Middle East

19 killed in Nigeria multiple car crash

Abuja: Nineteen people were killed in a multi-car crash in a Nigerian village, police said on Monday. Seven people were…

UAE says reducing troops in war-torn Yemen

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and moving…

Afghanistan: University professor held for links with ISIS

Kabul: Three suspects, including a lecturer from Kabul University, was arrested by Afghan forces on Sunday over charges of having…

Pak-based terrorists joining hands with Afghan outfits after Balakot strike

Kabul [Afghanistan]: Intelligence inputs have revealed that Pakistan-based terror outfits Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) have joined hands with Afghan…

Al-Shabaab publicly executes 10 in Somalia

Mogadishu: At least 10 people were reportedly executed in public places over the past week by terrorists belonging to the…

5.7 magnitude earthquake felt in Iran

Ahvaz: An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale shook western Iran on Monday, according to the US Geological Survey…

Taliban frees 40 Afghan security personnel

Kabul: Taliban militants have freed 40 security personnel from their custody in Jawzjan province, an army spokesman said on Monday.…

Repeat of a farce in the Middle East

History repeats itself first as a tragedy, then as a farce, argued Marx. This is what has been happening in…

US can attend new round of nuke negotiations: Iran

Tehran: A senior Iranian official announced on Sunday that the US can attend the new round of nuclear talks that…

Afghanistan: 8 killed in car bomb blast in Ghazni; Taliban claims responsibility

Kabul: At least eight people were killed and 50 others sustained injuries after a car laden with explosives detonated in…

Iran says oil tanker seized by UK was not bound for Syria

Tehran: Iran on Sunday said that the supertanker seized by Britain's Royal Marines earlier this week off Gibraltar was not…

King Salman hosts British finance minister for talks

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's King Salman hosted British finance minister Philip Hammond for talks in the western city of Jeddah on…

Berlin: Thousands protest against Iran, accuse it of human rights violations

Berlin: Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Berlin on Saturday to demonstrate against alleged human rights violations by…

Iran expected to further reduce commitments under JCPoA

Tehran [Iran]: Iran is expected to further reduce its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) in response…

Drone attacks on 2 Saudi airports, claim Houthis

Sanaa [Yemen]: Yemen's Houthi rebels on Saturday claimed that they have launched fresh drone strikes targetting two airports in Saudi…

IAEA calls for special meeting on Iran on July 10

Washington: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for a special meeting on Iran's nuclear programme next week, days…

Afghanistan: 4 killed, 36 wounded in Taliban attack

Faryab): At least four civilians were killed and 36 others suffered injuries in a Taliban attack">attack in northern Faryab province…

UAE Foreign Minister on 3-day India visit from July 7

New Delhi: Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will begin a three-day official…

Ahead of Doha peace talks, 2 killed in Ghazni mosque blast

Kabul: At least two people were killed and 20 others sustained injuries in an explosion inside a mosque in the…

Erdogan sacks Turkey central bank governor amid rate tensions

Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacked the governor of Turkey's central bank and replaced him with his deputy, a…