Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 | Last Update : 09:20 PM IST

Middle East

Death toll in IS suicide bombings, shootings in Syria rise to nearly 250

In Wednesday's attacks, worst bloodshed in Sweida since civil war began in 2011, more than half the people killed were civilians.

26 Jul 2018 1:41 PM

Japan's ambassador Fumio Iwai: Iraq's loving social media celeb departs

Iwai has been in post in Baghdad for less than 3 yrs, but his fan base reaches far beyond heavily fortified walls of diplomatic Green Zone.

19 Jul 2018 7:33 PM

Emirati prince flees to Qatar, publicly criticizes UAE rulers: Report

Sheikh Rashid accused Emirati rulers of blackmail and money laundering but did not offer evidence to back up his claims.

16 Jul 2018 3:52 PM

Air strike in eastern Syria kills at least 28 people: reports

US-led coalition carried out the air strike near the town of Albu Kamal east of the Euphrates River.

13 Jul 2018 3:22 PM

Indian family 'living like prisoners' in UAE offered jobs, help

Officials of India's Consulate in Dubai approached the family in Sharjah and offered them aid in 'documentation as requested by the family'.

10 Jul 2018 12:34 PM

24 killed, 318 injured after train derails in Turkey

Deputy PM Recep Akdag said that heavy rain had caused the ground under the rails to collapse, causing the crash.

09 Jul 2018 1:25 PM

Turkey fires more that 18,500 state employees in new decree

Turkish media dubbed decree as the 'last' with officials indicating state of emergency could end as early as Monday.

08 Jul 2018 2:25 PM

UN calls for 'all parties' to find political solution for Yemen

The UN also repeated a call for the key port of Hodeida to remain open.

06 Jul 2018 8:50 AM

Intense airstrikes hit Syria's Daraa after failed talks on rebel surrenders

Some rebel groups have agreed to negotiated surrenders but on Wednesday evening the remainder walked out of talks with a Russian delegation.

05 Jul 2018 3:33 PM

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s son killed in Syria

The group's statement showed an image of a young boy carrying an assault rifle and gave no further details.

05 Jul 2018 8:51 AM