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Middle East

Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia accuses Qatar of distorting facts, suspends talks

Saudi Arabia led the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain in cutting ties with Qatar in June.

09 Sep 2017 10:58 AM

11 school girls died in bus accident in Iran

30 other people were injured, and 13 of them were in serious condition, according to state television.

01 Sep 2017 3:15 PM

Erdogan blasts 'scandalous demonstration' US indictment of bodyguards

Erdogan said in a televised address that the case was a 'scandalous demonstration of how American justice works'.

01 Sep 2017 2:25 PM

Emmanuel Macron puts cap on labour court payouts

The reforms are ambitious, balanced and fair. They would help France make up for lost years of high unemployment, says Edouard Philippe.

01 Sep 2017 5:56 AM

Over 2 million Muslims around world gather for Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi

Riyadh, Tehran cut ties months later, after execution of a Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia sparked attacks on diplomatic missions in Iran.

30 Aug 2017 3:15 PM

World 'blind and deaf' to Rohingya muslims plight, says Erdogan

More than 3,000 had arrived in the past 3 days, as people told of how they fled for their lives from Myanmar's army, said UN refugee agency.

29 Aug 2017 10:44 AM

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu blasts UN over Iran

Israeli PM says Tehran manufacturing missiles as Guterres arrives.

29 Aug 2017 4:49 AM

Lebanon finds suspected remains of troops held by ISIS

The families had gathered for hours in downtown Beirut amid blistering heat to await news of their loved ones.

28 Aug 2017 11:00 AM

Taliban suicide bomber kills 13 in Helmand: Afghan official

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a WhatsApp message sent to journalists. 

28 Aug 2017 8:40 AM

Islamic States's stronghold Tal Afar about to fall: Iraqi military

'Tal Afar city is about to fall completely into the hands of our forces, only five percent remains' under IS control, said Iraqi army.

27 Aug 2017 9:45 AM