Category: Middle East

Erdogan blasts opposition for bolstering new party

Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hit out at plans by the main opposition party to bolster Turkey's newest…

Kabul: 16 security personnel killed in separate Taliban attack

Kabul: 16 security officers were killed in two separate incidents of terror attacks in Afghanistan's western Badghis province. Taliban insurgents…

Afghan girl spends life disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted

Sultanpur, Afghanistan: Sitara Wafadar yearns for long hair like other girls. Instead, the Afghan teenager has disguised herself as a…

Iran vows to foil US plots of hurting Iranian economy

Tehran: Iranian Petroleum Minister said here on Monday that Tehran will use all capacity to thwart the US President Donald…

Netanyahu turns up volume as Iran deadline nears

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a fresh call Monday for an overhaul of the Iran nuclear deal as…

Saudi king to launch ‘entertainment city’

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman will launch the construction of an "entertainment city" near Riyadh Wednesday, authorities said, part of a…

Palestinian boy’s leg amputated after Israel border shooting

Ramallah: Doctors have amputated the leg of a Palestinian boy whose image went viral after he was shot by Israeli…

Saudis down new missile from Yemen rebels: state media

Riyadh: Saudi air defences on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the kingdom's southern border city…

UAE donates $70 million to support Palestinians

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated AED 258 million ($70 million) to support the Palestinian people on…

Yemen: At least 30 killed after Saudi-led air strike hits wedding party

Riyadh: At least 30 people were killed after an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in…

4 British pilgrims killed in Saudi Arabia bus crash

Riyadh: Four British pilgrims were killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker,…

14 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 14 Taliban militants were killed in military operations in two Afghan provinces, authorities said on Monday. "Six…

10 killed in Nigeria gunmen attack

Abuja:At least 10 people were killed following gunmen's invasion of a farming community in a Nigerian state of Kogi early…

Saudis down new missile from Yemen rebels: state media

Riyadh: Saudi air defences on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the kingdom's southern border city…

Saudi to regulate use of drones

Riyadh: Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Sunday that regulation on using remote-controlled drones is in its final stages, Saudi Press…

Libyan navy recovers 11 bodies, rescues 283 migrants

Tripoli:The Libyan navy said it had recovered the bodies of 11 migrants and rescued 283 others in separate operations. "A…

Iran would talk prisoners if US shows respect: Zarif

Washington: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is open to prisoner swap negotiations with the US if the…

UAE says Qatari jets came too close to passenger flight

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that Qatari fighter jets narrowly avoided a UAE passenger flight over…

Saudi finalises drone regulation after security alarm

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia was finalising regulation for the use of recreational drones, state media said Sunday, after a toy aircraft…

Not Boycotting ISRAEL, But NETANYAHU For ‘ATROCITIES’: NATALIE PORTMAN

Jerusalem: Hollywood actress Natalie Portman said she was backing out of a Jerusalem ceremony where she was to receive a $2…