Dubai International is rapidly becoming a major international connection. For ailing Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) the move of its European hub from Singapore to the UAE will help lower the cost of shuttling travelers back and forth between Melbourne or Sydney and London.
The UN passed a new set of international standards designed to protect the rights of domestic workers, who often suffer from abuse at the hands of their employers.
For a mere $8 billion, Iraq gets brand spanking new American fighter jets -- and a heavily armed neighborhood gets some more lethal, highly advanced weapons
A surge in orders for weapons, most of which from developing nations, has turned into a boon for U.S. companies -- and they have the Saudis to thank more than anybody else.
When Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) cut its fiscal year sales and earnings guidance for a second straight quarter on Monday, stock in the company rallied over 7 percent. The reason: investors think the worst is over for the New York-based jeweler.
Assad is a member of the Shia Alawite minority of Syria which rules over a predominantly Sunni populace.
The kidnapping of more than 20 people, all Sunni Muslims, in Lebanon has stirred rumblings of a Syrian-conflict spillover. But the clan responsible for the killings insists it just wants its kinsman back, who was kidnapped by the Syrian Free Army on Monday.
A rights group has urged the Nepal government to revoke its recently imposed ban on women under the age of 30 working in the Persian Gulf nations and, instead, improve protective measures to ensure safer migration for domestic workers.
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer, USS Porter, collided with a Japanese-owned and Panamanian-flagged bulk-oil tanker, M/V Otowasan, on Sunday at 1 a.m. local time just outside the strategically important Strait of Hormuz between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, according to the U.S. 5th Fleet.
Watch live coverage of Great Britain against South Korea in the quarterfinals of the men's Olympic football competition, plus a full preview and prediction.
Watch live coverage as Great Britain take on Uruguay in the first round of the men's Olympic football competition, plus a full preview and prediction.
A look ahead to Great Britain's crucial final match in Group A of the men's Olympic soccer competition, against Uruguay.
Watch highlights of Great Britain's victory over the United Arab Emirates in the preliminary round of the men's football.
Watch live coverage as Great Britain take on the United Arab Emirates in the men's Olympic football competition, plus a full preview and prediction.
Tanks and helicopters pounded a rebel stronghold in the Syrian city of Aleppo Saturday, signaling the start of a government offensive, as the opposition and international envoy Kofi Annan warned the international community of dire consequences.
Dubai's police chief Dahi Khalfan has warned that Islamists are plotting to overthrow the governments of Gulf Arab states, following a recent spate of arrests of political dissidents.