Meet ‘Unit 732’: The French anti-IS volunteers in Iraq – Tiny contingent welcomed by...

DAQUQ: The translator rushed towards the rudimentary trailer housing the French volunteers who came to Iraq to fight against the Islamic State jihadist group...

Qatar ‘singled out’ for criticism says 2022 head

DOHA: Qatar has been unfairly "singled out" for criticism the 2022 World Cup committee chief said yesterday, adding that no labourer has died during...

Trump name restored at Dubai golf complex

DUBAI: A Dubai real estate firm has restored Donald Trump’s name on a $6 billion golf complex it is building with the US businessman...

19 Women win in historic Saudi vote

RIYADH: At least 19 women won municipal council seats in Saudi Arabia's first ever election open to female voters and candidates, officials said yesterday,...

Italy hosts Libya unity talks – World, Arab powers press divided factions

ROME: Major powers and regional players yesterday pressed Libya's divided political factions to back a UN peace plan based on the formation of a...

Christian female militia take fight to IS in Syria – ‘I would love...

HASAKEH: Babylonia has no regrets about leaving behind her two children and her job as a hairdresser to join a Christian female militia battling...

Gulf stocks dive to multi-year lows – Oil’s drop to near 11-year lows drags...

KUWAIT: Share prices in the energy-rich Gulf states tumbled to multi-year lows yesterday after oil prices closed the week below $38 a barrel, the...

Egypt judge postpones trial of 739; courtroom cage too small

CAIRO: An Egyptian judge yesterday postponed the trial of 739 people accused of murder and staging an armed sit-in because they would not fit...

Syrian oppn to meet govt for talks – No part for Assad and aides

RIYADH: A joint team of Syria's political and armed opposition will meet the government next month for talks seeking a political solution to nearly...

3 Palestinians killed in West Bank, Gaza – Israeli troops use live rounds

HALHUL: Three Palestinians were killed yesterday in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip, one after allegedly attempting to run down Israeli...

Gulf rulers back ‘political solution’ for Syria – Saudi FM blasts Iran at Gulf...

RIYADH: Gulf monarchs yesterday endorsed a "political solution" for war-ravaged Syria, under an international framework agreed to last month. At the end of a...

Syria oppn pursues unity talks in Saudi – Western-and Arab-backed groups insist Assad must...

RIYADH: Syrian opposition groups met for a second day in the Saudi capital yesterday seeking unity on a transition plan for their war-torn country...

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