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More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

In total some 2.5 million faithful, the majority from abroad, will undertake the pilgrimage this year, according to local media.

09 Aug 2019 12:40 PM

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi airports, airbase: Report

There was no mention of attacks on Saudi official websites or media.

05 Aug 2019 2:29 PM

17 dead, 32 injured in car explosion in Cairo

A car driving against traffic on Cairo's corniche collided with three other cars, causing explosion, Egypt's interior ministry said.

05 Aug 2019 12:01 PM

3 soldiers, 5 militants killed in Afghanistan military camp attack

The detainees were found to be involved in terror crimes in the past.

04 Aug 2019 3:35 PM

Iran says foreign oil tanker was ‘smuggling fuel’ to Arab countries, seized

‘IRGC's naval forces have seized foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf that was smuggling fuel for some Arab countries," IRGC commander said.

04 Aug 2019 3:32 PM

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62 migrants rescued off Libya's western coast

The country has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of its dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

04 Aug 2019 11:23 AM

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male 'guardian' approval

The pro-government Saudi Gazette newspaper hailed the decision as 'one giant leap for Saudi women'.

02 Aug 2019 10:50 AM

Afghanistan: 34 killed, 17 injured in blast on highway

The blast came a day after three children were killed and 23 others were injured in a suicide attack at a busy market in Kandahar province.

31 Jul 2019 2:54 PM

20 dead as violence mars Afghan election season

A 27-year-old said he won't be voting as he has lost faith since 2014 election that was mired in allegations of fraud and ballot stuffing.

29 Jul 2019 3:31 PM

Saudi King Salman's brother dies at 96

The prince was the eldest surviving son of Saudi Arabia's founding monarch, King Abdulaziz.

29 Jul 2019 2:39 PM

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Toll in terror attack on Saleh office rises to 20

The explosion took place at Shaheed Circle in Kabul's Police District 4 (PD4) at around 4:40 pm (local time) on Sunday.

29 Jul 2019 1:53 PM

4 personnel killed, 20 injured in Ghazni suicide bombing

Ghazni Police Chief Khalid Wardak said that the casualty figures may rise.

27 Jul 2019 1:45 PM

2 Indians rescued from sinking Iranian cargo ship near Azerbaijan

Jalil Eslami, the Iranian official, stated that the incident occurred due to seepage of water at the sea.

27 Jul 2019 9:34 AM

Photo: Syrian girl grabs baby sister from shirt in bombed building’s rubble

The girls are part of a family of eight, consisting of two parents and six sisters.

27 Jul 2019 9:03 AM

Pakistan to send its first astronaut to space in 2022: Minister

Last year, Pakistan launched two indigenously-built satellites into the orbit, using a Chinese launch vehicle.

25 Jul 2019 5:17 PM

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Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in Jerusalem

Palestinians accuse Israel of using security as pretext to force them out as part of long-term efforts to expand settlements and roads.

22 Jul 2019 1:09 PM

Iran says captured 17 CIA spies, some sentenced to death

Intelligence Ministry says it had broken up a CIA spying ring and captured 17 suspects.

22 Jul 2019 1:07 PM

Benjamin Netanyahu to visit India in September to meet PM Modi

Some analysts in Israel believe that the meeting with PM Modi is meant to prop up his campaign right before the polls.

21 Jul 2019 6:17 PM

9 Indian men stranded in UAE after accepting fake job offers

A Kerala men, who are currently stranded in Al Ain and Ajman, claim they met an agent on WhatsApp and paid up to Rs 70,000 for visas to UAE.

21 Jul 2019 12:49 PM

Indians among 23 crew members on British tanker seized by Iran

A year after the US pulled out of the deal, Iran announced its partial withdrawal from the agreement.

20 Jul 2019 8:58 AM

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