Lebanon civil war survivors say today’s crisis even worse

BEIRUT: During the civil war that ended over 30 years ago Abla Barotta survived shelling and clashes, but she now fears a "slow death"...

Saudi Aramco in $12.4 billion oil pipeline deal with EIG-led group

RIYADH: Energy giant Saudi Aramco said it has struck a 12.4-billion-dollar deal to sell a minority stake in a newly formed oil pipeline business...

Boeing grounds some 737 MAX jets temporarily after ‘potential’ issue

NEW YORK: US aircraft manufacturer Boeing said on Friday it had recommended that 16 airlines flying its 737 MAX planes address a "potential electrical...

IMF warns more funding needed to safeguard global economy

WASHINGTON: Warning that the recovery from the pandemic crisis is not yet over, the IMF on Thursday called on policymakers to continue to spend...

China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn fine for market abuses

SHANGHAI: Chinese regulators hit e-commerce giant Alibaba with a record 18.2 billion yuan ($2.78 billion) fine yesterday over practices deemed to be an abuse...

Chinese tech firm develops robo-dogs

NANJING, China: It's whip fast, obeys commands and doesn't leave unpleasant surprises on the floor-meet the AlphaDog, a robotic response to two of China's...

Northern Ireland riots signal dark new chapter for Brexit

DUBLIN: A week of rioting in Northern Ireland is the first evidence Brexit turbulence may be boiling into unrest in the British province, where...

International support grows for raising taxes to fund recovery

WASHINGTON: The IMF and United States on Wednesday gave a boost to the international campaign to raise taxes on wealthy firms that have done...

Saudi district gears up for foreign firms

RIYADH: Dangling off sun-dappled skyscrapers, construction workers put finishing touches to a long-delayed financial district in Riyadh that is taking center-stage as competition heats...

New small business coalition targets Amazon on antitrust

SAN FRANCISCO: A new coalition of small business groups on Tuesday launched a campaign for tougher US antitrust enforcement, specifically calling for the breakup...

Deliveroo shares rise on first full trading day

LONDON: Deliveroo shares rose yesterday on the takeaway app's first full trading day, in contrast to last week's London stock market launch when they...

IMF projects stronger growth amid rebound

WASHINGTON: Accelerated vaccinations and a flood of government spending, especially in the United States, have boosted the outlook for the global economy, but more...

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