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Russian Helicopter Crash in Siberia Kills 19

Nineteen people were killed Saturday when a helicopter carrying oil workers crashed in northwestern Siberia. Weather may be to blame, the Russia aviat...


Burning sulfur near Mosul sends hundreds to hospital

Iraq: Nearly 1,000 people have been treated for breathing problems linked to fumes from a burning sulfur plant set ablaze during fighting with Daesh m...


Riyadh, Seoul working on compact reactors for nuclear energy

The Kingdom is working closely with South Korea on developing technology for small, compact, nuclear reactors that will help Saudi engineers acquire k...


Syria regime launches 3rd chemical attack

An international team has determined that the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation, according to a rep...


Iraq alcohol: Parliament imposes ban in a surprise move

Parliament in Iraq has voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, with backers of the move arguing that its availability contradicts Isl...


Haiti jailbreak: over 100 inmates escape barefoot

More than 100 mostly barefoot inmates overpowered guards on Saturday and escaped from a lockup in central Haiti, officials said.Judge Henry Claude Lou...


China's most explosive artist has built a 1,650-ft tall ladder made of fire

Cai Guo-Qiang is back, and with his most ambitious project to date: a 1,650-foot ladder in the sky made of -- what else? -- fire.The Chinese artist, w...


ISIS kills hundreds in Mosul area, source says

ISIS rounded up and killed 284 men and boys as Iraqi-led coalition forces closed in on Mosul, the terror group's last stronghold in Iraq, an Iraqi int...


Saudi Arabia Is Fast Losing Allies

After the Saudi-led airstrikes on Sanaa, Yemen’s capital, on October 8, pressure on Western nations selling weapons to Saudi Arabia will be mounting. ...


Saudi-Egypt JV to build $1bn steel complex in Suez

Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has signed a partnership agreement with a leading Saudi organisation to set up an iron and steel factory in the Ai...


US warship sails close to China's islands in South China Sea

A US Navy warship has allegedly conducted a “navigation freedom operation” near an island claimed by China in the South China Sea, in a move that coul...


Egypt's Sawiris starts work on $246m Cyprus project

Egyptian investor Naguib Sawiris has joined hands with Cypriot entrepreneur Gerasimos Caramondanis to launch a €220 million ($246 million) mixed-use r...


Armacell to build $16m plant in Bahrain

Armacell, a global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of high-performance engineered foams, announced ...


Kuwaiti firm Kamco buys key US office tower

Kuwait-based Kamco Investment Company said it has successfully acquired General Electric’s (GE) global operation centre building, a 12-storey office t...


Saudi Arabia pledges all-out support to Afghanistan

KABUL: Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah returned home on Thursday evening after a successful visit from S...


Saudi Arabia to start key railway line by early 2017

The North-South Railway, the 1,250-km-long rail network which will start from Riyadh and run through Al-Majma’ah, Qasim, Hail and Jouf areas of the ki...


US wants to keep alliance with Philippines: Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says his country intends to keep its alliance commitments to the Philippines, despite remarks by the Southeast Asia...


Iraq's top Shia cleric demands protection for civilians in Mosul

Iraq's most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on army soldiers, fighters from pro-government Popular Mobilization Units ...


Russian copter crashes in Siberia, 19 passengers feared dead

Nineteen people are feared dead after a Russian helicopter crash-landed in the country’s Yamal Peninsula in northwestern Siberia.The Mi-8 transport he...


19 people dead in helicopter crash in Siberia

At least 19 people were killed when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia, Russia's Investigative Committee said on Saturday.Investigators said...


Court directs police to arrest Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri in PTV attack case

A Pakistani anti-terror court today ordered police to arrest cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri by November 17 in connect...


Relationship with India is very strong and diverse: US

The United States has said that their relationship with India is very strong and diverse. State Department spokesperson John Kirby told reporters at h...


53 killed in train accident in Cameroon

In Cameroon, at least 53 people died and about 300 injured when a packed passenger train derailed and overturned. The train was travelling between the...

A dead blue whale

The body of a 50-feet long blue whale, which is seen floating in the sea about one and half kilometers off the Balapitiya beach, was captured on film.


‘Crazy’ hike in Saudi visa fees could impact business ties

A seven-fold hike in visa fees to do business in Saudi Arabia risks deterring the foreign investment needed to transform its oil-dependent economy, di...


Oil glut grows as Saudi Arabia says worst is over

Listen to Saudi Arabia and hear the oil market is rebalancing. Look at the screen, and Brent is indeed holding above $50/bbl. But dig deeper into the ...


Over one thousand retrenched Indians returning from Saudi in coming weeks

Minister of State V K Singh, who is currently in Saudi Arabia to ensure return of the jobless workers, also thanked the Saudi government for its coope...


Has Duterte really ditched the US for Beijing's embrace?

The Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte, jetted into Beijing this week telling journalists “only China can help us” – and help it did.The 71-year-...


MP: Russian airstrikes on Aleppo 'making situation worse'

Damaged buildings in the rebel held besieged al-Sukkari neighbourhood of Aleppo. Credit: ReutersRussian airstrikes on the besieged city of Aleppo are ...


6.6 magnitude quake jolts Japan

An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Japan's Tottori prefecture on Friday, weather officials said. The Japan Meteorological A...

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