Category: Middle East

Iran unveils latest, successfully test-fired ballistic missile

Tehran: The Iranian Ministry of Defense on Monday unveiled its latest short-range ballistic missile, which has been successfully tested, in…

40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: new Red Cross toll

Sanaa: Forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern…

Turkish lira struggles in Asia but equities see some stability

Hong Kong: Turkey's lira remained under pressure in Asian trade Tuesday but markets in the region enjoyed a little more…

Israel questioning of US journalist was mistake: Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the lengthy questioning of an American Jewish journalist on arrival at…

20,000-30,000 IS fighters left in Iraq, Syria: UN report

United Nations: Between 20,000 and 30,000 Islamic State fighters remain in Iraq and Syria despite the jihadist group's defeat and…

Palestinian shot during May US embassy protest dies: ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian shot three months ago in clashes along the Israel-Gaza border has died while being treated in…

Israeli defence minister says more Gaza violence inevitable

Jerusalem: Another round of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is inevitable, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor…

Israeli PM made secret Egypt trip for Gaza talks: report

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a rare, secret visit to Egypt in May for talks with President Abdel…

There’s a way out of our shared hell with Gaza

Life in Gaza is unbearable. Without resolving the crisis there, the lives of Israelis living in the south will continue…

Amid currency woes, Turkey accuses US of ‘stabbing it in back’

Ankara: Turkey on Monday accused the US of "stabbing it in the back" as the country's economic woes failed to…

Korean woman punished With this sentence for spy crime

Seoul: A South Korean court on Monday slapped a woman with a rare jail term for secretly photographing a male…

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei says ‘No war, no negotiations with the US’

Tehran: Iran's supreme leader said Monday there would be neither war nor negotiations with the United States, and that the…

100 Afghan soldiers go missing from Ghazni

Kabul: About 100 soldiers of the Afghan Special Force have gone missing in the Ghazni province, where government troops are…

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni

Kabul: The Taliban on Sunday continued with their offensive to seize control of the strategic easter Afghan city of Ghazni,…

Yemeni children stage protest against Saudi coalition

Sanaa: Dozens of Yemeni children gathered on Sunday in the capital Sanaa to protest against airstrikes by the Saudi-led international…

Turkey’s currency crisis gets worse with fresh 11% plunge

Ankara:Turkey's currency nosedived again Monday with a fresh 11 per cent plunge as fears deepened about the country's ability to…

Netanyahu criticizes rallies against nation-state law

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday criticized rallies that took place in Tel Aviv against a controversial law…

Turkey pledges lira action to calm markets

Istanbul: Turkey has vowed to take measures later Monday to calm market fears sparked by the precipitous plunge in the…

Iran kills 10 rebels along Iraq border

Tehran: Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Saturday they had killed at least 10 members of a "terrorist team" who entered the…

Iran arrests 67 in corruption crackdown approved by Khamenei

Tehran: Iran's judiciary said Sunday that 67 people have been arrested in recent weeks as part of a corruption crackdown…