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Middle East

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

53 injured as Saudi Arabian Airlines ​jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah.

22 May 2018 3:16 PM

Commander says Iran's people will punch US Secretary of State in mouth

'History has shown that with attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki America is the top criminal with regard to missiles,' Ismail Kowsari said.

22 May 2018 2:30 PM

Netanyahu hails US policy on Iran, calls on world to back

'We call on the entire international community to join this American position,' Netanyahu said.

22 May 2018 10:57 AM

UAE launches 10-year residency visa programme for ‘exceptional talents’

The decision is in line with the country’s position as a primary destination for international investors and global talents.

21 May 2018 3:14 PM