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Middle East

UAE to tow icebergs from Antarctica to its coasts for drinking water

Company is developing technology to reduce project costs, ensure zero ice melting during transport, facilitate water-transfer processes.

02 Jul 2018 2:22 PM

Iraq executes 13 death row ISIS terrorists to avenge civilian killings

Around 20,000 were arrested in a three-year battle by Iraqi forces to drive out IS, which had seized western and northern Iraq in 2014.

29 Jun 2018 9:12 PM

100 migrants may have drowned near Tripoli: Libyan coastguard

Migrants from Libya try to cross to Europe by sea in flimsy inflatable boats provided by smugglers that often get punctured or break down.

29 Jun 2018 5:31 PM

Iraq executes 12 ISIS terrorists on death row in retaliation to killings

Executions on Thursday came shortly after Abadi ordered 'immediate' implementation of death sentences of hundreds of convicted terrorists.

29 Jun 2018 3:20 PM

22 killed in air strikes on southern Syria: monitor

'At least 35 Russian air strikes hit the town of Al-Mseifra,' Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

28 Jun 2018 4:19 PM

Saudi woman reporter leaves country after being probed for 'indecent clothes'

Clip sparked torrent of criticism from arch-conservatives on social media, with Arabic hashtag 'naked woman driving in Riyadh'.

28 Jun 2018 12:35 PM

2 Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

Head of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman said that Israeli missiles hit arms depots for Hezbollah near airport.

26 Jun 2018 4:32 PM

Erdogan declared winner in Turkey presidential elections

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections.

25 Jun 2018 11:48 AM

Saudi women begin driving from today as ban ends

The announcement lifting the ban was first made in September of 2017.

24 Jun 2018 11:35 AM

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