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Emirati woman of Lebanese origin a ‘Hezbollah spy’ – Emirati woman jailed

ABU DHABI: An Abu Dhabi court has jailed the wife of a prominent Emirati for 10 years after convicting her of spying for Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah movement, local media reported…

Lebanon fearing more attacks – Interior minister says attackers came from Syria, not camps

Yazidi demands IS genocide trial

GENEVA: Nadia Murad, a slight, soft spoken Yazidi woman from Iraq, endured a three-month nightmare as a sex slave of the Islamic State (IS) group. After her harrowing escape with…

Israel causes summer water shortages for Palestinians

Pakistan military courts challenged over abuse claims

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on whether secret military tribunals set up in early 2015 to try civilians accused of terrorism have violated the constitutional rights…

Empty houses and jobless maids: Indonesia expat exodus quickens

JAKARTA: Foreign workers are leaving Indonesia at an increasing rate due to the slump in commodity prices that has forced resource companies to slash jobs at a time when the…

Philippines’ Duterte looking to destroy ‘Imperial Manila’ – President-elect vows to rewrite constitution

Town that voted Brexit ‘out of love’

Argentina begs Messi not to quit

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the country’s President Mauricio Macri urged Lionel Messi on Monday not to leave the national team despite his vow to quit after…

Iceland heroes leave England in turmoil

NICE: No one thought they stood a chance, but Iceland stuck to their guns and pulled off one of football’s biggest shocks, dumping England out of Euro 2016 and forcing…

Southgate favourite to replace humiliated Hodgson

LONDON: National Under-21 coach Gareth Southgate is the early favourite of a not very long list of mooted candidates to replace Roy Hodgson as coach of England following their embarrassing…

Federer fan of Willis Wimbledon fairytale

LONDON: Roger Federer hailed Marcus Willis as one of the great Wimbledon fairytales after the British qualifier set up a dream clash with the seven-time champion. Willis is ranked 772…