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Indian expats in UAE frustrated over government's repatriation plans

UAE is home to a 3.3-million-strong Indian community, who make up around 30 percent of the Gulf state's population

07 May 2020 3:42 PM

Fire breaks out at residential tower in Sharjah

Seven people were treated for minor injuries from the fire in the tower in Sharjah’s Al Nahda area

06 May 2020 3:00 PM

Women hail victory as Sudan bans genital cutting

Nearly nine out of 10 girls in Sudan fall victim to what is known as FGM or genital cutting, according to the United Nations

06 May 2020 8:53 AM

Over a lakh Indians in UAE want to come back home

The coronavirus has infected 13,599 people and claimed 119 lives in the UAE

03 May 2020 3:09 PM

Iran will reopen mosques on Monday as lockdown eases: Rouhani

Iran on Saturday reported its lowest daily toll of new infections since March 10

03 May 2020 2:28 PM

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Curtains fall on strip clubs in Israel's 'Sin City'

Once popular among even the TV stars and military, Israel's strip clubs are now converted into centres for social activism

03 May 2020 8:53 AM

MEA: Allegations of Islamophobia against India are based on stray tweets

Some influential individuals in the Gulf countries have been mounting a campaign against India and accusing it of Islamophobia

30 Apr 2020 9:00 PM

Israelis protest at court ahead of anti-Netanyahu petitions

If the Netanyahu-Gantz deal unravel, which would plunge the country into a fourth election in just over a year

30 Apr 2020 4:01 PM

Indian embassy in UAE opens online registration to help expats get home

Indian expatriate community is reportedly the largest ethnic community in UAE, constituting roughly about 30 per cent of its population

30 Apr 2020 12:18 PM

Iran hits back at US: Washington should not plot against Tehran every day

Tehran and Washington have traded barbs over a spate of incidents in the past year.

29 Apr 2020 4:45 PM

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Netanyahu 'confident' US will support West Bank annexation

The annexation, which will kill chances of an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel, is likely to invite flak from worldwide

27 Apr 2020 12:17 PM

Saudi Arabia ends death penalty for minors

The decision comes on the heels of another judgement to end flogging, one of the most controversial forms of public punishment

27 Apr 2020 9:57 AM

Israel: Speaker Benny Gantz denied more time to form new government

Ex-military chief Gantz was given the mandate to form a government four weeks ago by President Reuven Rivlin.

12 Apr 2020 6:22 PM

Iran registers 117 Covid-19 deaths as Rouhani loosens restrictions

Health ministry said that 1,657 new infections had been confirmed in the past 24 hours.

12 Apr 2020 5:59 PM

Iran seeks IMF nod for $5bn loan after toll nears 4000

Iran is battling one of the deadliest coronavirus outbreaks which it says has killed close to 4,000 people and infected more than 64,500

08 Apr 2020 6:08 PM

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Accusing US of violations, Taliban says peace deal near breaking point

The Taliban’s statement issued Sunday warned of more violence if the U.S. and the Afghan government continue alleged violations of the deal

06 Apr 2020 11:18 AM

Coronavirus: Saudi asks Muslims to delay Haj plans

The kingdom’s Al Saud ruling family stakes its legitimacy in this oil-rich nation on overseeing and protecting the hajj sites

01 Apr 2020 1:52 PM

US sanctions not hampered Iran's fight against coronavirus: Rouhani

Friction between Tehran and Washington has increased since 2018 when President Donald Trump pulled the US out of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal

01 Apr 2020 1:29 PM

Israel: After staffer tests positive for virus, PM Netanyahu placed under quarantine

The prime minister decided that he and his close staff would be in confinement until tests were completed

30 Mar 2020 6:18 PM

Covid19: Death toll in Iran rises to 2,757, over 40,000 cases reported

Iran has been scrambling to contain COVID-19's spread since it reported its first cases on February 19

30 Mar 2020 5:51 PM

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