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Terror plot to attack Grand Mosque in Makkah foiled by security forces, five arrested

Makkah : A terror plot to attack the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's Makkah has been foiled by the security forces on Friday. Al Arabiya...

Security forces kill a terrorist in Makkah, arrest many

Dubai: In Makkah, Security forces of Saudi Arabia on Friday shot dead a man who was wanted. According to the Al-Arabiya TV report, security...

‘Trump factor’ seen in naming of new Saudi crown prince

RIYADH: Closer ties between Saudi Arabia and US President Donald Trump's administration helped pave the way for a succession shake-up making a 31-year-old prince...

Shutdown Al-Jazeera, Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties with Qatar issued a steep list of demands to end the crisis, insisting...

Iran sends 1,100 tonnes of food to Qatar daily: report

TEHRAN: Iran is shipping more than 1,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables to Qatar every day after Gulf countries led by Saudi Arabia cut...

Iraq to rebuild historic mosque destroyed by IS

Baghdad: Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the historic al-Nuri mosque and its leaning minaret in Mosul will be rebuilt after liberating the...

Iran sends 1,100 tonnes of food to Qatar daily after Gulf countries cut relations...

Tehran, Iran: Iran is shipping more than 1,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables to Qatar every day after Gulf countries led by Saudi Arabia...

Islamic State points finger at US for bombing mosque in Mosul

Mosul: Islamic State militants on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, Iraq's military said in a...

Muslim-majority Arab countries join yoga day celebrations

Cairo/Dubai: Muslim-majority countries Egypt and the UAE joined the world in celebrating the third International Yoga Day with a large number of people performing...

Saudi Arabia and allies have list of demands for Qatar: US

Washington: Saudi Arabia and its allies have drawn up a list of demands to be presented to Qatar, the United States said Wednesday, as...

India to airlift citizens stranded in blockade-hit Qatar from next week

New Delhi: India has asked two domestic carriers to run extra flights to Doha ahead of the Eid holiday to help citizens stranded there...

Defence minister accuses Abbas of wanting Israel-Hamas war

Israel's defence minister on Thursday accused Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas of trying to spark a fresh conflict between the Jewish state and Abbas's longtime...
No longer sees the departure of Assad in Syria

No longer sees the departure of Assad in Syria: Macron

France no longer sees the departure of President Bashar al-Assad as a priority in the Syrian conflict, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday, making the...

20 dead as car bomb hits bank in southern Afghanistan

Twenty people were killed Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city as government employees were queueing to...

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where al-Baghdadi became ‘caliph’

Baghdad: Jihadists on Wednesday blew up Mosul's iconic leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared himself...

Islamic State destroys historic mosque in Mosul

Mosul: Islamic State (IS) militants have destroyed the 12th-century Al-Nuri Mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the media reported. The IS blew up the...

Eid Al-Fitr holidays extended in Saudi Arabia by a week

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has let their employees have a bit of fun by extending Eid Al-Fitr holidays by one week, till July 9 instead...
Refugees from war-torn S.Sudan find 'safety' in Darfur

Refugees from war-torn S.Sudan find ‘safety’ in Darfur

Together with her husband and seven children, a hungry and thirsty Shadiya Ibrahim fled war and famine in South Sudan and says she has...

These pilots break their Ramadan fast above Makkah, picture goes viral

MAKKAH: Pictures of Saudi security pilots breaking their Ramadan fast inside their Black Hawk helicopte as they fly over the Grand Mosque has gone...

Saudi king fired Nayef, names Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous...

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