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Dubai top cop files first anti-discrimination case

DUBAI: A high-ranking UAE police officer has filed a discrimination case against a Saudi writer, The National reported yesterday, the first time the UAE’s new anti-discrimination law has been used.…

Iran launches charm offensive in wary; Zarif briefs Kuwait on nuke deal – Tehran’s policies won’t change

KUWAIT: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in his first foreign trip after the landmark nuclear accord, urged Tehran’s Gulf Arab neighbors to cooperate to fight against terrorism, but stressed…

Clashes rock Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque – Israeli police enter holy site, block Arab youths

Assad says army ‘fatigued’ but will ultimately prevail – Embattled president vows to win bloody civil war

Bahrain disrupts bid to smuggle in explosives – Manama recalls envoy from Iran over ‘hostile comments’

Britain lifts Iran travel warning – Iran hits out at Kerry’s ‘empty threats’

Tunisia adopts anti-terror law despite rights concerns

Saudis declare Yemen truce to allow in aid

Turkey stages first air strikes on IS in Syria – Operations follow deal with US on airbase

Beirut swims in trash after landfill protest – Capital reeks of garbage, locals suffer

Football frenzy waning in turbulent Egypt

18 dead as ship hits Egypt party boat – Five survivors rescued, many still missing