Speaking to CNBC's Hadley Gamble at the Doha Forum in Qatar, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif dismissed claims that Iran is the cause of instability in the Middle East. Zarif noted that the instability in the region was caused by "the wrong policies that are being followed, not only by Saudi Arabia but by its allies in the West who have given it a blank check to continue to make these very dangerous escalations." READ MORE: Iranian Foreign Minister Reiterates Tehran Never Sent Arms to Houthis in Yemen He referred to the four-year-long civil war in Yemen which the UN has called the “world's worst humanitarian crisis.” Saudi Arabia has blamed Yemen's Houthi rebels for the crisis, charging them with receiving support from Tehran, while Iran has accused the Saudi-led bombing campaign of contributing to thousands of deaths. Earlier today Zarif reiterated that Iran … [Read more...] about Iranian FM Zarif: US, Saudi Arabia Are to Blame for Middle East Instability
WAYNE ROONEY is backing Manchester United fan Sam Bird in Saudi Arabia for Formula E's season five opener. England's all-time top scorer jetted himself into Saudi Arabia for the Ad Diriyah E-Prix. Bird pushed last season's champion Jean-Eric Vergne to the final race weekend before missing out on the title. And Rooney is supporting the fellow Brit and Red Devils fan on the streets in Saudi. Rooney said: "Yeah it is my first time watching a [Formula E] race so I’m excited. In the rain as well, I’m told it is the first time they’ll be racing in wet conditions so it should make it a bit more exciting as well so I’m looking forward to it. "The car looks fantastic, I think obviously it looks great so I’m looking forward to seeing what it can do out on the track. I hope it has a good run. "It is exciting to watch, I’ve watched it on TV so I’m really excited to watching it live. "I’ve always liked watching fast cars and driving them as well. … [Read more...] about Wayne Rooney jets into Saudi Arabia for Formula E – and is hoping Man Utd fan Sam Bird wins
WAYNE ROONEY has flown to Saudi Arabia for Formula E's season five opener. England's all-time top scorer posted a picture on social media of himself jetting in for the Ad Diriyah E-Prix. Rooney tweeted: “On my way to the #AdDiriyahEPrix – looking forward to being part of the experience. Hope to see you there” Rooney will see the likes of ex-F1 stars Felipe Massa and Stoffel Vandoorne race around the streets in Saudi Arabia at the Ad Diriyah E-Prix. The MLS season came to a close last weekend with Atlanta United winning the MLS Cup, allowing Rooney to enjoy himself during the off-season. The 33-year-old's fairytale first season in the MLS ended in disappointment when the DC United striker missed a penalty in the shoot-out which saw his side get knocked out of the play-offs by Colombus Crew. Speaking at the Ad Diriyah E-Prix, Rooney said: "Yeah it is my first time watching a [Formula E] race so I’m excited. In the rain as well, I’m told it is the first … [Read more...] about Wayne Rooney jets into Saudi Arabia for Formula E season opener
FORMULA E returns as season five kicks off in Saudi Arabia. A highly-competitive field, which features ex-F1 stars Felipe Massa and Stoffel Vandoorne, will commence for the first time at the Ad Diriyah E-Prix. Mercedes affiliated HWA join BMW and Nissan in their debut season in the all-electric season. There have been huge revolutionary changes to the series and here’s how you can tune into the first race.When is the Ad Airiyah E-Prix? The race takes place on Saturday, December 15. Lights will go out at midday UK time. Meanwhile qualifying will commence at 7.50am. GUNNERS NEWS Torreira stick, Laurent stiff, Saka dream start and Arsenal 'too good' for cup UTD NEWS Ince picks combined Kop and Utd XI, Mata rated the big-game key and Bebe blast BLUES NEWS Cherries and Hammers eye Ruben, Chelsea 're-educate' fans and Bridge shut threat SAC RACE Matt Chapman is back and pits Sprinter Sacre up against Altior Racing TipsTHE BETTING SPY Don't miss Richard Robinson's top tips for … [Read more...] about Formula E Saudi Arabia E-Prix: What time is the race and where can I watch it?
The new digital currency, which will be based on blockchain technology, will reportedly only be used for inter-bank transactions between the two countries, which share a border in the eastern Arabian Peninsula, and not for customer use. No launch date has been announced.CC0Cryptocurrency Emission, Circulation 'Can't Be Allowed Now' in Russia - Official Al-Mansouri noted this is "just a study" and that they "have not gone deeper into it." However, experts are skeptical about the plan. "This looks like a lazy public relations initiative," Dr. Alex Coman, a researcher at the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship in Israel's Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, told The Media Line Thursday. "Why not have the entire Arab League join in on this currency? That way you would have a massive body of countries doing business with one another." © AFP 2018 / Petras MalukasBlockchain Hailed as Next Frontier in China In Saudi … [Read more...] about Saudi Arabia Teams Up With UAE to Issue Joint Cryptocurrency