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Loyalists retake airport in Yemen’s Aden – Saudi-led warships off the coast pound rebels

Afghan returnees from Iran bring drug problems home – Grueling conditions turn workers into heroin addicts

Iraq launches military assault on Islamic State in Anbar – Forces face heavy resistance around Falluja

Malala opens school for Syrian refugees

Israel frees Palestinian after 56-day hunger strike

ARRABA: Israel yesterday released a Palestinian prisoner who staged a 56-day hunger strike which brought him near death in a protest against the controversial procedure allowing detainees to be held…

Ramadan festival breathes new life into Saudi’s old Jeddah

Car bomb rips through Italy consulate in Cairo – Kuwaitis in Egypt safe * Islamic State claims responsibility

CAIRO: A car bomb outside Italy's consulate in Cairo yesterday killed one person, the first attack on a foreign mission since jihadists began a campaign against Egypt's security forces two…

Yemen’s humanitarian ceasefire fails to hold – Bombings and heavy fighting break UN truce

SANAA: A UN-proposed truce in Yemen, aimed at delivering desperately needed aid to millions threatened with famine, failed to take hold yesterday as clashes and Saudi-led coalition air strikes persisted.…

Yemen’s humanitarian ceasefire fails to hold – Bombings and heavy fighting break UN truce

SANAA: A UN-proposed truce in Yemen, aimed at delivering desperately needed aid to millions threatened with famine, failed to take hold yesterday as clashes and Saudi-led coalition air strikes persisted.…

Iran, powers struggle to overcome deadlock – Talks hit 15th day

VIENNA: World powers huddled again yesterday behind closed doors on the 15th day of negotiations seeking a deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions, with no sign of any end to…

Former Saudi FM Prince Saud dies – Amir offers condolences * Tributes pour in for long-serving ex-FM

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Prince Saud Al-Faisal, who was the world's longest-serving foreign minister with 40 years in the post until his retirement this year, has died, the ministry spokesman said…

Iran lashes out in nuclear talks – Deal enters 14th day with no end in sight

VIENNA: Rollercoaster talks in Vienna towards a nuclear deal entered a 14th day yesterday with still no end in sight, as Iran accused the West of back-tracking and Washington said…