Category: Middle East

ISIS targets Damascus police HQ with suicide bombers

Damascus: Three suicide bombers blew themselves up near the main police headquarters in Syria's capital…

Hamas says progress made in Palestinian reconciliation talks

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories): Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached agreement on aspects…

74 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast

Tripoli: Libyan coast guards have rescued 74 illegal immigrants, including women and children, from a…

Nigeria’s Boko Haram trials to be held behind closed doors

Kano: Trials of Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria will take place behind closed doors with…

Saudi women to be fined before lifting of driving ban

Riyadh: Saudi women who are caught driving before the June 2018 end of the ban…

Pashtun, Baloch activists discuss atrocities by Pakistan Army in FATA

Kabul: The Pashtun and Baloch activists recently gathered in Afghanistan's Kabul to discuss about the…

27 Taliban insurgents killed during counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 23 militants belonging to Afghanistan's insurgent group Taliban were killed and 28…

Yemen police arrest Islamists after deadly Aden bombing

Sana'a: Yemeni police have arrested 10 members of the Islamist Al-Islah party, the group said…

Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani dies

Baghdad: Jalal Talabani,the Kurdish leader and the first president of Iraq under its postwar Constitution,…

Turkey President says he does not recognize US envoy

Belgrade: Turkey's President on Tuesday said that neither he nor his government recognized the United…

Saudi Woman Booked For Driving Before Lifting Of Ban

RIYADH: Saudi police have penalised a woman filmed driving a car, a spokesman said on…

At Dubai airport, Smartphone can be used as passport

Dubai: Smart gates to gradually replace current e-gates at Dubai airport. With the introduction of…

ISIS emerged under US watch in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai

Lahore: Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai has alleged that US armed forces are aiding Daesh…

Gunman attacks Saudi royal palace, kills two guards

RIYADH: A gunman shot dead two Saudi guards and wounded three others at the gate…

Riyadh will not let anyone ‘finance terrorism’: Saudi FM Adel al-Jubeir

Moscow [Russia]: Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said that Riyadh will not let…

Will treat US troops like ‘Daesh’ if blacklisted: Iran’s IRGC

Tehran [Iran]: Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has warned the United States against blacklisting…

Saudi security foils terror attack on royal palace in Jeddah

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday the foiling of a terror attack against a palace…

Saudi royal palace attack: Attacker shot dead, two guards killed

Jeddah : The gunman, who opened fire at the Al-Salam royal palace in the Red…

Iran entitled to benefit from 2015 nuclear deal: Hassan Rouhani

Tehran: Iran is entitled to gain benefits from the 2015 nuclear deal and no one…

Turkey-backed rebels in new Syria operation: Erdogan

Istanbul, Turkey: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday announced pro-Ankara Syrian rebels were launching…