Schools, airports closed as Indonesia fires spark fears

Air quality worsens in Singapore KUALA LUMPUR: Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed schools and airports across the...

Poverty, hunger worse in Pakistan’s mountain regions

In Pakistan's warming mountains, farmers fish for a new living KARACHI: A man prepares fishing net along...

Iran rules out US talks after Saudi attacks

3m bpd to remain offline for a month: S&P TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader yesterday ruled out negotiations...

Qatar residency scheme for investors

DOHA: Qatar announced Monday it will grant residency to foreign investors for the first time, state media reported, the latest in...

New spats shake Iraq stability – and PM

BAGHDAD: As fissures within a powerful paramilitary force go public for the first time and a revolving door of top politicians consults...

Israeli Prime Minister battle for political survival, eyes 5th term

Netanyahu neck-and-neck with centrist rival Gantz JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a battle for political survival in...

Bloody day: Taleban kills at least 48

Insurgents warn of more violence ahead of elections KABUL: Taleban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded...

Indonesia raises the minimum age for brides to end child marriage

Protests as Indonesia revises law to put checks on anti-graft agency PEKANBARU: Indonesian President Joko Widodo meets children...

Outcry forces NW Pakistan officials to scrap veil order for girls

PESHAWAR: Pakistan education authorities have reversed a decision making it compulsory for female students in two major northwestern cities to wear veils,...

India arrests former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister

Amnesty chief vows to defy India bid to 'crush' criticism NEW DELHI: A former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister,...

Coalition says weapons used in Saudi attacks ‘came from Iran’

US hints at military response - Oil prices surge - Aramco could delay IPO - Houthis threaten new attacks

Iran seizes new boat in Gulf for smuggling fuel

TEHRAN: Iran has seized a boat suspected of being used to smuggle fuel and arrested its 11 crewmembers near a vital oil...

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