Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement has chosen Yehya al-Sinwar, freed in a 2011 prisoner swap with Israel after more than 20 years in jail, as its new chief in the Palestinian enclave following an internal election, sources close to the group said yesterday.
The Vatican demanded on Tuesday that the leaders of the Knights of Malta, a worldwide Catholic chivalric and charity group, cooperate with an inquiry into alleged irregularities ordered by Pope Francis.
An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld an agreement to give control of two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia, providing a boost for the government in a case that has prompted rare street protests.
Buying interests in five of the seven sectors could not greatly influence the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which was the worst performer among the Gulf bourses during the week and the year ended 2016.
Handed over to China Overseas Ports Holding Company Ltd on a 43-year lease in November 2015, the world’s largest deep sea port of Gwadar finally became functional for all commercial purposes this week, some 62 years after its potential was first noted in 1954, while the city was still a part of Oman
Ooredoo has offered key market participants of its annual “Capital Markets Day” an in-depth insight into Ooredoo’s strategy for growth and its progress against ambitious targets for development.
Coach Eddie Jones says he wants England to break their mould and play a different style of rugby to upset Australia and make a statement in today’s Test series opener in Brisbane.