The Bab Al-Hawa crossing on the main road between Iskenderun and Aleppo is a key route for smuggling...
Thursday - 10th August, 2017
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Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan said he would accept an invitation to attend the Damascus Inte...
Wednesday - 9th August, 2017
Israel ‘guilty of war crimes’ for Jerusalem deportations
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For its report, published on Tuesday, the New York-based group investigated eight cases in which Pal...
Tuesday - 8th August, 2017
Indian businessman who paid $4m prisoners’ debts wins community award in UAE
DUBAI: An Indian businessman and philanthropist who has spent 15 million dirhams ($4 million) paying...
Monday - 7th August, 2017
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Tuesday - 25th July, 2017
Haj 2017 season begins with first pilgrim arrivals
MADINAH: The Haj 2017 season has begun, with the first flights arriving from Pakistan on Monday.&...
Monday - 24th July, 2017
Book about Nelson Mandela’s medical treatment stirs dispute
JOHANNESBURG: A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela’s...
Sunday - 23rd July, 2017
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Friday - 21st July, 2017
New Royal Guard chief appointed New body to be overseen by king
Intelligence, Special Forces, Special Emergency Forces, Aviation Security separated from Interior Ministry
The new state security agency will be headed by intelligence chief Abdul Aziz bin Mohammed Al-Howair...
Thursday - 20th July, 2017
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Tuesday - 18th July, 2017
According to a report in Elaph online portal, the king spoke with top US officials seeking the holy ...
Monday - 17th July, 2017
Iran president’s brother held on financial crime charges
TEHRAN: Iran’s judiciary on Sunday announced the arrest of President Hassan Rouhani’s brother Ho...
Sunday - 16th July, 2017
Egypt probes motives of beach attacker
CAIRO/LONDON: Police on Saturday questioned the suspected terrorist who stabbed to death two German ...
Saturday - 15th July, 2017
Friday - 14th July, 2017
‘Help save 650,000 Mosul children’
Hamida Ramadhani, UNICEF’s deputy representative in Iraq, said in a statement addressed to Arab Ne...
Thursday - 13th July, 2017
Jack Shaheen, a fighter against negative Arab stereotypes
LONDON: Dr. Jack Shaheen, an internationally recognized authority on anti-Arab stereotyping, passed ...
Wednesday - 12th July, 2017
US, Qatar sign deal on combating terror financing Quartet ‘values’ American efforts, but says Doha steps not enough
The signing of the pact, during a visit to Doha by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, comes after ...
Tuesday - 11th July, 2017
DAMNING INDICTMENT CNN LEAKS SHOW QATAR PREVIOUSLY AGREED IN SECRET TO DEMANDS IT NOW SAYS BREACH SOVEREIGNTY
Copies of the agreements were leaked to CNN on Monday. The first — handwritten and dated Nov. 23, ...
Monday - 10th July, 2017
THE LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s office said he was in “liberated” Mosul to congratulate “th...
Sunday - 9th July, 2017
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The Joint Operations Command said: “Our units are still continuing to advance... Not much is left ...
Saturday - 8th July, 2017
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US ready to work with Russia on Syria ‘no-fly zones’
In a wide-ranging statement, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Russia had a “special responsib...
Thursday - 6th July, 2017
QATAR BOYCOTT EXTENDED
Doha’s response, they said, was “not serious” and betrayed Qatar’s “failure” to realize ...
Wednesday - 5th July, 2017
Cairo meeting to determine Doha’s destiny
“We look forward to receiving Qatar’s response to the demands in order to study it thoroughly be...
Tuesday - 4th July, 2017
Al Jazeera’s ‘terror network past’ forgotten by global media amid Gulf rift
LONDON: Several media organizations have come out in support of Qatar’s Al Jazeera network — des...
Monday - 3rd July, 2017
Damascus bomber kills 18 after car chase
The Syrian regime’s media and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said securi...
Sunday - 2nd July, 2017
Iranian officials must be ‘brought to justice’ Thousands voice opposition to Tehran regime at a huge gathering near Paris
PARIS: Tens of thousands of Iranians gathered in the giant auditorium in the Villepinte Exhibition C...
Saturday - 1st July, 2017
Trump, Erdogan explore ways to end Qatar-Gulf diplomatic dispute
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Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut off economic and diplomatic ties with Qatar earlier thi...
Friday - 30th June, 2017
THE END OF DAESH?
The terror group announced its “caliphate” on June 29, 2014, across swathes of territory its fig...
Thursday - 29th June, 2017
Syrian regime taking US threat seriously
BRUSSELS: The Syrian regime is taking seriously the US warning against launching another chemical we...
Wednesday - 28th June, 2017
SAPRAC calls upon football body to investigate Doha’s dual agenda of sponsoring terror and sport
JEDDAH: A report by a leading think-tank has raised questions about Qatar’s suitability to host th...
Tuesday - 27th June, 2017
Doha’s hotels suffer over Eid holiday due to Arab sanctions
DOHA, Qatar: A boycott imposed by four Arab nations that accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism is squ...
Monday - 26th June, 2017
US urges Qatar, neighbors to ease tension
Tillerson attempted to soothe fraying tempers in a statement, following days of telephone diplomacy ...
Sunday - 25th June, 2017
Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles
MOSUL: Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Sa...
Saturday - 24th June, 2017
MAKKAH TERROR ATTACK FOILED
The security spokesman explained that one of the sites was in the province of Jeddah, and the two ot...
