- Dubai chosen to host 2020 world expo Updated: Nov-27-13 1:28 pm
- Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, scales back ties Updated: Nov-23-13 1:47 pm
- Turkey seizes 1,200 rocket heads near Syria Updated: Nov-07-13 9:28 am
PARIS - Fireworks erupted in Dubai after the tiny Gulf emirate won the right to host the 2020 World Expo, becoming the first Middle Eastern city to organize the event in its more than 150-year history.
CAIRO - Egypt downgraded diplomatic relations Saturday with Turkey and expelled its ambassador from Cairo, a sharp escalation in tensions between the two countries that mounted after a military coup ousted the country's Islamist president this summer.
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish authorities have seized 1,200 rocket heads after searching a truck in a region close to the Syrian border.