Thursday, January 17, 2019

Modi caps Netanyahu bromance with barefoot beach stroll

JERUSALEM: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped a historic three-day visit to Israel yesterday with a barefoot stroll along the Mediterranean shore with Israeli...

Qatar and FIFA urged to protect migrant workers

DUBAI: World Cup 2022 host Qatar must urgently introduce laws to protect the lives of up to 800,000 migrant construction laborers working in scorching...

Are jihadists hiding among refugees? – Politicians warn over risk of infiltration

PARIS: Warnings that jihadists bent on violence may be sneaking into Europe disguised as refugees are growing louder, but analysts say extremists do not...

Syria regime air raids kill 33 civilians

BEIRUT: Regime air strikes have killed 33 civilians in the past 24 hours in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib where government forces are fighting...

Iran promises ‘crushing’ response if US designates Guards terrorist group

LONDON: Iran promised yesterday to give a "crushing" response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group. The pledge...

Egypt delivers fuel to Gaza, undercuts Abbas

RAFAH: Egypt began yesterday to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza, temporarily easing a crisis that has left the Palestinian enclave's two...

30 killed in Iran building collapse

Fire engulfs high-rise building in Tehran; firefighters among killed TEHRAN: A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by fire collapsed yesterday, killing at least 30 firefighters...

Turkish court jails the MP niece of PKK chief Ocalan

Turkey TV blacklists songs, sparking censorship row ISTANBUL: A Turkish court yesterday handed the MP niece of the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers'...

Qatar, US plan ‘expansion’ of Udeid airbase

DOHA: The US and Qatar launched a plan yesterday to expand Al-Udeid airbase, the biggest military facility used by Washington in the Gulf as...

Rebels fight to break Aleppo siege

ALEPPO: Car bombs and rocket fire shook Aleppo yesterday as rebels battled to break a suffocating siege by the Syrian regime, accused by Washington...

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,...

US vote between ‘bad and worse’: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday that he had no preference in the US election race between Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, saying...

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