Wind energy supplied electricity reached a half-year peak of 2,514 MW on January 7th when it accounted for almost 49 per cent of demand at the time

LNG (liquefied natural gas) shipments from the Middle East. It also shows that inventories in major(...)

More than 70,000 asylum seekers have entered Hungary from Serbia so far this year, most having travelled from the Middle East, through Turkey and the Balkans. Photograph: Uygar Onder Simsek/AFP/Getty Images

Hungary from Serbia so far this year, most having travelled from the Middle East, through Turkey and the(...)

(...) poverty in Africa and the Middle East. Most are Syrians. Greece is the largest arrival point, putting a(...)

Pictured in Tel Aviv, as Ryanair launched its first Israeli flights, are the airline’s chief commercial officer David O’Brien and Israeli minister of tourism Yariv Levin

Mediterranean and Middle East. It said in January that it intended to expand in the region despite the flag(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry: said the negotiations “could go either way”. Photograph: Reuters/Leonhard Foeger

(...) the case, and I think the public does not want another war in the Middle East and is in favour of(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping: the bank is a key part of his  efforts to boost China’s influence, called “peripheral diplomacy”, and redress  China’s poor levels of representation on international bodies such as the World Bank and ADB.  Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

(...), Australia and South Korea, as well as most Asian nations and countries from the Middle East and South(...)

US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, meet with foreign ministers from China, Germany and France in Vienna. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Pool photo

A dispute over United Nations sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile programme is among the issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six wor(...)

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who met US secretary of state John Kerry three times on Sunday.   Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

An Iranian nuclear agreement is possible this week if Iran makes the “hard choices” necessary, but if not, the United States remains ready to walk awa(...)

All hail The Book as it was meant to be read – as a book, between covers.

(...) official in the Middle East. This highly popular tetralogy, comprised of Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958(...)

An image grab taken from a video made available by Jihadist media outlet Welayat Homs on July 4th, 2015 allegedly shows 25 Syrian government soldiers kneeling as, what appears to be children or teenagers, are brought in to execute them. Photograph: Getty

The Islamic State group has released a video showing the killing of 25 government soldiers in the historic town of Palmyra in central Syria. The vide(...)