Saturday, January 19, 2019

Iran orchestra barred over women musicians

A high-profile performance in Iran by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra was cancelled at the last minute because it was due to feature female musicians,...

80% of men in middle east more savvy about fashion than health

With the spotlight on men's health issues this month, Centrepoint reflected upon the health consciousness or lack thereof of its male consumers within the...

French PM calls on Gulf to accept more refugees – Carson visits Jordan camp,...

AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan: Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said yesterday after visiting a camp for Syrian refugees, that the displaced should be absorbed...

Erdogan regrets plane downing – Turkey warns against Russia travel in tit-for-tat

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday voiced regret over Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane, saying his country was "truly saddened" by the...

Life returns to Syrian town after IS ousted

AL-HOL, Syria: Outside her home in a town of northeast Syria, four-year-old Baydaa scribbles on a leaflet of religious rules left behind by the...

Drive-by shooting kills 4 Egyptian policemen

CAIRO: A drive-by shooting killed four Egyptian police near a famed historic site on the outskirts of Cairo yesterday and a military helicopter crashed...

Israel to open first mission in Abu Dhabi

JERUSALEM: Israel plans to open a diplomatic-level mission to the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi, its first openly established representative office in...

Downing of Russian jet offers boost to Assad

DAMASCUS: Turkey's downing of a Russian jet has played into the hands of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad by bringing Moscow on board with his...

Russia urges citizens to return home – Moscow strikes back at Turkey by cutting...

MOSCOW: Russia’s foreign ministry yesterday urged nationals currently in Turkey to return home after tensions with Ankara soared over the downing of a Russian...

Saudi Arabia to execute more than 50 convicted of terrorism – A warning to...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, two Saudi newspapers reported this week, in what appears to be...

Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue essential for peace

NAIROBI: Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya yesterday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against...

Cameron says time to bomb militants in Syria – Paris attacks sway MPS towards...

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday it was time to join air strikes against Islamic State in Syria because Britain cannot “subcontract its...

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