Friday, February 22, 2019

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...

Kuwait announces plan for $200m tech investment fund

Summit urges Syrian refugee return - Call to eradicate poverty to eliminate terror BEIRUT: Lebanese President Michel Aoun...

In Jerusalem’s Old City, conflict means buyer, seller beware

JERUSALEM: A Palestinian woman walks past a house in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City which was bought by Israeli...

Saudi-led coalition’s planes pound Yemen’s capital

SANAA: An explosion crater is seen behind a destroyed factory after a reported airstrike by Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital....

Canada PM renews calls for Saudi blogger’s release

OTTAWA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau renewed calls for the release of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi after meeting his wife on Friday, calling...

Houthis finance war with fuel from Iran: UN

UNITED NATIONS: Fuel loaded from ports in Iran has generated revenue to finance the Yemen Houthi rebel war effort against the Saudi-backed...

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