Category: Middle East

Iran still implementing nuclear deal: IAEA

Vienna: Iran is still implementing the 2015 accord over its nuclear programme, just weeks after Washington ditched the accord, according…

Israel plans to build 2,500 houses in West Bank settlements

Jerusalem: Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Thursday that he would request approval from a planning committee for the…

Fasting in Ramadan is a way to obtain Taqwa

Muslims are asked this question 'why do you fast in the month of Ramadan', and the most common answer is…

Israel determined to roll back Iran’s aggression: Netanyahu

Tel Aviv: Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel is determined to roll back Iran's aggression at…

US will be defeated in fresh anti-Iran move: Khamenei

Tehran: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the US is "not trustable" and will be defeated…

Erdogan hits Turkey currency storm month before polls

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a potentially severe crisis just a month ahead of elections over the…

Assad meets Russia envoy, hails ‘partners in victories’

Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hailed Russia's hand in his recent victories during a meeting in Damascus on Wednesday with…

Saudi Arabia to introduce Riyal coins

Riyadh: Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) will introduce Riyal coins starting from Thursday to gradually replace the Riyal notes, the…

Israel determined to roll back Iran’s aggression: Netanyahu

Tel Aviv: Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel is determined to roll back Iran's aggression at…

US will be defeated in fresh anti-Iran move: Khamenei

Tehran: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the US is "not trustable" and will be defeated…

IMF urges Saudi to contain spending as deficit widens

Dubai: The International Monetary Fund has called on Saudi Arabia to keep public spending under control, even as a partial…

Key Taliban commander among 6 militants killed

Kunduz (Afghanistan): Six Taliban militants including a key commander were killed after the Afghan security forces' aircraft struck the terror…

UAE expats to sponsor education of Kerala nurse’s kids

Abu Dhabi: Two Abu Dhabi-based entrepreneurs have pledged to support the two children of a Kerala nurse who died after…

Erdogan congratulates Maduro after controversial election win

Ankara: Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on winning a new term in office,…

‘Who are you to decide for Iran?’ Hassan Rouhani to US

Tehran: Just hours after Washington laid out a series of tough demands to be included in a potential new nuclear…

Israel shells Hamas post in Gaza

Ramallah: Israeli military had fired several missiles at a Hamas position in Southern Gaza strip on May 22, as per…

Saudis step up arrests of women’s rights advocates, campaigners say

DUBAI: Saudi authorities have widened a crackdown on women's rights advocates, detaining at least three more activists a month before…

UAE marks International Day for Biological Diversity

Dubai:The United Arab Emirates (UAE) joined the world in celebrating World Biodiversity Day on Tuesday. It is observed annually on…

Saudi arrests drive home the message that change comes from the top

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia this week branded its most iconic women's rights advocates as "traitors", sending what analysts and activists say…

Iran ready to return to pre-nuke deal era

Tehran [Iran]: The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran is ready to return to…