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GOP fundraiser: Ex-American spy helped Qatar hack emails

The allegation is part of a unique lawsuit attempting to hold a foreign government accountable in a U.S. court for digital espionage operations.<p>A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump has accused the Persian Gulf state of Qatar of conspiring with former American and British spies to hack and …

How Donald Trump made millions running failed casinos in Atlantic City

It’s typical for large business enterprises to be financed in large part by people who didn’t found the company and don’t necessarily manage it. Consequently, while <i>one</i> way to make a lot of money founding and managing a company is for the company to be very successful, and thus for your share of it …

Donald Trump

Edward Snowden’s new app helps ward off computer hijackers

<b>(YouTube/Introducing Haven)</b><p>It’s called “Haven,” and it’s a free, public effort to stop snoopers, whether government spooks or otherwise<p>Nicole Karlis<p>December 26, 2017 10:33pm (UTC)<p>The world’s most famous whistleblower is turning his focus to personal computer security. In partnership with the …

Android Phones

TECH TALK: Israel’s Wibbitz changes the entertainment world

Why TMZ cooperates with an Israeli start-up<p>Israeli startup Wibbitz. (photo credit: PR)<p>The world’s largest gossip and entertainment site TMZ, recently …

Daman Investments Press Conference - 2017 - المؤتمر الصحفي السنوي لضمان للإستثمار

Daman Investments TV Commercial

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High Floor 2 BR apartment in Burj Daman, DIFC

Abandoned - Atlantic City [Kult America]

Read The Letter Barack Obama Left Donald Trump Upon Leaving Office

"Congratulations on a remarkable run."<p>Upon leaving office, former President Barack Obama left his successor President Donald Trump a letter that he left on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.<p>Trump vowed to cherish what he called the “beautiful letter” during a swearing-in ceremony for several top …

Donald Trump

Bitcoin Cash is already the world's third-largest cryptocurrency

Just over 24 hours after splitting from Bitcoin, the derivative currency Bitcoin Cash (BCC) now ranks as the third most valuable altcoin. With a market cap of more than $7.7 billion, BCC trails just Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) after passing Ripple’s $6.7 billion cap in the wee morning hours.<p>As …

BlackBerry KEYone vs. BlackBerry Priv: No contest

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This article was originally published by Android Central on May 4, 2017. We have posted here as it is also of high interest to …

Mobile Technology

U.S. charges Turkish banker in Iran sanctions probe

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged an executive at a Turkish state-owned bank with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran, escalating a case that has added to tensions between the United States and Turkey.<p>Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a deputy …

Hearing ‘America First,’ European Nations Jockey to Be Second

PARIS — First it was the Netherlands. After President Trump vowed to put “American first,” a Dutch television show made a satirical case for why the president should consider its country second.<p>Now, the race for runner-up has spread. Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Portugal and …

Paul Ryan: It looks like the Iran deal is here to stay

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan said the nuclear agreement with Iran is probably going to stay in place, despite significant Republican opposition to the deal.<p>"A lot of that toothpaste is already out of the tube. I never supported the deal in the first place. I thought it was a huge …

South Asia

​Iran-related Designations; Non-proliferation Designations; Counter Terrorism Designations; Balkans Designation Update

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Sanctions

More Than Airplanes Are Riding On Boeing's Deal With Iran

There are still skeptics and lots of potential problems, but a tentative airplane deal between Boeing and Iran seems to be moving forward.<p>A provisional agreement has been signed for the sale or lease of more than 100 Boeing aircraft to Iran's national carrier over the next decade. The price tag is …

Bitcoin is busting out

Bitcoin rallied 3.7% on Tuesday as the Trump team exchanged barbs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the weakness of the euro, closing the day near $955 a coin. Tuesday's gains have carried over into Wednesday's session with the cryptocurrency up close to 1% near $972.<p>Bitcoin has had a wild …

Cryptocurrency

How Rex Tillerson got his lesson on Iraq

A trip to Baghdad in 2013 offered the Exxon CEO a taste of the complicated Middle East politics he'll have to navigate if he becomes secretary of state.<p>In 2013, Rex Tillerson flew to Baghdad for a rescue mission: to save ExxonMobil’s access to some of the world’s largest deposits of oil.<p>That trip …

Telecoms giant to buy stake in cab-hailing firm Careem

<b>Saudi Arabia's main phone company, STC, plans to buy a 10% stake in cab-hailing firm Careem.</b><p>Based in Dubai, Careem is a rival to Uber and has developed a strong presence in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan.<p>Such cab-booking firms are particularly popular with women in Saudi Arabia, who are …

Saudi Arabia

Ride hailing app Careem says closes first part of $500 million funding round

DUBAI (Reuters) - Ride-hailing app Careem has closed the first part of a $500 million funding round backed by investors including Japan’s Rakuten Inc and Saudi Telecom Co (STC), the Dubai-based company said in a statement on Monday.<p>Uber’s [UBER.UL] chief competitor in the Middle East and North …

From India's Rise To Macau's Rebound: A Look Back At Asia's Casinos In 2016

It’s time to check on my Asian gaming predictions for 2016. As seen in my crystal ball, a half-scale Eiffel Tower has helped Macau climb back to growth. The Philippines has been the top performing casino market in the region. The moment of truth for Indian gaming is coming. Asian casino operators …

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S Korea making most of Iran sanctions removal

<b>The latest official figures show South Korea is making the most of the removal of sanctions against Iran by maximizing crude oil imports from the</b> …

Exclusive: Iran's Airbus jet purchase gets boost from lease finance deal - sources

SINGAPORE/ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has reached a deal with a foreign leasing company to finance the first 17 jets it plans to buy from Airbus (AIR.PA), breaking a logjam in efforts to import aircraft following the lifting of sanctions, people familiar with the move said.<p>Airbus chief executive …

U.S. charges Turkish gold trader's brother in Iran sanctions case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The brother of a Turkish gold trader has been charged in a U.S. indictment accusing both men of conspiring to conduct hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions on behalf of Iran’s government and Iranian entities, prosecutors said on Monday.<p>Mohammad Zarrab, a dual citizen …

Italy's Saras says it will clear Iranian oil debt in 2017

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian oil refiner Saras (SRS.MI) has paid 160 million euros ($177 million) of the debt it owes Iran for crude oil bought before sanctions were imposed and its chief financial officer said the total debt to Tehran will be cleared next year.<p>Analysts have estimated the company’s …

Why Iranians are quietly rooting for Trump

As one of the most acrimonious US presidential campaigns in living memory draws to a close, major powers around the world – with the obvious …

Iran is back: Total signs $2 billion gas deal

Foreign oil firms are returning to Iran for the first time since sanctions were eased early this year.<p>France's Total signed an agreement in principle on Tuesday to help Iran develop its giant South Pars gas field, together with Chinese state oil company CNPC.<p>"Following Total's successful …

US, Europe at odds over Revolutionary Guard-backed airline

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian airline, backed by the country's notorious Revolutionary Guard and used to ferry weapons and fighters to support Syria's …

South Asia