Spoons become new symbol of ‘freedom’

JERUSALEM: The humble spoon has taken its place alongside traditional flags and banners as a Palestinian resistance symbol, after prisoners were said to have...

Girls excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan

KABUL: Girls were excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan yesterday, after the country's new Taleban rulers ordered only boys and male teachers...

Vaccine, PCR test needed to enter Dubai Expo 2020

DUBAI: Expo 2020 visitors will need a coronavirus vaccination or a negative PCR test to enter, organizers in Dubai said yesterday, two weeks before...

Campaigning opens for first ever Qatar legislative polls

DOHA: Campaigning officially opened in Qatar yesterday ahead of its first legislative polls next month, as debate swirls about voter and candidate eligibility and...

Palestinians hail jailbreak despite arrests

JENIN: Four of the six Palestinians who staged a Hollywood-style escape from a Zionist prison may be back behind bars, but in their hometown...

Bahrain Jews worship in public again

MANAMA: For the first time in decades, Ebrahim Nonoo is leading prayer services in Manama's renovated synagogue, bringing Jewish traditions into plain view after...

Jewish new ties with Arab world

DUBAI: After Naftali Bennett became the first Jewish prime minister to visit Egypt in more than a decade, we look at the Jewish state's...

Zionist PM meets Sisi in historic trip

CAIRO: Zionist's Naftali Bennett met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi yesterday, on the first visit to the North African country by a prime minister...

Zionist FM proposes Gaza plan

JERUSALEM: Zionist foreign minister has proposed improving living conditions in Gaza in exchange for calm from the enclave's Hamas Islamist leaders, aiming to solve...

Lebanon’s new cabinet holds first meeting

BEIRUT: Lebanon's newly-formed government held its first meeting yesterday to discuss ways of rescuing the country from one of its worst ever economic crises....

Iran surveillance deal keeps nuke talks hopes alive

TEHRAN: Iran and the UN atomic agency on Sunday announced the IAEA will keep up surveillance of Tehran's nuclear activities, soothing a sore point...

Yemen: The 7-year war with no peace in sight

DUBAI: Seven years have passed since Houthi rebels seized the Yemeni capital Sanaa in September 2014, sparking a war that has plunged the already...

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26th September