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Middle East

207 dead,1700 injured as 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Iran-Iraq border

The worst-hit towns in Iran were Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah and Azgaleh, about 40 kilometres northwest.

13 Nov 2017 8:09 AM

Days after US-Russia presidential joint statement, ISIS recaptures Syrian town

ISIS recaptured Albu Kamal in eastern Syria to save the last urban bastion of its collapsing 'caliphate.'

12 Nov 2017 1:02 PM

Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief accuses Saudi for detaining PM Hariri

Saad Hariri announced his resignation in a surprise move that coincided with Saudi’s sweeping corruption purge.

11 Nov 2017 11:55 AM

Saudi corruption purge leads to arrest of 201 for questioning

Authorities have frozen the bank accounts of the accused and warned that assets related to corruption cases would be seized.

10 Nov 2017 3:19 PM

Benjamin Netanyahu questioned for ‘several hours’ in Submarine case probe

Netanyahu has previously been questioned four times as part of the investigations.

10 Nov 2017 2:15 PM

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to be questioned in corruption case for fifth time: report

Netanyahu has consistently denied any wrongdoing and says he has been the target of a campaign by political opponents.

09 Nov 2017 4:30 PM

Business will remain unaffected: Saudi Arabia reassures investors after purge

Authorities have frozen the bank accounts of the accused and warned that any assets related the corruption cases would be seized.

08 Nov 2017 4:25 PM

Saudi Prince dies in helicopter crash near Yemen border: State media

The news channel announced the death of Prince Mansour bin Moqren, the deputy governor of Asir province and son of a former crown prince.

06 Nov 2017 10:55 AM

11 princes, 4 ministers, top tycoon arrested in sweeping Saudi purge

The government official gave AFP a list of 14 of the most high-profile names including Prince Al-Waleed, ranked among the richest men in the world.

06 Nov 2017 6:37 AM

Islamic State car bombing in Syria: 75 dead, 140 wounded

It was not the first attack attributed to IS against civilians fleeing Deir Ezzor.

05 Nov 2017 5:30 PM