Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Hezbollah warns Israel amid tension; Shiites mark Ashura

Israel accused of pushing the region to war BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Hezbollah accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government yesterday of pushing the region to war...

China devaluation heralds currency war – US dollar on the rise as China devalues...

LONDON: China's shock 2 percent devaluation of the yuan yesterday pushed the dollar higher and raised the prospect of a new round of currency...

US, Iran forge new diplomatic relationship as deal advances – Kerry talking to Zarif...

WASHINGTON: For diplomats from countries without diplomatic relations, Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sure are doing a...

Germany proposes niqab ban – Merkel’s CDU under pressure from anti-immigrant party

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have agreed that women should be banned from wearing the face veil in schools and universities and while...

Another Rohingya ‘leader’ killed in Bangladesh camp

Bangladesh delays Rohingya refugee return - 2nd such death in three days as tensions mount BALUKHALI: Attackers yesterday killed a Rohingya representative in a Bangladesh...

Bahrain disrupts bid to smuggle in explosives – Manama recalls envoy from Iran over...

DUBAI: Bahrain authorities have disrupted an attempt to smuggle high-grade explosives, automatic weapons and ammunition into the country by sea and have arrested two...

Michelin crowns Paris hotels under cloud of top chef’s suicide

France's Michelin guide gave the country's most famous chef a much-prized third star but stripped another of his establishments of its top ranking yesterday...

Saudis urged to say ‘no’ to begging

RIYADH: Clad in black and with a baby in her lap, a woman sits on the ground shaking a cardboard box outside the door...

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

 Donning a helmet inside a pearl silver sports sedan, Rana Almimoni skids and drifts around a Riyadh park, engine roaring, tyres screeching and clouds...

Celebrations kick off as world rings in 2017

SYDNEY: Australia rang in the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display in Sydney, sending rainbow-colored showers into the night sky and defying the...

Twinkle of success for Pakistani Christian powerlifting duo

LAHORE: Twinkle Sohail and Sonia Azmat have the weight of the Pakistani Christian world on their shoulders, but if anyone can bear the hopes...

Kabul still reeling after deadly truck bombing

Government's failure to protect citizens KABUL: Kabul was reeling yesterday from its deadliest attack since 2001, with anguished residents burying their dead as authorities cleared...

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