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France’s ban on full-body Islamic veil violates human rights: UN rights panel

France’s ban on full-body Islamic veil violates human rights: UN rights panel

GENEVA: The UN Human Rights  Committee said on Tuesday that France’s ban on the niqab, the full-body Islamic veil, was a violation of human right...

Iran arrests groups planning attacks on pilgrims

Iran arrests groups planning attacks on pilgrims

LONDON: Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested 15 militants planning attacks on Shiite Muslims making an annual pilgrimage to Iraq.Hundreds of thousands...

At least four people killed and 15 wounded in a car bomb blast in northern Iraq

At least four people killed and 15 wounded in a car bomb blast in northern Iraq

Iraq: At least four people were killed and 15 wounded in a car bomb blast in the northern Iraqi town of Qayyara on Tuesday, police and medical sources...

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Pakistani PM Imran Khan in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Pakistani PM Imran Khan in Riyadh

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Riyadh’s Al-Yamamah palace on Tuesday, Saudi state-news agency repor...

Turkey President says Khashoggi death was a ‘planned’ and ‘brutal’ murder

Turkey President says Khashoggi death was a ‘planned’ and ‘brutal’ murder

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a "planned" and "brutal" murder and called on Sau...

Saudi Arabia to sign deals worth $50bn at summit despite boycott

Saudi Arabia to sign deals worth $50bn at summit despite boycott

Saudi Arabia was set to sign deals worth $50bn on Tuesday at the opening of an investment conference despite being overshadowed by the killing of jour...

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée given 24-hour police protection amid growing safety concerns

JAMAL Khashoggi's fiancée Hatice Cengiz has been given 24-hour police protection by Turkish authorities over growing concerns for her safety following...

Donald Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal

Donald Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal

President Donald Trump has warned that the US will bolster its nuclear arsenal to put pressure on Russia and China.Speaking to reporters, he repeated ...

UN chief Antonio Guterres hopes Russia, US resolve disputes over INF Treaty

UN chief Antonio Guterres hopes Russia, US resolve disputes over INF Treaty

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes that the US and Russia will come to accords in settling recently emerged disputes on the Intermediate-Rang...

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal truth on Saudi critic

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal truth on Saudi critic's death

Turkey has vowed that nothing will stay secret in the murder case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. &nb...

Imran Khan calls for dialogue to resolve Kashmir issue

Imran Khan calls for dialogue to resolve Kashmir issue

Islamabad: India should move to resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said Monday.His remarks came a day afte...

US to begin cutting aid to Central America over migrant caravan

US to begin cutting aid to Central America over migrant caravan

Washington: President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will begin cutting aid to three Central American nations because of their governments...

Saudi foreign minister says killing of Khashoggi was

Saudi foreign minister says killing of Khashoggi was 'tremendous mistake'

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a "tremendous mistake" and part of a rogue operati...

Palestinian attacks Israeli soldier in Hebron, is shot dead

Palestinian attacks Israeli soldier in Hebron, is shot dead

JERUSALEM: A Palestinian man attacked an Israeli soldier near a holy site in the southern West Bank city of Hebron before being shot dead, the army sa...

Saudi Arabia issues more than 535,423 Umrah visas

Saudi Arabia issues more than 535,423 Umrah visas

JEDDAH: The number of Umrah visas issued this year has reached 535,423 of which 278,706 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom, according to data provid...

Saudi Arabia to set up first special economic zone in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia to set up first special economic zone in Riyadh

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia announced the establishment of a special economic zone (SEZ) on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The zone, the first of i...

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong, China

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong: A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the co...

Saudi Arabia has no intention of 1973 oil embargo repeat: Saudi energy minister

Saudi Arabia has no intention of 1973 oil embargo repeat: Saudi energy minister

Saudi Arabia has no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers and will isolate oil from politics, the Saudi energy ministe...

New Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 mobile app launched

New Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 mobile app launched

Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) has officially released its latest mobile application to power the initiative for its second consecutive year from Octob...

 UAE visa renewal for widows, divorced women within 48 hours

UAE visa renewal for widows, divorced women within 48 hours

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai will dedicate its center at Dubai Festival City to processing visas for wido...

At least 22 people dead in train derailment in Taiwan

At least 22 people dead in train derailment in Taiwan

In Taiwan, at least 22 people have lost their lives and 171 injured in a passenger train derailment in Yilan County. Railway authorities said, a total...

Telugu fastest growing language in America

Telugu fastest growing language in America

WASHINGTON: Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US, says a study by an American think tank.The number of US residents speaking Telugu rose b...

Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico

Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico

Mexico City: Hurricane Willa surged to a dangerous Category Four storm off Mexico’s Pacific coast, US forecasters said Sunday, warning of a life-threa...

PM Khan condemns

PM Khan condemns 'new cycle' of killing of Kashmiris by Indian forces

In a tweet, PM Khan decried the "new cycle of killings of innocent Kashmiris" and repeated his stance that the solution to the region's dispute laid i...

Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi

Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi's son

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom announced early on Monday, to express condolences for the death ...

US will pull out Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia: Trump

US will pull out Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia: Trump

Washington: President Donald Trump has announced that the US will pull out of a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia that limited the...

Gunmen kill 9 people who occupied farm: Philippine police

Gunmen kill 9 people who occupied farm: Philippine police

Philippine police say gunmen have killed nine members of a farmers’ group who occupied a part of a privately owned sugarcane plantation.Police say the...

Three-fourth H-1B visa holders are Indians: US report

Three-fourth H-1B visa holders are Indians: US report

Nearly three out of every four H-1B visa holders as of October 5 are Indian citizens, an official US report has said.According to the US Citizenship a...

US restaurant employee travels 800 Km to deliver Pizza to a man battling cancer

US restaurant employee travels 800 Km to deliver Pizza to a man battling cancer

An employee travelled 800km to deliver pizza to a cancer-stricken man in Michigan, US. Even as his "act of genuine kindness" is being highly appreciat...

88,000 rebels killed in Syria in three years: Russia’s defense minister

88,000 rebels killed in Syria in three years: Russia’s defense minister

MOSCOW: Russia’s defense minister said Saturday that almost 88,000 rebels have been killed in Syria in the three years since Moscow’s intervention to ...

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