Hundreds of Lebanese protest against gov’t request for IMF support

Hundreds of protesters in Lebanon on Saturday demonstrated against the government’s request for technical support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the National News Agency reported. The protesters gathered near central bank of Lebanon and [...]



Erdogan says Turkey has no intention to invade Syria

February 16, 2020 0

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey has “no intention to invade or annex the Syrian territory.” Speaking at an event of his ruling party in Istanbul, Erdogan noted that the problem […]


Jordan to launch new package to stimulate economy

February 16, 2020 0

Jordan will launch a new package this week to stimulate the economy and improve public services to attract investors, the government said Saturday. The new package aims to improve the public e-services for citizens and […]



France announces first coronavirus death in Europe

February 16, 2020 0

– An 80-year-old Chinese tourist hospitalized in France since the end of January died of the novel coronavirus on Friday evening, becoming the first fatality of the virus in Europe, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn […]



Rockets strike near U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

February 16, 2020 0

Rockets struck near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad early on Sunday, with no immediate word on casualties and the extent of damage, local media reported. Warning sirens across the diplomatic compound were heard and a […]


Russian FM, NATO chief discuss European security

February 16, 2020 0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the state of military security in Europe with Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in Germany on Saturday. Meeting during the 56th Munich Security […]



Business & Money

Oman’s daily crude exports drop 17 percent in January

February 16, 2020 0

Oman’s daily crude exports decreased by 17.88 percent month on month in January to 756,586 barrels, said an official report issued Saturday. The country’s daily production of crude oil in January also decreased by 1.26 […]