MIDEAST STOCKS-Sell-off may continue as global stocks, oil remain weak
Stock markets in the Middle East may remain under pressure on Monday after many bourses closed near their daily lows on Sunday and some stocks tumbled their daily limits.
Dubai, Saudi lead Mideast markets plunge after global sell-off
Stock markets across the Middle East tumbled on Sunday, led by Dubai and Saudi where the main indexes sank 6.5%, as declines on global bourses and falling oil prices sparked a broad sell-off in the region.
Syrian Kurd leader sees war of "attrition" in Kobani
The battle for the Syrian town of Kobani will turn into a war of attrition unless Kurds defending it from an Islamic State onslaught get arms that can repel tanks and armoured vehicles, a Syrian Kurdish leader told a pan-Arab newspaper.