Category: Middle East

UAE offers 10 years ‘residence visa’ to professionals, exceptional students, investors

Hyderabad: UAE has announced ten-year resident visa for professionals and A grade students. It was decided in a meeting of…

Palestine: Ramadan is being observed under the shadow of fear

Hyderabad: Ramadan is being celebrated on a grand scale in Palestine despite fear. The preparation for Ramadan in the markets…

Erdogan compares Israel’s Gaza ‘brutality’ to Nazi persecution of Jews

Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday compared Israel's actions against the Palestinians in Gaza to the Nazi persecution…

17 killed in Afghanistan flooding

Kabul: At least 17 people were killed and 23 others wounded after heavy torrential rains caused fresh flooding in two…

Turkish agency organises Iftar for Rohingya refugees

Ankara: Owing to the holy month of Ramzan, a Turkish aid group organised Iftar for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh. According…

Intelligence warns of assassination attempt against Erdogan

Ankara: The Turkish diaspora and Western intelligence have warned of an assassination attempt by Turkish citizens against President Recep Tayyip…

4 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghan air strikes

Kabul:At least four Taliban insurgents were killed following an Afghan Special Operations Forces-related air strikes in the southern province of…

Yemen’s Houthis fire missile at Saudi radar camp

Sanaa: Yemen's Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile towards a military radar camp in Saudi Arabia's southern border city of…

Muslim world condemns Israel’s barbarity on Palestinians

Istanbul: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday slammed US President Donald Trump’s decision to move the US Embassy in Israel…

Gaza clashes: Three Palestinians succumb to injuries, death toll at 65

Ankara [Turkey]: Three Palestinian succumbed to their injuries they sustained during protests with Israel at Gaza earlier this week. As…

Afghan President Ghani condemns deadly Jalalabad blasts

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday strongly condemned the deadly suicide blasts at the Jalalabad cricket stadium, which claimed…

Saudi Arabia: Nine killed in pilgrim bus mishap

Mecca: At least nine people were killed on Friday evening when a bus carrying pilgrims met with an accident in…

Afghan President Ghani condemns deadly Jalalabad blasts

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday strongly claimed the deadly suicide blasts at the Jalalabad cricket stadium, which claimed…

2 IS militants killed in US drone strike

Kabul: At least two militants associated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) have been killed in US drone strike…

8 dead, 45 wounded in Jalalabad blasts

Jalalabad: At least eight persons were killed and 45 others were wounded in three back to back explosions at a…

Israel builds ‘missile net’ on border to protect airport

Jerusalem: Israel has built a unique "missile net" to defend a new airport, as part of a newly-completed segment of…

Egypt opens Gaza border for Ramadan after protesters killed

Cairo: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has taken the rare decision to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for…

Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr wins Iraq Parliamentary elections

Baghdad: Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's political coalition is said to have won the majority in the Iraq parliamentary elections conducted…

OIC leaders hold summit over Gaza killings

Istanbul: Leaders of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states arrived in Istanbul on Friday for a summit,…

Erdogan urges Muslim unity against Israel’s ‘brutality’ on Palestinians

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday urged the Islamic world to show greater unity in supporting the Palestinians, saying…