Category: Middle East

U.S. air strike kills eight ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan">Afghanistan]: At least eight terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group's offshoot, ISIS Khorsan have…

Iran warns of regional chaos from Iraqi Kurd’s Independence vote

Tehran [Iran]: Iran has strongly gone vocal about the fact that the Independence vote in Iraqi Kurdistan would trigger "political…

Saudi King issues order allowing women to drive

Riyadh: Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Tuesday issued a royal decree allowing women to drive in…

Saudi clerics use Twitter, textbooks to spread hate: HRW

Saudi Arabia is condoning hate speech against its Shiite minority from the upper echelons of its religious establishment, schoolbooks and…

Polls close in Iraqi Kurdistan for independence referendum

Erbil (Iraq): Polling places in the northern autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan closed on Monday following an independence referendum, election…

‘I ran with baby attached to my umbilical cord through the bullets’: Rohingya woman

Cox's Bazar: A Rohingya woman was forced to run with the baby attached to her umbilical cord as troops were…

US-led strikes killed 84 civilians near Syria’s Raqa: Human Rights Watch

US-led coalition strikes near the Islamic State group's Syrian stronghold Raqa in March killed at least 84 civilians, including dozens…

‘No way back’ in Myanmar’s tragedy of communal hate

Hindus once sold food to Rohingyas, spoke the same language and even cut the hair of their Muslim neighbours. But…

Russian lieutenant-general killed in ISIS shelling in Syria

Moscow [Russia]: A Russian Lieutenant-General was killed in a shelling launched by the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists near the city…

US air strikes kill 43 Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least 43 Taliban insurgents, including a top commander got killed in air strikes conducted by the United…

Kurdish referendum: Iraq tense ahead of polls, Iran blocks all Kurdistan flights

Kirkuk, Iraq: Ahead of the polls, hundreds of protestors demonstrated in eastern Iraq against the Kurdish referendum. This referendum is…

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile from Yemen on the occasion of national day

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Yemen rebel missile heading towards Saudi Arabia was intercepted late Saturday, the Arab military coalition said,…

For the first time, Saudi Arabia allows women into stadium for national day

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Hundreds of women thronged a sports stadium for the first time to mark Saudi Arabia's national day…

Five injured as suicide bomber targets NATO convoy in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan]:A suicide car bomber attacked a Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan's Kabul PD5…

India is not behind rift between Kabul and Islamabad: Afghan envoy in Pak

Kabul [Afghanistan]: The Afghanistan envoy in Pakistan Dr. Abdul Waheed Poyan"> Dr. Abdul Waheed Poyan rejecting Islamabad's perception said India…

Striving for the Pleasure of Allah & His Gardens of Bliss

I was on a visit to one of my friends’ house. While we were busy talking, one of her daughters,…

Meet Haj pilgrim who returns bag containing cash, jewelry

Jeddah: A Haj pilgrim from Egypt, Lutfi Mohammed Abdul Karim returned a bag containing cash and jewelry which he found…

Quarter brained: Saudi cleric cites why women shouldn’t get driving licenses

Riyadh: A Saudi cleric who said women should not be allowed to drive because they have a "quarter" of the…

Iran ‘successfully’ launches ballistic missile

Tehran: Iran has "successfully" launched a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km, a state-media report said on Saturday.…

Iran tests new medium-range missiles in defiance of US warnings

Tehran: Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that…