Category: Middle East

15 policemen killed in Afghan clashes

Kabul: Fifteen policemen have been killed in fierce clashes in two Afghan provinces, the authorities…

Turkish president to visit Russia today

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to pay a one-day visit to Russia's…

Twitter has closed legitimate accounts but let anti-government :Iran

Micro-blogging website Twitter reportedly shutdown various accounts of Iranians, while allowed anti-government account backed by…

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Sunday intercepted a missile fired from Yemen toward the border city…

UN seeks to open air bridge to aid Yemeni cancer patients: WHO

Sanaa: The United Nations is working to open a humanitarian air bridge to take Yemeni…

Oil market held ‘hostage’ by Saudi Arabia, Russia: Iran

Tehran: Saudi Arabia and Russia have held "hostage" the oil market as US President Donald…

Palestinian teen dies from wounds in Gaza unrest: ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian teenager has died after being shot by Israeli forces last month…

Syrians in government areas vote in first local polls since 2011

Damascus: Syrians in government-controlled areas cast their ballots on Sunday in the first local elections…

Spain PM defends sending weapons to Saudis after U-turn

Madrid: Spain's prime minister on Sunday defended his government's controversial decision to go ahead with…

Israel launches missile attack on Damascus airport

Jerusalem: The Syrian state media has said that Israeli missiles targetted the Damascus International Airport…

Oil market held ‘hostage’ by Saudi Arabia, Russia: Iran

Tehran: Saudi Arabia and Russia have held "hostage" the oil market as US President Donald…

Saudi intercepts Houthi missile targeting border city

Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition involved in the Yemeni war announced on Saturday the interception of…

Qureshi, Ghani discuss ties, regional security

Kabul: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday held a one-on-one meeting with Afghan…

4 killed in Afghan Army helicopter crash

Farah: Four people have been killed in an Army helicopter crash in Afghanistan's Farah province,…

2 killed in Afghanistan blast

Charikar (Afghanistan): Two security personnel lost their lives and two others sustained injuries as a…

Turkey to freeze new government investment projects

Ankara: Turkey will review and freeze the new government investment projects as part of efforts…

3 killed, 248 injured in Israel-Gaza border clashes

Jerusalem: At least three Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured on Friday afternoon during clashes…

UN renews Libya mission but no date for elections

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Thursday extended its political mission in Libya for…

Netanyahu spokesman takes leave after sex misconduct claims

Jerusalem: A spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he will take a…

After Canada-Saudi row, West confronts risk of speaking up

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's diplomatic brawl with Canada has exposed what Western officials call "new red…