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Middle East

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

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

Ghouta sirens distress call as death toll rises to 1000

Shelling and air strikes slammed into Douma on Saturday, trapping residents inside their basements for hours.

11 Mar 2018 12:35 PM