Friday, December 27
BEIRUT, Lebanon — A powerful explosion shook central Beirut Friday morning, rattling windows and sending a black plume of smoke into the sky.
Tuesday, November 19
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Two explosions rocked the Iranian Embassy compound in Beirut on Tuesday killing at least 23 people and injuring scores, according to the Lebanese Health Ministry. The Iranian ambassador, Ghazanfar Roknabadi, confirmed on Al Manar television that the cultural attaché, identified as Sheikh Ibrahim Ansari, was among the dead.
Friday, November 08
JERUSALEM — On the evening of Oct. 12, 2004, Yasser Arafat, the flamboyant, autocratic and inscrutable chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, sat down for dinner at his besieged compound in Ramallah in the West Bank. And so began one of the great medical mysteries in the modern Middle East.
Saturday, November 02
Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud -- once charged by the United States for his alleged involvement in a deadly 2009 attack on a U.S. military base in Afghanistan -- was killed in a drone strike in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, senior U.S. and Pakistani officials told CNN.
Thursday, October 10
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was snatched by gunmen before dawn Thursday from a Tripoli hotel where he resides, the government said. The abduction appeared to be in retaliation for the U.S. special forces raid over the weekend that seized a Libyan al-Qaeda suspect from the streets of the capital.
Sunday, September 29
A Mauritius investor has shown his keenness to invest $40 million to establish Inland Sea Farm (ISF) in Pakistan. According to commercial Attaché of Pakistan at Mauritius Aga Saeed, the business deal of $40 million was expected to be finalised after video conference between the Mauritius investor and Fishery authority to be held on October 7, 2013.
Friday, September 27
U.S. and Russian officials now believe that the vast majority of Syria’s nerve agent stockpile consists of “unweaponized” liquid precursors that could be neutralized relatively quickly, lowering the risk that the toxins could be hidden away by the regime or stolen by terrorists.
Thursday, September 26
ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan on Friday said there is a huge potential of investment in various sectors of the economy in Pakistan and Mauritius can benefit from capitalising these investment opportunities.
Friday, May 31
Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Dubai recruit qualified Mauritian workers and professionals, including doctors, paramedics, accountants and lawyers. In this regard, an agreement between Qatar and Mauritius to regulate the employment of Mauritians in this country has been signed.
Wednesday, May 15
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—Mixed-use development opportunities in the Middle East are transforming the evolving hotel landscape, said hospitality experts at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference.