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Middle East

Saudi king Salman to launch 'entertainment city' near Riyadh

The 334-sq km project in Qiddiya would rival Walt Disney and include high-end theme parks, motor sport facilities and safari park.

24 Apr 2018 1:00 PM

50 bodies of jihadists, civilians recovered from Raqqa mass grave in Syria

The mass grave was located under a football pitch, close to a hospital where IS jihadists had dug in before being chased out of Raqqa.

22 Apr 2018 12:01 PM

Syrian rebels retreat from enclave northeast of Damascus

President Bashar al-Assad, backed by Russia and Iran, is seeking to wipe out the last few rebel enclaves near Damascus.

21 Apr 2018 6:28 PM

Saudi Arabia's women fitness centre shut over 'indecent' workout video

The video, which was circulated on social media, showed a woman with uncovered hair in a gym and kicking a punching bag.

21 Apr 2018 4:46 PM

Iran vows 'expected and unexpected' moves if US exits deal

The deal reached between Iran, the US and five other world powers put curbs on Iran’s nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief.

21 Apr 2018 2:13 PM

More than 300 get death in Iraq for links to ISIS

Women from Turkey, Central Asia among sentenced.

19 Apr 2018 2:37 AM

Runaway Dubai princess, brought back by India, 'doing excellent' back home

'What I can confirm is they took her and she was brought back,' the source close to Dubai govt said on condition of anonymity.

18 Apr 2018 5:16 PM

Syria strikes: Here's everything you need to know

Strikes were aimed at "chemical weapons infrastructure" in what US billed as a warning against Assad employing such weapons in future.

14 Apr 2018 3:54 PM

Israeli official justifies US-led strikes on Syria

Tensions have been running high between Israel and its arch-foe Iran, a key backer of the Syrian regime.

14 Apr 2018 2:55 PM

South Africa lays to rest 'Mama' Winnie Mandela today

A 21-gun salute will be fired and a full honour guard is expected to escort Winnie's remains to her final resting place.

14 Apr 2018 1:46 PM