Category: Middle East

Saudi journalist Khashoggi’s corpse went down the drains: Report

ANKARA: The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi poured his remains down the drain after dissolving him in acid, a…

Removing foreign powers is the only way to restore peace: Taliban

Moscow: The Taliban has said that the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan is the only way for maintaining peace…

10 killed, hundreds evacuated in Jordan rains

Amman: Ten people have were killed and hundreds, including tourists, have been evacuated due to flash floods caused by torrential…

Saudi coalition asks to end refueling deal with US for Yemen war

Dubai: The Saudi-led coalition that is bombing Yemen has asked for the "cessation of inflight refueling support" from the United…

“Want to bury him in Al-Baqi in Madina”: Khashoggi’s sons

Washington : The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi issued an emotional appeal for the return of their father’s body,…

Several Killed, 45 wounded in Somalia car-bomb attacks

Mogadishu: Three car-bomb explosions on Friday outside a luxury hotel in the Somali capital left at least 14 people dead…

Flash floods kill seven in Jordan

Amman: Flash floods killed seven people in Jordan on Friday, the government and civil defence said, adding that five more…

After IS, Damascus suburb residents blocked from going home

Damascus: Abu Mohammed thought he could finally go home after jihadists were expelled from his Damascus suburb, but he says…

US’s Bolton says more sanctions likely on Iran

Paris: US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Friday that more sanctions were possible on Iran just days after a…

Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt after artillery ‘accident’

Diyarbakir: At least 25 Turkish soldiers were injured and seven were reported missing Friday after an artillery shell exploded "accidentally"…

Qatari cash reaches Gaza in campaign to ease tensions

Gaza City: Palestinian civil servants formed long queues in Gaza on Friday to receive millions of dollars in Qatari-funded salaries,…

US to stop refueling Saudi planes in Yemen war: report

Washington: The United States will stop refueling aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition that is bombing Yemen, the Washington Post reported…

UAE participates in Geneva conference on Afghanistan

Geneva: A United Arab Emirates (UAE) delegation attended a high-level international conference on Afghanistan in Geneva. The delegation was headed…

Indian worker found hanging in UAE accommodation

Sharjah: A 25-year-old Indian worker was found hanging in his accommodation here, a Sharjah Police official said. The worker is…

Saudi Arabia looking into possible effects of OPEC collapse: Reports

Moscow [Russia]: Saudi Arabia's state-funded think tank is looking into potential effects of the dissolution of the Organization of the…

US to send representative to Moscow meeting on Afghanistan

Kabul: The United States Embassy in Moscow will send a representative to a meeting in the city on Afghanistan, State…

Syria army frees Druze hostages from IS: state media

Damascus: The last 19 Druze women and children abducted by the Islamic State group in July from the southern Syrian…

Two Iraq ministers risk sack over Saddam-era posts: officials

Baghdad: Two ministers approved by Iraq's parliament may lose their jobs before the rest of cabinet is agreed, officials said…

Secret statue in Tel Aviv depicts controversial Israeli minister

Tel Aviv: A statue of controversial Israeli Culture Minister Miri Regev was erected secretly in Tel Aviv Thursday in an…

Libya conference in early 2019 could pave way to elections: UN

United Nations: A national conference will be held in Libya in the first weeks of 2019 to push for elections…