Turkey threatens to open gates for Syria refugees to go West

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 12:16 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to allow Syrian refugees to leave Turkey for Western countries.

West Bank visitors attracted to hotel adorned by Banksy art

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 09:20 GMT

Guests at the Walled Off Hotel in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on Tuesday admired the works of British street artist Banksy.

Russia's ACRA rating agency says more sanctions are key risk

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 - 04:00 GMT

The possibility of more Western sanctions against Moscow is the key risk for the Russian economy.

Assad believes West's arrogance makes dialogue impossible

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 05:30 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said at a meeting with Russian lawmakers that the West's arrogance makes dialogue impossible.

Oil prices fall after U.S. drillers add rigs

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 08:18 GMT

Oil fell on Monday after U.S. shale drillers added more rigs last week, but prices still held close to their highest since mid-2015.

Qatar transports weapons, fighters to Libya, Syria: Western researchers

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 04:02 GMT

Christopher Davidson, a British researcher who teaches Middle East politics at Durham University in England.

Qatar seeks to improve its standing among US Jewry: observers

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 06:01 GMT

US sources revealed new details about the attempts of Qatari Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani to meet Jewish lobbyists in the United States on the sidelines.

Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 10:23 GMT

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP , are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets.

Adam West, star of hit TV series 'Batman', dies at 88

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 - 03:33 GMT

Adam West, the actor whose career was defined by his superhero role in the hit 1960s television series "Batman," has died. He was 88 years old.