Germany fever grips Syrians in Damascus

DAMASCUS: When customers ask which of the backpacks displayed in Damascus’s Souk Al-Khija market is the sturdiest, shopkeeper Walid knows they are planning to...

Migration crisis boon for some businesses – The business of migration a multi-million dollar...

BERLIN: People crammed into boats and trekking across borders have become the dominant images of Europe's migrant crisis. In the shadows, however, there are...

Pilgrims throng Arafat as hajj reaches climax – Faithful pray for peace on Mount...

MOUNT ARAFAT: Around two million white-clad Muslims yesterday poured into the vast Saudi plain where Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) gave his final sermon, for the...

Palestinian cooks put resistance on the menu

Fatima Kadumy's weapons of resistance include stuffed squash and yoghurt with garlic-for her, food is just as powerful as stones or petrol bombs. "To...

Moscow sends new arms to Syria – Signs grow of major shift in war

DAMASCUS: Syria said yesterday had received sophisticated new arms from Russia including warplanes and deployed them against jihadists, as signs grew of a major...

Hungary puts ads in Lebanese press warning off migrants

BEIRUT: The Hungarian government placed advertisements in the Lebanese press on Monday warning of "the strongest possible action" against anyone attempting to cross its...

Regime fire kills 18 civilians in Aleppo – Israel, Russia to coordinate military actions...

NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia: Israel and Russia agreed yesterday to coordinate military actions over Syria in order to avoid accidentally trading fire, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

France opens business office in Tehran – Iran plans Airbus, Boeing purchases under finance...

TEHRAN: France opened a business development office in Tehran yesterday seeking to renew once strong economic ties with Iran after the July 14 nuclear...

Iraqis buy life jackets for trip to EU’s distant shores

BAGHDAD: Ali's friends told him to bring a life jacket, so the young Iraqi man headed to a Baghdad sports shop and bought a...

In Europe, Iraqis and Syrians escape Islamists’ harsh rule – ‘They are worse than...

MYTILENE, Greece: Among the tens of thousands fleeing war and despair in the Middle East, one group feels a special relief in reaching Europe:...

His piano burned by IS, Syrian musician joins migrant tide

Three years of siege, famine and bombing of his Damascus refugee camp didn’t kill celebrated musician Aeham Al-Ahmad, but something died inside him the...

Dubai ruler’s son Sheikh Rashid dies

ABU DHABI: Dubai announced a three day mourning period after the 33-year-old son of the Gulf emirate's ruler passed away, the official state news...

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