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'What was the point?' Afghans rue decades of war as U.S. quits Bagram

Violence has been raging throughout Afghanistan in the weeks since President Joe Biden announced troops would withdraw unconditionally

04 Jul 2021 11:25 AM

Emirates to fly from India again as Dubai lifts ban over virus

Dubai said that only passengers from India 'who have received two doses of a UAE-approved vaccine' would be allowed to travel to the emirate

20 Jun 2021 7:10 PM

Explained: Iran vote to determine next president, direction

Among the four candidates, hard-line judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi appears to be the front-runner

17 Jun 2021 1:52 PM

Israel's Lapid says he formed new coalition to unseat Netanyahu

Lapid's announcement came in the final hour before a midnight deadline

03 Jun 2021 10:39 AM

Israel sees 'probable link' between Pfizer vaccine and myocarditis cases

Most patients who experienced heart inflammation spent no more than four days in the hospital and 95% of the cases were classified as mild

02 Jun 2021 12:53 PM

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COVID-19: Bahrain suspends entry for travellers from India, four other countries

Bahrain reported 214,870 positive COVID-19 cases with 809 deaths so far, as per World Health Organisation

24 May 2021 1:37 PM

Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire to end bloody 11-day war

The fighting erupted on May 10, when Hamas militants in Gaza fired long-range rockets toward Jerusalem

21 May 2021 11:08 AM

Renewed violence over Gaza despite ceasefire moves gaining momentum

A senior official in the Hamas militant group predicted a ceasefire within days

20 May 2021 2:45 PM

UN Security Council to meet after Gaza destruction, rocket fire into Israel

Israeli forces pummeled the densely populated Gaza Strip on Saturday

16 May 2021 10:04 AM

EXPLAINER: Why is Gaza almost always mired in conflict?

Gaza, sandwiched between Israel and Egypt, is just 25 miles (40 kilometers) long and six miles (10 kilometers) wide

14 May 2021 11:07 PM

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Israel strikes kill senior Hamas commander, Palestinians fire rockets

At least 56 people have been killed in Gaza since violence escalated on Monday, according to the enclave's health ministry

12 May 2021 11:17 PM

Saudi Arabia issues new COVID-19 guidelines for Umrah pilgrims

From the 1st of Ramadan, only those who have received coronavirus vaccines will be allowed to enter the holy mosques

06 Apr 2021 2:47 PM

Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

The whereabouts of Khashoggi's remains are unknown, and the Saudis have not released the names of those tried and sentenced

02 Mar 2021 12:03 PM

US wasted billions on cars, buildings in Afghanistan: Report

The report said that just USD 1.2 billion of the USD 7.8 billion went to pay for buildings and vehicles that were used as intended

01 Mar 2021 2:09 PM

Pfizer or Sinopharm? 'Vaccine diplomacy' in Middle East

The Israeli government made documents public that showed the extent of its collaboration with Pfizer in its vaccination campaign

26 Jan 2021 12:38 PM

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Saudi Arabia to lift Qatar embargo, easing the Gulf crisis

Kuwait, which had been mediating throughout the dispute, was first to announce the diplomatic breakthrough through its foreign minister

05 Jan 2021 11:27 AM

UAE suspends issuance of visiting visas to Pakistan, 11 other countries

Infections has been rising in Pakistan and authorities have declared that the country was witnessing the second wave of COVID-19

19 Nov 2020 1:09 PM

US announces troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and Iraq

The House Armed Services Committee has announced a hearing on Afghanistan on November 20

18 Nov 2020 10:38 AM

UAE grants 10-year golden residency visa to more professionals

The decision aims to attract and retain experts and talented professionals from various fields and scientific disciplines, the report said

15 Nov 2020 11:03 PM

Little Amal, a puppet, is all set to traverse the world in support of refugees

Little Amal will travel 8,000km, starting from April 2021, crossing many contrasting terrains

08 Nov 2020 3:59 PM

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