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Saudi women now can open their own business without male permission

Saudi Arabia is pushing to expand country’s private sector, including expansion of female employment under a reform plan for a post-oil era.

19 Feb 2018 9:24 AM

Do not test our resolve: Netanyahu to Iran's smooth-talking foreign min

During the strikes, one of Israels F-16 fighter jets was shot down, believed to be the first loss of an Israeli plane in combat since 1982.

18 Feb 2018 5:56 PM

Plane with 66 aboard crashes in central Iran, all feared dead

The report identified the plane as an ATR-72. It said the plane was flying from Tehran to the southern Iranian city of Yasuj.

18 Feb 2018 1:37 PM

Bibi: Charges like Swiss cheese, full of holes

Netanyahu shrugs off graft charges, says won’t resign.

15 Feb 2018 2:12 AM

West used ‘lizards’ to spy on Iran’s nuke programme: Ayatollah Khameini’s adviser

'The West had often used tourists, scientists and environmentalists to spy on Iran.'

14 Feb 2018 4:29 PM


India, Oman call for isolating sponsors of terror

Both sides underlined the importance of coordinated efforts to disrupt terrorist networks, their financing and movement.

13 Feb 2018 6:38 AM

A night at the Ritz: Riyadh ‘5-star prison’ is now back in business

It was impossible to know whether a detainee had stayed there or the room had been refurbished.

13 Feb 2018 5:00 AM

Following Modi’s invitation, Hassan Rouhani to visit India this week

Hassan Rouhani was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2017.

12 Feb 2018 8:21 PM

In Holy city of Mecca, sexual harassment ‘a reality’ for Muslim women

Muslim women from all across the world came forth to share their own experiences of being assaulted and harassed during Hajj.

12 Feb 2018 3:24 PM

India attractive destination for business: Modi at India-Oman meet

The two leaders discussed intensification of bilateral cooperation in areas of mutual interest.

12 Feb 2018 1:12 PM


Palestine not looking to make peace, not sure about Israel either: Trump

Trump's comment about Israel mark rare criticism who has publicly sparred with the Palestinians while forging warm ties with Israel.

12 Feb 2018 10:53 AM

Israeli jet crashes after attacking 'Iranian targets' in Syria

The exchange of fire was the most serious between arch foes Israel and Iran since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011.

10 Feb 2018 1:27 PM

Modi capable of mending our relation with Israel: Palestine Prez

The Palestinian leader on several occasions has stressed on a possible role for New Delhi in the Middle East peace process.

09 Feb 2018 1:44 PM

US-led coalition strikes on Syria force kill 100

According to the US Central Command, coalition advisers were also present at the site of the attack late on Tuesday.

09 Feb 2018 2:45 AM

Syria regime strikes kill 35 civilians

The bloodshed came a day after another 31 civilians were killed in Eastern Ghouta.

07 Feb 2018 6:55 AM


Palestinian stabs Israeli man to death near West Bank

Channel 2 News aired footage from the scene showing the attacker crossing a busy road and then lunging at the man, taking him by surprise.

06 Feb 2018 11:03 AM

Killing for nation: Palestinian man kills pregnant, married Israeli ex-girlfriend

A media blackout had been long been imposed on the case.

05 Feb 2018 5:11 PM

Modi plans visit to UAE with hopes to boost ties

PM Modi will be in the UAE on February 10 and 11 and will address the sixth World Government Summit in Dubai.

05 Feb 2018 4:47 PM

Trump is trying to destabilize market, oil, gas contracts: Iran minister

‘Trump is trying to destabilise market conditions for those who want to work in Iran.’

04 Feb 2018 6:34 PM

Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane; pilot killed

The Russian plane was shot down, close to a major highway where the Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias are trying to advance.

04 Feb 2018 9:41 AM