Category: Middle East

Brit IS militants captured in Syria: report

London: Two British Islamic States (IS) militants have reportedly been captured by the US-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria. The two…

Turmoil in Arab world hurdles development: AL chief

Cairo: Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said on Thursday that the turmoil in the Arab region increases the difficulty…

Syria condemns US-led airstrikes in Deir al-Zour

Damascus:The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Thursday condemned the US-led airstrikes on pro-government forces in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour,…

Syria says US-led strikes on Deir Ezzor a ‘war crime’

Damascus, Syria: The Syrian government on Thursday blasted deadly US-led coalition air strikes on pro-regime forces in the country's east…

More than 2 mn Indians visited Dubai in 2017

Dubai: Of the 15.79 million tourists who visited Dubai in 2017, a staggering 2.1 million were from India. According to…

Swaraj meets Saudi Minister of National Guards

Riyadh: External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj met with the Minister of National Guards Prince Khalid bin Abdulaziz bin Ayyaf…

Turkey ‘neutralises’ 1028 terrorists in Syria’s Afrin

Ankara: Turkish General Staff on Thursday said that they have neutralised at least 1028 terrorists belonging to the Kurdistan Workers'…

India Thanks Saudi Arabia For Increasing Country’s Haj Quota

RIYADH: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday thanked Saudi Arabia for increasing India's quota for Islam's most holy…

Haj: India thanks Saudi Arabia for increasing country’s quota

Riyadh: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday thanked Saudi Arabia for increasing India's quota for Islam's most holy…

Indian tourist dies two weeks after Dubai accident

Dubai:An Indian woman tourist, who was fighting for her life after a crash in Dubai in which her husband died,…

Turkish President Erdogan warns US to quit Syria’s Manbij

Ankara, Turkey: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the United States to withdraw any American forces from the Syrian…

Sushma Swaraj calls on Saudi King

Riyadh:In keeping with India's growing ties with Saudi Arabia, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Saudi…

US airstrikes kills 25 IS terrorists in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 25 terrorists belonging to the Islamic States (IS) group have been killed in the airstrikes carried out…

10 Taliban militants join peace process in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 10 militants of Afghanistan's Taliban insurgent group have surrendered and joined the peace process in eastern Nangarhar…

Palestinian prime suspect in rabbi’s murder shot dead: Shin

Jerusalem: A Palestinian man wanted over the murder last month of a rabbi near a Jewish settlement in the West…

Niger must authorise Italian military mission, says Alfano

Rome: Italian troops will only be sent to Niger at the request of its government and any military mission will…

Saudi national cultural festival honours India, is biggest in Gulf

Riyadh: Al Janadria, the national cultural festival of Saudi Arabia that has India as the 'Guest of Honour' country this…

Kuwait calls for UNSC transparency, end to veto on crimes against humanity

United Nations:Kuwait on Tuesday called for more transparency in the working of the UN Security Council and asked its permanent…

Ghani sacks seven officials over attack on military academy

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday sacked seven security personnel, including two generals for their negligence over the attack…

Saudi employers can’t withhold employees’ passports without consent – Here’s list of other violations

Riyadh: Ministry of Labour and Social Development of Saudi Arabia revised the list of violations and penalties. According to the…