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Saudi Arabia rebuked over Jamal Khashoggi murder at UN rights body

Thirty-six nations condemned Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a rare censure of the oil-rich kingdom.

08 Mar 2019 11:51 AM

Israel’s first spacecraft to moon sends selfie to earth

The Israeli mission comes amid renewed global interest in the moon, 50 years after US astronauts first walked on its surface.

07 Mar 2019 6:40 AM

Israel hits Hamas sites after balloons sent with 'explosive device'

'No injuries or damage were reported, said a Hamas security source.

03 Mar 2019 3:17 PM

Saudi Arabia revokes citizenship of Osama bin Laden's son Hamza

Hamza bin Laden was named a 'specially designated global terrorist' in January 2017.

01 Mar 2019 9:08 PM

Israel PM says corruption charges a ‘witch hunt’ to topple him

But Benjamin Netanyahu said he planned on being prime minister for a long time to come despite the allegations.

01 Mar 2019 11:16 AM

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'Abused' Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation

Two Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong say chronic physical abuse by male family members prompted them to flee the kingdom.

23 Feb 2019 2:24 PM

US sanctions are 'economic war' on Iran says Hassan Rouhani

Iran's president has described the U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran as an economic war.

18 Feb 2019 4:52 PM

Iran condemns suicide bombing on its soil says Pakistan will pay high price

Twenty-seven of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards were killed in a suicide bombing near the border earlier this week.

17 Feb 2019 10:47 AM

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's first visit to Pak delayed

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's arrival in Pakistan on his first official visit to the country has been delayed by a day.

16 Feb 2019 11:34 AM

Air India resumes flights to Iraq after 30 years

Flights were prevented by years of conflict in Iraq and sanctions against Saddam Hussein's regime after his invasion of Kuwait.

15 Feb 2019 12:08 PM

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Saudi Arabia crown prince to visit India to discuss trade, energy security

Prince Salman will arrive in India on February 19 on his maiden trip to the country.

12 Feb 2019 5:02 PM

Age no bar: 97-yr-old Indian-origin man renews driving licence in UAE

A 97-year-old Indian-origin man in the UAE has got his driving licence renewed for the next four years.

11 Feb 2019 11:33 AM

Saudis don't know where Khashoggi's body is, investigation on: Minister

Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said the murder was carried out by Saudi officials 'acting outside their scope of authority'.

11 Feb 2019 11:19 AM

Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English.

10 Feb 2019 12:10 PM

Kabul control slips in Afghanistan amid US talks with Taliban

SIGAR said the US has dramatically increased air strikes, dropping 6,823 bombs in the first 11 months of 2018.

31 Jan 2019 12:26 PM

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Saudi sisters found dead in New York had asked for asylum: Cops

Two Saudi sisters whose bodies were found taped together committed suicide.

23 Jan 2019 1:28 PM

Nearly 5,000 flee last IS enclave in eastern Syria

Nearly 5,000 people, including almost 500 IS fighters, have left Syria

23 Jan 2019 11:59 AM

10 United Nations peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

Gunmen killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers and injured at least 25 others.

21 Jan 2019 8:50 AM

Israel says carrying out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

Israel's military said on Sunday its air defence systems intercepted a rocket fired from Syria.

21 Jan 2019 8:30 AM

Bomb blast in a bus kills 3 civilians in Syria's Afrin: Monitor

A bomb blast in a bus killed three civilians on Sunday in the northern Syrian city of Afrin.

21 Jan 2019 8:24 AM

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