Could a new oil futures contract mark a seismic shift in Beijing’s efforts to globalize its currency?
A month after its independence referendum, Iraqi Kurdistan is seeing its economic future threatened.
Washington may have invented the petrodollar system, but Beijing is looking toward the future.
China has given Moscow $36.6 billion in aid since 2000. The goal? Russian oil.
In Iraq’s multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk, this week’s referendum has sparked celebration — and serious discontent.
The showdown in the Gulf shows no signs of ending. And there don’t seem to be any clear winners emerging.
The protest-rocked country could face a fresh round of U.S. economic sanctions.
Critics suspect the Kremlin is looking to the West to pay the price to make Palmyra safe for Russian business.
The Saudis don’t believe the young emir of Qatar is really running the country — and they’re looking for regime change.
New documents reveal how the CIA attempted to call off the failing coup — only to be salvaged at the last minute by an insubordinate spy.
The Central Asian country built a futuristic city to host the World's Fair and polish its own brand. One small problem: it forgot to invite guests.
The ambitious plan to remake the Saudi economy is the brainchild of Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. But does he have what it takes to upend his country?