Category: Middle East

Abeer gets latest MRI facility

Dr. Mahira Alungal, Executive Director of Abeer Medical Group with Vice-Presidents inaugurating (MRI)┬ámachine at the Abeer Medical Center, Bawadi, Jeddah.…

Oman minister visits Ramallah after Netanyahu talks

Ramallah: An Omani minister met Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday and delivered a letter about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…

Saudi journalist’s murder: a month of crisis

Istanbul: Here is a timeline of events since the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate…

Israeli minister in unprecedented visit to UAE mosque

Abu Dhabi: Israeli minister Miri Regev shared a video on Facebook of her touring a famed mosque in the United…

US calls for Yemen ceasefire

Washington: The United States called Tuesday for a ceasefire and peace talks in Yemen, as the Saudi-led military coalition sent…

Senior Saudi prince returns home amid Khashoggi crisis

Riyadh: A senior Saudi prince who courted controversy after appearing critical of the king and crown prince has returned to…

Khashoggi case: Swiss halt Saudi arms parts trade

Geneva: The Swiss government decided Wednesday to halt deliveries of spare weapons parts to Saudi Arabia amid concern over the…

Khashoggi strangled and ‘cut into pieces’ in consulate: Turkish prosecutor

Istanbul: Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "strangled" as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and his body was…

US retreats step-by-step on oil sanctions: Rouhani

Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that the US officials have retreated from their earlier stance to cut…

25 killed in Afghan military helicopter crash

Kabul: At least 25 people, including senior government and Army officials, were killed when a military helicopter crashed due to…

Several dead in Kabul suicide attack

Kabul: Several persons were killed and many wounded in a suicide attack near Pul Charkhi prison here in Afghanistan on…

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 150 Houthi rebels

Hodeidah: An airstrike, conducted by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces has led to the death of at least 150 Houthi…

Turkey rejects ‘unrealistic’ demands to shut Qatar base: reports

Doha: Turkey has dismissed as "unrealistic" demands to close a military base in Qatar as sought by a Saudi-led bloc…

Israeli minister on Dubai visit calls for ‘peace’

Dubai: Israel's communications minister called for "peace and security" on Tuesday during a visit to the United Arab Emirates, as…

UN experts urge Riyadh to halt executions of juvenile offenders

Geneva: Five UN rights experts urgently appealed Monday to Saudi Arabia to "immediately" halt plans to execute six people sentenced…

Netanyahu says mediation can help to prevent Gaza collapse: report

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he welcomes mediation from the United Nations and Egypt to prevent a…

UN rights chief wants ‘international experts’ to help probe Khashoggi hit

Geneva: The UN rights chief called Tuesday for "international experts" to help investigate the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the…

Israel army says did not know fatal Gaza strike targets were children

Jerusalem: The Israeli military said Tuesday it did not know a weekend air strike on the Gaza border that killed…

Taliban appoints 5 former Guantanamo prisoners to Qatar office

Kabul: The Taliban said on Tuesday that it has deployed five members freed in 2015 from the US military prison…

Saudi Arabia arrests 17 Filipinos for attending Halloween party

Riyadh: Seventeen Filipinos were arersted in Saudi Arabia for attending a Halloween party at which there were men and women,…