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Bahrain may seek metro project bids by 2019-end

Bahrain may seek metro project bids by 2019-end

Bahrain government aims to seek bids from leading construction firms for its ambitious metro railway project during the fourth quarter of 2019, said a...

ADU breaks ground on new $81m Al Ain campus

ADU breaks ground on new $81m Al Ain campus

Abu Dhabi University (ADU), which has campuses in the UAE capital, Al Ain and Dubai, has laid the foundation stone for its new Dh300 million ($81.6 mi...

Hotel fire at Chinese spa resort kills 20

Hotel fire at Chinese spa resort kills 20

A fire tore through a hotel in the northeast Chinese city of Harbin claiming the lives of 20 people in the small hours of Saturday.The fire broke out ...

Pilot of plane that crashed in Nepal lied to ATC, smoked in cockpit: Report

Pilot of plane that crashed in Nepal lied to ATC, smoked in cockpit: Report

An investigation by the Nepal government into the US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu has raised questions on the mental condition of the lead pilot of...

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits western Iran; two dead

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits western Iran; two dead

Tehran:Two people were killed and more than 200 injured in a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early ...

Samsung launches pre-order for Galaxy watch in UAE

Samsung launches pre-order for Galaxy watch in UAE

Samsung Electronics has opened pre-orders from August 25 until September 1 in the UAE for its new Galaxy smartwatch featuring a long-lasting battery l...

Indonesian quake death toll climbs to 555

Indonesian quake death toll climbs to 555

As many as 555 people were killed, more than 1,500 were injured and hundreds of thousands were left homeless after a strong earthquake rocked Indonesi...

Kuwait starts work on mega GCC railway project

Kuwait starts work on mega GCC railway project

Kuwaiti officials have started work on the 111 sq-km railway project that will connect the country to the rest of the GCC, reported Al Anba newspaper ...

Dominica named best country for 2nd citizenship

Dominica named best country for 2nd citizenship

For the second year running, Dominica's citizenship by investment (CBI) programme has declared the best in the world in a special report issued by Fin...

Fawad Khan performs Haj, speaks at Ministry of Media event

Fawad Khan performs Haj, speaks at Ministry of Media event

MAKKAH — Pakistani actor, model and singer Fawad Khan has performed Haj with his family. Fawad also represented Pakistan at the closing ceremony of Ha...

Rohingya protest for ‘justice’ on crackdown anniversary

Rohingya protest for ‘justice’ on crackdown anniversary

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees staged angry protests for “justice” on Saturday on the first anniversary of a Myanmar...

America is waging ‘psychological war’ against Iran: Foreign minister

America is waging ‘psychological war’ against Iran: Foreign minister

GENEVA: America is waging a psychological war against Iran and its business partners, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, according ...

More than 1.6 million violating expatriates netted in nine months

More than 1.6 million violating expatriates netted in nine months

RIYADH — The Nation-Free of Violators campaign announced on Saturday that it has netted as many as 1,625,018 expatriate violators of the systems of re...

Yemen tribal leaders say senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Marib clash

Yemen tribal leaders say senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Marib clash

SANAA: A senior Al-Qaeda leader was killed in Yemen’s central province of Marib, officials and tribal leaders said on Saturday.Ghalib Al-Zaidi’s death...

Guests of King Salman arrive in Madinah

Guests of King Salman arrive in Madinah

JEDDAH: Guests of the King Salman Hajj and Umrah Program arrived in Madinah after performing their pilgrimage rituals.The program’s general secretaria...

At least 27 hostages held by Daesh in south Syria: HRW

At least 27 hostages held by Daesh in south Syria: HRW

BEIRUT: At least 27 people are being held by Daesh in southern Syria, Human Rights Watch said Saturday as it deplored the hostage-taking as a “war cri...

Hajj stories ‘reach 32m viewers worldwide’

Hajj stories ‘reach 32m viewers worldwide’

JEDDAH: Media coverage of this year’s Hajj season reached 100 countries and almost 32 million viewers around the world, Saudi Minister of Media Dr. Aw...

Iranian weightlifter sets eternal record in Asian Games

Iranian weightlifter sets eternal record in Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Iran’s Sohrab Moradi set a weightlifting world record that could last forever on Saturday as tearful North and South Korean athlet...

Humanitarian body praises Hajj crowd management

Humanitarian body praises Hajj crowd management

JEDDAH: A leading humanitarian organization has praised the Kingdom’s management of crowds during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage when nearly 2.4 million ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile targeting Najran

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile targeting Najran

RIYADH: Spokesman for the Arab coalition, Col. Turki Al-Malki has confirmed that Air Defense Forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Houthi...

WHO praises Health Ministry’s ‘exceptional’ work during Hajj

WHO praises Health Ministry’s ‘exceptional’ work during Hajj

JEDDAH: The director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) praised the services provided by the Health Ministry to Hajj pilgrims, and the eff...

Iran defense minister Amir Hatami arrives in Syria

Iran defense minister Amir Hatami arrives in Syria

GENEVA: Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami arrived in Syria on Sunday for meetings with senior defence and military officials as part of a two-day v...

US-China trade talks heavy on details but short on progress: sources

US-China trade talks heavy on details but short on progress: sources

US-China trade talks this week were heavy on details but short on progress as US negotiators outlined cases of American firms harmed by Chinese practi...

Rohingya emergency one year on : UN says thousands of lives saved, but challenges remain

Rohingya emergency one year on : UN says thousands of lives saved, but challenges remain

Significant progress has been made in protecting hundreds of thousands Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh since they fled violence in Myanmar, but lives ...

Facebook fixes bug that marked some posts as spam

Facebook fixes bug that marked some posts as spam

San Francisco: A day after some users complained about their Facebook posts being marked as spam, Facebook on Saturday said it has fixed the bug that ...

18 killed as fire breaks out at hotel in China

18 killed as fire breaks out at hotel in China

At least 18 people were killed after a fire broke out at a hotel in Songbei district of the city earlier today in northeast China's Heilongjiang Provi...

Donald Trump cancels Mike Pompeo

Donald Trump cancels Mike Pompeo's North Korea visit

US President Donald Trump has announced the cancellation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's upcoming visit to North Korea. Mr Trump said in a tweet t...

22 children killed by air strike in Yemen: UN

22 children killed by air strike in Yemen: UN

The UN aid chief today said, at least 22 children and four women were killed by a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen.Mark Lowcock, the UN under s...

Imran Khan

Imran Khan's cabinet bans first-class air travel for top officials

Islamabad: The cabinet of newly-appointed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has imposed a ban on first-class air travel by the President, Chief Justi...

Pak wants to resolve all outstanding issues including Kashmir through talks: Qureshi

Pak wants to resolve all outstanding issues including Kashmir through talks: Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan wants to improve ties with India and resolve all outstanding issues including Kashmir through talks, and is not shy of engaging wi...

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