Two Iranian men accused of passing security information to the CIA and Mossad were hanged at dawn on Sunday after the Tehran Revolutionary Court and the Supreme Court gave the go-ahead.
May 18, 2013
US and Turkey sing in unison: Assad must step down.
May 17, 2013
After adding sanctions to the Syrian government, including blacklisting several ministers and institutions that it says helped President Bashar Assad begin the civil war, as well as labelling Mohammad Al Golani, the leader of the Al Qaeda linked Al Nusra front a terrorist.
May 16, 2013
Surge in violence in Afghanistan: at least 15 victims in a car bomb attack in Kabul on Thursday.
Egypt’s megastar is perfecting the art of East meets West in music by developing joint projects with the U.S.’s hottest singers: Jennifer Lopez (JLo), Pitbull, and Akon.
The region's fave philanthropist took an extreme precautionary measure against breast cancer with her recent double mastectomy, but many folks are wondering if it was REALLY necessary. One of Dubai's top breast cancer specialist, however, agrees with Angelina's sensible decision.
May 14, 2013
Cameron: "Syria's history is being written in the blood of her people and it's happening on our watch."
United States and United Kingdom leaders came together in Washington on Monday to discuss the current situation in Syria and their respective positions on how to involve all parties, including Russia, in finding a peaceful solution to the conflict.
May 11, 2013
The US charge d’affaires to Lebanon met with PM Mikati and expressed concern that Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria could drag the country into conflict.
With the international community finally taking a more active stance on the Syrian crisis, US Secretary of State John Kerry said said Friday there was “strong evidence” that the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons.
May 9, 2013
Legislation introduced by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators would block Iran's access to billions of dollars worth of foreign currency reserves.
Apparently, Justin Bieber was not the only high-profile celebrity in the UAE recently - popular skateboarder par extraordinaire Tony Hawk was in town too.
May 8, 2013
Would anybody in their right minds accept a two to three per cent annual return on an investment selling at an all-time high with a potential to lose half its value and perhaps as much as 10-15 per cent in a single day?
May 7, 2013
David Zervos, head of global fixed income at Jefferies, told Bloomberg TV’s Erik Schatzker and Sara Eisen on ‘Market Makers’ that the Federal Reserve’s QE program is ‘the greatest monetary policy experiment of our lifetime and I do not think that anyone is smart enough, me, any central banker up there’ to figure out how to properly exit.
May 6, 2013
A nuclear ambitious Iran surely won't stand alone against a possible US-Israeli strike
Egypt’s favorite songster is a new daddy after his wife Basma gave birth to their daughter “Taliyah” in the U.S.