Friday, March 22, 2019

Immigration crisis: challenge for soul of Europe – Thousands of Syrian migrants head for...

PRESEVO, Serbia: Thousands of migrants, mostly Syrian refugees, travelled through Macedonia and Serbia yesterday towards Western Europe, as Italy’s foreign minister said the escalating...

Fighting, air strikes kill dozens in Yemen’s Taez – Al-Qaeda blows up intelligence HQ...

SANAA: Dozens of people, mostly civilians, have been killed in fighting and air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s rebel-held third city Taez,...

Indian PM in UAE – ‘First visit by Indian leader in 34 years’

ABU DHABI: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the United Arab Emirates yesterday for a two-day visit during which he will deliver a...

Gulf-backed Yemen forces extend gains in the south – Exiled government’s troops retake fifth...

ADEN: Gulf-backed forces loyal to Yemen's exiled government retook a fifth southern province yesterday, extending recent territorial gains against Iran-backed rebels who control the...

On prison island, Kurd leader sidelined as peace unravels

ISTANBUL: With a ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in tatters, the man who could hold the key to restarting the...

Life in Sadr City: ‘We are living in a state of fear’

BAGHDAD: In this torrid Baghdad summer, Karim Kadim, his wife and five children have been sleeping in their living room, where the air conditioning...

Truck bombing at Baghdad market kills 76 – Islamic State claims responsibility, vows more

BAGHDAD: A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood yesterday morning, killing at least 76 people,...

Regime raids kill dozens near Damascus

BEIRUT: At least 37 civilians were killed yesterday in Syrian government air strikes near Damascus, while at least 13 people died as rebels fired...

Croat hostage beheaded by IS affiliate in Egypt – First such killing of a...

CAIRO: The Islamic State group said yesterday it has beheaded a Croatian hostage, and released a picture of a body after what would be...

Turkey warlanes bombs 17 PKK targets after deadly attacks

ISTANBUL: Turkish warplanes yesterday carried out a new wave of air strikes against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country in retaliation for...

Militants kill six Turkish forces, hit US consulate – Country hit by wave of...

ISTANBUL: Turkey was yesterday hit by a slew of deadly attacks, with six members of the security forces killed and the US consulate in...

21 dead as temperatures soar in Egypt heat wave – Blast near Cairo court...

CAIRO: Twenty-one people have died and 66 others were hospitalised with exhaustion as soaring temperatures and high humidity hit Cairo and other parts of...

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