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Tunisians to elect president for first time since revolution

Tunisians vote Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, a ballot set to round off an often...

Report: 250 Syrian migrants rescued off Cyprus

Some 250 Syrian migrants crammed onto a fishing boat were rescued off the northern coast of Cyprus on Sunday as the vessel hit rough seas in the...

West Bank home torched in suspected settler attack

Suspected Jewish extremists firebombed a house in a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank early on Sunday, its mayor told AFP, pointing the finger...

Afghan parliament approves US, NATO agreements

Afghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U. S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of...

 

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Five of 16 listed Chinese banks raise deposit rates to ceiling

Five of 16 listed Chinese banks raised their one‑year deposit rates to the ceiling of the...

Saudi phone operator Mobily suspends CEO after accounting errors

Etihad Etisalat Co., the Saudi Arabian phone operator known as Mobily, suspended its chief executive...

Dubai leads Mideast gains after stimulus, oil

Dubai shares advanced the most in three days, led by Emaar Properties PJSC, as central banks from China to Europe are taking additional stimulus measures...

Australia raises $5.7 billion selling Medibank in IPO

Australia raised A$5.68 billion ($4.9 billion) selling shares of Medibank Private Ltd. in the country’s second‑largest initial public offering.