Are you unhappy in Dubai? Police may call to ask why

DUBAI: If you say you're unhappy in Dubai, the police may call to ask you why as part of a new survey. The online...

Saudi prince held in record Beirut airport drug bust

BEIRUT: A Saudi prince and four others were detained yesterday in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport,...

Show us respect or ties will suffer, Saudi tells Britain

LONDON: Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Britain criticized yesterday the breaching of "mutual respect" between the two countries, adding that the Gulf kingdom "will not...

Assad: Syria must ‘eradicate terror’ – Russia ignoring real facts on the ground

DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad said yesterday his country must "eradicate terrorism" to find a political solution to its civil war, as he reportedly...

Fresh Israeli-Palestinian violence after Al-Aqsa mosque measures – Palestinian woman shot dead by police

JERUSALEM: Fresh violence flared between Israelis and Palestinians yesterday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to install more security cameras at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa...

Jordan, Israel working to ease tensions at holy site – Kerry meets King Salman,...

AMMAN: US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that Israel and Jordan have agreed on steps aimed at reducing tensions at a holy...

Checkpoints stir Palestinian anger in eastern Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: Until recently it took Abu Amr four minutes to drive his son to school. Now, because of security checkpoints aimed at combating a...

IS still raking in oil earnings – Airstrikes failing to shut it down

BAGHDAD: The Islamic State rakes in up to $50 million a month from selling crude from oilfields under its control in Iraq and Syria,...

Migrants trade punches with police – Austria opens barriers at refugee reception center

VIENNA: Migrants traded punches and scuffled with police at a Serbian border crossing with Croatia yesterday as pent-up pressures on their trek toward hoped-for...

Flying on a fake ID: Refugees’ path less travelled to Europe – Crisis creates...

PARIS: Ali, a Palestinian-Syrian banker desperate to reach the Netherlands, had to hide his surprise when he finally met a shadowy forger known as...

Nazi researchers’ probe IS over Yazidi ‘genocide’

BERLIN: A group that documented Nazi war crimes is now investigating whether massacres committed by Islamic State jihadists against Iraq's Yazidi minority amount to...

Islamic State not alone in looting Syria cultural heritage

NEW YORK: The Islamic State group may dominate headlines about the destruction of heritage sites in Syria, but it is far from the only...

E Paper

22nd April