Friday - 23rd June, 2017
EU sure about that hat, your majesty?
LONDON: Coincidence or a subliminal message? Britain’s Queen Elizabeth stirred up social media on ...
Thursday - 22nd June, 2017
A vote of confidence in the young generation
THE landmark appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince represents a vote of confiden...
Wednesday - 21st June, 2017
Ramadan food leftovers going to the needy, not bins
JEDDAH: In Saudi Arabia, Ramadan tables often end up with a lot of untouched food left behind. While...
Tuesday - 20th June, 2017
Two terror attacks on streets of Europe
Ten people were injured when a van plowed into worshippers near north London’s Finsbury Park Mosqu...
Monday - 19th June, 2017
Iran missiles target Daesh in Syria
TEHRAN: Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Sunday it launched missiles into eastern Syria targeting D...
Sunday - 18th June, 2017
Twitter briefly suspends Al Jazeera account
JEDDAH: Social media platform Twitter briefly suspended the main account of the Qatar-based broadcas...
Saturday - 17th June, 2017
100,000 civilians behind Daesh lines in Mosul
Daesh snipers are shooting at families trying to flee on foot or by boat across the Tigris River, it...
Friday - 16th June, 2017
Moscow accuses Washington of deploying missiles in Syria
In a statement, the Defense Ministry said the “United States has moved two HIMARS multiple rocket ...
Thursday - 15th June, 2017
US should consider moving air base out of Qatar
Ambassador Yousef Al-Otaiba of the UAE said Qatar’s neighbors would “fairly soon” give the US ...
Wednesday - 14th June, 2017
‘There is no blockade... Qatar is free to go’
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted Al-Jubeir, while US Defense Secretary James Mattis will r...
Tuesday - 13th June, 2017
Ramadan Sharing Fridges initiative spreads culture of giving in UAE
JEDDAH: Sometimes giving comes in a form of nutrients, rather than cash. Dubai’s Ramadan Sharing F...
Monday - 12th June, 2017
Gulf states announce humanitarian gesture to help families with Qatari members
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE announced hotlines to help affected families, as Saudi Deputy Crow...
Sunday - 11th June, 2017
Gulf leaders up pressure on Qatar; Russia calls for talks
But Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov took a neutral stand and called for dialogue to resolve t...
Saturday - 10th June, 2017
US urges Doha to ‘do more, more quickly’ to combat extremism
President Donald Trump accused Qatar of funding terror “at a very high level,” and said solving ...
Friday - 9th June, 2017
El-Sisi sees vindication in moves against Qatar
CAIRO: The alliance with Gulf countries to isolate Qatar has given a significant boost to Egyptian P...
Thursday - 8th June, 2017
Terror strikes Tehran’s heart
Daesh claimed responsibility and released a video purporting to show gunmen inside the Parliament bu...
Wednesday - 7th June, 2017
Terror threat in spotlight on eve of UK election
LONDON: The terror threat to Britain has emerged as the key campaign issue ahead of Thursday’s ele...
Tuesday - 6th June, 2017
DOHA IN DISTRESS Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and 5 other governments cut diplomatic ties Airplanes banned from neighbors’ airspace; other flights halted Qatar says moves to sever relations are ‘unjustified’
Residents of Qatar were seen “panic buying” and some supermarket shelves stood empty after Saudi...
Monday - 5th June, 2017
Discusses key issues of mutual interest
During the meeting, they reviewed a number of issues regarding GCC joint action. In a separ...
Sunday - 4th June, 2017
27 dead in heavy fighting as army closes in on Taiz palace
The palace is under the control of the Houthis who are allied with former soldiers loyal to deposed ...
Saturday - 3rd June, 2017
Terror strike leaves 37 dead in Manila
Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Philippine government insisted it was not terro...
Thursday - 1st June, 2017
KSRelief distributes 596,340 iftar meals in Somalia
RIYADH: The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) has launched a project to ...
Wednesday - 31st May, 2017
Prominent Saudi actor wins defamation case against cleric
JEDDAH: Saudi cleric Saeed bin Farwah was convicted in a defamation case and sentenced to 45 days in...
Tuesday - 30th May, 2017
Doha aiding terror outfits in Libya
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, leader of the Libyan National Army (LNA), said some other countries we...
Monday - 29th May, 2017
8 dead in Mississippi shooting rampage
WASHINGTON: A gunman on a rampage during a domestic dispute in rural Mississippi fatally shot eight ...
Sunday - 28th May, 2017
Qatar’s emir wants ties with Iran to be ‘stronger than ever before’
cooperate in this regard. Saudi Arabia and the UAE expressed exasperation this week after o...
Saturday - 27th May, 2017
Congressman Ed Royce says Doha ‘hosts the worst of the worst of Hamas’ leaders’
WASHINGTON: Qatar was under increasing pressure in Washington this week as Congressman Ed Royce and ...
Friday - 26th May, 2017
BRUSSELS: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will join the US-led coalition fighting Daes...
Thursday - 25th May, 2017
Border guards thwart Captagon, Hashish smuggling attempt in Tabuk and Jazan
JEDDAH: Border guards in Tabuk and Jazan apprehended the smuggling of more than 211 Captagon tablets...
Wednesday - 24th May, 2017
Wave of ‘fake news’ spreads online after UK terror attack
At least 22 people were killed in the attack, with many more missing and dozens injured. De...