Category: Middle East

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate over missing journalist

ISTANBUL: Saudi Arabia agreed to let Turkish authorities search its Istanbul consulate as part of the investigation into the disappearance…

Clashes after Israel closes Palestinian school

Nablus: Clashes broke out in the occupied West Bank on Monday after Israeli forces ordered the closure of a Palestinian…

Iran embassy in Ankara receives ‘suicide bomb threat’

Ankara: An individual who claimed to have links to the Islamic State extremist group threatened to attack the Iranian embassy…

Bahrain jails 7 over oil pipeline blast

Dubai: A Bahrain court sentenced seven citizens to prison terms Monday, stripping six of their nationality after finding the group…

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op: reports

Washington: Saudi Arabia is considering an admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong, US media…

ADNOC aims to deepen energy partnership opportunities with India

New Delhi/Abu Dhabi: Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, United Arab Emirates Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi…

Turkey to search consulate as Saudi king denies knowing Khashoggi fate

Istanbul: Turkish investigators were on Monday to search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time since journalist Jamal…

US agrees to discuss withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: Taliban delegation

Doha [Qatar]: A Taliban delegation, who met United States' Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Doha, has stated…

Khashoggi’s disappearance suggests Saudi following Chinese pattern against voices of dissent

The missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi believed to be killed on orders of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, aka…

Skirmish between Afghan, Pakistan armed forces along Durand Line

Kandahar Province [Afghanistan]: The laying down of barbed wires along Durand Line by Pakistan border guards led to a skirmish…

Israel’s illegal occupation led to sanitation issues: Water Minister Ghunaim

Swachh Bharat mission initiated by PM Modi has become an unlikely platform for Palestine to verbally attack Israel for its…

18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attacks on military checkpoints

Kabul: At least 18 Afghan army soldiers were killed and 10 others kidnapped in attacks carried out by the Taliban…

Saudi Arabian King calls Turkish President over journalist’s disappearance

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the disappearance of…

5 members of Royal family missing in Saudi Arabia: Royal prince

Riyadh: According to a prince belonging to Saudi Royal family, 5 members of the Royal family who raised voice against…

US diplomat heads to Iraq for talks with newly elected leaders

Washington: US State Department number two John Sullivan departs Sunday for Iraq to meet with the country's new leaders, the…

Saudi dissident believes Riyadh tapped calls with Khashoggi

Montreal: A Saudi dissident in Quebec believes the kingdom hacked his phone and listened to calls he had with Jamal…

Saudi stocks dive 7.0 percent, wiping out 2018 gains

Riyadh: Saudi stocks dived 7.0 percent in early trading on Sunday as the oil-rich kingdom comes under increasing international pressure…

US seeks to topple Islamic regime in Iran: Rouhani

Tehran: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that the current U.S. administration seeks a "regime change" in Iran, Press TV…

US is loser by abandoning Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani

Tehran: Iran's president boasted Sunday that the United States has lost against the Islamic republic's "righteousness and wisdom" by walking…

Erdogan, Saudi king discuss case of missing journalist: Turkish presidency

Ankara: Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman on Sunday discussed the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi…