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Jan 18, 2017
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — At night, large swaths of the Gaza Strip plunge into darkness — the result of chronic and worsening power outages. In crowded city streets, the only source of light comes from the headlights of passing cars.The power shortages are the worst to hit Gaza since Hamas seized control of the territory 10 years ago. ...
Jan 17, 2017
DAVOS, Switzerland — Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of globa ...
Jan 16, 2017
LONDON — Eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, ...
Jan 15, 2017
DETROIT — Electric cars will pick up critical momentum in 2017, many in the auto industry believe — just not in North America.Tighter emissi ...
Jan 14, 2017
BRUSSELS — The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned Saturday the bloc must be aware of the risk to financial stability during wha ...
Jan 12, 2017
CAIRO — In an economic crisis that has led to a shortage of medicines, Egyptians are skipping trips to drug stores, and instead turning to h ...
Jan 11, 2017
AMMAN — The World Bank (WB) on Tuesday said  growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is estimated to have slowed to 2. ...
Jan 10, 2017
CAIRO — Annual consumer price inflation in Egypt's cities soared to a second straight eight-year high in December, hitting 23.3 per cent on ...
Jan 09, 2017
PARIS — Airbus is set to post an 8 per cent rise in deliveries for 2016, beating expectations, after a sprint to the finish line that narrow ...
Jan 08, 2017
AMMAN — The volume of trade transactions among the Agadir free trade agreement countries has failed to keep its upward trend, which continue ...
Jan 07, 2017
SHANGHAI — China on Friday raised the exchange rate for the yuan against the US dollar by 0.92 per cent from the previous day, the biggest o ...
Jan 04, 2017
AMMAN — The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) will soon become a public shareholding corporation and this will help it build partnerships with regi ...
Jan 03, 2017
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Foreign financial support to the Palestinian budget is running at about half the forecast level, the Palestinian prime ...

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