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Hours after Baghdadi's death, ISIS spokesman killed in fresh North Syria raid

IS spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir had been killed, after SDF chief Mazloum Abdi said he had been 'targeted' in a fresh raid.

28 Oct 2019 11:28 AM

ISIS leader Baghdadi’s aide was key to his capture: Iraqi intel officers

The Nusra Front and Islamic State were rivals who fought bloody battles against each other in the Syrian war.

28 Oct 2019 10:53 AM

Jaishankar meets counterparts from Kuwait, Bahrain

The 18th NAM Summit commenced on Friday, bringing together the heads of 120 member countries.

26 Oct 2019 4:04 PM

'Number of Syrian refugees crossing into Iraq from Syria has increased': UN

Turkey had launched the offensive on Oct 9 after US announced withdrawal of its troops from northern Syria.

26 Oct 2019 12:42 PM

Lahore High Court grants bail to ailing Sharif on medical grounds

The three-time premier's lawyer Ashtar Ausaf told the court that his condition is 'extremely serious'.

25 Oct 2019 7:15 PM

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Turkey warns US meeting with SDF chief would 'legitimise terrorists'

US President Trump said he had talked with Mazlum Abdi, commander of SDF which fought against extremists in Syria.

25 Oct 2019 5:45 PM

In third reshuffle in less than a year, Saudi Arabia appoints new foreign minister

The reshuffle in Saudi is seen amid geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.

24 Oct 2019 3:09 PM

Russia to join Turkey to push back Kurdish fighters along border in northern Syria

Erdogan's operation, meanwhile, will continue in a limited area.

23 Oct 2019 8:55 AM

Kurds fully withdraw from besieged Syria border town

SDFspokesmanin a statement cited by Al Jazeera that the Kurdish-led group had no fighters left in Ras al-Ain

21 Oct 2019 10:53 AM

World’s oldest pearl graces Abu Dhabi’s Louvre

The 'Abu Dhabi Pearl' will be shown for the first time in the exhibition '10,000 years of Luxury' which is opening on October 30.

21 Oct 2019 9:32 AM

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'Will crush Kurds if they don't withdraw before Tuesday,' Turkey warns Syria

Turkey began its operation on October 9, days after the pullout of US troops from northern Syria.

20 Oct 2019 9:43 AM

35 killed as bus carrying Asian, Arab nationals crashes in Saudi

The injured have been transferred to Al-Hamna Hospital, SPA added, and authorities have launched an investigation.

17 Oct 2019 8:25 AM

Indian businessman in Dubai buys tickets to send 13 foreign prisoners home

The prisoners are from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Uganda, Afghanistan, Nigeria, China, and Ethiopia, it said.

16 Oct 2019 9:32 AM

Airstrikes kill 9 Taliban, ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan

The Afghan government forces have been fighting the Taliban for almost two decades.

14 Oct 2019 4:36 PM

'Turkey won’t stop Syria operation despite threats,' says Recep Tayyip Erdogan

'Whatever some may say, we will not stop this step that we have taken,' Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul.

12 Oct 2019 11:44 AM

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Iran govt says oil tanker struck by two rockets off Saudi Arabia

'Experts believe it was a terrorist attack,' a source told ISNA.

11 Oct 2019 11:55 AM

Turkey opens ground assault on Syria's kurds; republicans turn on Trump

SDF fighters repelled a ground attack by Turkish troops in Tel Abyad, SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali said on Twitter.

10 Oct 2019 1:26 PM

Saudi Arabia allows foreign men and women to share hotel rooms

The moves appear to pave the way for unaccompanied women to travel more easily.

05 Oct 2019 2:10 PM

Iraq protest: Death toll rises to 60, firebrand cleric demands govt's resignation

The latest figures include 18 deaths registered at a single hospital in the capital Baghdad.

05 Oct 2019 11:40 AM

Iraqi PM demands parliamentary support to reshuffle cabinet

PM gave his remarks in a televised speech as protesters demanded the fall of the government.

04 Oct 2019 12:43 PM

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