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Middle East

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

Air strike on east Syria kills nearly 40 pro-regime fighters

Syrian state media reported the attack overnight accusing the US-led coalition but the Pentagon denied responsibility.

18 Jun 2018 4:04 PM

Ceasefire agreement with Taliban marks Eid celebrations in Afghanistan

This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.

15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM

Saudi women rev up motorbikes as end to driving ban nears

For both women, biking is not just an adrenalin-fuelled passion, but also a form of empowerment.

13 Jun 2018 1:20 AM

Indian-origin head chef of UAE restaurant under fire for ‘anti-Islam’ remarks

The anti-Islam tweet created a furore on social media, with twitterati calling for firing the chef.

12 Jun 2018 6:42 PM

38 killed by air strikes on village in Syria's Idlib: Human rights monitor

The death toll is expected to increase as some of the 50 injured in strikes were in critical condition.

08 Jun 2018 9:05 PM

Saudi Arabia criminalises sexual harassment

The new law would introduce prison term of up to five years, maximum penalty of 300,000 riyals (USD 80,000).

30 May 2018 7:05 PM