Saturday, December 27, 2014
Turkey and Armenia should not expect to resolve a long-running dispute over the mass killing of Armenians in World War I on the 100th anniversary of the tragedy in 2015, a top adviser to the prime minister said.
Turkey's leaders are committed to EU membership and still aim to play in the “first division” of Europe despite a bitter row over a crackdown on the opposition, a top adviser to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.
Saudi Arabia announced a 2015 budget with a huge deficit Thursday as the world's largest crude exporter begins to feel the impact of its own decision not to shore up oil prices.
Friday, December 26, 2014
The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday, asking the group to treat him well in captivity as a fellow Muslim.
Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban to keep females from driving were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, several people close to the defendants said.
Jordan vowed Thursday to make every effort to save a pilot captured by the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria as Washington denied claims the jihadists shot his warplane out of the sky.
Saudi Arabia has given a “final warning” to avoid delays on an US$8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
The Islamic State group captured a Jordanian pilot Wednesday after his warplane from the US-led coalition crashed while on a mission against the jihadists over Syria.
The Islamic State group captured a Jordanian pilot on Wednesday after his warplane from the U.S.-led coalition was reportedly shot down while on a mission against the jihadists over northern Syria.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Veteran anti-Islamist politician Beji Caid Essebsi was declared the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election on Monday, capping off the transition to democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring.