Category: Middle East

Israel says conducted air raid in Syria after rocket fire

Jerusalem: Israeli aircraft carried out a raid in Syria Wednesday after two rockets were fired from across the border into…

Saudis halt oil shipments through waterway after Yemen rebel attack

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted all oil shipments through a key waterway after Yemen's Iran-aligned Huthi rebels attacked two…

Iran vows not to talk with US under threats

Tehran: Iranian Foreign Ministry has said the US government should forget talks with Iran under sanction threats. "Iran will never…

US: Mideast states not doing enough for Palestinians

United Nations: US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday criticized Middle Eastern countries for not doing enough…

Turkey approves new ‘anti-terror’ law to replace emergency

Ankara: The Turkish parliament on Wednesday approved a new "anti-terror" law that strengthens the authorities' powers in detaining suspects and…

Speed limits finally changed! No more speeding tickets

Abu Dhabi: No, no more speeding tickets. Now you don’t have to shed your hard earned money for speeding with…

Palestinian dies of wounds 2 months after US embassy demo

Gaza City: A Palestinian wounded in May by Israeli fire during deadly clashes on the Gaza border has died of…

US wants to ‘build momentum’ for Gulf crisis summit

Doha: The United States is looking to "build some momentum" towards resolving the Gulf crisis ahead of a possible summit…

All in Gaza should step back from brink: UN envoy

United Nations: UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov has reiterated his "call to all in…

Netanyahu praises Trump’s ‘tough stand’ against Iran

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday praised President Donald Trump's "tough stand" against Iran after the US leader…

Erdogan calls Israel world’s ‘most fascist, racist’ state

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday branded Israel the "most fascist, racist state" in the world after Israel's…

UN rights chief calls out Israel over detained Palestinian kids

United Nations: The United Nations rights chief on Monday demanded that Israel either give more than 400 detained Palestinian children…

Jobs Openings in Dubai! Hurry up to find more!

Dubai is opening its door to employment and if you are looking for one in banking or finance sector then…

Qatar: Bitter year-long crisis in the Gulf

Dubai: It has been more than a year since Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and its allies cut ties…

Iraq protests leave 14 dead in two weeks: rights official

Baghdad: At least 14 people have been killed in Iraq in two weeks of protests over corruption and lack of…

Top UN court orders UAE to protect Qatari citizens’ rights

The Hague: The UN's top court Monday ordered the United Arab Emirates to protect the rights of Qatari citizens wading…

Trump, Iran drama escalates — via Twitter

Washington: Tensions are mounting between Donald Trump and Iran -- the US president's raw tweet threatening Tehran was met Monday…

Netanyahu meets UN envoy over Gaza crisis

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the UN Middle East Envoy Nickolay Mladenov met here on Monday with Gaza…

“Be Cautious!” Trump warns Iranian President

Responding to Iranian President Rouhani’s statement cautioning the US on Sunday over its hostile policies against Tehran, US President Trump…

“War with Iran is the mother of all wars”: Rouhani warns Trump

Amidst Trump’s hostile regulations on cutting ties with Iran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday had cautioned Trump for his…