Category: Middle East

Palestinians in Lebanon fear aid cuts will slash school access

Beirut: It's back to school for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, but funding cuts to the…

Palestinian knife attacker shot dead by Israeli troops in West Bank: army

Hebron: A Palestinian wielding a knife approached an Israeli military checkpoint in the occupied West…

Saudi Arabia dismisses rumours about imposing fees on expat remittance

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday dismissed reports saying it plans to impose fees on expatriate…

Turkey imposes new rules on transiting Turkish straits

Istanbul: Turkey has imposed new rules for vessels transiting through the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul…

11 killed in Nigeria attack

Abuja: Eleven persons were killed and 12 others injured in an attack in Nigeria's Jos…

Several Taliban fighters surrender under amnesty scheme

Kabul: Several Taliban fighters on Monday laid down their weapons and joined the peace process…

Daesh a threat to UK: UK Defence Secy

Kabul: The United Kingdom Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, who is on a three-day visit to…

6 militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least six militants were killed and four others injured in a clash in…

Death toll reaches 7 in Somalia blast

Mogadishu:The death toll in the suicide car bomb blast in Somalia's Mogadishu reached seven on…

Iran criticizes Europe’s ‘inaction’ over nuke deal

Tehran: Lack of efforts by Europe to save the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal will have…

Afghanistan: 2 IED explosions rock Kandahar City

Kandahar: At least seven police officials were wounded in two Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasts…

Trump aid cuts embolden Israel but hurt peace prospects: analysts

Ramallah: US President Donald Trump's swingeing cuts to aid for Palestinians will advance Israel's interests…

Netanyahu meets US envoy over Syria, Iran

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Sunday with a US envoy for Syria…

US team asked Abbas about Jordan-Palestinian confederation: NGO

Jerusalem: US officials working on a Middle East peace plan have asked Palestinian president Mahmud…

Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade

Bishkek: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed Ankara would pursue non-dollar transactions in…

Iran parliament drops plan to impeach education minister

Tehran: Iran's parliament called off a planned vote to impeach the education minister on Sunday,…

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile

Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen confirmed on Sunday the interception…

Baghdad ‘astonished’ by report of Iran moving missiles to Iraq

Baghdad: Iraq's Foreign Ministry on Sunday said it was "astonished" by a report that Iran…

Netanyahu lauds US funding halt to UN Palestinian agency

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded the US decision to halt funding…

Hundreds escape prison near Libya’s Tripoli: police

Tripoli: Some 400 detainees escaped after a riot on Sunday at a prison in the…