Category: Middle East

Saudi-led coalition vows to target suspicious ships in Red Sea

Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen vowed on Monday to continue to target suspicious ships threatening…

Saudi Arabian King to officially open high speed train line

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will officially inaugurate a high-speed rail line connecting the holy cities…

Indian man charged in Dubai for groping woman

Dubai: A Dubai court has charged an Indian man with groping a woman while she was walking late at night.…

UAE-funded hospital opens in Yemen

Abu Dhabi: A hospital funded by the United Arab Emirates has opened in the Red Sea coast of Yemen. The…

Gaza staff at UN agency for Palestinians strike over job cuts

Gaza City: Staff at the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees went on strike in the Gaza Strip on Monday…

500,000 children face ‘immediate danger’ in Libya capital: UN

Tripoli: Half a million children are in "immediate danger" in Libya's capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children's…

Egypt court confirms 20 death sentences over police killings

Cairo: An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for 20 Islamists convicted of killing 13 policemen during violent unrest…

Iran mourns dead from attack ‘funded by’ Saudi, UAE

Ahvaz: Tens of thousands of mourners attended a funeral on Monday in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz for soldiers…

Saudi says door open to future oil output hike

Algiers: meeting between oil producing countries on Sunday decided not to alter supply to the global market, after calls by…

Fight against extremism will continue: Saudi Crown Prince

Riyadh: “No one will be allowed to attack the sovereignty of the kingdom or tamper with its security”, said Saudi…

US wants destabilization in Iran: Rouhani

Tehran: Iran president Hassan Rouhani said the US wishes to create insecurity in Iran. He said the US wants destabilization…

Iran summons European ambassadors

Tehran: Ambassadors of the Netherlands and Denmark and chargé d'affaires of the British embassy have been summoned by Iranian authorities…

Female news anchor makes history on Saudi TV

Weam Al Dakheel, a journalist from Saudi Arabia becomes the first woman to deliver an evening news bulletin on television.…

Israeli military rejects Russia’s accusation over downing plane in Syria

Jerusalem: The Israeli military has rejected the findings presented by the Russian Defence Ministry which accused the Jewish state of…

Thousands attend funeral for Iran attack dead

Thousands of people gathered Monday morning in the south-western Iranian city of Ahvaz for the funeral of those killed during…

Afghanistan launches polio vaccination drive

Kabul: Afghan health authorities on Monday launched a five-day polio vaccination drive in some of the country's most high-risk provinces.…

Iran confirms S.Korea’s halt of oil imports

Tehran: Iran's Ministry of Petroleum has confirmed that South Korea has halted oil imports from the Islamic republic. "It it…

Saudi’s first woman news anchor makes debut on evening bulletin

RIYADH: A journalist from Saudi Arabia has created history by becoming the first woman to deliver an evening news bulletin…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian in fresh clashes on the Gaza border Sunday, the health ministry in…

Erdogan says new Istanbul airport will open despite strike

Istanbul: The new international airport in Istanbul, one of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's signature mega projects, will open as scheduled…