Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Sudan’s Bashir says protesters trying to copy Arab Spring

CAIRO: Protesters in Sudan are trying to imitate the Arab Spring uprisings that shook the region in 2011, President Omar Al-Bashir said...

Families flee bombardment and hunger

Women and children with luggage are seen in the back of a truck near the Omar oilfield in the countryside...

Israel charges Jewish teen over Palestinian’s killing

JERUSALEM: Israeli prosecutors yesterday charged a Jewish 16-year-old with manslaughter after he allegedly threw a stone at a car in the occupied...

India approves Kuwait pact on domestic workers

NEW DELHI: The Indian cabinet yesterday approved signing an agreement between India and Kuwait for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers, a...

Erdogan holds talks with Putin on Syria zone

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for Syria talks in Moscow yesterday, with Turkey saying...

Slain Arab Israeli student buried in her hometown

BAQA AL-GHARBIYA: Thousands of mourners attended the funeral yesterday of Aiia Maasarwe, an Arab Israeli student killed in Australia, in her hometown...

Kurd forces overrun last Syrian IS village

Heralds a new phase in the fight against the jihadists BEIRUT: Kurdish-led fighters overran the last village held by...

Netanyahu pledges ‘lethal’ response to Gaza violence

Also responded by blocking $15 million of Qatari aid Masked Hamas gunmen carry the body of Mahmoud Al-Nabahin,...

UAE open to co-hosting World Cup 2022

Khalfan Al-Romaithi ABU DHABI: United Arab Emirates sports chief Mohammed Khalfan Al-Romaithi believes the Gulf nation would welcome...

Palestinians to refuse US aid over terror lawsuit fears

BETHLEHEM: The Palestinian Authority will refuse all US government aid for fear of lawsuits over alleged support for terrorism, officials said yesterday,...

Israel strikes in Syria in open assault on Iran

DAMASCUS: A picture taken early yesterday shows Syrian air defense batteries responding to Israeli missiles targeting the capital. - AFP

TV host jailed over interview in Egypt

CAIRO: An Egyptian court yesterday sentenced a television host to one year in prison for interviewing a gay man last year, a...

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