Bloc regrets ‘negative’ Qatar response, boycott to remain

German FM, UN envoy in Kuwait - Turkey adamant on base CAIRO: Four Arab nations seeking to isolate Qatar over its alleged support for extremist...

Pope Francis in Arabia, the Muslim-friendly pope

Pontiff 'happy to write new page in history' with UAE visit DUBAI: Two men and a girl...

A high-five from Putin and a G20 awkward photo

BUENOS AIRES: Russian President Vladimir Putin walked up to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a summit of G20 world leaders, high-fived...

In Mosul, women desperate for news of the ‘disappeared’

MOSUL: Every Friday since Mosul was prised from the Islamic State group’s clutches last July, women gather in the Iraqi city’s Al-Minassa Square, desperate...

Iraq forces retake Mosul train station, once a major rail hub

 'Very important from a trade standpoint' MOSUL: Iraqi forces said yesterday they recaptured Mosul train station, once one of the country's main rail hubs and...

Azhar: Sexual harassment haram

CAIRO: Egypt’s highest Sunni Muslim authority has said there can be no justification for sexual harassment, in a country where many people often blame...

300 Syrians leave rebel town under govt deal – More evacuations planned

MOADIMAYET AL-SHAM, Syria: More than 300 Syrians living in a rebel held town near Damascus were evacuated yesterday under a deal with the government,...

Iranian newspaper calls for expulsion of French diplomats

TEHRAN: In this file photo, placards with slogans against the British media are held up during a rally held in Tehran....

Israel hails common front with Arabs on Iran in Warsaw talks

Netanyahu, Oman's foreign minister meet one-on-one WARSAW: Participants, including members of the Saudi delegation, arrive for a...

IS kills more than 180 in south Syria

BEIRUT: A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 180 people in southern Syria yesterday, in...

As offensive nears, Islamic State rigs Mosul with bombs

ERBIL/BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants have placed booby traps across the city of Mosul, dug tunnels and recruited children as spies in anticipation of an...

Yemen foes hold new talks in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Yemen's warring parties held a new session of peace talks in Kuwait yesterday under pressure to firm up a fragile ceasefire that went...

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