The Iranian nuclear deal has struck an optimistic tone in the Middle East, Ayyub writes, and officials in the United Arab Emirates are taking the opportunity to increase energy cooperation with Iran. That collaboration threatens to further erode Saudi Arabia's influence over the region's oil.
Al Gore being 'Romney rich' has opened him up to jabs from the political left and right. It's not clear, though, whether his new wealth compensates for the loss of the presidency.
'Game of Thrones' returned for its third season on March 31. 'Game of Thrones' airs on HBO.
BP and Exxon Mobil have taken opposite sides in the escalating conflict over oil between the Iraqi central government and the Iraqi Kurds, Alic writes.
The EU should be open, free, flexible and the UK will be part of it, says the British leader at this week's Davos forum. But 'I don't want a country called Europe,' he adds, as Tory back-benchers push the prime minister to call for a controversial referendum on British participation in the 27-nation union.