Omani banks post higher growth in first half
The revenue of banks listed on the Muscat Securities Market for the first half of 2014 has been estimated at RO 378.068 million, an increase of 9% on year on year basis.
Dubai plunges as Gulf markets end worst quarter in years
Gulf stock markets ended their worst quarter in years on Monday as speculative bubbles continued to deflate in some stocks while the security crisis in Iraq and a lull in activity during the holy month of Ramadan dampened fresh buying.
Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over "blasphemous" Facebook post
A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday.