A week before the one-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal, the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives approved measures aimed at blocking U.S. companies from selling commercial passenger aircraft to Tehran.
A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed 292 people, the health minister said Thursday, raising the toll of what was already one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq.
Kuwait said Sunday it plans to tap the international debt market through bond issues to finance its budget deficit after recording a first shortfall in 16 years.
A consortium led by U.S. firm Noble Energy has approved a US$265-million project to sink a new well in a major natural gas field off Israel, officials said Sunday.
Dubai's transport authority announced Wednesday it had awarded a French-led consortium a US$2.88 billion contract to extend its metro network to the site of the Expo 2020 world trade fair.