Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Death and despair in the last Islamic State’s Syrian bastion

Troops pound Baghouz as thousands flee NEAR BAGHOUZ: Torched tents, a rain of bullets, the thunderous whoosh of warplanes...

Born in Israel, hundreds of Filipino kids risk expulsion

TEL AVIV: Ramela Noel (right), a Filipina domestic worker, talks to her daughter, 11-year-old Sivan, at their home in Tel...

Syrian and Russian forces pound Idlib

BEIRUT: Regime and Russian air raids pounded Syria's last major rebel bastion of Idlib yesterday after an overnight lull, killing at least one child,...

Saudi bracing for a long period of cheap oil – OPEC heavyweight shows no...

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's planned cuts in spending and energy subsidies signal that the world's largest crude exporter is bracing for a prolonged period of...

India and UAE target security trade as Crown Prince visits

NEW DELHI: India and the United Arab Emirates are eyeing a string of defense, infrastructure and other deals when Abu Dhabi's crown prince starts...

Mosul battle rages as resistance falters

IS bombings around country leave 20 dead MOSUL: Iraq's special forces worked Sunday to clear neighborhoods on the eastern edge of Islamic State-held Mosul as...

Drone kills Al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen

ADEN: Drone strikes killed two suspected Al-Qaeda militants in southern Yemen including the nephew of a top commander, security officials said yesterday, as the...

Jaish al-Adl: shadowy Sunni extremists on Iran-Pakistan border

TEHRAN: A suicide attack that killed 27 troops in Iran's restive southeast on Wednesday was claimed by Jaish al-Adl, a Sunni Muslim...

Malaysia deports 6 Egyptians, Tunisian despite concerns

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad, despite protests from...

Rebels fire shells from Syria buffer despite pullout

BEIRUT: Opposition fighters have fired mortar shells from a planned buffer zone in northwest Syria, in a deadly attack that threatens a deal to...

5 years into war, Yemen at ‘rock bottom’

SANAA: Like most residents of Amran, a strategic gateway to Yemen's capital Sanaa, Mohammed Al-Najri thought the capture of his city by...

Saudis, UAE introduce VAT; Oman projects budget deficit

DUBAI/MUSCAT: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates introduced value-added tax from yesterday, a first for the Gulf which has long prided itself on...

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