Baghdad And Kurds Reach Oil Agreement
November 13 2014 3:11 PM
Baghdad and Iraqi Kurdistan reached a deal Thursday to ease tensions over oil exports through Turkey.
Russia To Build Nuclear Reactors In Iran
November 12 2014 12:29 AM
The deal comes amid ongoing negotiations between Iran and six world powers to hammer out a nuclear agreement before a Nov. 24 deadline.
Why US Money Can't Stop Afghanistan's Opium Trade
October 29 2014 3:00 PM
The $3 billion industry is only growing, despite American and Afghan efforts to put a stop to it.
Saudi Arabia's Largest Bank To Become Fully Sharia-Compliant
October 20 2014 7:05 AM
The Sharia board has said that 78 percent of NCB's finance deals, 92 percent of liabilities and 73 percent of income, are Sharia-compliant.
Can Afghanistan’s Minerals Save Its Economy?
September 30 2014 1:40 PM
Afghanistan has a trillion dollars worth of assets, but security and corruption concerns dissuade would-be investors.
Banks Warned: Guard Against 'Shellshock' Or Risk Huge Losses
September 27 2014 12:08 AM
Banks need to update their software immediately to protect against Shellshock, experts say.
The $68,000-An-Hour War
September 24 2014 4:06 PM
The cost to the U.S. military of bombing ISIS may reach as high as $10 billion.
Why Is Demand For Oil So Low? IEA Cuts Forecast
September 12 2014 9:05 AM
Paris-based International Energy Agency called the recent oil demand slowdown "nothing short of remarkable."
Iran Tells West To Abandon 'Illogical Demands'
September 11 2014 9:05 AM
Iran has so far managed to win some concessions from Western nations by promising to scale back its nuclear program.
The $32 Billion Airport
September 08 2014 8:25 AM
Ready in about eight years, Al Maktoum International airport in Dubai will become the world's largest and able to handle 200 million passengers a year.
Tuna Stock In Pacific Dangerously Low
September 03 2014 2:39 AM
Pacific Bluefin and BigEye tuna stocks have fallen sharply, forcing regulatory bodies to enforce fishing restrictions to help stocks recover.
New Sanctions Anger Iranian Officials
August 31 2014 2:49 PM
Iranian officials condemned latest round of U.S. sanctions, saying they call talks on Iran's nuclear program into question.
US Targets Iran Nuclear Sanction-Busters In Crackdown
August 30 2014 3:13 AM
The new U.S. sanctions come amid reports of Iran resisting efforts to allow IAEA inspectors to access its nuclear enrichment facilities.
UNICEF Undertakes Record Relief Operations In Conflict-Hit Regions
August 27 2014 6:30 AM
Since the beginning of August, UNICEF has dispatched 33 shipments, totaling nearly 1,000 tons of emergency aid, most of it to Iraq.
Fed Interest Rate Policy Making Economists Nervous
August 17 2014 4:56 PM
Economists hope the Federal Reserve doesn't wait too long before it starts raising interest rates.
Oil Prices Remain Steady Despite Iraq Crisis
August 11 2014 5:18 PM
The price of crude oil is still trading under $100 per barrel despite the US bombing of Iraq.
US Conducts Second Airdrop Of Food And Water For Iraqi Refugees
August 08 2014 11:43 PM
American planes have dropped supplies for an Iraqi religious minority that's trapped in the mountains by the terrorist group ISIS.
Turkey Is Boosting Weapons Exports With A Focus On Africa
August 05 2014 10:55 AM
Turkey is a major buyer of Western military hardware, but its defense industry is rising.
Suez Hub Project Awarded
August 03 2014 12:18 PM
Consortium wins bid for Suez hub that will include development of 29,000 square miles around the canal.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption