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Middle East

Clashes erupt on Israel-Gaza border on third Friday of protests: reports

Limited clashes between stone-throwing Palestinians and Israeli soldiers began in at least two places along the border.

13 Apr 2018 4:18 PM

UNSC must prevent Syria spiralling out of control: UN chief

Antonio Guterres has appealed to the Security Council to break the current deadlock on reported use of chemical weapons in Syria.

13 Apr 2018 12:00 PM

Bashar al-Assad warns Western action would 'further destabilise' region

Threats of Western military action in response to an alleged chemical attack would only lead to further chaos in the region.

12 Apr 2018 5:08 PM

Indian nurse from Kerala plunges to death from hospital's rooftop in UAE

The woman, identified as Suja Singh from Kerala, jumped from Al Ain hospital's building on Sunday afternoon, the Gulf News reported.

10 Apr 2018 6:26 PM

Saudi to consider turning Qatar border into nuclear waste site: reports

The proposal signals a new low in the 10-month-old feud between Qatar and a quartet of nations that includes Saudi Arabia.

10 Apr 2018 3:37 PM

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Syria blames Israel of carrying out deadly dawn bombing raid on military air base

The Russian army also accused Israel, saying two Israeli F-15s had fired eight missiles at the base.

09 Apr 2018 8:11 AM

Iran hit by global cyber attack that left US Flag on screens

The attack apparently affected 200,000 router switches across the world in a widespread attack.

08 Apr 2018 3:22 PM

Gaza border protest: Israeli troops kill nine, hundreds wounded

The recent march was the second in what Gaza's Hamas rulers said would be several weeks of protests against a decade-old border blockade.

07 Apr 2018 12:15 PM

MBS's moderate Saudi: The liberal crown prince and his many reforms

The prince is the architect of a wide-ranging plan dubbed 'Vision 2030' to bring social and economic change to Saudi Arabia's economy.

06 Apr 2018 3:01 PM

Nerve agent attack: Putin hopes chemical watchdog can end Skripal row

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury on March 4.

04 Apr 2018 4:37 PM

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As Israel, Saudi draw closer, crown prince asserts 'right to own land'

Saudi Arabia - birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines - does not recognise Israel.

03 Apr 2018 6:01 PM

Deal struck for rebels’ final pullout from Syria’s Ghouta

Backed by Russia, Assad’s forces have scor-ed a series of victories over rebel forces in recent years.

02 Apr 2018 6:09 AM

Last rebel fighters in Ghouta to surrender, make peace with Syrian Govt

The Syrian army last week warned the insurgents to surrender or face a military assault to drive them out.

01 Apr 2018 7:09 PM

Independent, transparent investigation: UN chief on recent clashes in Gaza

15 people were killed and more than 750 wounded by Israeli fire as Palestinian protesters marched to Gaza’s border with Israel.

31 Mar 2018 4:08 PM

Saudis intercept 7 Yemen rebel missiles in deadly escalation

The Iran-aligned Huthi rebels fired three missiles at Riyadh and four others at the southern cities of Khamis Mushait, Jizan and Najran.

26 Mar 2018 11:22 AM

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British editor in UAE gets 10 yrs of jail for wife’s murder

The former editor of the English-language Gulf News had faced the possibility of the death penalty in the July 2017 killing.

25 Mar 2018 3:33 PM

Killed in front of my eyes: How bodies of 38 Indians slain by IS were found

The abducted workers, most from northern India, had been employed by a construction company operating near Mosul.

20 Mar 2018 8:42 PM

Islamic State takes Damascus area, kills 36 Syria troops: monitor

‘IS took full control of Qadam, and 36 government troops and loyalist fighters have been killed.’

20 Mar 2018 6:15 PM

Palestinian Prez Abbas calls US envoy to Israel ‘son of a dog’

Relations between Abbas's government and Trump's administration have broken down since the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

20 Mar 2018 2:06 PM

After surviving massacre, food medicine shortage, injured leave E Ghouta

Women carrying infants, men hobbling on crutches and an old man in a wheelchair waited at a school nearby.

14 Mar 2018 4:10 PM

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