Category: Middle East

Israeli army targets two Hamas posts in Gaza Strip

Gaza/Jerusalem: The Israeli army claimed to have hit two targets of the Islamist Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip early…

Dubai policeman promoted for rejecting bribe

Dubai: Dubai Police have honoured and promoted a policeman after he turned down a promised monthly bribe of 50,000 dirhams…

90 Taliban fighters killed in Afghanistan: Police

Kabul: More than 100 people, including 13 civilians, have been killed as government forces and Taliban fighters intensified operations over…

Death toll mounts to 102 in Iraq ferry disaster

Mosul [Iraq]: 102 people lost their lives after an overcrowded ferry capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul on Thursday.…

21 people hospitalised in Hama after suspected chemical attack

Hama [Syria]: 21 people were admitted to the Al-Suqaylabiyah hospital here after a suspected chemical attack by militants who fired…

UAE launches programme to help overweight employers

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has launched a programme to help overweight employers to shed extra kilos,…

Yemen: a humanitarian crisis with thousands dead

Sana: The war in Yemen has left thousands dead and triggered the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United…

Saudi billionaire Prince Talal donates $10 lakh for New Zealand terror attack victims

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal donated $10 lakh to the families of martyrs of New Zealand…

Christchurch attack: Funeral prayers in absentia for victims held in Makkah, Madina

Riyadh: Funeral prayers in absentia for the victims of Christchurch attack were held in two holy mosques, the Grand Mosque…

Twin blasts at Afghan ceremony kill at least three, wound 30

Kandahar: At least three people were killed and 30 wounded in twin explosions inside a stadium hosting an agricultural show…

Nigerians return to vote in governor, state elections

Lagos: Nigerians returned to vote in governorship and state elections on Saturday after polling a fortnight ago was declared invalid…

IS ‘caliphate’ totally eliminated: Syria force

Baghouz: Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group's nearly five-year-old "caliphate" Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists…

Khak E Taiba Trust (KTT) felicitates Managing Trustee Ghulam Yazdani with Life Achievement Award

By Abdul Rahman M. Baig Jeddah - Khak E Taiba Trust (KTT) is a 28 years old non-profit community service…

Golan Heights will always remain Arab Syrian territory

United Nations: A Syrian envoy on Friday said that the Syrian Golan will always remain an Arab Syrian territory, reacting…

UAE projects NZ PM’s image on Burj Khalifa, thanks her for ‘sincere empathy’ towards Muslims

Dubai [UAE]: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's hijab-clad picture was projected on the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa,…

OIC FMs meet over anti-Muslim violence

Istanbul: The Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states met here on Friday on how to…

Erdogan urges world to unite, fight Islamophobia

Ankara [Turkey]: In the wake of the recent Christchurch shooting in New Zealand, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday…

Trump says, time for US to back Israeli sovereignty over Golan; Here’s how Twitterati react

Signalling a shift in US policy that comes before the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White…

Muslim nations call for measures against Islamophobia after NZ attack

ISTANBUL: Muslim nations on Friday called for "genuine" measures against Islamophobia after the attack on two New Zealand mosques that…

Palestinians in financial crisis after Israel, US moves

Ramallah:The Palestinian Authority faces a suffocating financial crisis after deep US aid cuts and an Israeli move to withhold tax…