Philippines probes attack on top Saudi cleric

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: Philippine authorities were yesterday probing an assassination attempt against an influential Saudi preacher who was on an Islamic State hit list, after...

Osama bin Laden left millions for jihad – Laden wanted fortune used for jihad

WASHINGTON: In his handwritten will, Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth - the bulk of which...

18 killed in Oman bus crash

DUBAI: A bus traveling through northwestern Oman's desert crashed into a truck and a passing car later slammed into the wreckage early yesterday morning,...

Prominent Saudi cleric injured in Philippines attack

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city yesterday, police said, adding security forces killed the...

Assad sees ‘glimmer of hope’ in shaky ceasefire – UN to restart Syria peace...

BEIRUT: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pledged yesterday to do his part to guarantee the success of a shaky ceasefire that was largely holding into...

Qatari, Jordanian among 5 executed in kingdom

RIYADH: A Qatari and a Jordanian were among five people executed in Saudi Arabia yesterday, bringing to 69 the number of people it has...

Smaller UAE companies struggle for finance – Some banks cutting lending or recalling loans

DUBAI: Banks in the United Arab Emirates are cutting credit lines to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) after a spate of defaults, posing a...

As Europe bickers, police teargas migrants on border – About 22,000 trapped in Greece...

IDOMENI/ATHENS: Macedonian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants who stormed the border from Greece yesterday as a deeply divided Europe traded...

70 killed in Baghdad bombings

BAGHDAD: A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in Baghdad yesterday in the deadliest attack inside the capital this year,...

Blame-trading tests fragile Syria truce

DAMASCUS: Key players in Syria's war traded accusations yesterday over violations of the first major ceasefire in the five-year conflict, but the truce remained...

Yazidi girls seek healing in Germany after IS ‘hell’

GENEVA: One eight-year-old was repeatedly sold and raped, while another girl set herself on fire to make herself less attractive to her jihadist captors....

Egypt probes football star for funding ‘terror group’

CAIRO: Egypt's prosecution will investigate former football star Mohamed Aboutrika for allegedly funding a "terrorist group", officials said yesterday, after authorities last year seized...

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