The Arab region, which imports about half of its food needs, can boost its food production primarily by improving productivity and irrigation efficiency, in addition to regional cooperation, according to a report that will be launched in Amman on Wednesday.More...
Syrian government warplanes carried out a series of air strikes Tuesday on the de-facto capital of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, killing at least 36 people, activists said.More...
More than 45 people were killed when two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a crowded market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of such attacks blamed on Boko Haram.More...
Impromptu talks between Saudi Arabia, fellow Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico yielded no agreement on Tuesday on how to address a growing oil glut, ending without any plan to cut output despite a collapse in prices.More...
The Pacific bluefin tuna, a fish used in sushi and sashimi dishes, is at risk of extinction as the global food marketplaces “unsustainable pressure” on the species and others, a conservation body recently warned.More...
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