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Middle East

Children among 39 civilians killed in Syria arms depot blast: monitor

'The explosion occurred in a weapons depot in a residential building in Sarmada,' said the head of the Britain-based monitor.

12 Aug 2018 7:26 PM

Attack on bus carrying children kills at least 20, wounds 35 in Yemen: Red Cross

The airstrike hit a bus that was ferrying civilians, including many school children.

09 Aug 2018 5:47 PM

Saudi hackathon seeks high-tech solutions to Haj calamities

The scheme for the post-oil era aims to draw six million Haj pilgrims annually.

06 Aug 2018 12:39 AM

Saudi king begins holiday in still unbuilt futuristic mega-city

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans for 26,500 sq km futuristic high-tech hub in 2017 as part of reforms to create jobs.

31 Jul 2018 8:48 AM

Iran's rial hits record-low of 100,000 to dollar amid imminent US sanctions

The rial has lost half its value against dollar in just four months, having broken through 50,000-mark for first time in March.

29 Jul 2018 8:00 PM

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