Category: Middle East

Turkey opposes Idlib offensive at UN

United Nations: Turkey's Permanent Representative to the UN Feridun Sinirlioglu has voiced opposition to the looming offensive on Idlib, Syria,…

US vows to respond ‘decisively’ to attacks in Iraq by Tehran allies

Washington: The White House on Tuesday warned it would hold Iran accountable for any violence attributed to Tehran-allied militias in…

Netanyahu hails US decision to close PLO office in Washington

Tel Aviv: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday welcomed US President Donald Trump administration's decision to close the Palestinian…

UN Palestinian refugee agency appeals for funds

Cairo: The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees on Monday appealed for funds to tackle an unprecedented financial…

UN-backed government puts Tripoli on maximum security alert

Tripoli: Libya's United Nations-backed unity government has put its security services on maximum alert at sensitive sites in Tripoli after…

Palestinians file new complaint against Israel

Ramallah: Palestinians have raised a new submission against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC), Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary…

Libya: Over 100 dead in September shipwrecks

Tripoli [Libya]: More than 100 people, including 20 children died in early September when two rubber boats carrying scores of…

Saudi to sign space cooperation pact with Russia

Riyadh: Saudi Cabinet approved on Tuesday an agreement with the Russian government for cooperation in the field of exploring space…

India, Afghanistan, Iran hold 1st Dy FM level meeting

Kabul: India, Afghanistan and Iran on Tuesday held their first tripartite meeting at the Deputy Foreign Minister level during which…

Blasts near girls’ schools in Afghanistan kill teen

Kabul: A teenager was killed and four civilians were wounded in three separate explosions on Tuesday near two schools for…

Saudi princess robbed of $900,000 in jewels at Paris Ritz

PARIS: A female member of the Saudi royal family has reported the theft of hundreds of thousands of euros' worth…

Video of Saudi woman having breakfast with man goes viral, authorities take action

Riyadh: Saudi authorities have arrested an Egyptian hotel worker who appeared in what officials described as an "offensive" video eating…

Afghanistan: Taliban attacks Sar-e-Pul province

Sar-e-Pol city (Sar-e-Pul): Heavy clashes between government forces and the Taliban are still underway following an attack by the Taliban…

US plots in the Middle East have failed: Khamenei

Tehran: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says US plots in the Middle East have failed. He…

Palestinians reject Trump bid to force talks through aid cut

Jericho: A senior Palestinian official hit back at Donald Trump on Friday after the US president said he would withhold…

Gulf, US commanders to hold talks in Kuwait

Kuwait: Gulf Arab army chiefs, including Qatar's military commander, will meet with US Central Command officials for talks on defence…

Iran Guards confirm missile strikes on Kurd rebels in Iraq

Tehran: Iran's Revolutionary Guards confirmed Sunday they had launched deadly missile strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq the previous…

At least seven killed in suicide attack on Kabul commemorations

Kabul: A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up near a convoy of gunmen commemorating the death anniversary of…

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian at Gaza border: army

Jerusalem: The Israeli army said Sunday that it shot and fatally wounded a Palestinian man who sought to damage the…

Israeli research shows probiotics treatment may harm intestines

Jerusalem: Israeli researchers have found that probiotic treatment can damage the intestines, the Weizmann Institute of Science has said. Researchers…