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…
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said Sunday that Lebanon should not miss the opportunity to be a priority in a possible arrangement between Russia and the United State to facilitate the return of Syrian refugees.
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.
Egypt said on Saturday it was raising the price of natural gas for home and commercial use by up to 75 percent, the latest move in an IMF-backed austerity programme that has left many Egyptians struggling to make ends meet.
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.
Militants killed 10 Iranian Revolutionary Guards in an attack on a post on the Iraqi border on Saturday, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, the latest deadly clash in an area where armed opposition Kurdish groups are active.
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.
Abraaj Group Ltd. is being sued by one of the founders of a Turkish dairy maker that the embattled buyout firm is trying to sell, according to people familiar with the matter. The legal action comes as liquidators of Dubai-based Abraaj…
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 Aramco may buy shares in chemical producer Saudi Basic Industries Corp. from the country’s sovereign wealth fund as the world’s biggest crude oil exporter expands its business ahead of a planned initial public offering.
Just under one fifth of Lebanon’s coastal areas surveyed by the National Council for Scientific Research were found to be polluted and unsuitable for swimming, the CNRS’s Secretary-General Mouin Hamza said Thursday.