Middle East

Oil hits highest in nearly two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Oil hits highest in nearly two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Published 19/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices extended gains to hit their highest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, buoyed as Asian shares joined a global [more…]

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

Published 19/02/2018

Relatives of passengers who were believed to have been killed in a plane crash react near the town of Semirom, Iran, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tasnim [more…]

For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve

For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A view shows Saudi Aramco's Wasit Gas Plant, Saudi Arabia December 8, 2014. Saudi Aramco/Handout/File Photo via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) - It’s the burning [more…]

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

Published 18/02/2018

Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars, at the D-MARS Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station project of Israel's Space Agency, Ministry [more…]

India’s City Union Bank CEO says suffered cyber hack via SWIFT system

India’s City Union Bank CEO says suffered cyber hack via SWIFT system

Published 18/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A man using a mobile phone passes the logo of global secure financial messaging services cooperative SWIFT at the SIBOS banking and financial [more…]

Careem acquires Middle East online restaurant listing platform, to…

Careem acquires Middle East online restaurant listing platform, to…

Published 18/02/2018

An employee shows the logo of ride-hailing company Careem on his mobile in his office in the West Bank city of Ramallah July 17, 2017. [more…]

Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey,…

Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey,…

Published 17/02/2018

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s new “petro” cryptocurrency will attract investments from Turkey, Qatar, the United States and Europe, the country’s cryptocurrency regulator said on Friday. [more…]

U.S. and Turkey agree to mend ties- Turks propose joint deployment…

U.S. and Turkey agree to mend ties- Turks propose joint deployment…

Published 16/02/2018

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrive to a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, February 16, 2018. REUTERS/Cem OzdelANKARA (Reuters) [more…]

Turkey indicts journalist Yucel, decides to free him pending trial:…

Turkey indicts journalist Yucel, decides to free him pending trial:…

Published 16/02/2018

A protester carries a placard during a demonstration to support German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel in Floersheim near Frankfurt, Germany, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiISTANBUL/BERLIN (Reuters) [more…]

Lebanon speaker: U.S. proposal on Lebanon-Israel disputed waters…

Lebanon speaker: U.S. proposal on Lebanon-Israel disputed waters…

Published 16/02/2018

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that U.S. proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable", state news agency NNA said. [more…]