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Opinion: Conspiracy Theories on ISIS Gains in Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) takeover of Ramadi, the largest city and the administrative center of the Anbar governorate in Iraq, is not the first incident that raises questions about the ultra-radical group’s bizarre nature and the w [Read story...]

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India nabs six for corporate spying

NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested six people including a senior journalist on charges of stealing top-secret documents from India's petroleum ministry and selling them on to energy companies, police said Friday. The arrests foll [Read story...]

Yemen forex exchange reserves stabilize

DUBAI — Yemen's foreign exchange reserves have stabilized after a steep fall due to its political turmoil, but ballooning government debt issuance indicates the country may be moving closer to a fiscal crunch, central bank data showed [Read story...]

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The dollar drag

This file photo shows a Pepsi Cola plant in the United States. The biggest obstacle for Pepsi and other US companies these days isn't tied to taste tests, the declining popularity of sugary drinks or even their century-long rivalry. It's t [Read story...]

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War over air fares

DALLAS — US airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Arabian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans. Now, a CEO’s comment that dragged 9/11 into the debate has escalated the figh [Read story...]

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5,000-yr-old underground city unearthed in Turkey

ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Turkey unearthed an underground city in the Central Anatolian province of Nev?ehir, already known for its Fairy Chimney rock formation, Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News reported. A network of tunnels and passages, believed to [Read story...]

The US is trying ‘passive tough love’ in Iraq

WHEN the United States withdrew its last troops from Iraq at the end of 2011, both Washington and Baghdad said Iraq was ready to defend itself. The rise of radical and self-proclaimed Sunni group IS has proven that belief wrong. Yet senior White Hou [Read story...]


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Economic corridor

Fri, 2015-05-22 01:31 Once again a controversy is brewing in Pakistan. This time around it is the proposed Pak-China economic corridor that has become the bone of contention. Our politicians are undoubtedly very… [Read story...]

Missing Arafat

Fri, 2015-05-22 01:32 This is with reference to the article “In search of a strategy” by Ramzy Baroud (May 19). It is so sad to note that the Palestinians are still without any strategy. It has been more than six… [Read story...]

Congratulations Arab News

Fri, 2015-05-22 01:32 We read with happiness reports about Arab News 40th anniversary celebrations in Riyadh on Monday May 18th. It was a superb event indeed. Arab News (print and digital editions) has captured the… [Read story...]

IPL no excuse for New Zealand

Wed, 2015-05-20 20:40 LONDON: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said the fact several key members of his side had only recently arrived in London from the very different conditions of the Indian Premier League could… [Read story...]