Category: Middle East

Italy hosts Libya players in fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players including strongman Khalifa Haftar met with global leaders in Italy on Monday in the latest…

Trump urges Saudi Arabia, OPEC not to cut oil production

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Saudi Arabia and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) not…

Death toll from Jordan floods rises to 13 as girl’s body found

Amman: Jordanian rescuers on Monday found the body of a five-year-old girl killed in flash floods that have left a…

Iran sticking to nuclear deal conditions: IAEA

Vienna: Iran has been abiding by the terms of its nuclear deal with global powers, the latest report from the…

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket fire, Hamas TV destroyed

Gaza City: Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed three Palestinians and destroyed a Hamas TV building on Monday after a…

Oil prices advance as Saudi to cut output

London: Oil prices advanced Monday after crude kingpin Saudi Arabia unveiled plans to cut output in the face of global…

Two dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey: coastguard

Istanbul: Two migrants including a child died after their boat sank off Turkey's western coast on Monday, the Turkish coastguard…

Suicide blast near Hazara protests in Kabul kills 6

Kabul: At least six people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a suicide blast here on Monday near…

British FM in Saudi Arabia for talks on Khashoggi, Yemen

RIYADH: British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt held talks Monday with Saudi King Salman, state media said, during a visit to…

Bahrain sentences four to death for killing policeman

BAHRAIN: Bahrain's top criminal court on Monday sentenced four Shiite Muslims to death for a 2017 bombing that killed a…

Saudi minister calls for 1 mln bpd global oil output cut

ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia's energy minister called Monday for a global output cut of one million barrels per day to…

Turkey slams ‘unacceptable’ French comments over Khashoggi probe

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Monday slammed as "unacceptable" comments by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Turkey slams ‘unacceptable’ French comments over Khashoggi probe

Istanbul: Turkey on Monday slammed as "unacceptable" comments by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Turkish President Tayeb Erdogan has a lot in store for the Senior citizens including free hajj travel

Turkish President Tayeb Erdogan announced that all Turkish senior citizens aged 65 or more shall be entitled to free accommodation…

Israel boosts security measures in Gaza amid tensions

Jerusalem: The Israeli authorities on Monday tightened security measures around the Gaza Strip following clashes that killed an Army official…

Supporters of murdered Saudi journalist gather in Istanbul

Istanbul: Around 200 people on Sunday gathered in Istanbul to honour the memory of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Supporters…

At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida

Hodeida: At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida, medics and a military source said…

Libyan players in Italy for fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players meet with global leaders in Palermo on Monday in the latest bid by major powers…

Netanyahu says unaware of corruption linked to submarine deal

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he was unaware of any corruption linked to a deal to buy…

US-backed force says resuming anti-IS assault in eastern Syria

Qamishli: A Kurdish-led force backed by a US-led anti-jihadist coalition said Sunday that it was resuming its offensive against the…