Bahrain court jails 10 over police attack

DUBAI: Yesterday Bahrain sentenced 10 people to between three years and life in prison for attacking police during a protest in a Shiite village,...

Suicide bomber kills at least 7 civilians in Iraqi capital

BAGHDAD: Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing in the capital has killed at least seven civilians and wounded 23. A police officer says the...

Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian appears in court

BAR-LEV MILITARY BASE: An Israeli soldier caught on video shooting a wounded Palestinian assailant in the head as he lay on the ground appeared...

Doubts over the claim that suicide bomber is from Chibok

ABUJA: Parents of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram say they are waiting to go to Cameroon to identify an arrested child suicide bomber who...

Hundreds of Islamic extremists protest in Pakistan’s capital

ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of Islamic extremists resumed protests in Pakistan's capital yesterday over the execution of a man who killed a secular governor, in a...

Bangladeshi woman to be executed for cutting lover’s heart out

DHAKA: A young woman who cut her lover’s heart out and slashed his throat has been sentenced to death by a Bangladeshi court, a...

Pakistan detained more than 5,000 after Easter bombing killed 70 – ‘All law...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities detained more than 5,000 suspects, then released most of them, in the two days since a suicide bomber hit a park...

Pakistan army crackdown as families begin to bury victims of Easter blast – Death...

LAHORE: Pakistan's army launched raids and arrested suspects yesterday after a Taleban suicide bomber targeting Christians over Easter killed 72 people including many children...

Saudi, Yemen rebels exchange prisoners

RIYADH: Rebels who control the Yemeni capital Sanaa have released nine Saudis in exchange for 109 Yemenis, the Riyadh-led coalition fighting them said yesterday,...

Dubai amusement park to add $454m Six Flags

DUBAI: A massive Dubai amusement park project still under construction plans a $454-million addition to include a Six Flags, the company said yesterday, yet...

High winds batter in Britain, France; some flights diverted

LONDON: High winds battered Britain and western France yesterday, wreaking havoc with flight schedules, ferry transport across the English Channel and closing the Port...

Lankan cop critical; man bites genitals

COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan police officer was in a critical condition yesterday after a man he was trying to arrest over a drunken brawl...

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7th July