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Middle East

Home-bound Syrians find Raqa battered beyond recognition

When a pair of airstrikes send consecutive booms echoing across Al-Rumeilah, Hammoud furrows his brows.

27 Sep 2017 3:14 AM

World’s heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed, dies in Abu Dhabi hospital

Eman was in Mumbai earlier this year to undergo weight-loss surgery.

25 Sep 2017 1:48 PM

Only quarter of brain: Saudi cleric on why women should be denied driving licenses

The cleric was suspended from leading prayers, other religious activity in Asir after being pilloried on social media for his comment.

23 Sep 2017 11:43 AM

Iran shows its missile might

Rouhani vows to boost arms programme despite US warning over N-deal.

23 Sep 2017 2:55 AM

Will boost our missiles whether you like it or not: Iran defies US criticism

Tehran says that the missiles are entirely legitimate under the terms of the deal as they are not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

22 Sep 2017 3:47 PM

After Mosul, Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from ISIS group

In the western Anbar province, Iraqi forces retook the town of Rihana on Wednesday, according to a statement from the coalition.

21 Sep 2017 2:32 PM

Iran will react strongly to any wrong move by US on nuclear deal: Ayatollah

Washington extended some sanctions relief for Iran on Thursday under Tehran’s 2015 deal with world powers.

17 Sep 2017 8:14 PM

Osama bin Laden’s son calls for crusade

Hamza bin Laden has become active as an Al-Qaeda propagandist since his father’s death.

16 Sep 2017 6:56 AM

Despite Saudi bloc's objections, Turkey to host Qatar emir in 1st foreign trip since crisis

Erdogan hosted the emir for the talks at his presidential palace in the capital Ankara, the Turkish presidency said in a statement.

15 Sep 2017 4:11 PM

Iraq: Toll rises to 74, including 7 Iranians, in gun, car bomb attacks claimed by ISIS

Rescue workers of security forces placed bodies in ambulances and cleared away rubble and the carcasses of burnt-out cars from the site.

15 Sep 2017 10:46 AM