Forbes reveals top 500 companies in Arab world
Combined revenues for the top 500 stood at USD 383.67 billion and the industrials sector led with 107 entries.
Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric urges fighters to respect all people's rights
Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani urged fighters on Friday to respect the rights of all Iraqis, regardless of sect or politics, after an escalation in apparent sectarian killings in recent weeks.
Hamas wing says it will target Israel's main airport
Hamas's armed wing said on Friday it intends to fire rockets from the Gaza Strip at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion international airport and warned airlines not to fly to Israel's main gateway to the world.