Category: Middle East

Saudi Arabia plans to increase capacity of Makkah’s Grand Mosque

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced a plan to launch a company to increase the…

Muslim woman saves Indian driver’s life in UAE

Dubai: A quick-thinking Muslim woman saved the life of an Indian truck driver in the…

Canada ‘terror attack’: Islamic State flag found in car after attacker stabs policeman

Edmonton [Canada]:A police officer was stabbed and four pedestrians were injured near the Commonwealth stadium…

Pak nationals detained for supplying weapons Afghan insurgents

Kabul [Afghanistan]: Afghanistan police has arrested at least four people including two Pakistanis for supplying…

Miracle! Syrian mother, daughter give birth simultaneously

Konya [Turkey]: In a surprising incident, a 42-year-old Syrian woman and her 21-year-old daughter gave…

Syria: 3,000 killed in September, deadliest month of 2017

Deir Ezzor [Syria]: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor has said that Syria's war…

UAE imposes 100% “sin” taxes on tobacco, energy drinks

Dubai: The United Arab Emirates has imposed new “sin” taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks…

New clause on Saudi marriage contracts post royal decree allowing women to drive

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia]: Marriage contracts in Saudi Arabia are expected to see an additional clause…

Erbil urges Baghdad, U.N. to lift air embargo

Baghdad [Iraq]: Northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has called on the United Nations and…

22 Pak, ISIS terrorists killed in US-Afghan joint military op in Nangarhar

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least twenty terrorists belonging to Pakistan and ISIS have been killed in…

As Saudi decides to allow women drivers, man threatens attack

RIYADH: Saudi police arrested a man for allegedly threatening to burn female drivers and their…

Death toll rises to five in Kabul blast

Kabul[Afghanistan]: The death toll from Friday's explosion that occurred at the seventh street of Qala-e-Fathullah…

Explosion in Kabul’s Qala-e-Fathullah area leaves 1 dead, 6 injured

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least one person died and six others were injured in an explosion…

US airstrike kills five ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least five terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)…

In response to the referendum, Baghdad halts international flights to Kurdistan

Erbil: The Iraqi government on Friday suspended international flights to and from the autonomous region…

In a historic move, Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council allows women to issue fatwa

Riyadh: In a historic move, Shoura Council authorized Saudi women to issue fatwas ending 45…

Iraq forces attack IS-held town of Hawija: general

Iraqi forces on Friday launched an assault on the northern town of Hawija, one of…

Afghanistan’s neighbours should not provide sanctuaries to terrorists: NATO chief

Kabul [Afghanistan]: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the neighbouring countries of Afghanistan…

Three killed, 16 injured in IED explosion in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least three people have been killed and 16 others injured after an…

Kabul bound flight diverted back to Delhi post terror attack

New Delhi [India]: SpiceJet airline's flight number SG 21 operating from New Delhi to Kabul…