International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Jihad Azour, former finance minister of Lebanon, as the new director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department. He will replace Masood Ahmed who left the Fund in October.
A dual natio
Saudi Arabia sacked Finance Minister Dr Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf and replaced him with Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Jadaan, a Royal order said.
Another Royal order Al-Assaf was appointed as Minister of State and Me
Eng Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf, Bahrain's Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning, held a meeting with Yousif Ebrahim Al Sabagh, chairman to the Services & Public Facilities Committee, to discuss road projects at the
Scotland sees its future in the European Union despite Britain's vote to leave, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, raising the spectre of a new Scottish independence vote and the possible dissolution of the United Kingdom.
Kazakhstan's $1.6 billion dispute with oil majors developing the Karachaganak gas condensate field may escalate to arbitration if negotiations on the matter fall through, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev told Reuters on Wed
Egypt will have to work 10 times harder to revive its tourism industry, Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said on Sunday, after a series of setbacks including the crash of an EgyptAir flight into the Mediterranean three days ago.
Sri Lankan Minister of Tourism John Amaratunga was presented with the latest edition of the only Arabic language travel guidebook on Sri Lanka, by Emirati author and entrepreneur Heba Al Mansoori.
The presentation ceremony took pl
Saudi Arabia's King Salman replaced the minister for water and electricity Abdullah al-Husayen on Saturday with Agriculture Minister Abdulrahman al-Fadhli, who will do the job on an acting basis, state media reported, citing a royal decree.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi on Saturday directed the country's highest corruption watchdog to investigate claims of graft in the awarding of oil contracts by the Opec exporter and urged the courts to prosecute.
Kazakhstan named Kanat Bozumbayev, a former head of the country's power grid, as its new energy minister, as the second-largest oil producer in the former Soviet Union faces a drop in output following a slump in crude prices.