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Cities across Africa's largest country have been flooded for the past two weeks with protesters opposing their ageing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's fifth re-election bid after 20 years in power.
The UAE is classified as among the countries with the highest vulnerabilities to climate change in the world.
Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan said his country is already seeing the results of its sweeping reform program and would continue to diversify its economy and open its borders for investment.
The event, attended by international business leaders and entitled "Jordan: Growth and Opportunity, the London Initiative 2019," stems from a partnership launched by Prime Minister Theresa May in 2017 aimed at supporting economic and social reform and growth in Jordan.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on India-Pakistan airstrike claims. Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated this week after each country said it carried out airstrikes against the other, prompting concerns about a potential outbreak of war in South Asia.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has rejected the resignation of his vocal Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who led negotiations for the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.
Egypt's foreign minister praised economic reforms underway in the country, stressing that the country's president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, remained the right man for the job amid continued threats to security and stability.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif unexpected announced his resignation on Instagram this week. Richard Schmierer of the Middle East Policy Council says this could be related to the JCPOA nuclear pact.
James Moran, former EU ambassador to Egypt, discusses possible outcomes from the EU-League of Arab States summit on issues such as terrorism and the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Washington is pushing policy changes to expand drone sales to Gulf allies in the face of Chinese competition.
The United Arab Emirates is setting its sights on building a domestic defense industry as arms spending is set to soar throughout the Middle East.
Amid calls by U.S. lawmakers to reduce weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries involved in offensive warfare in the Middle East, corporates in the defense space are coming under increased scrutiny.
The move highlights a new willingness by lawmakers to more intensely scrutinize Saudi compliance with international conventions and withdraw privileges that the kingdom has enjoyed until now.
Speaking to an audience while at the Milken Institute Summit in Abu Dhabi this week, the Colony Capital founder refuted criticism of the kingdom over the murder of the Saudi journalist.
Saudi Arabia throttled back production during OPEC's first month of output cuts aimed at draining oversupply from the oil market.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is likely to win constitutional changes allowing him to dramatically extend his tenure in power — just over a year after telling CNBC that he would never pursue such a thing.