Category: Middle East

Women all set to get behind the wheels in Saudi Arabia

Washington: Women in Saudi Arabia are gearing up to legally drive for the first time starting Sunday. Haifa Jamalallail, president…

4 policemen killed in Afghanistan

Kabul: Four policemen were killed and 13 labourers were abducted after militants attacked a road construction site in Afghanistan's Kandahar…

Saudi Arabia: A year of change with a new crown prince

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Mohammed bin Salman became crown prince of Saudi Arabia a year ago, shaking up the ultra-conservative oil…

PICS: Consulate General of India Jeddah celebrates 4th International Day of Yoga on June 21

Jeddah: ​​The Consulate General of India, Jeddah organised the 4th International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2018 at International…

37 killed in Afghanistan violence

Kabul: At least 20 Taliban militants and 17 security personnel were killed after clashes in two districts of Afghanistan on…

Libya: Suicide Bomber kills four Libyan security soldiers

Benghazi: A suicide bomber bearing a white flag killed four members of east Libyan Security forces after he reportedly drove…

Afghanistan seeks strategic partnership with India says US

Washington: The war-torn country Afghanistan seeks a strategic partnership with India since it is responsible aid provider to Afghanistan said…

Israeli PM secretly visits Jordanian King Abdullah

Jordan: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is revealed to have met with Jordanian King Abdullah II secretly in Amman on Monday,…

Israeli Air Force attacks Hamas targets in Gaza Strip

New Delhi [India]: The Israeli Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday attacked 25 Hamas targetsn in response to massive shelling from…

Iran in U-turn on women in stadiums as World Cup fever takes hold

Tehran: Tehran's largest football stadium is to admit thousands of women together with men for the first time since the…

Iran’s Khamenei says ‘no need’ to join global agreements

Tehran: Iran has "no need to join" global agreements on areas such as terrorism and money laundering, the country's supreme…

Saudi Arabia arrests two more women activists: HRW

Dubai: Saudi Arabia has arrested two more women's rights activists, in an "unrelenting crackdown" just days before the kingdom ends…

Fresh clashes at key Libya oil ports threaten political push

Benghazi: Fresh clashes in Libya's oil crescent -- the country's economic heart -- undermine an international political push and could…

Israel says could get tougher on Gaza after warplanes hit Hamas

Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel could step up its "intensity" on Gaza, after a new flare-up that saw…

Saudis host Kushner, Trump envoy after Israel-Gaza flare-up

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's crown prince on Wednesday hosted US President Donald Trump's special envoy Jason Greenblatt and adviser Jared Kushner…

Helmand peace team places demands before Afghan President

Kabul: A peace team from Afghanistan's Helmand province called on President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday and placed a list of…

61 killed in Afghanistan clashes

Kabul: At least 45 Afghan security forces and 16 militants have been killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in…

Saudi ambassador denies printing of Saudi flag on football

New Delhi: Denying printing of Kalma-e-Tayyaba on the pretext of printing Saudi flag on football during FIFA world cup, Saudi…

Taliban members tired of war: Afghan officials

Kabul: The senior officials of Afghanistan, who interacted with Taliban members during the Eid-ul-Fitr ceasefire said, many of them admitted…

Deadly strike on Syria-Iraq border: What we know

Beirut: A US official has blamed Israel for a deadly strike along Syria's eastern border with Iraq, raising many questions…