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Trump 'culprit of oil price hikes, market destabilisation': Iran

'Trump both tries to decrease Iran's oil exports significantly and wants prices not to go up. This can't happen together,' Zanganeh said.

27 Sep 2018 1:45 PM

Indian man charged for groping woman in Dubai

The complainant said the incident took place on August 3.

25 Sep 2018 6:10 PM

Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran: report

It is reported that terrorists attacked an army parade in south Iran today.

22 Sep 2018 12:28 PM

Rouhani vows to boost Iran missiles despite western concerns

'We will never decrease our defensive capabilities... we will increase them day by day,' Rouhani said at a military parade.

22 Sep 2018 12:13 PM

Saudi court grants woman passport after father refuses to send her abroad

The woman in western Jeddah sought to disown her father as guardian after he refused to let her seek a passport to study abroad.

21 Sep 2018 6:43 PM

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'Full blame' on Israel, says Russia as Syria accidentally downs its jet

The incident, which happened late Monday, was the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies.

18 Sep 2018 3:37 PM

In a first, Riyadh-based airline to recruit Saudi women as co-pilots, attendants

Nearly 1,000 Saudi women have applied for the positions indicating the Islamic kingdom's relaxation on gender restrictions.

14 Sep 2018 11:37 AM

Saudi Arabia arrests man for posting ‘offensive breakfast video’ with woman

The footage, which sparked outrage on social media in the ultra-conservative kingdom, showed the pair sharing a meal at a desk.

11 Sep 2018 11:55 AM

Norway’s bid for Mideast peace fades 25 years on

Omari, who served as an adviser to Palestinian negotiators in later talks, has no illusions about the current state of the peace process.

11 Sep 2018 1:13 AM

Egypt sentences 75 to death over clashes, journalist gets 5 years

In a statement, Amnesty condemned Saturday's death sentences and heavy prison terms after what it called a 'disgraceful mass trial'.

09 Sep 2018 2:19 PM

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10 passengers taken ill on Dubai-New York flight, being treated, says Emirates

On arrival at JFK, the passengers were immediately checked by local health authorities and medical support was given.

05 Sep 2018 8:59 PM

Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence

Saudi Arabia will punish online satire that 'disrupts public order' with up to five years in prison, the public prosecutor said Tuesday.

05 Sep 2018 10:59 AM

Qatar lifts exit visa system; workers can now leave without permits

Doha is keen to show it is tackling allegations of worker exploitation as it prepares to host the 2022 soccer World Cup.

05 Sep 2018 8:20 AM

Philippines’ Prez apologises for cursing Obama, calls Trump ‘good friend’

Duterte said his nation’s relationship with US has since improved under Trump, who he described as 'good friend' who 'speaks my language'.

03 Sep 2018 1:27 PM

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

At least 12 leading human rights activists, including eight women, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia since May, according to Amnesty International.

29 Aug 2018 12:09 AM

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Saudi women now head to race tracks after driving ban ends

For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago.

28 Aug 2018 1:58 PM

Iran, Syria sign deal for military cooperation: reports

US national security adviser John Bolton said last week that Iran should remove its forces from Syria.

27 Aug 2018 3:27 PM

2 dead, more than 200 Injured as 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Iran

The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said.

26 Aug 2018 11:00 AM

Islamic State leader Baghdadi resurfaces, urges supporters to attack West

Baghdadi’s speech was mainly focused on decline of American influence around the world and claimed credit on behalf of the Islamic State.

23 Aug 2018 2:00 PM

Palestinian leaders reject Trump pledge to give them something ‘very good’

Trump's push for a Israeli-Palestinian peace deal was impossible without 'recognising east Jerusalem as capital of the Palestinian state'.

23 Aug 2018 12:57 PM

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