Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 | Last Update : 10:53 PM IST

Middle East

Afghanistan arrests 35 soldiers after attack on base

The brutal assault is believed to be the deadliest-ever Taliban attack on a military installation.

26 Apr 2017 8:45 PM

Saudi: 2 Indians' bodies lying in morgue for weeks as ex-bosses refuse to repatriate

The deceased workers were in the Kingdom over 20 years but had no job for some time until their death.

25 Apr 2017 7:24 PM

12 killed in northwest Syria strikes, field clinic damaged

A monitoring group said a first round of raids, which were likely carried out by Russian jets, targeted the village of Duwayleh in Idlib.

25 Apr 2017 3:06 PM

Sirens, silence as Israel remembers Holocaust

Drivers exited their cars and buses ground to a halt, while students at schools marked the two minutes of silence.

25 Apr 2017 2:52 AM

Saudi air force pilot, son of king, named ambassador to US

The United States and Saudi Arabia have a decades-old relationship based on the exchange of American security for Saudi oil.

23 Apr 2017 5:06 PM

Iran election campaign kicks off without Ahmadinejad

Rouhani, a politically moderate cleric, squeaked to victory last time with 51% in the first round, helped by a divided conservative camp.

21 Apr 2017 5:50 PM

How Erdogan should use his new power in Turkey

Supporters of the referendum believe that through his authoritarian tactics, Erdogan will protect Turkey from Islamic State and the PKK.

21 Apr 2017 1:35 AM

Syria evacuations resume after deadly bombing

The population exchange has been criticised by rights groups, which say it rewards siege tactics and amounts to forcible displacement.

19 Apr 2017 2:33 PM

At least 10 civilians dead in air strike in eastern Syria: activists

Air strikes by the US-led coalition have killed many civilians over the past weeks as the battle against the extremists intensifies.

18 Apr 2017 1:13 PM

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails begin hunger strike for better conditions

Israel said the move by the prisoners, many of whom were convicted of attacks or for plotting against Israel, was politically motivated.

18 Apr 2017 9:46 AM