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UAE jails seven for links to Hezbollah

ABU DHABI: A top Emirati court yesterday sentenced seven people to up to life in prison after convicting them of forming a cell linked to Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah movement, state…

2-year vacuum ends as Michel Aoun elected Lebanon president

Amir sends congratulations…

War pushes Yemen to partition

Gulf Arabs support southern forces, oppose split…

Iraq police battle suicide bombers

Village highlighted IS dream of a caliphate…

Hindu temples in Bangladesh attacked

NEW DELHI: Hundreds of Muslims in eastern Bangladesh angry about a social media post launched a wave of attacks against Hindu temples and homes in a rare convulsion of communal…

Egypt floods kill 26

Danish police find bodies of Syrian refugee and her two young daughter in freezer

COPENHAGEN: Danish police said yesterday they found the bodies of a slain Syrian refugee and her two young daughters in a freezer in their apartment, as they launched a manhunt…

CAR’s capital rocked with deadly clashes

France ends military operation BANGUI: The Central African Republic’s capital was rocked by deadly overnight clashes as France’s defense minister was due yesterday to formally end a military operation there,…

Pakistani police detain 1,500 in crackdown on opposition

Pakistani women unite to take ‘honor’ out of killing

ISLAMABAD: Naeema Kishwar shrouds herself in a burqa, showing only her eyes. She belongs to a Pakistani political party that has been linked to the Taleban. And she comes from…

Escaped Islamist prisoners shot dead in India’s Bhopal

Inmates flee after slashing guard’s throat…

Saudi money rates drop as liquidity eases

Lower rates could ease stress on companies, economy DUBAI: Saudi Arabian money market rates dropped for a second straight day yesterday after authorities acted to ease a liquidity crunch in…