Category: Middle East

Rouhani angers Israel with ‘support for terrorists’ jibe

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit out at Iran on Wednesday after President Hassan Rouhani accused Israel of supporting…

Saudi Arabia’s first cinema to open on April 18

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's first cinema in over three decades will open on April 18 in Riyadh, authorities said Wednesday, after…

One year on, West vows Assad will pay for sarin attack

Washington: A year after the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun was attacked with sarin, the United States and its…

Abbas praises Saudi King for supporting Palestinian cause

Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has commended Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for supporting the Palestinian cause.…

Kabul explosion leaves 2 injured

Kabul: At least two persons on Wednesday were injured in an explosion triggered by a magnetic bomb in Kabul city.…

Saudi Arabia outlaws ‘spying’ on spouse’s phone

Riyadh: Spying on one's spouse's phone is now a crime in Saudi Arabia that could land the offender in jail…

4 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Jalalabad: At least four militants of the Islamic State group were killed following an air strike by the US and…

Kolkata: Muslims distributed cold water to people during Ram Navami rally

Clashes had erupted in between ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and opposition BJP in Purulia district of West Bengal during Ram…

Kabul:Ghani orders probe into Kunduz airstrikes

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has appointed a team to conduct a probe into the airstrikes at Dasht-e-Archi in the…

Turkey hosts critical summit on Syria with Russia, Iran

Ankara: The presidents of Iran, Turkey and Russia meet on Wednesday for their second tripartite summit in under six months,…

Trump talks to leaders of Qatar and Saudi Arabia about feud

Washington: President Donald Trump had separate phone conversations with two leaders of nations in the Persian Gulf region, discussing the…

Saudi King Salman reaffirms support for Palestinians after Israel comments

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman reaffirmed support for Palestinians to US President Donald Trump, state media said Tuesday, after his son…

40,000 civilians return home in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

Damascus: A total of 40,000 civilians have returned home in the Syrian capital's Eastern Ghouta, where the Army nearly gained…

11 killed in arson attack on Iranian teahouse

Tehran: At least 11 people were killed in an arson attack on a teahouse in the Iranian city of Ahvaz…

UN probing reports on ‘mass civilian casualties’ in Afghan airstrike

Kabul: The United Nations on Tuesday said that it is probing reports on civilian casualties sustained during Monday's airstrike in…

Boat carrying 56 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar arrives in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian coast guard on Tuesday intercepted a boat carrying Rohingya refugees and allowed it to disembark at…

Punish a Muslim Day respond with Love a Muslim Day on 20th April

Muslims around the world are facing so many Islamophobic attacks from last decade. The number of Islamophobic hate crimes in…

Saudi Crown Prince says Israel has ‘right’ to its land

Washington: The crown prince and de facto leader of Saudi Arabia said Israel has a "right" to a homeland, a…

Saudi Arabia outlaws spying on spouse’s phone

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced "spying" on your spouse's phone is now a criminal offence potentially punishable by a…

Facebook photo helps Afghanistan’s Jahan Taab go to college

Kabul: The dream of getting education now seems to be fulfilled for 25-year-old Afghan woman, Jahan Taab, who wrote an…