British MP charged with sexual assaults

LONDON: A British MP from the governing Conservative Party was charged yesterday after being accused of sexually assaulting two women. Charlie Elphicke,...

Pompeo meets Saudi King on Khashoggi case

RIYADH/ISTANBUL: Saudi Arabia's crown prince agreed yesterday there must be a thorough investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the United States said,...

2 million Muslims converge on Makkah for pilgrimage

JEDDAH: Two million Muslims from across the globe are converging on Makkah in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage, a religious duty and for...

Hispanics face ridicule for supporting trump – Minority speaking out in favor of brash...

ANAHEIM: Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piƱatas - clashing with police, at times...

Taleban truck bomb rocks hotel for foreigners in Kabul – Highlighting growing insecurity

KABUL: A Taleban truck bomb blasted a hotel for foreigners in Kabul yesterday, triggering a seven-hour gun and grenade assault that highlighted growing insecurity...

Qatar’s desert rose museum finally blooms

DOHA: Almost a decade in the making, three years late and at an estimated cost of $434 million, Qatar's vast national museum,...

Ramaphosa, Dlamini-Zuma in tight race to lead S Africa’s ruling ANC

JOHANNESBURG: The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's only ruler since the end of apartheid, votes this weekend in a race too close to...

Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel

GAZA: Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning...

US to cut off arms supply to Kurds fighters in Syria

ANKARA: The United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, a move by President Donald Trump that is...

John Paul II ‘intimate letters’ report a ‘Valentine’s joke’

WARSAW: The director of Poland's national library yesterday dismissed a BBC report alleging that pope John Paul II had a close relationship with a...

May pushes Brexit deal; EU court offers way out

EU court rules Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally BRUSSELS: In this file photo, Britain's ambassador to the EU...

Camping season delayed due to effects of stormy weather

KUWAIT: The Municipality yesterday announced the postponement of the start of the camping season until further notice from the civil defense committee, which includes...

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