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Missing Egyptian man found dead

KUWAIT: Following up the case of an Egyptian man who went missing in Hasawi, security sources said that the man was later found dead at Jahra hospital after he was…

Bahrain policeman killed in ‘terror act’

DUBAI: An off-duty policeman was shot dead in Bahrain yesterday in what the interior ministry called a “terrorist act”, state news agency BNA reported. “The Interior Ministry mourns with great…

Trump unrepentant on travel ban

Order loses first legal battle amid protests NEW YORK: The United States braced yesterday for more furious protests against Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries as the…

Blaze destroys Texas mosque

VICTORIA, Texas: An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago. A clerk at…

Trump shakes up Washington and the world

First week in power leads to serious case of political whiplash WASHINGTON: Donald Trump hurtled through his first week in power, punching out at critics, dishing up “alternative facts,” polarizing…

US faces growing Iraqi backlash to travel ban

Calls for a reciprocal ban on US citizens BAGHDAD: Washington faced a growing backlash in Baghdad yesterday to its decision to bar citizens of Iraq, a key partner in the…

Protests erupt at airports following President’s ban

A look at the mass protests sweeping the nation NEW YORK: President Donald Trump’s travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations entry into the US has sparked protests…

British PM May does ‘not agree’ with Trump immigration policy

Newly minted friendship already showing cracks   LONDON: Two days after a friendship-forging meeting with Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday discreetly distanced herself from the US president…

Patrols check sex trafficking in Kolkata’s red light district

KOLKATA: A sex workers’ committee meeting is underway on the first floor of a shabby building at the entrance of Sonagachi, South Asia’s largest red light district in the Indian…

Trump gives generals 30 days for anti-IS strategy

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump signed an executive order Saturday giving the US military 30 days to devise a plan to “defeat” the Islamic State group. The plan makes good on…

Philippine troops kill 15 Islamic State supporters

MANILA: Philippine soldiers killed 15 militants and seriously wounded their leader, believed to be the Islamic State’s representative in the country, following air and artillery strikes in a southern province,…

23 missing Chinese tourists in Malaysia boat sinking survive

Rescue operation to continue for missing few KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty-three Chinese tourists and two crew members have survived after their boat sank in rough seas off eastern Malaysia but six…