Thursday, October 28, 2021

Iraq launches operation to retake Anbar town

BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces and allied fighters launched an operation yesterday to retake the town of Rutba from the Islamic State jihadist group, the...

Islamic party kingmaker after Israel elections

JERUSALEM: Israel's election brought a surprise when a conservative Islamic party crossed the threshold to enter parliament and its leader emerged yesterday as a...

26 Qatari hunters kidnapped in Iraq

BAGHDAD/KUWAIT: About 100 gunmen kidnapped at least 26 Qatari hunters in southern Iraq, officials said yesterday, the second high-profile abduction of foreigners in the...

Bahrain ‘rejects’ moves to smear Saudi standing

DUBAI: Bahrain has said it “completely rejects” attempts to tarnish the reputation of neighboring Saudi Arabia, whose powerful crown prince has been under intense...

‘We are one’: Palestinian Christians, Muslims unite

Three faiths keep delicate balance in Jerusalem JERUSALEM: Less than an hour after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinians protested by...

Foreign Minister delivers Amir letter to Saudi king

JEDDAH: Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah delivers a letter from HH the Amir to Saudi King Salman bin...

Cycling in Jeddah: Saudi women embrace change

 When Amirah Al-Turkistani left Boston in 2015 after earning a graduate degree, friends mocked her decision to ship her beloved pistachio-coloured bicycle back home...

Israeli strike kills mother and child

GAZA CITY: An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her toddler, drawing a warning yesterday from Islamist movement Hamas,...

Iraqi Airways suspends pilots who fought in-flight over food

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Airways has suspended two of its pilots for getting into a fight -- over a food tray -- during an international flight...

Thousands of Iraqis too scared to go home because of IS stigma

'ISIS family' daubed on some homes   LONDON: Hundreds of Iraqi families forced to flee last year's fighting in Mosul are being prevented from returning home...

Cabinet eases restrictions as country moves into 4th phase

Partial curfew stays but to be reviewed next week

5 years into war, Yemen at ‘rock bottom’

SANAA: Like most residents of Amran, a strategic gateway to Yemen's capital Sanaa, Mohammed Al-Najri thought the capture of his city by...

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