Tuesday, April 23, 2019

8 face ‘terrorism’ trial in UAE

BEIRUT: Eight Lebanese citizens have been charged with "terrorism" in the UAE and denied legal representation, Human Rights Watch said yesterday. Families...

Qatar’s desert rose museum finally blooms

DOHA: Almost a decade in the making, three years late and at an estimated cost of $434 million, Qatar's vast national museum,...

Harsh rules, violent punishments under IS rule

Girls enslaved, music banned; homosexuality punishable by death BAGHDAD: For the millions forced to endure the Islamic State group's...

Yemen: World’s worst humanitarian crisis with thousands dead

SANAA: The war in Yemen has left thousands dead and triggered the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations. The...

Detained jihadists are ‘ticking bomb’

Foreign jihadists - a time-bomb world urgently needs to defuse BAGHOUZ: Syria's Kurds warned yesterday that despite the demise...

With eye on Iran, US clinches port deal with Oman

WASHINGTON: The United States clinched a strategic port deal with Oman yesterday which US officials say will allow the US military better...

More shale, who cares? Saudi Arabia pushes at least $70 oil

DUBAI/LONDON: Budget needs are forcing Saudi Arabia to push for oil prices of at least $70 per barrel this year, industry sources...

Mideast anger over Trump’s Golan pledge

DAMASCUS: Syria, its allies, and fellow states in the region condemned US President Donald Trump's pledge to recognize Israel's annexation of the...

Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’ defeated, yet threat persists

Syria force captures last IS bastion of Baghouz An image grab released yesterday shows the US-backed Syrian...

Anger, grief sweep Iraq’s Mosul; Ferry disaster toll death hits 100

Residents demand justice; PM decrees 3 days of mourning MOSUL: The capsizing of a Tigris River ferry packed...

Islamic State: pioneers of ‘digital caliphate’

Barbaric catalogue of grisly execution videos haunt global imagination PARIS: The Islamic State may have lost its self-styled caliphate,...

Dozens dead as ferry sinks in Iraq – Amir sends condolences

Iraq's worst accident in years - over 72 killed MOSUL: A ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New...

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