Category: Middle East

Erdogan vows to ‘remove’ Kurd militia east of Euphrates

Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed Turkey would remove a Kurdish militia viewed as terrorists by Ankara from…

Erdogan vows to ‘remove’ Kurd militia east of Euphrates

Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed Turkey would remove a Kurdish militia viewed as terrorists by Ankara from…

Turkey grants citizenship to 72K Syrian refugees

Ankara: The Turkish government has granted citizenship to a total of 72,000 Syrian refugees, Hurriyet daily reported on Monday. Turkey…

Saudi Arabia bans ‘expats’ for these 41 job types

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia banned expats for 41 job types in Madinah. This ban will be implemented from 7th April 2019.…

Iran president’s son-in-law resigns after nepotism claims

Tehran: Iran President Hassan Rouhani's son-in-law resigned on Monday just two days after his appointment as head of Iran's geological…

Sudan’s Bashir visits Damascus, meets Assad: Syrian presidency

Damascus: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir visited Damascus on Sunday, the Syrian presidency said, in his first such visit to the…

Saudi-led Arab coalition issues permits to convoys entering Yemen

Sanaa [Yemen]: The Saudi-led Arab coalition has issued 157 permits to convoys headed towards Yemen in the last three days.…

Saudi condemns US Senate’s ‘interference’ in Khashoggi’s murder

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday denounced the US Senate's resolutions to end American military aid for a Riyadh-led war in…

Saudi rejects US Senate’s move on Khashoggi’s murder

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday rejected recent moves by the US Senate over the murder of The Washington Post journalist…

UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder

Doha: UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a "credible" probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate…

Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in…

Iran’s missile program non-negotiable: Foreign Minister

Tehran: Iran's missile program is for defensive purposes and the Islamic republic will never negotiate over it, Iran's Foreign Minister…

14 killed in Afghanistan clash

Kabul: At least 14 people, including seven insurgents loyal to the Taliban group and seven government soldiers, have been killed…

Car bomb kills 8 people in Syria’s Afrin: monitor

Afrin: A car bomb killed at least eight people including four civilians near a pro-Turkey rebel post in the northern…

Pakistan, China, Afghanistan sign MoU on anti-terrorism cooperation

Kabul: Pakistan, China and Afghanistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) vis-a-vis anti-terrorism cooperation during a second trilateral ministerial dialogue…

UN bats for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi’s killing

Doha: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for "credible" investigation in connection to the murder of dissident Saudi…

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen port city despite ceasefire

Dubai: The UN's envoy to Yemen called on Sunday for pro-government forces and rebels to respect a ceasefire in the…

US-led coalition says it destroyed IS site in Syrian mosque

Washington: US-led coalition forces destroyed an Islamic State group command center inside a mosque in the Syrian border town of…

Qatar reveals design of 2022 world cup final stadium, can seat 80,000

LUSAIL: Qatar on Saturday revealed the design for the stadium that will in four years' time host the first ever…

US sanctions won’t change Iran policies says FM

Doha: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday said US sanctions will have no impact on the policies of…