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1 killed, 9 injured in fresh mass protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan

The protests came weeks after at least 113 people were killed during a security crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in on June 3.

01 Jul 2019 10:25 AM

UN chief urges action to avert climate change 'catastrophe'

'We are here because the world is facing a grave climate emergency,' Guterres told two-day Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting.

30 Jun 2019 5:06 PM

Sudan braces for mass protest as demonstrators fear violence

However, mobilising protesters has become a challenge since the raid, with military rulers imposing a widespread internet blackout.

30 Jun 2019 9:47 AM

4 Tamil Nadu women forced to work as bar dancers in Dubai rescued

According to reports, one of the women managed to send an SOS to her family back home via WhatsApp.

29 Jun 2019 5:44 PM

Saudi Arabia's new US Ambassador is a Princess with an impossible job

According to Saudi official, she knows the challenges she'll have to confront in Washington.

26 Jun 2019 4:38 PM

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Palestinians protest, strike over US peace plan in Bahrain

But the Palestinians have boycott the event, accusing President Donald Trump's administration of pro-Israel bias.

25 Jun 2019 8:39 PM

Iranian President Rouhani says White House is 'mentally retarded'

‘Imposing sanctions on Iran's Supreme Leader and commander of Iran's diplomacy is permanent closure of the path of diplomacy,’ Rouhani said.

25 Jun 2019 7:04 PM

'New US sanctions mean end of diplomacy,' says Iran

President Donald Trump enacted the new sanctions on Monday against Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates.

25 Jun 2019 1:19 PM

Iran denies being hit by US cyber attack

‘No successful attack has been carried out by them, although they are making a lot of effort,’ telecommunications minister Jahromi said.

24 Jun 2019 1:45 PM

Yemeni rebel attack on Saudi airport kills one, wounds 21: Saudi coalition

Latest raids come amid regional tensions after Washington accused Iran of shooting down US drone and attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman.

24 Jun 2019 1:36 PM

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Iran-US trade barbs ahead of new sanctions

On Sunday US national security adviser John Bolton cautioned Iran against misinterpreting the last-minute cancellation.

24 Jun 2019 11:37 AM

Turkish President Erdogan's party loses Istanbul mayoral elections

After being stripped of victory over disputed claims of fraud, Imamoglu vowed 'battle for democracy' that turned him into a household name.

24 Jun 2019 9:38 AM

Ready to 'consider' US plan to resolve conflict with Palestinians: Benjamin Netanyahu

'We will consider the American proposal in a fair and open way,' he said as he hosted US national security adviser John Bolton.

24 Jun 2019 9:34 AM

4 policemen killed in Taliban attack

A police armoured vehicle was also damaged by Taliban militants.

23 Jun 2019 5:29 PM

Behind the wheel, a year on: Saudi women savour new freedom

The reform has freed many Saudi women from their dependence on private chauffeurs and male relatives.

23 Jun 2019 3:56 PM

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Don't misinterpret US prudence for weakness: John Bolton warns Iran

'Our military is rebuilt new and ready to go,' Bolton said.

23 Jun 2019 3:44 PM

Regime strikes kill 8 civilians in Syria: monitor

Since late April, more than 460 civilians have been killed in government or Russian bombardment, according to the Observatory.

23 Jun 2019 1:28 PM

‘Death to America’: Iran lawmakers chant in Parliament as tensions rise

US President Trump announced additional sanctions on Iran, but held out the prospect of a deal.

23 Jun 2019 1:12 PM

Ethiopia Army Chief of staff shot amid unrest

The internet was cut in Ethiopia, and more details were not immediately available.

23 Jun 2019 12:51 PM

US to evacuate Balad Air Base in Iraq over 'potential security threats'

The already strained relationship was further aggravated after Iran shot down a US military drone on Thursday.

22 Jun 2019 3:48 PM

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