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Middle East

Military cargo plane with 9 onboard overshoots runway, crashes in Iran

Some reports on Iranian media said 10 people were on board and that they were killed.

14 Jan 2019 12:42 PM

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

‘Canada is a country that understands how important it is to stand up for human rights and woman's rights,’ said Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

12 Jan 2019 2:50 PM

Under new law, Saudi women to be notified of divorce via text message

The new law is seen as way to end secret divorces and ensure women are aware of marital status so they can protect rights such as alimony.

07 Jan 2019 8:35 AM

Saudi King orders government reshuffle after Jamal Khashoggi fallout

The reshuffle would help the crown prince further 'consolidate power' as many of those promoted were his 'key allies'.

28 Dec 2018 9:51 AM

'US's goal to bring Iran’s system to its knees and will fail': Rouhani on sanctions

Rouhani said US sanctions would affect Iranians’ lives and growth but not bring the government to its knees.

25 Dec 2018 2:12 PM

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'At home with family': UAE releases first picture of 'runaway' princess

Sheikha Latifa has not been seen publicly since she was allegedly captured at sea in March as she attempted to flee UAE.

25 Dec 2018 11:38 AM

Saudis reject extraditions to Turkey over Jamal Khashoggi murder

'We do not extradite our citizens,' Adel al-Jubeir told a news conference in Riyadh at end of a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council states.

10 Dec 2018 10:26 AM

Bomb kills 3 in Iran's Chabahar, injures several: report

The television said several people were also wounded in the 'terrorist attack.' The official IRNA news agency said it was a car bombing.

06 Dec 2018 5:03 PM

Qatar to withdraw from OPEC as of Jan 2019: Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi

The decision to withdraw after Qatar reviewed ways to enhance its role internationally and plan its long-term strategy, he said.

03 Dec 2018 12:11 PM

Israel demands Pakistan ensure 26/11 Mumbai attack perpetrators brought to justice

India's Ambassador to Israel said that terrorist attack on Indian soil 'should motivate world to unite against terrorism and defeat it'.

27 Nov 2018 10:46 AM

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UAE woman kills ex-boyfriend, feeds his cooked remains to others

The victim's brother noticed a human tooth in the blender, which led to the woman's arrest and revelation of the crime.

22 Nov 2018 8:44 AM

Saudi king backs son, praises judiciary amid furore over Khashoggi murder

Public prosecutor has exonerated the Crown Prince of involvement in murder of Khashoggi, but CIA concluded he ordered the assassination.

20 Nov 2018 9:23 AM

Khashoggi death: Saudi govt issues charges but exonerate crown prince

US placed sanctions on 17, including two top aides of Prince Mohammed as well as the Istanbul consul general at the time of the killing.

16 Nov 2018 1:01 PM

Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate

The journalist's body parts were then handed over to an agent outside the consulate grounds, the spokesman said.

15 Nov 2018 4:38 PM

'Saudi officer heard Khashoggi murder audio, shocked': Turkey President

Turkey President Erdogan said it was clear the murder was planned and that the order came from the top level of Saudi authorities.

13 Nov 2018 1:11 PM

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149 people killed in 24 hrs in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida: medics, military

Nearly 600 people have been killed since clashes erupted on November 1 in Hodeida, one of Yemen's most densely populated cities.

12 Nov 2018 4:19 PM

Deadly clash during Israeli military operation in Gaza kills seven

As tensions rose following the clash, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's office said he would cut short his trip to Paris and return home.

12 Nov 2018 3:16 PM

Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, disposed through drains: Report

Samples taken from the drains at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul showed traces of acid, a Turkish newspaper said, without quoting sources.

10 Nov 2018 6:23 PM

14 million people 'on brink of famine' in Yemen: NGOs

The NGOs called on govts to 'secure an immediate cessation of hostilities' and 'suspend the supply of arms at risk of being used in Yemen'.

08 Nov 2018 5:22 PM

Iran will 'proudly bypass your illegal sanctions': Hassan Rouhani to US

'I announce that we will proudly bypass your illegal, unjust sanctions because it's against international regulations,' Rouhani said.

05 Nov 2018 2:11 PM

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