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Saudi king calls for 'fair' Palestinian solution in Trump call

Saudi Arabia has said it will not follow the UAE until Israel has signed an internationally recognised peace accord with the Palestinians

07 Sep 2020 1:59 PM

'No signs of life' in Beirut rubble after three-day search for blast survivors

The signs of life detected in the past two days were possibly breaths of fellow rescuers already inside the building, authorities said

06 Sep 2020 8:54 AM

Beirut’s rescue workers detect pulse beneath rubble one month after explosion

It is extremely unlikely that any survivors would be found a month after the blast that tore through the port in August

04 Sep 2020 12:37 PM

Lebanese army finds 4 tons of ammonium nitrate in Beirut

It was nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at Beirut's port for six years that detonated last month, wreaking death and destruction

04 Sep 2020 11:15 AM

Macron backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

Macron is the most prominent world leader to visit Iraq since Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi came to power in May

03 Sep 2020 11:16 AM


UAE's warm welcome to Israelis reflects changing region

The Emirati charm offensive was on full display as they sought to convey a new spirit of friendship following the historic US-brokered deal

02 Sep 2020 1:50 PM

Gulf aspirants worried about COVID risk of flying down for NEET exams

Some of them have decided the skip the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) altogether this year

30 Aug 2020 6:50 PM

Global coronavirus cases cross 25 million

A million additional cases have been detected globally roughly every four days since mid-July

30 Aug 2020 12:41 PM

UAE formally ends Israel boycott amid US-brokered deal

First direct commercial flight by Israel’s flagship carrier El Al is expected in Dubai on Moday, carrying US and Israeli officials

29 Aug 2020 3:25 PM

Record infections, few deaths: how Qatar has tackled COVID-19

More than one in five residents have now been tested, and at the height of the pandemic, more than one in four of those tests were positive

26 Aug 2020 10:50 AM


Hamas calls on regional leaders to 'break silence' as US' Pompeo starts Middle East tour

Israel has bombed the coastal Palestinian strip, which is ruled by Hams, almost daily since August 6

24 Aug 2020 2:38 PM

Israeli protesters, decrying corruption, keep pressure on Netanyahu

Saturday’s protest comes just days before an August 25 deadline for the government to pass a state budget

23 Aug 2020 2:38 PM

Telephone calls between UAE, Israel ring for the first time

By Sunday, Israeli news websites that had previously been blocked by UAE could be accessed without using means to bypass internet filtering

17 Aug 2020 10:18 AM

UN launches $565 million appeal for Beirut victims

The blast killed over 170 people, injured more than 6,000 and left thousands homeless

15 Aug 2020 3:20 PM

India sends humanitarian aid to Lebanon

The materials were transported by an IAF C-17 transport aircraft that landed in Beirut earlier in the day on Friday

15 Aug 2020 1:11 PM


Israel, UAE deal follows years of failed peace initiatives: A recap

Here are the main initiatives undertaken by the parties themselves and international mediators since the 1967 Middle East War

14 Aug 2020 3:26 PM

Iran says UAE-Israel deal a 'stab in the back' to Muslims

'UAE government and other accompanying governments must accept responsibility for all the consequences of this action,' the statement read

14 Aug 2020 1:08 PM

UAE, Israel establish diplomatic ties; annexation of parts of West Bank now halted

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to break the news

14 Aug 2020 12:15 AM

Lebanon Parliament meets after blast, government resignation

Parliament is not convening at its usual location due to ongoing protests outside the Parliament building

13 Aug 2020 4:01 PM

Israel launches fresh strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza in retaliation for explosive balloons

Despite a truce last year backed by UN, Egypt and Qatar, the two sides clash sporadically with rockets, mortar fire or incendiary balloons

13 Aug 2020 11:15 AM