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Middle East

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud: Justice ministry

She, aide falsely declared there were no cooks at prime minister's official residence, ordered from outside caterers at public expense.

21 Jun 2018 6:16 PM

Air strike on east Syria kills nearly 40 pro-regime fighters

Syrian state media reported the attack overnight accusing the US-led coalition but the Pentagon denied responsibility.

18 Jun 2018 4:04 PM

Ceasefire agreement with Taliban marks Eid celebrations in Afghanistan

This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.

15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM

Saudi women rev up motorbikes as end to driving ban nears

For both women, biking is not just an adrenalin-fuelled passion, but also a form of empowerment.

13 Jun 2018 1:20 AM

Indian-origin head chef of UAE restaurant under fire for ‘anti-Islam’ remarks

The anti-Islam tweet created a furore on social media, with twitterati calling for firing the chef.

12 Jun 2018 6:42 PM

38 killed by air strikes on village in Syria's Idlib: Human rights monitor

The death toll is expected to increase as some of the 50 injured in strikes were in critical condition.

08 Jun 2018 9:05 PM

Saudi Arabia criminalises sexual harassment

The new law would introduce prison term of up to five years, maximum penalty of 300,000 riyals (USD 80,000).

30 May 2018 7:05 PM

US-led air strike hits key military positions in east Syria: State media

A military source of forces allied to Syria's govt said the strikes had targeted two regime military positions near a frontline with IS.

24 May 2018 1:30 PM

Even as it resumes uranium production, Iran prefers pre-nuke deal era

Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had said that it will 'crush' Iran with military pressure and by imposing sanctions

23 May 2018 12:25 PM

Saudi arrests 10 women's rights activists, makes clear State is supreme

The arrest comes one month before the kingdom is slated to lift its driving ban on women.

23 May 2018 11:42 AM