Turkey will not fight with markets but instead pursue a win-win relationship with them, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was quoted as saying on Sunday, adding that he aimed for an effective central bank in the coming period.
Lebanon's caretaker social affairs minister has called for a transparent investigation into allegations that subsidized housing loans for limited-income individuals were being granted to unqualified people or invested in other sectors, the…
Israel has evacuated 800 White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan for resettlement in Britain, Canada and Germany, the kingdom said Sunday.
Russia has contacted Lebanon over forming a joint committee to coordinate refugee returns to Syria in coordination with the United Nations and the United States, a political source told The Daily Star Saturday.
The American intelligence community has never faced a problem quite like President Donald Trump – a commander in chief who is suspected by a growing number of Republicans and Democrats of deferring to Russia’s views over the…
In Dubai’s posh Jumeirah Beach Residence district, luxury apartment rents are down about 15 percent from a year ago – a sign, some fear, that the wealthy emirate’s recipe for economic success is getting stale.
Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah phoned six Hezbollah fighters as they returned to their homes in Lebanon Friday from the long-besieged Syrian towns of Al-Foua and Kefraya, local media reported.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Abu Dhabi Thursday on his first trip to the United Arab Emirates as the leader of China at a time when the two countries have been looking to strengthen trade ties and expand investment.
Rumors surrounding the eventual devaluation of the Lebanese pound has kept growing in the past few weeks, despite the repeated assurances by Central Bank governor Riad Salameh that the national currency is stable, and will remain stable.
One of General Electric Co.’s largest and most valuable customers, Saudi Arabia, is lining up competitors to bid against GE for lucrative power plant work, according to five people familiar with the situation.
Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco says it is evaluating whether to purchase a stake in the Saudi petrochemical maker SABIC, a move that could increase its value ahead of an initial public offering.
President Bashar Assad is set to recover control of the Syrian frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in a major victory over rebels who have agreed to surrender terms, sources on both sides said Thursday.
Lebanon’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian Wednesday threw his weight behind Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri following reported tensions between Hariri and President Michel Aoun over the delay in the formation of a new government.
Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday told U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard that Parliament is preparing to study and approve legislation to legalize the cultivation of cannabis for medical use, the state-run National News Agency…
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri is racing against the clock as he intensified consultations to form a Cabinet that is expected to tackle a wide range of issues – perhaps most importantly stimulating the stagnated economy and…
A unit of Abu Dhabi Financial Group has made a fresh offer for the rights to manage Abraaj Group’s funds, challenging a bid from Cerberus Capital Management LP, according to people familiar with the matter.
When President Vladimir Putin sat down at the table in Helsinki Monday, he surely had in the back of his mind some intelligence worries that had nothing to do with the U.S. president seated across from him.