Thursday, September 25, 2014
Japan said Wednesday that it has stepped up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine to be in line with other Group of Seven (G-7)nations before their upcoming meeting in New York.
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Tuesday he has asked for US$3.8 billion in urgent aid to help rebuild Gaza following its devastating 50-day war with Israel this summer.
Jordan's central bank said Tuesday it still supports Jordan-based Arab Bank, found liable in a U.S. court of supporting terrorism, saying it had been unable to defend itself adequately.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The United States and its Arab allies unleashed deadly bomb and missile strikes on jihadists in Syria on Tuesday, opening a new front in the battle against the Islamic State (IS) group.
Israel downed a Syrian warplane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday in the first such incident in three decades and warned it would respond “forcefully” if its security is threatened.
In a landmark decision, a New York jury on Monday found the Jordan-based multinational Arab Bank liable on 24 counts of supporting terrorism by transferring funds to Hamas.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.
Heavily armed Yemeni Shiite militiamen took over the headquarters and house of a powerful army general allied to Sunni Islamists on Monday and set up checkpoints across the capital, Sanaa, after sweeping across the city as the general and his allies fled and went into hiding.
Dubai property prices are cooling to “healthy” levels after a two-year rally during which real estate rebounded from a slump when the global financial crisis hit in 2009.
Monday, September 22, 2014