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Israel strikes in Gaza after rocket attack

Hamas has controlled Gaza since 2007, Israel holds the Islamist movement responsible for all rocket fire coming from the territory.

08 Dec 2019 1:03 PM

US resumes talks with Taliban in Doha: US source

During a surprise visit to a US military base in Afghanistan last week, Trump said the Taliban 'wants to make a deal.'

07 Dec 2019 3:17 PM

'Most victims of Sudan fire tragedy belonged to Tamil Nadu, Bihar': Indian Embassy

The Indian Embassy has issued a detailed list of the Indians who were hospitalised, went missing or survived the incident.

05 Dec 2019 3:42 PM

Anti-govt demonstrators torch Iran consulate amid deadly protests

Iraq's capital have been gripped by the largest grassroots protests since the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.

28 Nov 2019 3:19 PM

Time to take out our swords: Inside Iran's plot to attack Saudi Arabia

Hard-liners in the meeting talked of attacking high-value targets, including American military bases.

26 Nov 2019 2:15 PM

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Iran planning attacks on Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu

Speaking on Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, Netanyahu said: 'we are taking necessary actions to prevent Iran from entrenching in our region.'

25 Nov 2019 9:20 AM

Two Iraqi protesters shot dead as unrest intensifies

At least 47 other people were wounded in clashes with security forces.

24 Nov 2019 1:54 PM

Defiant Netanyahu rejects graft indictment, vows to stay Israel's leader

Netanyahu denounced what he called 'false' and 'politically motivated' allegations, after being charged with bribery, fraud.

22 Nov 2019 9:22 AM

As Israel moves towards 3rd election, Netanyahu's rival Gantz fails to form new govt

The announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of centrist Blue and White party, prolongs political paralysis that gripped nation for past year.

21 Nov 2019 10:26 AM

Iraq women deal with revenge porn, leaked selfies as 'sextortion' spreads

The young Iraqi woman received a wave of similar messages after hackers infiltrated her FB, Snapchat and Insta and stole explicit images.

20 Nov 2019 10:24 AM

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Australian man escapes from ‘cunning’ Crocodile by sticking thumb into its eye

The 54-year-old said he wrestled with the croc on the remote beach as it tried to drag him into the water.

16 Nov 2019 1:04 PM

Israel, Islamic Jihad cease fire after heavy Gaza fighting which claimed 32 lives

Islamic Jihad spokesman Musab al-Berim said the Egyptian-brokered deal went into effect at 5:30 AM.

14 Nov 2019 2:33 PM

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

Syria said Israel carried out the Damascus strike. Israel did not comment.

13 Nov 2019 8:26 PM

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

As the rocket fire and Israeli air-strikes continued into the night, Gaza medical officials said 10 Palestinians had been killed.

13 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

Saudi Arabia labels feminism, homosexuality, atheism as ‘extremist ideas’

Nearly dozen women's right advocates were detained weeks before ban on driving -- which they had campaigned against -- was lifted last year.

12 Nov 2019 12:03 PM

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'Found new oil field with 50 billion barrels of crude': Iran Prez Rouhani

The announcement comes as Iran faces crushing American sanctions after US pulled out of its nuclear deal with world powers.

10 Nov 2019 4:27 PM

'Risk of terrorist attacks...': Saudi Aramco prospectus flags risks, gives few details on IPO size

Sources have said the company could sell 1 per cent-2 per cent on the Saudi stock market in what could be the world's largest listing.

10 Nov 2019 12:27 PM

Iraqi forces kill several protesters in Baghdad, Basra

According to sources, over 35 people were wounded in clashes near the capital city's Shuhada Bridge.

08 Nov 2019 6:49 PM

Saudi king hosts CIA chief after spying on Twitter users charges

The CIA has reportedly concluded that the prince himself was closely linked to the murder, a charge vigorously denied by Riyadh.

08 Nov 2019 4:11 PM

‘One of the best, if not the best, leaders’: US billionaire praises PM Modi

The American billionaire investor posted on Twitter a video of his sit-down discussion with PM Modi.

08 Nov 2019 1:51 PM

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