Category: Middle East

Co-pilot accepts Islam on flight, video goes viral

Tabuk: A co-pilot accepted Islam on Saudi bound flight. In the video which went viral, he can be seen accepting…

Turkey has more evidence in Saudi journalist murder: report

ISTANBUL: Turkey has more evidence contradicting the Saudi version of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi including a second audio…

Jamal Khashoggi murder: What we know about Saudi suspects

RIYADH: Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on October 2 in his country's consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a Washington Post…

Netanyahu announces investment in areas near Gaza after criticism

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu allocated $135 million for communities near the Gaza Strip, which have been affected by…

Saudis issue charges but exonerate crown prince in Khashoggi murder

Riyad: The Saudi government exonerated the country's powerful crown prince of involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Thursday…

5 abducted Iranian border guards freed in Pakistan

Tehran: Five of 12 Iranian border guards kidnapped last month by an Iranian militant group were freed on Thursday in…

Netanyahu plots next moves in Israel coalition crisis

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plotted his next moves Thursday after his defence minister resigned over a controversial Gaza…

Saudi investigation reveals Khashoggi murdered with ‘overdose’

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's Public Prosecution revealed Thursday that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered with "overdose" of a drug injected…

Kuwait halts flights as torrential rains lash region

Kuwait City: Kuwait on Thursday halted flights at its international airport after heavy rains flooded the Gulf state's capital, diverting…

US sanctions 17 Saudi officials over killing of Khashoggi

Washington: The United States' government on Thursday sanctioned 17 Saudi Arabian officials for their alleged role in the killing of…

Indian student dies of flu in Dubai

Dubai: A 17-year-old Indian girl studying in a Dubai school has died after contracting flu, making it the second such…

Afghanistan: 35 security personnel killed in Taliban attack

Farah Province: As many as 35 security personnel were reportedly killed in an attack by Taliban in the western Farah…

Saudi FM rejects international probe into Khashoggi death

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Thursday dismissed Turkey's demand for an international inquiry into the murder of journalist Jamal…

Khashoggi killing: Saudis seek death penalty for 5

Riyadh: Saudi prosecutors said on Thursday that they have requested the death penalty for five people who they say were…

Hamas celebrates Lieberman resignation as ‘political victory’

The political leader of the Hamas resistance movement says the Israeli minister of military affairs’ resignation in the aftermath of…

Migrants can only arrive by plane: Italy

Rome: Italy will only allow refugees and asylum seekers to enter Italy by plane, not on human trafficking boats, Italy's…

Yemen president backs UN peace talks but vows to ‘liberate’ key port

Aden: Yemen's president has backed UN-proposed talks to end fighting in his war-torn country but vowed to "liberate" the battleground…

Iraq recovers property worth millions after illegal sale

Baghdad: The Iraqi government said Wednesday it had retaken ownership of a piece of property in Baghdad worth millions of…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in the border area of the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday,…

Iran executes gold market ‘Sultan of Coins’ and accomplice

Tehran: Iran executed a trader dubbed the "Sultan of Coins" and his accomplice on Wednesday for exploiting a surge in…