrested at a mall where he was meeting a few of his friends. The social media celebrity was handcu

STEPFEED.COM - 2017-09-14 13:57:00

Qatar sovereign fund says most of future U.S. investments in infrastructure

DOHA (Reuters) - The Qatar Investment Authority has deployed more than half of the $45 billion earmarked for the United States since 2015 and most of its future investments will go to the infrastructure sector, its chief executive said on Wednesday. "Back in 2015 I committed to invest $45 billion i

REUTERS - 2017-09-13 11:30:05

Middle East Poised for Internet Shopping Surge

Shutterstock / scyther5 "The tsunami of e-commerce is going to hit the shores of the Mideast. Straight away, it will be mobile, not desktop."That's Marcus Freeman, chief financial officer of the Chalhoub Group, talking up the region as huge opportunity for retailers and brands. The Dubai-based Cha

WWD.COM - 2017-09-13 21:49:13

Saudi Arabia Pushes OPEC on New Tack to Curb Oil Supplies

leonhard foeger/Reuters OPEC has cut nearly one million barrels a day of oil output in the past year. But that isn't how the global crude market sees it. Oil exports from member countries have also declined, but by a significantly smaller margin than production cutbacks. The unusual discrepancy is

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 09:47:54

OPEC August Crude Oil Production

All data below is based on the latest OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report. All data is through August 2017 and is in thousand barrels per day. The above chart does not include the 14th member of OPEC that was just added, Equatorial Guinea. I do not have historical data for Equatorial Guinea so I may not

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2017-09-13 21:33:16

Kuwait Says OPEC May Decide on Extending Cuts in March 2018

(Bloomberg) -- OPEC and allied oil producers will keep reviewing options for their agreement to cut output, and a final decision on extending the deal beyond March could be postponed until the first quarter of 2018, Kuwait's oil minster said. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will co

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 21:08:34