Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut crude production Kuwait's Oil Minister Ali al-Omair said OPEC did not need to cut production and would not consider an emergency meeting.
Iraq clashes between Kurdish fighters, IS delay evacuation of Yazidis The Kurdish peshmerga troops, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, launched the operation to retake Mt. Sinjar on December 17.
Lorenzo Lamas to star in upcoming biblical epic featuring Armenian saint The movie features the story of Princess Sandoukht who according to Armenian historians, was martyred along with Saint Thaddeus the Apostle.
China offers over $3 billion in aid to neighbors Chinese Premier said the offer included $1 billion for infrastructure, $490 million for poverty alleviation and $1.6 billion in special loans.