Category: Middle East

12 killed in clashes in Yemen

Dhale [Yemen]: Clashes between Houthis and government forces left 12 dead in Yemen's Dhale province on Wednesday. Amongst the deceased,…

Saudi Arabia says oil facility attacks target world supplies

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter, said Wednesday that attacks on two of its tankers and a major…

UAE: 15-year-old boy rapes cousin after watching adult film

UAE: It seems that the UAE is also facing a rise in the number of crime against children. In one…

Iran pulls out of parts of 2015 nuclear deal

Tehran: Iran has officially ended its compliance with several commitments of the country's 2015 nuclear deal, the country's atomic energy…

2 Saudi oil pumping stations ‘attacked by drones’

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that its two oil pumping stations for the East-West pipeline had been hit by…

Turkey detains two over attack on parliament guard

Ankara:Turkish authorities detained two alleged left-wing militants who attacked a parliament security officer with a razor-like object in Ankara, the…

Malaysian teen kills herself after Instagram poll

Kuala Lumpur: A 16 year-old girl has killed herself in Malaysia, after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking…

Plane makes emergency landing in UAE after Indian man dies

Abu Dhabi: An Alitalia New Delhi-Milan flight made an emergency landing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the death…

Afghanistan: Prison riot kills 4 inmates, 33 injured including police

Kabul [Afghanistan]: Four inmates lost their lives while 33 others, including 20 police officers, were injured after riots broke out…

Iran does not seek talks with US: Khamenei

Tehran: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ruled out any talks with the US government over the disputed issues,…

16 terrorists killed by Afghan forces

Farah: At least 16 Taliban terrorists were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan forces in Farah province on…

Israeli anti-occupation NGO under fire for Eurovision billboard

Tel Aviv:An Israeli anti-occupation NGO came under fire Monday for using this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv to…

No major step has been taken on the peace process so far: Afghan Chief Executive

Kabul: Afghan government on Monday expressed dismay over Taliban's refusal to call for a ceasefire during the Muslim holy month…

Iranian Foreign Minister on two-day visit to India

New Delhi: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to arrive here on Monday night for a two-day official…

At least three dead as blasts rock eastern Afghan city

Jalalabad:At least three people were killed and another 20 wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern Afghan city…

Saudi says 2 oil tankers sabotaged near UAE

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers came under attack off the coast of the…

Saudi says 2 oil tankers sabotaged near UAE

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers came under attack off the coast of the…

Iran may attack Israel: Israeli minister

Jerusalem: Warning possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel if the stand-off between Tehran and US escalate, an Israeli…

UN: Houthi withdrawal “in accordance with established plans”

Sanaa [Yemen]: The United Nations (UN) on Sunday said that first full day of the Houthi withdrawal from three ports…

UAE reports rare ‘acts of sabotage’ against 4 boats off its coast

Dubai: The United Arab Emirates said Sunday four merchant vessels had been targeted by "acts of sabotage" in Gulf waters…