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...