News | Region

Top stories


Fighters of Libya's Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) militia fire a cannon against a rival militia as they protect a position after they took control of the town of  Wershfana, some 27 kilometers West of the Libyan capital Tripoli, on September 29, 2014. Opposing factions in Libya's parliament held what the United Nations hailed as "positive" talks today on ending a split which has left the violence-plagued country with rival governments.

Libya’s Islamist-allied militias reject UN talks

Libya Dawn says rivals must disarm before negotiations

Lebanese Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri (right),
meets Ali Shamkhani in Beirut on Tuesday.

Iran to give military grant to Lebanese army

Supreme National Security Council Director Ali Shamkhani does not reveal the nature of the grant

An external view of Dubai Chamber of Commerce building in Deira Dubai. The study expects annual contributions from Gulf investors to Africa infrastructure about $5 billion (about 10 per cent) of inflows into this sector during the next few years.

Gulf entities to play a key role in Africa

EIU study projects $5 billion annual investment flows from GCC to Africa

Syrian Kurds wait behind the border fences to cross into Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 28, 2014.

Influx of Syrian Kurds straddle Turkish border

As many as 400,000 refugees expected to flee Kobane

Riyadh invested billions in Yemen

King Abdullah said in 2007 that Yemen’s security is inseparable from Saudi Arabia




Iran


Egypt


Lebanon


Libya


Algeria


Morocco

Iraq


Palestinian territories


Syria


Jordan


Tunisia


Mauritania

News Editor's choice