Category: Middle East

Emirates issues advisory to passengers departing from Dubai Airports

Dubai: Emirates issued an important advisory to all its customers who are departing from Dubai Airports. Emirates Airline on its…

Israel opposition in dramatic split ahead of election

Jerusalem: Israel's centre-left opposition dramatically split on Tuesday ahead of an April 9 election, with leader Avi Gabbay announcing he…

Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces, threaten city: official

Kabul:Taliban fighters killed more than 20 Afghan security forces in simultaneous raids on a provincial capital and district in northern…

Israel to open new Red Sea airport in January

Jerusalem:Israel plans to inaugurate a new international airport in the south of the country near the Red Sea later this…

Turkish TV airs CCTV footage showing men carrying slain Jamal Khashoggi’s body parts

Istanbul: A Turkish television station has broadcast CCTV footage showing men carrying cases and bags, which it claimed contained slain…

Bangladesh PM Hasina to form new cabinet before Jan 10

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling Bangladesh Awami League, which clinched a landslide victory in general elections, will form its…

Yemen: UN demands immediate end to aid diversion by Houthis

Sana'a: The United Nations (UN) has called for an immediate end to the diversion of food relief in Yemen after…

Netanyahu says Israel is Arabs’ ‘ally’ against Iran

Rio de Janeiro: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Arab countries viewed Israel as an "indispensable ally" fighting Iran…

This little girl is the symbol of Yemen war

SANAA: Buthaina Mansur al-Rimi's life has changed drastically since last year orphaned in Sanaa, the little girl controversially ended up…

Yemen rebels slam UN body for ‘rotten’ food aid

SANAA: Yemen's Huthi rebels on Tuesday rejected UN accusations of selling aid meant for civilians, slamming the World Food Programme…

Burj Khalifa: Fireworks lit up the sky over world’s tallest building

Dubai: Fireworks lit up the sky over the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, to the delight of onlookers, while…

UAE: Activist Mansoor loses appeal against 10-year term, says Amnesty

DUBAI: A United Arab Emirates appeals court upheld a 10-year jail sentence against pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor for criticising the…

CCTV footage shows men transporting ‘Khashoggi body parts’

Ankara: A Turkish television station has broadcast CCTV footage showing men carrying cases and bags which it says contained slain…

Iran says Afghan Taliban were in Tehran for peace talks

Tehran: Iran said Monday that the Afghan Taliban have visited Tehran for a second round of peace talks in just…

Israel registers 34% drop in tech exit deals in 2018: PwC report

Jerusalem: A total of 66 Israeli technology companies signed "exit" deals worth 4.9 billion US dollars in 2018, said a…

Turkey transports howitzers to Syria border

Hatay [Turkey]: Turkey has sent a military convoy carrying howitzers to its Gaziantep province, close to the Syrian border on…

1984 riots case: Sajjan Kumar expected to surrender today

New Delhi: The 73-year-old Congress leader, Sajjan Kumar, who was awarded life sentenced by the Delhi High Court in a…

US causing insecurity in Gulf: Iran

Tehran: "The United States is only fuelling insecurity in the Gulf through its presence in the strategic region," said Chairman…

Iran sees ‘revival’ of imperilled Lake Urmia

Miandoab: It is one of the worst ecological disasters of recent decades, but the shrinking of Iran's great Lake Urmia…

Hamas denies Mubarak claim it sent militants to Egypt in 2011

Gaza City: Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas on Saturday denied an allegation by Egypt's deposed president Hosni Mubarak that it infiltrated…