Category: Middle East

Saudi Arabia to recruit female investigators

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has launched the recruitment of female investigators, according to a local media report. On Sunday, the Saudi…

Palestine will soon become free, hopes PM Modi in Ramallah

Ramallah (West Bank): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday met Mahmoud Abbas on a historic visit to Palestine during which the…

Modi meets Kyrgyzstan PM

Dubai: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his Kyrgyz counterpart Sapar Isakov on the sidelines of the World…

Turkey, US discuss ties in Istanbul

Istanbul: The Turkish President's Security and Foreign Policy Adviser Ibrahim Kalin met US National Security Adviser Herbert Raymond McMaster here…

Egypt kills 16 militants

Cairo: Egypt's armed forces on Sunday announced that 16 alleged militants had been killed as part of a new security…

PM Modi discussed terrorism, defence ties with Palestine, Jordan: Gokhale

Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed terrorism, defence and national security cooperation with Palestine and Jordan during…

PM Modi arrives in Oman, scheduled to visit Grand Mosque – Know about the Masjid

Muscat [Oman]: In the last-leg of his four-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in Oman's Muscat. On…

PM Modi delivers keynote address in UAE

Dubai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a keynote address at the inauguration of the World Government Summit here on Sunday.…

Burj Khalifa lights up with Indian Tricolour as PM Modi visits

Dubai: Dubai's iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa was tonight lit up in the colours of the Indian flag to mark Prime…

India, Oman share strategic partnership: Envoy

Muscat : The Indian Ambassador to Oman, Indra Mani Pandey, on Sunday hailed the strategic partnership between India and Oman.…

India, Palestine sign six agreements

Ramallah: In keeping with India's role as a major development aid partner for Palestine, the two sides on Saturday signed…

Indian woman falls to death in Sharjah

Sharjah: A 41-year-old Indian woman has plunged to her death from the 10th floor of a building here, the police…

US drone strike kills 2 IS militants in Afghanistan

Kabul: Two militants of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed in a drone strike by NATO and US-led coalition…

Modi’s visit reflects our historical ties: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United Arab Emirates reflects the two nations' longstanding historical ties, Crown…

Israel down Syrian drone on Golan Heights

Jerusalem: The Israel Army on Saturday shot down a Syrian drone carrying out a reconnaissance mission over the Israel-occupied Golan…

Modi arrives in UAE

Abu Dhabi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on the second leg of his three-nation tour to…

PM Modi arrives in Ramallah

Ramallah: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Palestine's Ramallah on Saturday. He was escorted by Israeli choppers and Royal Jordanian…

PICS: PM Modi visits Palestine, lays wreath at Yasser Arafat’s mausoleum

Ramallah: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Yaser Arafat, the Chairman of…

Israeli fighter jet crashes after attacking ‘Iranian targets’, pilots safe

Jerusalem: An Israeli fighter jet crashed on Saturday after coming under fire from Syrian air defences during attacks against "Iranian…

1 killed in Libya mosque explosion

Tripoli: An explosion hit a mosque in the Libyan city Benghazi on Friday, killing a worshipper and injuring 55 others,…