LOCAL NEWS

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  Can NATO militaries generate Mideast stability? by Rami G. Khouri   if you thought that NATO attacking Libya in 2011 was a risky venture, given the mess it...

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JEDDAH: Six female members of the Shoura Council participated in a training program to raise awareness among citizens on the municipal elections in which...

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RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued an order appointing and promoting 96 members at the Bureau of Investigation and...

GCC NEWS

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Tehran (AFP) - Iran on Sunday accused Sunni-ruled Bahrain of stoking tensions in the Gulf by making unfounded allegations against it, the official IRNA...

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Saif al-Islam, the most prominent son of Libya's slain leader, Muammar Gaddafi, has been sentenced to death by firing squad. He was sentenced in absentia...

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RIYADH: The latest developments in Yemen were the focus of a telephone conversation on Sunday between Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second deputy...

OPINION

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Can Washington meet Iran’s Deepest Challenge—to US Hegemony in the Middle East? Graham E. Fuller Comments abound on Obama’s achievement in reaching an agreement with Iran on nuclear...

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  Obama Abandoning Sunni Allies For Iran, Fomenting Sectarianism     By Abdel Bari Atwan   New York Times journalist Thomas Friedman conducted a lengthy interview with President Barack Obama...

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Why Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Neocons Hate the Iran Deal   Hint: It has nothing to do with the deal.   By Fred Kaplan   Here’s the thing to keep...

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Iran’s Historic Nuclear Agreement With World Powers: Our Analysis   By Abdel Bari Atwan Yesterday, in Vienna, Iran and the 5+1 world powers reached agreement on a...

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Iran nuclear deal: America has taken Iran's side – to the fury of Israel and Saudi Arabia Obama hailed a 'more hopeful world... an opportunity...

SPORTS - HEALTH - LATEST TECHNOLOGY

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Lausanne (AFP) - The International Olympic Committee on Monday awarded the Middle East and North Africa broadcast rights for Olympic games between 2018 and...

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TOKYO U.S. stock futures extended falls in Asian trading on Wednesday, tumbling more than 1 percent as plunging Chinese shares rattled investors. S&P 500 E-mini futures...

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SHANGHAI China stocks tumbled to four-month lows on Wednesday as panicky investors dumped shares across the board, even as the government tried to unveil supportive...

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As long as mainland China's largest stock market, the Shanghai Composite Index, continues to tumble, the country's plan to liberalize and overhaul its economy...

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Posted yesterday by Connie Loizos It was the big story not so long ago. As of mid-June, 14 U.S.-traded China-based companies had received buyout offers...