Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 | Last Update : 02:32 AM IST

Middle East

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet to deter enemies, create ‘lasting peace’

'When I speak of our readiness to defend, it means we seek lasting peace. If we lack readiness, we welcome war,' President Rouhani said.

21 Aug 2018 5:24 PM

Uri Avnery, Israeli peace activist who met Arafat, dies aged 94

In 1950, Avnery founded an independent weekly magazine, Haolam Hazeh, which he edited for 40 years.

20 Aug 2018 4:56 PM

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, no injuries

Ankara governor’s office said six shots were fired from a moving white car towards the embassy compound at 5:30 am (2:30 GMT).

20 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Turkish forces to continue counter-terrorism ops in Iraq, Syria: President

Turkish troops, along with various Syrian opposition groups took part in several military ops, mostly against Kurdish militants in Syria.

19 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles: Defence minister

Trump in May withdrew from 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that curbed Tehran’s nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief.

19 Aug 2018 1:17 PM

US supplied bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen, says report

Reportedly, the numbers on shrapnel, indicate that it was a laser-guided Mk 82 bomb manufactured by defence contractor Lockheed Martin.

18 Aug 2018 5:46 PM

New app to take care of travel plans, medical care of Hajj pilgrims

One of the five pillars of the world's fastest-growing religion, the hajj is expected to draw 2 mn people from around the globe this year.

17 Aug 2018 3:16 PM

Abu Dhabi based father-son duo travel to India, breaks world record

The two visited seven heritage sites, covering nearly 300 km, in exactly 11 hours, 33 minutes and 18 seconds.

16 Aug 2018 4:26 PM

Indian oil tanker suffers explosion off Oman, 3 crew missing

The company did not identify the nationalities of the missing.

15 Aug 2018 3:18 PM

Will get Samsung, boycott iPhone: Turkey prez in retaliation to US sanctions

Erdogan said Turkey was facing an 'economic attack' and a 'bigger, deeper operation' but showed no sign of making concessions to US.

14 Aug 2018 3:54 PM