Category: Middle East

Putin, Erdogan plan second Syrian dialogue

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin said that plans were underway for a second…

Russia, Egypt call for resumption of direct Palestine-Israel dialogue

Cairo: Russia and Egypt have called for promptly resuming direct Palestine-Israel dialogue on all issues, including the status of Jerusalem.…

Erdogan says officials to meet to ‘finalise’ Russia defence

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkish and Russian officials would meet in the coming days to…

Earthquake of 6 magnitude hits Iran-Iraq border

Tehran: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale shook the border region of Iran and Iraq on Monday evening,…

Celtic Football Club fans say ‘Jerusalem is Palestine’

Scotland: Once again Celtic Football Club fans are on news after fines were levied on them by Scottish club last…

Saudi Arabia says it will allow cinemas from early 2018

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the…

Saudi Arabia to grant cinema licenses from 2018

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia announced on Monday its plan to grant licenses to open cinemas from early next year. Minister of…

Afghan Army kills 76 Taliban militants in 5 days

Kabul: At least 76 militants belonging to the Taliban insurgent group were killed by the Afghan National Army in a…

Shame! Israeli commander steals Palestinian apples

Hebron (Palestine): A video of Israeli soldier stealing Palestinian apples has been going viral on Social media. The apples were…

Egypt’s Sisi invites Palestinian’s Abbas for talks

Cairo:Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has invited Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas for talks in Cairo on Monday over the issue of…

Iran blasts Trump for pouring gasoline on flames in Middle East

Tehran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday criticized the policies of US President Donald Trump in Middle East regarding Jerusalem,…

20 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen’s Houthi depot

Sanaa: At least 20 Houthi rebels were killed on Sunday when Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a missile depot in the…

Iran ready to restore ties with Saudi: Hassan Rouhani

Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran could restore its relations with Saudi Arabia should the kingdom…

Afghan President launches construction of new highway

Kabul: Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday inaugurated the construction of Qaisar-Laman highway, which will connect the country's western…

Taliban militants killed by own explosives

Kabul: At least two Taliban insurgents were killed while planting Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Afghanistan's Laghman province. The incident…

Yemen’s slain ex-president Saleh buried in Sanaa

Ankara: Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was shot dead by Houthi rebels last week, has been buried in…

Palestine is an innocent victim, As for Israel is a terrorist state: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today described Israel as a "terrorist state" and vowed to use "all means to fight"…

More than 465,000 civilians killed in Syria’s civil war: Rights group

Istanbul: A refugee rights group on Saturday claimed that more than 465,000 civilians have been killed in Syria's six-year long…

Palestinian President won’t meet Pence over Trump’s Jerusalem move

Jerusalem: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet United States Vice President Mike Pence later this month after U.S. President…

Arab league lashes out at Trump’s Jerusalem move

Cairo: Arab Leagues head has called the United States' decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital "dangerous and unacceptable" and…