Iraqi PM visits neighbor Iran for economic talks

TEHRAN: Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi met Iran's recently-elected President Ebrahim Raisi yesterday to discuss the neighbors' economic relations, official sources said. Kadhemi is...

New Lebanon cabinet faces daunting task

BEIRUT: Lebanese commentators voiced skepticism yesterday over the bankrupt state’s ability to win back the support of foreign donors after political factions finally agreed...

Timeline: The agonies of crisis-hit Lebanon

BEIRUT: Mired in what the World Bank calls one of the worst economic crises since the mid-19th century, Lebanon finally got a new government...

Qatar top diplomat in Iran to discuss Afghanistan

TEHRAN: Qatar's foreign minister met his Iranian counterpart in Tehran yesterday to discuss developments in Afghanistan, the Qatari diplomat and Iranian media said. Sheikh...

Two decades after 9/11, Saudi seeks softer image

RIYADH: Two decades after Saudi Arabian militants masterminded and carried out the September 11 attacks, the desert kingdom is striving for change in a...

Egypt, Jordan and Syria agree energy plan for Lebanon

AMMAN: Energy ministers from Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon yesterday agreed a plan to bring gas and electricity to crisis-hit Lebanon at a meeting...

78 killed as Yemen war rages

DUBAI: Nearly 80 Yemen rebels and pro-government troops have been killed as fighting intensifies for the northern city of Marib, officials said yesterday, nearly...

Victorious Taleban gloat over ruins of CIA’s Afghan base

DEH SABZ: After America's longest war, Taleban commander Mullah Hasnain contemplates all that is left of what was part of the last CIA base...

Zionists strike Gaza after incendiary balloon attacks

GAZA: Zionists launched airstrikes against Gaza on Monday night, the army said, retaliating after incendiary balloons launched from the blockaded Palestinian enclave had started...

6 Palestinians escape from Zionist prison

JERUSALEM: Six Palestinians broke out of a Zionist prison yesterday through a tunnel dug beneath a sink, triggering a massive manhunt for the group...

Islamic State group’s menace rebounds in troubled Afghanistan amid concerns

DOHA: The Taleban had barely completed their takeover of the Afghan capital Kabul when the local affiliate of the Islamic State group struck, sowing...

Zionist mob killings bond grieving families but divide remains

LOD: Two men from Zionist entity who lost close relatives in sectarian mob violence, one Jewish and one Arab, have bonded in grief -...

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26th September