Entrepreneurs from some of the world's most crisis-stricken countries convened in Turkey last week. They were there to put Middle Eastern politics aside to connect with like-minded technology enthusiasts and hopefully raise some cash to get their passion projects off the ground.
President Barack Obama said he intends to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Jordan and to renew a five-year agreement that would ensure a minimum level of annual U.S. aid to the kingdom through 2019.
President Barack Obama signed bills raising the nation’s debt limit and scaling back benefit cuts for U.S. military retirees, taking two issues with economic implications out of the spotlight ahead of November’s elections.
President Barack Obama intends to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Jordan and to renew an agreement ensuring a minimum level of annual U.S. aid through 2019 as the kingdom copes with a flood of Syrian refugees.
When Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah held talks with Secretary of State John Kerry on Nov. 4, his main concern wasn’t U.S. policy toward Iran’s nuclear program or Syria’s war as the visitors had expected: it was Egypt.