MANAMA, Bahrain - Iraq's largest mobile operator said Wednesday that electronic jamming of phone networks aimed at thwarting insurgent attacks is hurting sales, adding another item to the list of potential risks businesses face in the war-torn nation.
MANILA, Philippines - As trash was carried from a plane that had just landed at Manila's airport, a security officer on the tarmac spied something moving in one of the bags.
MANILA, Philippines - Authorities in the Philippines on Monday tried to trace the mother who gave birth then abandoned her newborn baby on a flight from the Middle East.
CAIRO - Bahrain's public prosecutor has banned media from reporting on a prominent Shiite activist and scores of other opposition members detained in an ongoing crackdown ahead of October parliament elections.
MANAMA, Bahrain - Moody's Investor Service says it has downgraded Bahrain's sovereign rating, citing the country's increasingly high price of oil needed to balance its budget.