Category: Middle East

5 killed in heavy fighting in Yemen’s Taez: MSF

Dubai:Five people have been killed and dozens wounded in Yemen's third city of Taez, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday…

Iran denounces US decision to end sanction waivers

Tehran: Iran on Monday denounced United States' decision to end sanctions waivers for nations importing Iranian Oil, saying the sanctions…

Celebrity TV chef, daughter killed in Sri Lanka

Dubai:A celebrity TV chef and her daughter were among the hundreds killed in the coordinated terror attacks that devastated Sri…

Air strikes, explosions rock Tripoli suburb

Tripoli: Several air strikes and explosions shook Libya's capital Tripoli on Sunday. Residents said that they saw an aircraft circling…

Explosion occurs in downtown Kabul

Kabul: An explosion took place near the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, in downtown Kabul, around 11:30 a.m. (local…

Iran condemns US decision on Golan Heights

Tehran: Iran on Saturday strongly condemned United States’ decision to declare Israel's sovereignty on Golan Heights. "Iran strongly condemns the…

IS claims attack on Saudi security base

Riyadh: Four men were killed Sunday in an attack on a Saudi security services base north of the capital Riyadh,…

Saudi, UAE pledge $3 bn financial aid for Sudan

Riyadh:Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced three billion dollars (2.7 billion euros) in financial support for…

1st Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, thousands attend foundation stone laying ceremony

ABU DHABI: The historic foundation stone-laying ceremony (Shilanyas Vidhi) of the first traditional Hindu temple being built in Abu Dhabi,…

Afghan Information Ministry under attack in Kabul

Kabul: An explosion and gunfire was heard in the Afghan capital on Saturday as the Ministry of Information headquarters came…

Indian woman gives birth at Dubai Airport

Dubai: An Indian woman gave birth at Dubai Airport with the help of a female inspector. According to a Khaleej…

Loud explosion, gunfire rock downtown Kabul

Kabul:A loud explosion and follow-up gunfire were heard near the Afghan communication ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, officials said.…

Israel destroys family apartments of accused Palestinian killer

Hebron: Israeli forces destroyed two apartments in the occupied West Bank on Friday that housed the family of a Palestinian…

Saudi coalition destroys Yemen rebels’ drone cave

Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition launched an air raid Saturday on a cave in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, used by Huthi…

Turkey arrests 2 UAE spies linked to Khashoggi murder

Istanbul [Turkey]: Turkey on Friday arrested two United Arab Emirates based intelligence operatives for allegedly spying for Saudi Arabia in…

Iraq parliament to host regional rivals in Baghdad

Baghdad: Iraq will host senior officials from neighbouring countries including regional arch-rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran on Saturday, as it…

Turkey arrests two suspected UAE spies: report

Istanbul: Turkey has arrested two men suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates and is probing if they are…

Israeli tank, aircraft hit Gaza after cross-border shots: Army

Jerusalem: Israel on Friday struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip with tank and aircraft fire after shots were fired…

Egypt: Opposition urges people to reject Sisi amendment

Cairo: A coalition of opposition political parties in Egypt on Thursday urged voters to reject proposed constitutional amendments that could…

Libya: Death toll rises to 205 in Tripoli fighting; MEA assures assistance to Indians

Tripoli: At least 205 people have been killed and 913 others wounded in the armed conflict between Haftar's Libyan National…