Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 | Last Update : 05:21 PM IST

Middle East

Gulf crisis: First Turkey ship carries aid to Qatar

Turkey’s Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said that it is not economical or sustainable to send food stuff by plane.

22 Jun 2017 3:38 PM

Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar on call

President Erdogan has backed Qatar in the crisis with Gulf nations that cut off relations with it accusing it of supporting terrorism.

22 Jun 2017 3:02 PM

ISIS destroys 800-yr-old Mosul mosque where al-Baghdadi became 'caliph'

US-led coalition condemned the destruction as a crime against 'the people of Mosul and all of Iraq'..

22 Jun 2017 8:25 AM

Saudi King ousts nephew, names son, 31, as heir

Many ordinary citizens tweeted their allegiance, but support for Mohammed has not been unanimous.

22 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

Turkish woman assaulted, struck in face for ‘wearing shorts in Ramadan’

According to a women’s rights organisation, 173 women have been murdered in the first five months of 2017 and 328 in 2016.

21 Jun 2017 6:33 PM

Saudi king upends royal succession, places son first-in-line to throne

The announcements were made in a series of royal decrees carried on the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

21 Jun 2017 2:33 PM

Saudi King Salman names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister.

21 Jun 2017 10:07 AM

Gunmen kill 8 Afghan guards at largest US military base

Washington is soon expected to announce an increase in the US military deployment to bolster Afghan forces.

20 Jun 2017 5:56 PM

Qataris quit Gulf states today as ‘isolation’ move comes into effect

Officials clarified there would be exceptions for mixed-nationality families in the Gulf.

19 Jun 2017 4:35 PM

Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

On June 7, gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

19 Jun 2017 9:24 AM