Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 | Last Update : 09:18 PM IST

Middle East

Photo of Israel President in Palestinian scarf sparks probe

The police said they launched the probe after an image of Rivlin wearing a keffiyah scarf was distributed on social media.

21 Nov 2017 3:42 AM

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe passes deadline to resign; now impeachment

Oppn activists and influential liberation war veterans association announced more demonstrations to pressure Mugabe to step down.

20 Nov 2017 5:49 PM

ISIS ‘caliphate’ wanes away as Syrian forces take over last Iraqi town

Local Sunni tribal fighters took up arms and sided with the mainly Shiite government forces to finally take down ISIS.

19 Nov 2017 1:16 PM

Saudi Arabia's King Salman to hand over crown to his son

Meanwhile, a senior Saudi official dismissed the mounting speculation that the Crown Prince will soon ascend to the throne.

18 Nov 2017 6:51 AM

Netanyahu extends relief for Iran earthquake victims, overseeing enmity

More than 400 people were killed and tens of thousands left homeless by the earthquake.

15 Nov 2017 8:09 PM

Much better off without UAE, Saudi alliance: Qatar Emir

4 Arab states severed ties with Qatar for supporting Islamist extremism and fostering close ties with Iran.

15 Nov 2017 4:45 PM

Deadliest earthquake in Iran kills 530, injures more than 8000

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations had ended.

15 Nov 2017 2:17 PM

Over 450 killed as Iran ends rescue operations, battles to shelter quake survivors

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people.

14 Nov 2017 10:00 AM

Earthquake hits Iraq-Iran border, kills 415

Across the border in more sparsely populated areas of Iraq, the health ministry said eight people had died and several hundred were injured.

14 Nov 2017 1:32 AM

328 dead, 2,504 injured as toll in Iran-Iraq border earthquake on the rise

The worst-hit towns in Iran were Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah and Azgaleh, about 40 kilometres northwest.

13 Nov 2017 1:44 PM