Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The middle-aged salesman sat glumly among an array of shorts, khaki leisure suits bedecked with gold belts and dresses with plunging necklines in the ancient Damascus bazaar -- luxuries few can afford in today's Syria.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
The Islamic State (IS) has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said Thursday.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Oil-rich Kuwait tripled the prices of diesel and kerosene on Wednesday, ending decades of heavy subsidies, while putting off a similar decision on electricity and water charges.