Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Dozens may be dead in Iran protests

US has condemned Iran for using "lethal force" GENEVA: The United Nations voiced alarm yesterday at reports dozens may...

In the desert of Dubai, salmon farming thrives

DUBAI: From a control room in the middle of Dubai's desert, Norway's sunrises and sunsets and the cool currents of the Atlantic...

Yemen rebels seize two S Korean, one Saudi vessel

SANAA: Yemen's Iran-aligned rebels seized a Saudi-flagged tug and two South Korean vessels at the weekend, the insurgents and Seoul officials said...

Guterres hails Amir, Kuwait; Pompeo, Pence praise ties

WASHINGTON: (From left) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, US Vice President Mike Pence and Kuwaiti...

Iran ‘calmer’ despite riots over petrol

TEHRAN: Iran said it still faced riots even though the situation was "calmer" yesterday after days of violent protests sparked by a...

Iran spy agency leaks reveal vast sway in protest-hit Iraq

BAGHDAD: Reports yesterday on a trove of leaked Iranian intelligence documents drove home the depth of its influence in Iraq, where anti-government...

Strikes resume in Iraq to bolster anti-govt protests

BAGHDAD: Iraqis flooded the streets of the capital and southern cities yesterday in a general strike that bolstered the weeks-long movement demanding...

Lebanon tycoon forgoes PM job under pressure

BEIRUT: Lebanon slipped deeper into political crisis yesterday after the withdrawal of a top candidate for prime minister narrowed the chances of...

Khamenei backs petrol price hike

TEHRAN: A man holds a smartphone connected to a Wi-Fi network without Internet access at an office in the Iranian capital...

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

TEHRAN: One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread yesterday across Iran after a surprise decision to impose petrol...

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

Tit-for-tat air strikes and rocket fire between Israel and Islamic Jihad continues GAZA CITY: Israel targeted Hamas in...

Tear gas kills Iraq protesters as authorities feel the heat

Deaths marked a resurgence of bloodshed BAGHDAD: Four protesters were killed by tear gas canisters in Baghdad yesterday...

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