Oil rout forces OPEC to trim price expectations – Gulf delegate says market to...

DUBAI/LONDON: A second oil price rout of 2015 has forced Arab OPEC members to cut their price expectations for this year, showing they are...

Indian PM in UAE – ‘First visit by Indian leader in 34 years’

ABU DHABI: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the United Arab Emirates yesterday for a two-day visit during which he will deliver a...

Gulf-backed Yemen forces extend gains in the south – Exiled government’s troops retake fifth...

ADEN: Gulf-backed forces loyal to Yemen's exiled government retook a fifth southern province yesterday, extending recent territorial gains against Iran-backed rebels who control the...

On prison island, Kurd leader sidelined as peace unravels

ISTANBUL: With a ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in tatters, the man who could hold the key to restarting the...

Life in Sadr City: ‘We are living in a state of fear’

BAGHDAD: In this torrid Baghdad summer, Karim Kadim, his wife and five children have been sleeping in their living room, where the air conditioning...

Turkey warlanes bombs 17 PKK targets after deadly attacks

ISTANBUL: Turkish warplanes yesterday carried out a new wave of air strikes against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country in retaliation for...

Militants kill six Turkish forces, hit US consulate – Country hit by wave of...

ISTANBUL: Turkey was yesterday hit by a slew of deadly attacks, with six members of the security forces killed and the US consulate in...

Nusra leaves Turkey buffer zone – Insurgents escalate attack on govt-held Foua

BEIRUT: The Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front says it has quit frontline positions against Islamic State north of Aleppo and ceded them to other rebels, leaving...

21 dead as temperatures soar in Egypt heat wave – Blast near Cairo court...

CAIRO: Twenty-one people have died and 66 others were hospitalised with exhaustion as soaring temperatures and high humidity hit Cairo and other parts of...

Iraq rolls out sweeping reforms after protests – Abadi seeks to abolish posts of...

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi proposed scrapping top government posts and privileges yesterday in an ambitious reform drive sparked by swelling popular anger...

Israel cracks down on Jewish extremists – Police arrest suspects in deadly West Bank...

JERUSALEM: Israel intensified its crackdown on Jewish extremists yesterday, imprisoning two high-profile ultranationalist Israelis for six months without charge and arresting additional suspects in...

Father of slain Palestinian toddler dies

DUMA: The father of a Palestinian toddler killed when their home was firebombed by Jewish extremists last week died yesterday from injuries he suffered...

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18th June