Category: Middle East

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate over missing journalist

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

Suicide bombing on Afghan poll rally kills 8

Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan): At least eight people were killed and 10 others were wounded after a suicide bomb blast struck…

Turkey to search Saudi consulate for missing journalist

Ankara: Turkey said on Tuesday that it will conduct a search of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul in line…

Afghanistan: At least 15 security personnel die in Taliban attacks

Kabul: Afghan Taliban recently mounted an attack on a number of security check posts in the Jawzjan province, resulting in…

Netanyahu urges international community to recognise Golan Heights annexation

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged the international community to recognize the Israeli annexation of the Golan Heights,…

Qatar Airways commits to Iran flights despite sanctions

Doha: US sanctions on Iran will not impact Qatar Airways' flights to the Islamic republic, the airline's boss Akbar al-Baker…

Iran says Saudi claims to replace its oil ‘unbelievable’

Tehran: Iran's oil minister said on Monday that the market will never believe "exaggerated" claims by Saudi Arabia that it…

Trump Senate ally warns on ties if Saudis killed journalist

Washington: A top Senate ally of President Donald Trump warned Monday of a "devastating" impact on the US alliance with…

Erdogan gets warm welcome in Hungary

Budapest: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was given a warm welcome in Hungary Monday just weeks after Ankara's strained relations…

Dubai South to be world’s largest vertical farm facility

Dubai: Dubai South has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Collaboration with Emirates Flight Catering. Under the agreement,…

Iran has ‘unclean hands’ in world court battle, US says

The Hague: The United States accused Tehran Monday of having "unclean hands" as it fought an Iranian court bid to…

Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday asked Saudi officials to prove their claim that missing journalist and Riyadh…

Saudi prince’s image seen at risk over missing critic

Dubai: The disappearance of a prominent critic of Saudi Arabia's rulers after entering the kingdom's Istanbul consulate risks severely tarnishing…

First foreign space agency opens in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The French Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a representative office here of the French…

Taliban calls for boycott of Afghan elections

Kabul: The Taliban on Monday appealed to the people of Afghanistan to boycott the upcoming parliamentary elections in the country,…

Qatar exit visa reform to be enforced ‘by end of month’

Doha, Qatar: Qatar's decision to abolish its controversial exit visa system will come into force by the end of October,…

Speech Of Mohammed Javad Zarif On Resolution 2231

Mohammed Javad Zarif, is an Iranian career diplomat,academic and current Minister of Foreign Affairs. He said in a speech that…

US-led International Coalition airlifts ISIS militants from Dier Ezzor

Dier Ezzor: The United States-led International Coalition on Sunday airlifted a number of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists from Syria's eastern…

US in new global court showdown with Iran

The Hague: The United States will confront Tehran at the UN's top court on Monday over billions in frozen assets,…

Iran parliament passes counter-terror finance bill

Tehran: Iran's parliament on Sunday approved a bill to counter terrorist financing that was strongly opposed by conservatives but seen…