Middle-East

Bomb kills three in southeast Iran city: State media

Bomb kills three in southeast Iran city: State media

TEHRAN: A bomb attack on a police command post killed at least three people in the port city of in restive southeastern on Thursday, state media reported. The television said several people were also (more…)

US ‘not in a position to tell (OPEC) what to do‘: Saudi Arabia

US ‘not in a position to tell (OPEC) what to do‘: Saudi Arabia

VIENNA: The United States should not try to dictate policy to , ‘s oil minister said on Thursday. “We don‘t need permission from anyone to cut,” Khalid Al-Falih told reporters ahead of an (more…)

Pope to visit United Arab Emirates in February

Pope to visit United Arab Emirates in February

VATICAN CITY: , who has made boosting ties between Christianity and Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, will visit Abu Dhabi in the in February, the Vatican said on Thursday. The pontiff was invited to (more…)

Saudi guarantees on detained activists ‘not good enough‘: HRW

Saudi guarantees on detained activists ‘not good enough‘: HRW

DUBAI: on Friday urged to allow independent observers access to detained women‘s rights activists, saying Riyadh‘s assurances of their well-being could not be trusted following the murder of (more…)

Qatar steps in to pay civil servants wages in Gaza

Qatar steps in to pay civil servants wages in Gaza

GAZA: paid the salaries of nearly 30,000 Gazan civil servants on Friday, delighting the impoverished workers but angering some in the deeply divided Palestinian leadership who balked at the intervention (more…)

Kidnapped’ Dubai Princess back home safe: Royal Court

Kidnapped’ Dubai Princess back home safe: Royal Court

(This article was originally published by The Economic Times on 08/12/2018.) New Delhi: The government of Dubai has said that Sheikha Latifa, the daughter of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (more…)

Yemen government says rebels ‘not serious‘ at UN talks

Yemen government says rebels ‘not serious‘ at UN talks

RIMBO: A Yemeni government official said Saturday that Houthi rebels were “not serious” on finding common ground to end the devastating war, three days into UN-brokered talks in Sweden. Nearly four years (more…)

Netanyahu briefs Putin on anti-tunnel operation on Lebanese border -Kremlin

Netanyahu briefs Putin on anti-tunnel operation on Lebanese border -Kremlin

MOSCOW: Israeli Prime Minister briefed Russian President on Israel‘s crackdown along its border with Lebanon on tunnels it said were dug by , the Kremlin said on Saturday. Netanyahu said this week (more…)