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Trump threatens to entirely close US-Mexico border

Trump threatens to entirely close US-Mexico border

US President Donald Trump Friday threatened to entirely close the southern US border with Mexico if lawmakers refuse his demands to fund a wall.Trump ...

Bahrain to resume work at embassy in Syria after UAE move

Bahrain to resume work at embassy in Syria after UAE move

Bahrain says it will resume operations at its embassy in Syria some seven years after it shuttered its embassy in Damascus in the early days of the ci...

No new taxes & fee hikes for 2019 in UAE

No new taxes & fee hikes for 2019 in UAE

After a fruitful 2018, the UAE will be starting the new year with an affirmation that will benefit businesses, individuals and the overall economy.The...

More than 6,500 flights delayed, 800 cancelled as winter storm hits US

More than 6,500 flights delayed, 800 cancelled as winter storm hits US

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and thousands more delayed across the United States on Thursday as a powerful winter storm swept through the centre...

UAE ministry launches new job classification scheme

UAE ministry launches new job classification scheme

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has introduced job descriptions as part of a new occupational classification scheme. The scheme is u...

US government shutdown to continue next week

US government shutdown to continue next week

Washington: The partial government shutdown is likely to continue for the next week as the United States Senate was adjourned until Monday, while the ...

Donald Trump declares end to US

Donald Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit

Washington/Iraq: President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq -- his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected -- to defend...

Russia says Israeli strike on Syria threatened civilian flights

Russia says Israeli strike on Syria threatened civilian flights

The Russian military on Wednesday criticized an alleged Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital, saying it has endangered civilian flights.Russian D...

Mastermind of Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi killed in Afghanistan

Mastermind of Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi killed in Afghanistan

Pakistani officials and a spokesman for a separatist group say a leader of the militia behind last month's attack on China's consulate in the southern...

Putin says Russia ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile

Putin says Russia ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday his country would deploy its first regiment of hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles next year, sayin...

Palestine to apply for full UN membership in January: Foreign Minister

Palestine to apply for full UN membership in January: Foreign Minister

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki declared on Wednesday that Palestine would apply for full state membership at the United Nations in Januar...

Afghanistan postpones presidential election

Afghanistan postpones presidential election

Afghanistan's election commission on Wednesday said that presidential election, initially scheduled for April, will be postponed for several months.&n...

4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Sicily

4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Sicily

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Sicily near Europe's most active volcano, Mount Etna, injuring at least 28 people, Italian officials say.A part of ...

Man makes first solo trek across Antarctica

Man makes first solo trek across Antarctica

An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54...

Jet Airways to stop flights to south India from February

Jet Airways to stop flights to south India from February

 Jet Airways, a full service airline from India, is stopping direct flights from the UAE to south Indian cities next month.In a circular issued t...

Emirati woman, 4 children die in horrific accident in Saudi

Emirati woman, 4 children die in horrific accident in Saudi

An Emirati woman and four of her children were killed in a horrific accident while they were on vacation in Saudi Arabia.A fifth child, her 18-year-ol...

British cruise entertainer Arron Hough missing overboard

British cruise entertainer Arron Hough missing overboard

The US Coast Guard said it was searching for Arron Hough, who went missing from the Harmony of the Seas.The vessel was 267 miles northwest of Aguadill...

Putin hails

Putin hails 'successful' test of new hypersonic missile

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed final tests of a hypersonic missile, which he earlier said would render existing missile ...

Saudi Arabia to tender six water projects in 2019

Saudi Arabia to tender six water projects in 2019

Saudi Arabia plans to tender or award six water-related projects in 2019 as it pushes ahead with a privatization programme that got off to a slow star...

Bahrain to host Mideast

Bahrain to host Mideast's largest Chinese trade expo

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has teamed up with Hilal Conference and Exhibitions (HCE) to host the region's largest Chinese trade ...

OIC strongly condemns terror attack on Kabul

OIC strongly condemns terror attack on Kabul

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the terror attack on a government building in Afghan capital Kabul that killed do...

Russia expands economic sanctions on Ukraine

Russia expands economic sanctions on Ukraine

Russia has expanded its economic sanctions on Ukraine, adding more than 250 people and businesses to a blacklist first announced at the start of Novem...

North and South Korea to hold groundbreaking ceremony to reconnect road and rail links

North and South Korea to hold groundbreaking ceremony to reconnect road and rail links

A South Korean delegation left for North Korea today to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting roads and railways across the divided penins...

Pakistan Foreign Minister meets his Chinese counterpart

Pakistan Foreign Minister meets his Chinese counterpart

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss the situation arising out of the U...

UK ministers warn drone users of severe punishment

UK ministers warn drone users of severe punishment

Britain's security minister on Tuesday said that those who use drones either recklessly or for criminal purposes would face severe punishment. Se...

Iran presents first budget since US sanctions restored

Iran presents first budget since US sanctions restored

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday presented next year's budget to parliament, the first since the United States restored sanctions that had b...

China: Five killed and 21 injured as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians

China: Five killed and 21 injured as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians

Beijing: At least five people were killed and 21 others left injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians in east China's Fujian province on ...

Israel to hold early election in April

Israel to hold early election in April

Israel will hold a general election in April, a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Twitter on Monday, after a meeting between mem...

Rouhani says US sanctions won

Rouhani says US sanctions won't bring Iran to its knees

Iran president Hassan Rouhani presented an annual state budget of 4,700 trillion rials ($47 bln at the free market rate) to parliament on Tuesday, say...

Saudi Arabia’s first robot gets its first job at government entity

Saudi Arabia’s first robot gets its first job at government entity

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s first robot employee started work at one of the kingdom’s government entities and has been handed its job ID as well as his req...

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