Egypt is expected to receive a third installment of around $2 billion of its $12 billion IMF credit programme after a second review at the end of this year, the IMF said.
Lebanese government postponed discussion of a public sector pay rise until Thursday, Lebanese media reported.
U.N. envoy Ghassan Salame announced a one-year "action plan" for a transition towards presidential and parliamentary elections.
About 30 million ethnic Kurds are scattered across the region but have no country of their own.
The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute ranks KIA as the world's fourth-biggest sovereign fund, managing $524bln
Jordan has announced that it will receive further Macro-Financial Assistance, MFA, from the European Union.
Trading was driven by two factors: the absence of provocative actions from North Korea, and the fact that less damage was recorded by Hurricane Irma than previously estimated
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