Bangladesh police arrest suspect in attack on publisher – Detentions of thousands of suspected...

DHAKA: The detentions of thousands of suspected criminals across Bangladesh led to the arrest of a suspected member of a banned Islamist group accused...

Two Emirati soldiers die in war-ravaged Yemen

DUBAI: An Emirati soldier was killed while on duty with a Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates' official WAM...

Pakistani police culture of impunity faces trial by social media

LAHORE: In this picture taken on Jan 20, 2019, relatives mourn the deaths of members of a family who were gunned...

Canadian UN peacekeepers return to Africa after 24 years

One of the United Nations' most difficult and dangerous missions GAO, Mali: Soaring over the Niger river before entering the savannah in northern Mali, a...

Crown prince vows ‘moderate’ Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged a “moderate, open” Saudi Arabia yesterday, breaking with ultraconservative clerics in favor of an image catering...

Afghan forces see hopeful signs; air strikes hit Taleban – New Taleban leader seen...

KABUL: A combination of airstrikes and a Taleban apparently still adapting to its new leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada has given a lift to Afghan...

Desertions on the rise as Islamic State loses ground

PARIS: Growing numbers of Western jihadists are deserting the Islamic State (IS) group and returning to countries like France, where security services are trying...

Trump privately signs new travel ban, leaves Iraq off

Trump signs revised travel ban WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump yesterday signed a revised ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations, scaling back the order...

Flying on a fake ID: Refugees’ path less travelled to Europe – Crisis creates...

PARIS: Ali, a Palestinian-Syrian banker desperate to reach the Netherlands, had to hide his surprise when he finally met a shadowy forger known as...

Suicide car bombers hit Damascus; 18 killed

DAMASCUS: A suicide car bomber pursued by security forces blew himself up in eastern Damascus yesterday, with a monitor reporting 18 killed in the...

Islamic State storms Yemen govt bastion of Aden, killing 15

ADEN: The Islamic State group claimed a major attack on Yemen's government bastion of Aden yesterday which killed at least 15 people, wounded 18...

Khan’s interior minister pick Shah raises questions about new Pakistan

Pakistan cabinet reshuffle to attract foreign investment ISLAMABAD: Ijaz Ahmed Shah, Minister of the National Assembly (MNA), meets...

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