With an average 80 rooms, the company currently has 6,000 rooms and will be adding another 2,000 rooms with the completion of the pipeline, he said.
He lamented that America had wasted USD 7 trillion in wars in the Middle East
Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas said Modi's visit to the region reflects India's long-held position of supporting peace and stability in the region.
But that window may have already slammed shut, as diesel prices have retreated in tandem with this week's broad selloff among energy benchmarks. Since hitting a high of $2.1431/gallon on Jan. 26, diesel has dropped as much as 11 percent, and other tankers slated for New York have already been diverted elsewhere.
"We don't want to see the JCPOA go down and are working with our European partners to mitigate concerns the United States may have to ensure it continues." Britain's Minister for the Middle East said.
"The President and Prime Minister discussed next steps in forging peace in the Middle East. Both leaders also emphasised the urgency of addressing the humanitarian crisis in Yemen," the White House said.
The U.S. company said on Wednesday that Fraser Robinson was quitting as head of business for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), but would continue as a senior adviser to the company.
Jihad Azour, head of the IMF's Middle East department, said Riyadh would need to balance the huge cost of the zone and other economic projects with its drive to cut a big state budget deficit caused by low oil prices.
The airlines, both owned by the government of Dubai, said in a statement on Monday their expanded partnership would be rolled out over the coming months, kicking off with an enhanced code share agreement in the fourth quarter.
The company, which in April had opened its new manufacturing plant in Hungary -- its first outside India -- has already introduced specific products for markets including Malaysia, Thailand, Europe and India in the last fiscal.
Four refiners in the world's third largest crude importer bought 9 million barrels of Middle East and Russian crude loading in July-August via spot tenders last month, drawing down excess supplies in the market after China's demand slowed.
"By becoming part of the Amazon family, we'll be able to vastly expand our delivery capabilities and customer selection much faster, as well as continue Amazon's great track record of empowering sellers," said Souq.com's co-founder, Syrian-born entrepreneur Ronaldo Mouchawar.
When OPEC in November joined with several non-OPEC producers to agree to a historic cut in output, the group called time on a fight for market share that drove oil prices to a 12-year low and many shale producers to the wall.
The Press Trust of India(PTI) has named veteran journalist Vijay Joshi, who has spent three decades covering Asia and the Middle East, as the news agency's Editor-in-Chief.
Iran today rejected a warning from President Donald Trump over its latest missile test as unfounded and "provocative", reflecting growing tensions between Tehran and the new US administration.
The higher Asian refining margins have beat back concerns that profits would fall as crude oil prices gained as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers began to implement their agreed production cuts from January to reduce global oversupply.
Tata Motors and Castrol today inked a three-year agreement under which the lubricants maker would supply commercial vehicle oils to the home grown auto major in over 50 markets including SAARC and ASEAN region, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Latin America.
According to a data released by HSBC's annual Expat Explorer Survey, the country improved from 6th place in 2015, in order to claim a position as one of the places expats most look to in order to build their careers.
A survey by Track2Realty in 2014, among NRIs, HNIs and other wealthy and influential investors, found that Singapore, Malaysia, New York, Sydney, UK (London) and the Middle East (Dubai), were the preferred destinations for R
Russian President Vladmir Putin played a crucial role in helping OPEC rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia set aside differences to forge the cartel's first deal with non-OPEC Russia in 15 years.
Citi says in the week of 11/23/2016, bond funds continued to see a large outflow of USD 8.6 billion while equity funds had an inflow of USD 5.2 million. India continued to see USD 837 million of FII outflow.
Immelt said policies that result in tax reform and improvements in infrastructure could help GE be more productive domestically, but growing internationally through exports is also key to his company's growth.
Gold has been treated mostly as a currency in Islamic finance, limiting its use to spot transactions, while consumer demand for gold in the Middle East region has actually fallen in recent years.
Under the biggest agreement, a group led by Russian state oil major Rosneft said it would pay USD 12.9 billion for a controlling stake in both India's Essar Oil and port facilities that it owns.
Touching on Internet of Things (IoTs) services demand, he said "everything is going to get connected if not already connected home to cars, industrial environment and energy distribution among others."