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Bombings kill 15 in Iraq's capital, Baghdad

01/05/2014 5:58am
Authorities say bombings in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, have killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens.

US Embassy issues warning to Americans in Lebanon

01/05/2014 7:46am
The United States Embassy in Beirut is urging Americans in Lebanon to avoid hotels, Western-style shopping malls, grocery stores and social events where U.S. citizens congregate, saying such sites are likely targets for terrorist attacks.

Dubai developer Nakheel to pay $1.1B debt in 2014

01/05/2014 7:51am
The indebted builder of Dubai's palm-shaped islands says it plans to make early debt repayments of 4 billion dirhams, or $1.1 billion, this year.

Saudi airliner accident injures 29

01/05/2014 9:14am
A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight suffered a landing gear failure and was forced to make an emergency landing in the city of Medina early Sunday that injured 29 onboard, aviation officials in the kingdom said.

Iran offers to help Iraq in fight against al-Qaida

01/05/2014 11:51pm
A senior Iranian military official says Iran is ready to help Iraq battle al-Qaida "terrorists" in the neighboring country's Sunni-dominated western Anbar province.