Hezbollah slams Gulf for ‘terrorist’ label – Iran says GCC moves against Hezbollah harm...

BEIRUT: Lebanon's armed Hezbollah movement yesterday said a decision by Gulf States to designate it a terrorist organization was "reckless and hostile". The six-member...

As Saudi-Iran tensions grow, Lebanon pays the price

BEIRUT: Caught in the middle of tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Lebanon is paying the price for the growing rivalry between the Middle...

France enters referendum debate with Calais warning

LONDON: France warned Britain yesterday it would end border controls and let thousands of migrants move on to Britain if voters backed leaving the...

Istanbul police kill two leftist female militants in standoff

ISTANBUL: Turkish police killed two female leftist militants who hurled grenades and opened fire at an Istanbul police station yesterday, officials said. The two...

Indian-American could be a Supreme Court judge

KANSAS CITY; Sri Srinivasan, a federal appeals judge who was born in India and grew up in Kansas, would be the first foreign-born justice...

IS-inspired militants on offensive in South Philippines

MANILA: Militants fighting in the name of the Islamic State group are escalating attacks in the southern Philippines, analysts said, deepening fears for the...

India’s female scavengers enslaved by caste and gender discrimination – Dalit group traditionally the...

MUMBAI: New legislation in India to crack down on the practice of forcing mainly the poorest women to clear other people’s excreta will have...

Afghan Taleban leadership is in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A top Pakistani official has said for the first time publicly that the Afghan Taleban’s leadership enjoys a safe haven inside his country,...

Miracle seeking on the Pakistan’s Quran mountain

Deep inside the dry, biscuit-colored mountains surrounding Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta lies an unexpected treasure: a honeycomb of tunnels bursting with cases of...

Dividend payments may sag in Gulf – Slowing growth, austerity pressuring Mideast companies

DUBAI: Corporate dividends in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries may be starting to shrink as companies find it harder to raise funds, forcing...

GCC declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization – Hariri backs move as Nasrallah steps up...

RIYADH: Gulf states yesterday declared Lebanon’s Hezbollah a “terrorist” group, escalating tensions with the organization that is fighting in support of Syria’s regime. The...

Jordan raid foils IS attacks

AMMAN: Jordan said yesterday that it had thwarted planned attacks by the Islamic State group on its soil, killing seven suspected militants in a...

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