Category: Middle East

Attacker stabs Israeli forces in Jerusalem’s Old City, shot dead: police

Jerusalem: An attacker stabbed two Israeli border police in Jerusalem's Old City before being shot dead on Thursday, police said.…

Khamenei accuses US of plotting civil war in Iran

Tehran: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday accused the United States of attempting to plunge Iran into chaos…

Turkey to launch operation against Syria Kurd militia within days

Ankara: Turkey on Wednesday warned it will launch a new operation in Syria within days against an American-backed Kurdish militia…

Turkey says to launch new operation against Syria Kurd militia within days

Ankara: Turkey will launch a new operation in Syria within days against a US-backed Kurdish militia that Ankara considers a…

Israeli baby prematurely delivered after West Bank attack dies

Jerusalem: An Israeli baby delivered prematurely after his mother was wounded in a West Bank attack by Palestinian gunmen has…

UN confirms Islamic State killing of 6 hostages in Libya

Tripoli: The UN Support Mission in Libya has confirmed that the Islamic State militant group killed six hostages taken during…

Man jailed in UAE for calling fiancĂ©e ‘idiot’ on WhatsApp

Abu Dhabi: A man has been jailed here for 60 days and fined 20,000 dirhams (around Rs 4 lakh) for…

1MDB probe: Ex-Malaysian PM pleads not guilty to audit tampering

Kuala Lumpur: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to tampering with a 1Malaysia Development Berhad…

Netanyahu threats Hezbollah with ‘unimaginable blows’

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned that the Lebanese Hezbollah militia will be dealt "unimaginable blows" if…

Turkey in talks over possible UN probe into Khashoggi murder

Ankara: Turkey is in talks over a possible United Nations investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the…

Iran confirms recent missile test amid Western criticism

Tehran: Iran confirmed on Tuesday that it had carried out a recent missile test after Western powers sharply criticised a…

Israel says it found third ‘Hezbollah attack tunnel’

Jerusalem:Israel said on Tuesday it had uncovered another Hezbollah "attack tunnel" infiltrating its territory from Lebanon -- the third since…

Police chief shot dead in northeast Turkey

Ankara: A Turkish provincial police chief was shot dead by an officer in the northeastern province of Rize, the ancestral…

4 killed in suicide attack on Afghan security forces

Kabul: At least four people were killed in a suicide attack targeting an Afghan security forces vehicle in a district…

Oman allows Israeli planes to use airspace: Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Oman will let Israeli planes fly through its airspace, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, in another sign of…

Iraq marks one year since ‘victory’ against IS

Baghdad: Iraq's premier on Monday marked a year since his country declared victory against the Islamic State group by pledging…

Oman allows Israeli planes to use airspace: Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Oman will let Israeli planes fly through its airspace, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, in another sign of…

Qatar to open delayed national museum in March 2019

Doha:Qatar's long-delayed national museum, a sprawling 52,000-square metre building in the capital Doha, will finally open in March 2019, officials…

Innovative idea to recycle waste: Turkish citizens use plastic as a form of currency

Turkey: A pilot project in Turkey is allowing metro users to use plastic as a form of currency. This innovative…

Danger of disability: In Gaza protests, Israeli considers firing only at legs

GAZA: Thousands of Palestinians in danger of disability ever since the right to return demonstrations dubbed "the Great March of…