Category: Middle East

Netanyahu quizzed for 10th time over graft allegations

Jerusalem: Israeli police investigators on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his official residence…

10 killed in Jalalabad suicide bombing

Jalalabad: As many as ten people were killed and four others wounded in a suicide…

US extends support to Afghan-Taliban peace talks

Kabul: United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan,…

Israel closes Gaza goods crossing over Palestinian arson kites

Jerusalem: Israel closed its only goods crossing with the Gaza Strip on Monday over weeks…

Syrians flee fearing regime attack on IS in south: monitor

Beirut: Several thousand Syrians have fled parts of the country's south held by an affiliate…

Iran says Trump ‘destabilising’ oil market

Tehran: Iran on Saturday accused US President Donald Trump of destabilising the oil market with…

Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief

Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday took on greater powers than any Turkish leader…

Pompeo in Afghanistan on surprise visit

Kabul: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to the Afghanistan capital…

Saudi women allowed to become notaries for first time

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Women in Saudi Arabia have for the first time been allowed to…

Israel launches attack on air base in Syria

Damascus: Israel has launched an attack on the T-4 Air Base in Syria's central province…

Erdogan: Turkey’s combative ‘chief’ with eye on history

Istanbul: After 15 years in office that have transformed his country, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Tens of thousands return home after south Syria ceasefire deal

Beirut: Tens of thousands have returned to their homes in southern Syria since a ceasefire…

Israel court charges Turkish woman accused of aiding ‘terror’ group

Jerusalem: An Israeli military court on Sunday charged a Turkish woman accused of passing on…

US Mideast peace plan will not pass: Palestine president

Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said in a meeting of his Fatah Party's Central…

Iran threatens to retaliate after Dutch expel two diplomats

Tehran: Iran protested on Sunday against the Netherlands' expulsion of two of its diplomats and…

Anti-Assad Syrians fete regime ally Russia World Cup exit

Beirut: Syrians opposed to the Moscow-backed regime of President Bashar al-Assad have taken to social…

10 killed as train derails in Turkey

Ankara: At least 10 persons were killed and 73 others injured when a passenger train…

Four killed in Saudi Arabia checkpoint shootout: ministry

Riyadh: A drive-by shooting against a checkpoint in central Saudi Arabia and an ensuing gunfight…

Afghanistan: 16 Taliban militants killed in operation

Kabul: At least 16 Taliban militants were killed in an operation by the Afghan security…

Afghanistan: 7 civilians rescued from Taliban prison

Kabul: The Afghan armed forces have rescued at least seven civilians who were kept as…