Category: Middle East

Weam Al Dakheel makes history by becoming first female anchor of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: Weam Al Dakheel, a Saudi Arabian journalist, has made history by becoming the first woman to anchor the main…

Iran vows to boost Ballistic Missiles despite US santions

Tehran: Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani on Saturday told Iran is willing to boost its Ballistic Missile capabilities despite the US…

Abbas to hold Middle East meeting in New York

United Nations: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has invited Middle East envoys, foreign ministers and Security Council diplomats to a meeting…

Yemen faces worsening threat of famine: UN aid chief

United Nations: International aid agencies are losing the fight against famine in Yemen, where 3.5 million people may soon be…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in new Gaza clashes: ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health…

Turkey detains 85 military personnel over Gulen ties

Ankara: Turkish police on Friday detained 85 military personnel in countrywide raids over alleged links to the group blamed for…

Saudi Arabia hopes US not to sanction Riyadh over S-400 purchase: Ambassador to Russia

Moscow: Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Russia Rayed Krimly on Friday expressed hope that Washington would not impose sanctions on Riyadh…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in new Gaza clashes: ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health…

‘No change’ in coordination with Russia in Syria after plane downing

Jerusalem: Israel has not altered its coordination with Russia on attacks it carries out in Syria, an Israeli official said…

At least 15 killed in Afghanistan bus crash: officials

Herat: At least 15 people were killed when a bus collided with a truck in western Afghanistan on Friday, officials…

Israel minister angered by leak of West Bank security warning

Jerusalem: Israel's defence minister called Friday for the security services to intervene to stop cabinet leaks after details were broadcast…

Saudi woman’s case against father stirs ‘guardianship’ debate

Riyadh: A Saudi court has ruled in favour of a woman who challenged her father's decision to not let her…

Pakistan will take effective steps to resolve contentious issues in Muslim world: Imran Khan

Dubai: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said his government will take effective steps to resolve controversial issues of the Islamic…

Pakistani PM Imran Khan arrives in Madinah during maiden visit to Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, beginning the initial leg of his first foreign tour since…

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile shot towards border city

Riyadh: Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen announced on Wednesday the interception of a missile shot towards border…

Anger as Turkey jails 24 over Istanbul airport protests

Istanbul: Turkish activists and the opposition on Monday expressed outrage after a court jailed 24 workers ahead of a trial…

Thousands protest UN job cuts in Gaza

Gaza City: Thousands of employees of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees protested in Gaza on Wednesday against forced…

7 Afghan family members killed as mortar shell hits house

Kabul: Seven members of a family were killed and another was wounded following a mortar landing on a house in…

Hundreds of Israelis stormed Al-Aqsa mosque

Over 300 Israelis stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque to hold Jewish religious celebrations through the Mughrabi Gate. The settlers stormed in…

Israel ‘regrets’ Russian aircrew death in Syria: Netanyahu

Jerusalme: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Tuesday Russian President Vladimir Putin to convey Israel's condolences to the death…