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Over 5,500 people injured, 1,048 killed due to infighting in Tripoli: WHO

According to the WHO, out of the total casualties, 106 civilians have lost their lives while 289 civilians have been wounded.

10 Jul 2019 1:31 PM

UAE's Sharjah issues first gold card permanent residency to Indian expat

Lalo Samuel was handed over the gold residence card by Brigadier Arif Al Shamsi, Director-General of residency, foreigners affairs.

09 Jul 2019 4:27 PM

Southwest Iran hit by 5.7 magnitude earthquake

The quake, whose epicentre was in the Masjed Soleiman area of Khuzestan province, hit at 11:30 am (0700 GMT) at a depth of 17 kilometres.

08 Jul 2019 6:07 PM

Pak-based terrorist groups join hands with Afghan outfits after Balakot strike

Intelligence sources reveal that the Indian consulate in Kandahar has been kept on high alert against a Taliban attack.

08 Jul 2019 9:17 AM

Drone attacks on 2 Saudi airports, Houthis claim responsibility

Two recent drone strikes at Abha airport earlier this month and last month has left a person dead and over 30 injured.

07 Jul 2019 1:17 PM

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Ancient city of Babylon, now a UNESCO World Heritage

Iraqi President Barham Salih said, the city, now an archaeological ruin, was returned to its 'rightful place' in history.

06 Jul 2019 2:17 PM

4 killed, 36 wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

The Kamma Press, citing the 209 Shaheen Corps, reported that Taliban fired multiple rounds of mortars and rockets in a market area.

05 Jul 2019 7:05 PM

IS bride, Lisa Smith says she did not train fighters

She and her two-year-old daughter are being held in a camp for IS women and children.

05 Jul 2019 5:33 PM

Kerala woman wins over USD 3 mn in UAE raffle, says would use it for charity

Sopna Nair, who won Dh12 million in Big Ticket Abu Dhabi raffle, said she also wishes to support her and husband's family with the money.

05 Jul 2019 12:53 PM

Refusal to deliver F-35 jets would be 'robbery', says Erdogan

Turkey had already paid USD 1.4 billion, while its defence industry has ploughed significant sums into the warplanes' production.

04 Jul 2019 6:26 PM

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Sheikh Khalid, Sharjah ruler's son, dies unexplained death in London at 39

A 'sudden death' was reported at a residential property and a 'man in his late 30s was found deceased', said a police statement.

04 Jul 2019 6:21 PM

Solution possible for China's Muslims: Erdogan

Chinese state media claimed Erdogan said ethnic minorities live happily in Xinjiang, but he made no such comments to Turkish reporters.

04 Jul 2019 3:50 PM

Tutankhamun procedes for sale despite Egypt's disapproval

"The auction house still has not furnished the papers with Egyptian authorities", the statement added.

04 Jul 2019 2:46 PM

Rouhani says Iran to exceed uranium enrichment limit

It threatened to abandon further nuclear commitments, including exceeding the agreed uranium enrichment maximum from July 7

03 Jul 2019 6:16 PM

Iran trying to ‘blackmail’ world by violating nuclear deal: Israel

Iran said Monday it had exceeded a limit on its enriched uranium reserves set under a 2015 nuclear deal that has edged towards collapse.

03 Jul 2019 9:50 AM

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Turkey's First Lady faces criticism for carrying USD 50,000 handbag: report

The price tag of the handbag was equivalent to a year's minimum wage of 11 people when Turkey is trying to recover from a currency crisis.

03 Jul 2019 9:06 AM

Dubai woman caught smuggling drugs inside walnuts

In another case, a man was trying to sneak in with the drugs by hiding the prohibited item in the battery of the cell phone.

02 Jul 2019 8:25 PM

Houthi attacks Saudi airport again, 1 Indian among 9 injured

Earlier, the Iran-backed Houthis said that they launched ‘launched a wide operation aimed at warplanes at Abha international airport’.

02 Jul 2019 1:51 PM

Iraq sets up 'loophole' in US sanctions to buy Iranian power

Iraq has an outstanding bill of around 2 billion for previous gas and electricity purchases, according to Iranian Oil Minister.

02 Jul 2019 1:11 PM

Germany, Qatar to host intra-Afghan dialogue: US peace envoy Khalilzad

‘This dialogue is an essential element of the four-part peace framework and an important step in the Afghan Peace Process,’ Khalilzad said.

02 Jul 2019 12:48 PM

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