Friday, February 22, 2019

Social media helps savvy refugees ease trip to West – Migrants take advantage of...

MOLIVOS, Greece: The 26-year-old Syrian economics graduate knew exactly what to do and where to go. Amr Zaidah, with the aid of GPS, helped...

Lebanon’s ‘You Stink’ campaigners slam trash plan

BEIRUT: The organizers of Lebanon’s “You Stink” mass protests over piles of festering trash in the streets yesterday criticized the government’s long-awaited plan to...

OPEC, non-OPEC to weigh oil summit – Gulf states will maintain oil investment: Qatar

DOHA: Qatar’s Energy Minister Mohammed Al-Sada said yesterday that a proposal by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold a summit for oil producers to...

From Baghdad to Bavaria: A family’s heart-rending odyssey through EU

MUNICH: When the train's map lit up showing it had crossed into Germany, an Iraqi refugee couple felt a rush of peace and joy....

Dubai developers upbeat despite falling prices – Analysts signal a slide in property values

DUBAI: Dubai property developers are still turning out some larger-than-life projects even though prices are heading south again after clawing back a good chunk...

Turkish forces cross into Iraq after deadly attacks – Deadliest rebel attack in years...

ANKARA: Turkish special forces crossed into northern Iraq to pursue Kurdish militants yesterday, a senior official told AFP, after the deadliest attacks by the...

Flare-throwing fans halt Saudi qualifier

SHAH ALAM: Flare-throwing fans halted Malaysia’s World Cup qualifier with Saudi Arabia yesterday as anger boiled over following last week’s record 10-0 defeat to...

Heavy air raids pound Yemen capital after rebel attack – ‘Our revenge shall not...

SANAA: A Saudi-led coalition pounded the rebel-held Yemeni capital with air strikes in retaliation for the killing of 60 Gulf soldiers in a rebel...

Qatar sends 1,000 troops to Yemen

SANAA: Qatar has sent 1,000 ground troops to Yemen, Doha-based Al Jazeera television said, escalating Gulf Arab intervention in Yemen’s war ahead of a...

Syrian refugees put Gulf under spotlight – Exodus stirs emotions, official silence

DUBAI: When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, fellow Gulf states raced to shelter thousands of displaced Kuwaitis. Fast forward 25 years, and the homeless...

Strikes rock Sanaa after rebel attack

SANAA: Powerful explosions shook the Yemeni capital yesterday, witnesses said, after the Saudi-led coalition vowed to press its air war following a rebel missile...

UAE pounds Houthis after deadliest day – Yemen attack also killed 10 Saudi troops

SANAA: UAE warplanes carried out air strikes on Yemeni rebels yesterday as Emiratis mourned 45 of their soldiers, who were among dozens killed in...

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