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Kerala man killed in missile attack in Israel

According to media reports from Jerusalem, the deceased has been identified as Pat Nibin Maxwell, a resident of Kerala's Kollam district

06 Mar 2024 1:06 AM

Houthis target oil tanker to India

This marks the third incident in the past month where Houthi missiles have targeted India-bound ships

18 Feb 2024 1:08 AM

Navy Rushes to Aid Ship Hit by Houthi Drone

The merchant ship had nine Indians among its 22 crew members onboard

19 Jan 2024 1:06 AM

Qatar court commutes death sentence of 8 Navy veterans

The legal battle is however not concluded, as the eight individuals have not been acquitted

29 Dec 2023 12:57 AM

Earthquake toll in Turkey, Syria rises to more than 4,300

The confirmed death toll across the two countries has soared above 4,300 after a swarm of strong tremors near the Turkey-Syria border

07 Feb 2023 10:49 AM


Palestinian gunman kills 7 near Jerusalem synagogue

The attack came a day after an Israeli military raid killed nine Palestinians in the West Bank

28 Jan 2023 10:23 AM

Putin heads to Tehran for talks with leaders of Iran, Turkey

Putin is seeking to bolster ties with Tehran, a fellow target of severe U.S. sanctions and a potential military and trade partner

19 Jul 2022 11:21 AM

Saudi welcomes 1 million for biggest hajj pilgrimage since pandemic

Saudi Arabia now also allows women to attend the hajj unaccompanied by a male relative, a requirement that was dropped last year

04 Jul 2022 12:33 PM

Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Ali Samoudi, another Palestinian journalist, was hospitalized in stable condition after being shot in the back

11 May 2022 1:52 PM

'Terrorist groups' enjoy freedom in Afghanistan: UN experts

The Islamic State's strength in Afghan has risen from an estimated 2,200 to near 4,000 following the release of several thousand prisoners

08 Feb 2022 11:01 AM


Afghan universities reopen with trickle of women attending

Most secondary schools for girls and all public universities were shuttered when the hardline Islamist group stormed back to power

02 Feb 2022 12:25 PM

UAE intercepts Yemen rebel missile in third week of attacks

The defence ministry of the UAE said it responded to the attack by destroying the missile launch site in Yemen's northern Al-Jawf region

31 Jan 2022 1:16 PM

UN expresses concern over human rights violations in Afghanistan

The UNAMA Human Rights said that there is a need for investigations, transparency and accountability of such cases

28 Jan 2022 11:21 AM

UAE shoots down 2 ballistic missiles fired by Houthis over Abu Dhabi

The attack came a week after Yemen's Houthi rebels targeted a fuel depot in Abu Dhabi and the city's main airport

24 Jan 2022 11:17 AM

Taliban PM calls for Muslim nations to recognise Afghan government

No country has yet recognised the Taliban government, with Western nations watching to see how the Taliban will rule this time around

19 Jan 2022 12:38 PM


New coronavirus variant 'Deltacron' emerges in Cyprus

In total, 10 of the mutations from Omicron were found in the 25 samples taken in Cyprus

09 Jan 2022 2:33 PM

Taliban urges US to release frozen funds in Doha talks

It was the second round of talks between the two sides in Qatar since the US ended its 20-year occupation of Afghanistan

01 Dec 2021 12:56 PM

Taliban signs deal with Australian company, may legalize 'cannabis processing'

The Taliban had earlier committed to crack down on cannabis and opium processing in Afghanistan

25 Nov 2021 2:32 PM

Taliban expand interim cabinet, 27 new members named

In September, the Taliban announced a new list of 17 more ministers in the caretaker Afghanistan Cabinet

23 Nov 2021 3:20 PM

Pakistan to allow India to send wheat to Afghan through its territory: Imran Khan

Currently, Pakistan only allows Afghanistan to export goods to India but doesn't allow any other two-way trade through the border crossing

23 Nov 2021 1:20 PM