{FD} ISIS still stealing, spilling and smuggling oil throughout Iraq

Despite being recently defeated from their major strongholds of Mosul and Tel Afar in Iraq, and it being more than two years since Iraqi forces specifically sought to retake oil-rich areas from ISIS, militants belonging to the terror faction are continuing to steal, spill and smuggle crude oil from Iraqi oil fields as a means to wreak havoc and fund their spluttering but slimly surviving campaign of terror.

{FD} Asian stocks slump on profit-taking amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump’s bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent months.

{FD} Israel submarine bribe case: Suspect could incriminate senior officials, report says

One of the men arrested in connection with an Israeli corruption case involving the purchase of multi-million dollar naval vessels from Germany is in negotiations to become a state’s witness, Channel 2 reported Monday.

{FD} Turkey arrests opposition newspaper editor

An editor of a leading Turkish opposition newspaper has been arrested for allegedly spreading “terrorist propaganda.” Oguz Guven, the editor of Cumhuriyet newspaper’s online edition, was formally arrested Monday evening after being detained Friday.

{FD} Emirates airline profits down 83 percent in past year

Emirates Group, which operates the Middle East’s largest airline, says profits have fallen by 70 percent to $670 million, though revenue increased slightly to around $26 billion.