The Obama administration is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build a new ground force of moderate rebels and instead partnering with established rebel groups, officials said
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced that its award-winning Airbus A380 service will begin flying between Abu Dhabi and New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport on November 23.
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Iraq may request Russian air strikes against Islamic State on its soil soon and wants Moscow to have a bigger role than the US in the war against the militant group, the head of parliament's defence and security committee said on Wednesday.
Missing cargo ship El Faro, hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, was undergoing engine room work before it sank off the Bahamas and one presumed crew member is confirmed dead, said the ship's owner.
The US Coast Guard said the s
BP will pay more than $20 billion in fines to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago, marking the largest corporate settlement of its kind in US history, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Monday.
Qatar's central bank governor sought to dampen expectations for rising interest rates on Saturday after a jump in local bill yields suggested liquidity in the Qatari banking system was beginning to tighten.
On Thursday, the ce
Across the Middle East, America's traditional allies are watching with disbelief as Russia and Iran mount a show of force in Syria, and they are wondering how it will end.
The US-led coalition, created to combat the jihadi thr
An airstrike hit a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, killing at least 16 people in what the US military called possible "collateral damage" in the battle to oust Taliban insurgents.
Oil rose on Friday, pushed higher by fears about escalating violence in Syria and on expectations that data would show economic strength in the United States, the world's largest oil consumer.
Oil prices fell back on Thursday after an early rally on fears of storm damage to US oil installations faded.
Brent, the global benchmark for oil, was down 20 cents, or 0.4 per cent, at $48.17 a barrel by 10:33