Thursday, January 19
The scene unspooled as if in a horror film: As firefighters fought to control a blaze in one of Tehran’s most prominent high-rise buildings, the structure suddenly collapsed in a smoldering heap of wreckage reminiscent of the scene in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 — all while millions watched on Iranian state television.
Tuesday, December 20
A Turkish police officer who angrily denounced the bloodshed in Syria killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey in Ankara on Monday, shooting the diplomat in front of a room full of horrified spectators at an art gallery in an assassination captured on video and quickly shared around the world.
Tuesday, November 08
France's Total has signed a deal with Iran to further develop its part of the world's largest gas field, becoming the first western energy company to sign a major deal with Tehran since the lifting of international sanctions earlier this year.
Tuesday, October 18
Le torchon brûle entre Maurice et Israël. En cause ? La signature par Maurice, jeudi, d’une résolution de l’Unesco intitulée «Palestine occupée».
Wednesday, September 28
Shimon Peres, who served twice as Israel's prime minister and once as president, has died at the age of 93.
Friday, September 23
Marriott International closed Friday morning on its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, bringing together its Marriott, Courtyard and Ritz Carlton brands with Starwood's Sheraton, Westin, W and St. Regis properties.
Sunday, September 18
Les hadjis mauriciens se retrouvent face à un problème de logement à Madina. À leur arrivée dans la ville, samedi 17 septembre, dans la matinée, plusieurs d’entre eux ont constaté que les conditions n’avaient pas été respectées.
Tuesday, September 06
yatollah Ali Khamenei says authorities in Mecca ‘locked up the injured with the dead in containers’, in further deterioration of diplomatic relations
Tuesday, July 05
Bombings rocked three cities across Saudi Arabia on Monday, including near the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Medina, raising the specter of increasingly coordinated attacks by militants seeking to destabilize the monarchy.
Thursday, June 30
Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 42 people at Istanbul's main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a turning point in the global fight against terrorism.