Arab Bank will appeal a New York verdict that found the Amman-based bank liable on counts of providing material support to Palestinian group Hamas, its lawyer announced Tuesday.More...
- Egyptian-mediated Gaza talks to resume in late October
- Yemen leader warns of ‘civil war’ as rebels control capital
- Iraq PM Abadi retires two top generals after Islamic State conquests
- At UN, Palestinians to push for new ‘political reality’
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The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was making contingency plans in case all 400,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani fled into Turkey to escape advancing Islamic State militants.More...
New estimates by the World Health Organisation and the US health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically — the US says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone — unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up.More...
Up to 200 private sector representatives are expected to take part in a local conference that will look into means to increase investments.More...
Qatar remained adamant it would host the 2022 football World Cup despite a FIFA Executive Committee member suggesting on Monday that the tournament would have to move because of scorching temperatures.More...
Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son’s school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured, courtesy of a new app on his Apple Inc. iPhone.More...
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