Six killed; two wounded; shooter arrested – Saudi teacher goes on shooting rampage

RIYADH: A teacher in southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues yesterday, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported. The...

Russia ready to discuss Syria ceasefire at talks

MUNICH; Russia said yesterday it was ready to discuss a ceasefire in Syria as foreign ministers gathered in Munich in a bid to kick-start...

Banners and selfies as Iranians mark revolution anniversary – ‘Death to America’ still remains...

TEHRAN: Iranians waved "Death to America" banners and took selfies with a ballistic missile yesterday as they marked 37 years since the Islamic revolution,...

US-Iranian businessman’s jailing sends chilling message to investors

BRUSSELS: When Iran and the United States sealed the implementation of a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program with a prisoner exchange last month,...

UAE names women ministers for youth, happiness, tolerance

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates yesterday appointed women to the newly created posts of state ministers for happiness and tolerance, and a 22-year-old female...

‘500 dead’ in regime’s Aleppo assault – Russian-backed onslaught leaves death and destruction

BEIRUT: A Russian-backed regime onslaught in northern Syria was reported yesterday to have killed more than 500 people this month, as Turkey faced mounting...

Iraq says risk to Mosul dam affecting combat against IS – Growing concern over...

BAGHDAD: The risk of Iraq's largest dam collapsing and unleashing a huge wave onto Mosul is affecting plans to retake the city from jihadists,...

India and UAE target security trade as Crown Prince visits

NEW DELHI: India and the United Arab Emirates are eyeing a string of defense, infrastructure and other deals when Abu Dhabi's crown prince starts...

Kuwait won’t send troops to Syria

DUBAI: Kuwait backs international efforts against hardline Islamist groups in Iraq and Syria although the state's constitution prevents it from sending troops to fight...

Wave of Aden killings tests Gulf role in Yemen – Coalition, local security forces...

DUBAI: The recapture of Aden by Gulf Arab coalition troops last summer has failed to provide any respite from Yemen's civil war, with residents...

Border camps overflow as Syrians flee regime assault – Five-year-old conflict claims 260,000 lives

BEIRUT: Emergency camps along Syria's border with Turkey are overwhelmed by a flood of displaced families, aid workers warned, as the regime kept up...

War-scarred ruins of Syria’s Homs inspire artists

A handout picture obtained from the production department of Syrian movie “It’s Raining in Homs”, shows actors playing a scene in the ruins of...

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