Lebanon plans USD450m Eurobond issue by year-end
Lebanon’s government plans to issue a USD 450 million Eurobond by the end of this year in order to meet the country’s funding needs, the country’s finance minister told Reuters.
Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town
Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-autonomous region's first military foray into Syria's war.
At least three drugs smugglers killed in attack along Egypt border-Israel
At least three attackers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, probably drugs smugglers, were killed after they opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the border on Wednesday and wounded two, the Israeli military said.