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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud: Justice ministry

She, aide falsely declared there were no cooks at prime minister's official residence, ordered from outside caterers at public expense.

21 Jun 2018 6:16 PM

Air strike on east Syria kills nearly 40 pro-regime fighters

Syrian state media reported the attack overnight accusing the US-led coalition but the Pentagon denied responsibility.

18 Jun 2018 4:04 PM

Ceasefire agreement with Taliban marks Eid celebrations in Afghanistan

This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.

15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM

Saudi women rev up motorbikes as end to driving ban nears

For both women, biking is not just an adrenalin-fuelled passion, but also a form of empowerment.

13 Jun 2018 1:20 AM

Indian-origin head chef of UAE restaurant under fire for ‘anti-Islam’ remarks

The anti-Islam tweet created a furore on social media, with twitterati calling for firing the chef.

12 Jun 2018 6:42 PM

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38 killed by air strikes on village in Syria's Idlib: Human rights monitor

The death toll is expected to increase as some of the 50 injured in strikes were in critical condition.

08 Jun 2018 9:05 PM

Saudi Arabia criminalises sexual harassment

The new law would introduce prison term of up to five years, maximum penalty of 300,000 riyals (USD 80,000).

30 May 2018 7:05 PM

US-led air strike hits key military positions in east Syria: State media

A military source of forces allied to Syria's govt said the strikes had targeted two regime military positions near a frontline with IS.

24 May 2018 1:30 PM

Even as it resumes uranium production, Iran prefers pre-nuke deal era

Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had said that it will 'crush' Iran with military pressure and by imposing sanctions

23 May 2018 12:25 PM

Saudi arrests 10 women's rights activists, makes clear State is supreme

The arrest comes one month before the kingdom is slated to lift its driving ban on women.

23 May 2018 11:42 AM

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53 injured as Saudi Arabian Airlines ​jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah.

22 May 2018 3:16 PM

Commander says Iran's people will punch US Secretary of State in mouth

'History has shown that with attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki America is the top criminal with regard to missiles,' Ismail Kowsari said.

22 May 2018 2:30 PM

Netanyahu hails US policy on Iran, calls on world to back

'We call on the entire international community to join this American position,' Netanyahu said.

22 May 2018 10:57 AM

UAE launches 10-year residency visa programme for ‘exceptional talents’

The decision is in line with the country’s position as a primary destination for international investors and global talents.

21 May 2018 3:14 PM

Iran says Europe's support for global nuclear deal is not enough

The EU leaders have pledged to try to keep Iran's oil trade and investment flowing, but conceded that would not be easy.

21 May 2018 1:35 PM

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Indian christian businessman gifts mosque to Muslim workers in UAE

Saji Cheriyan, 49, who hails from Kerala’s Kayamkulam, built the mosque for Muslim workers living in a worker accommodation in Fujairah.

17 May 2018 2:53 PM

Guatemala opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem after US move

The US and Guatemalan moves break with decades of international consensus.

16 May 2018 2:53 PM

Israeli soldiers kill 43 Palestinians in Gaza protests against US embassy

Protests intensified on Israel's founding, with loudspeakers on Gaza mosques urging Palestinians to join 'Great March of Return'.

14 May 2018 5:35 PM

Hassan Rouhani says Iran may remain part of nuclear accord

Rouhani has said Iran would stay committed to the deal, which Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia also signed.

14 May 2018 12:37 PM

Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

The violence caused damage to the terminal, where humanitarian supplies are delivered, which is estimated at more than USD 9 million.

13 May 2018 12:28 PM

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