Three Iraqi protesters shot dead in clashes with security forces in the capital's Khilani square, officials say. Separately, roadside bomb kills two protesters in Tayaran square, about 500 meters from Tahrir square.
Saudi Arabia has an incredible opportunity to move away from its complete dependence on oil, but it will need to make a number of structural changes to ensure its plans are not derailed.
The EU's sanctions coupled with the international community's endorsement of Greek Cypriot unilateralism dims the hopes for 'gas-for-peace'.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu slams US for support to terrorist organisations in Syria, and for failing to extradite Fetullah Gulen, who masterminded the 2016 failed coup in Turkey.
The Pentagon claims the oil in Syria from oil fields secured by US troops will not be going to the US, but will go to the YPG/PKK-led SDF instead to prevent Daesh from gaining access to the resources.
OPEC published an outlook that suggests a shrinking oil market and lower oil demand growth. The organisation is being challenged by increased US shale oil production output and is curbing its own output to keep prices from dropping too low.
Experts and observers warn US President Donald Trump's desire to keep Syrian oil could promote the view that the US involvement in the Middle East is to extort revenue.
An announcement from the kingdom's Capital Market Authority declaring its approval for the share sale served as a starting gun for an IPO promised by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman since 2016.
The Syrian regime and Russia were under the impression that the YPG is on the ropes, but that turned out to be a strategic miscalculation as the YPG is still unwilling to make major concessions. This means the YPG-Syrian regime deal is falling apart.
TRT World spoke to reputed academic and civil rights activist Sami al Arian who explained what caused the US and much of Europe to show indifference to Ankara's security concerns emanating from northern Syria.
Chinese premier Xi Jinping visited Nepal recently, where China’s influence has grown rapidly, prompting Washington to push back – but is it ‘too little, too late’?
The most recent protests differ radically in their demands and the harsh government response has raised the stak.
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