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Video: Can Israeli-Palestinian talks succeed under Trump?.

FRANCE 24, on Sunday, hosted a debate between former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni and chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat during the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in Jordan. Livni and Erekat expressed the need to restart negotiations and the prospect of peace amid President Donald ...

- France24 - FR

Europe isn't the new Silicon Valley. It's better.

The World Economic Forum just published a fascinating article charting the growth of the European startup scene, contrasting it to the larger tech ecosystems of Silicon Valley and Asia. If you're a European founder, you've got cause to be optimistic — funding is easier to get, there's so much innovation happening here, ...

- The Next Web - US

German sees Jordan base as potential replacement for Turkey's Incirlik.

, May 21 : The German Defence Minister has said that the Jordanian airbase, among the eight locations, is a possible alternative to relocate soldiers from Turkey's Incirlik base as it has showed a "lot of potential.""There is a lot of potential in this airbase and we were very grateful for a very positive reception and a ...

- Sify - IN

The Latest: Mogherini warns against US cuts in UN funding.

DEAD SEA, Jordan " The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan :6:20 p.m.The EU foreign policy chief says Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Iraqi president hopes for Mosul liberation soon.

DEAD SEA, Jordan " The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan :12:25 p.m.The Iraqi president says he hopes the city of Mosul will be freed from control of the extremist group Islamic State...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At WEF, entrepreneurs seen as solution for Mideast troubles.

DEAD SEA, Jordan " More than 1,100 politicians and business people came together Saturday to find ways to transform stagnant economies of the troubled Middle East and North Africa.The World Economic Forum's regional gathering...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Negotiators optimistic on Trump Mideast bid.

DEAD SEA, Jordan " The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan :10:40 a.m.A pair of veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, who endured repeated failures, expressed rare optimism about...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At WEF, entrepreneurs seen as solution for Mideast troubles.

DEAD SEA, Jordan " More than 1,100 politicians and business people have come together to find ways to transform stagnant economies of the troubled Middle East and North Africa.The World Economic Forum's regional gathering is...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Veteran Negotiators Optimistic About Trump's Mideast Bid.

Two veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, who logged many hours together in failed efforts to strike a deal, said Saturday they are optimistic about President Donald Trump's Mideast bid. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat and former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni spoke in separate interviews on the ...

- Voice of America - US

Mosul could be freed from Islamic State control in next few days.

Iraq's president has said he hopes the city of Mosul will be freed from the control of Islamic State "in the next few days". Fuad Masum made the prediction at the opening session of the World Economic Forum's regional gathering. Mosul was overrun by IS militants in 2014 but since autumn Iraqi forces backed by a US-led ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Korea Falls Further in Global Rankings for Government Regulatory Burden.

The World Economic Forum ranked Korea's government regulatory burden in the lowest third globally, and a recent report shows that it has gotten worse.

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Jordan- RJ official carrier for the World Economic Forum

Jordan- RJ official carrier for the World Economic Forum...

- MENAFN - JO

Was it so easy to forgive Dr M, Nazir asks Nurul Izzah

Nazir was seated at the front row during Nurul Izzah’s speech at the World Economic Forum.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Figures of the week: Infrastructure quality in Africa is stagnating

Last week, the World Economic Forum Africa in Durban, South Africa, released its Africa Competitiveness Report 2017. The annual report examines the factors, institutions, and policies that determine a country's level of productivity, with this year's focusing on job creation and urbanization to explore what policies need to ...

- Brookings - US

Mustapa to lead World Economic Forum-Asean 2017 delegation

The minister will also lead the discussion on ‘Towards a Regional Digital Single Market’ in Phnom Penh tomorrow.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Oxfam challenges African leaders to champion new economic models that are 'fit for the future'

Oxfam challenges African leaders to champion new economic models that are 'fit for the future' 2 May 2017African leaders must build a new more 'human economy' to tackle inequality and poverty, said Oxfam today ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa.

- Oxfam International - UK

The surprisingly short list of U.S. metro areas achieving inclusive economic growth

In research and strategy circles around economic growth and development, the concept of inclusive growth' is all the rage Internationally, organizations including the OECD, World Bank, World Economic Forum, Asian Development Bank, and United Nations Development Program have recently sponsored reports and initiatives devoted ...

- Brookings - US

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