Capital failure. Why the Palestinians have never felt so despondent. Blame poor leaders, distracted neighbours and a stalled peace process (the Economist - Paywall).
Saudi Arabia's announced its largest budget ever in a major effort to reshape its economy. Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that it will spend 978 billion riyals ($261 billion) in 2018, its largest-ever budget (CNBC).
A Muslim Ban for Europe? Contiente's Far Right wants to imitate Trump. Europe’s most extreme right leaders gathered in Prague on Sunday to discuss their aspirations for implementing a Muslim ban resembling President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policy (Newsweek).
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