1.9 million expats leave Saudi over high fees, slow growth

RIYADH: The number of foreign workers in Saudi Arabia fell by over a fifth in the 30 months to end-June due to...

Migrant workers still exploited in World Cup host Qatar: Amnesty

PARIS: Qatar is not fulfilling all its promises to improve the conditions of migrant workers in the country in the run-up to...

Couples flogged for public affection in Indonesia’s Aceh

BANDA ACEH: A trio of canoodling couples were publicly flogged in Indonesia's Aceh province yesterday, charged with breaking local Islamic law that...

With Trump by his side, Indian PM Modi set to fire up Houston...

Indian-Americans' political clout rising NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: With US President Donald Trump by his side, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Taleban car bomb hits hospital killing over 20, wounding 90

Afghan violence surges ahead of vote KABUL: War-weary Afghanistan was hit with its third straight day of bloody carnage...

Indonesia to beef up blasphemy laws, ban sex outside marriage

Proposed criminal law overhaul could affect millions JAKARTA: Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay...

World Bank: Liquidity crunch choking Palestinian economy

Palestinian Authority still faces a financing gap that could top $1.8bn JERUSALEM: Despite last month's receipt from Israel of...

Riyadh blames Iran, displays debris; Houthis threaten UAE

Trump tightens curbs RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said yesterday that strikes on its oil infrastructure were "unquestionably" ...

Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

RIYADH/DUBAI: Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has...

Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt

Fears over radiation from the antennas GENEVA: Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health...

Yemen Houthi drones, missiles defy years of Saudi air strikes

Iran helped mentor drone and missile expertise-analysts DUBAI: At a weapons exhibition in July in Yemen's Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa,...

Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after Israeli elections

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked yesterday after an Israeli general election, reports said, raising...

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