Category: Middle East

20 killed in Afghan suicide attack

Kabul: At least 20 people were killed and over 160 others injured on Tuesday in a suicide attack next to…

US forces kill dozens of Daesh militants in Yemen: Pentagon

Washington: U.S. forces killed dozens of Daesh militants in a strike on two of its training camps in Yemen's al…

Ajit Doval visits Afghanistan to discuss bilateral strategic partnership

Kabul: National Security Adviser of India Ajit Doval paid a visit to Afghanistan on Monday at the invitation of the…

3 killed in clash at Yemen tribal rally

Aden:Two protesters and a policeman were killed today in the eastern city of Marib as a clash broke out at…

Palestinian Authority official in Gaza to advance unity deal

Gaza City: The Palestinian Authority's top official for border crossings visited the Gaza Strip today, after Hamas agreed to hand…

US, Pakistan, China hold talks in Muscat on Afghanistan

Kabul: Senior Foreign Ministry representatives from the US, Pakistan, China and Afghanistan are meeting in the Omani capital on Monday…

ISIS-affliated leaders Isnilon Hapilon, Omar Maute killed in Philippines

Marawi: Two major ISIS-affliated leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute, of the Maute group, were killed in a battle with…

Over 300 killed in Somalia bombing

Mogadishu: The death toll in the massive twin truck bombings in Somalia's capital has mounted to 300, officials said. The…

Afghan Senate chairman questions rescue of N. American family

Kabul: US President Donald Trumps praise for Pakistan over the recent rescue of a Canadian-American family from the Taliban apparently…

Iraq launches major military operation, troops advancing to enter Kirkuk

Baghdad, Iraq: Iraqi forces are advancing in a "major operation" to enter disputed Kirkuk city and take control of a…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli police face off over corruption probe

Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli police faced off in a rare public dispute today over an intensifying graft…

Fire in Saudi capital kills 10

Riyadh: A fire at a carpentry workshop in the Saudi capital has left 10 people dead and three others injured,…

3,000 civilians flee Syria’s Raqa under deal: Militia spokesman

Beirut: More than 3,000 civilians have fled the Islamic State group's former Syrian stronghold Raqa, leaving behind only relatives of…

Death toll rises to 189 in massive truck bomb blast in Mogadishu

Mogadishu: The death toll from the massive bomb blast witnessed outside the Safari Hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has risen…

Afghanistan obtains AIIB permanent membership

Kabul: Afghanistan has obtained the permanent membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the finance ministry announced on Sunday.…

Afghanistan: Explosion kills three in Nangarhar

Kabul: At least three people have been killed in an explosion that took place in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan…

Saudi man verbally abuses woman for driving car

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia]: In an incident which triggered debate on social networking sites, a Saudi man verbally abused a woman…

10 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul: Afghan security forces on Saturday killed 10 Islamic State (IS) militants after repulsing an attack outside Assadabad, police said.…

Iranians respond with anger, mockery to Trump speech

Tehran: Iranians responded with anger and mockery on Saturday to the bellicose criticism of their government by US President Donald…

Saudi Arabia backs Trump’s ‘firm strategy’ on Iran

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said today it backs US President Donald Trump's "firm strategy" on regional rival Iran after he refused…