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Bahrain hosts the GCC's 2nd Conference on National and Regional Security
April 23, 2014 - 2:57:24 pm
MANAMA: Under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Bahrain is hosting the Gulf Cooperation Council...
Qatar, Kenya hold state talks
April 23, 2014 - 2:47:10 pm
DOHA: Qatar and Kenya held a round of official talks on Wednesday between HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Kenyan President U...
Philippines arrests extremist in Malaysia resort kidnapping
April 23, 2014 - 2:45:59 pm
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: Philippine forces on Wednesday arrested a Muslim extremist believed to have taken part in the kidnapping of 21 peopl...
SJC Chairman Al Amri meets Georgian justice minister
April 23, 2014 - 2:30:50 pm
DOHA: HE Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) Massoud Mohamed Al Amri who is also president of the Court of Cassation met her on W...
Qatar Academy Workshop tells parents to embrace new technology
April 23, 2014 - 2:30:11 pm
DOHA: A Qatar Academy Al Wakra (QAW) workshop sent out a clear message that parents must embrace new media technology and consider it as too...
UK woman held for murder after children's bodies found
April 23, 2014 - 2:08:25 pm
LONDON: A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a house in London, British police said on W...
Ancelotti in frame for United job: Reports
April 23, 2014 - 1:57:23 pm
LONDON: Manchester United began their search for a new manager on Wednesday, with newspaper reports claiming that Real Madrid coach Carlo An...
Qatar Stock Exchange up 0.17pc
April 23, 2014 - 1:53:46 pm
DOHA: Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend on Wednesday adding 21.76 points or 0.17 percent to advance to 12,961.56 points from 12,9...
WhatsApp says it now has half billion users
April 23, 2014 - 1:53:26 pm
WASHINGTON: WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users around the world, the free mobile messaging service being acquired by Faceboo...
'Unidentified material' under investigation for MH370 link
April 23, 2014 - 1:51:59 pm
PERTH, Australia: Authorities are investigating whether "unidentified material" washed up on the southwest coast of Australia has ...
FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban
April 23, 2014 - 1:50:33 pm
ZURICH: FIFA on Wednesday suspended a ban on Barcelona transfering players while the club makes an appeal against the sanction. Football&...
Lebanese MPs fail to pick new president in first vote
April 23, 2014 - 1:50:02 pm
BEIRUT: Lebanese parliamentarians failed to elect a new president in a first round of voting on Wednesday, with leading candidate Samir Geag...
Pakistan court adjourns Musharraf travel ban application
April 23, 2014 - 1:49:34 pm
KARACHI: Pakistani former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, facing a battery of criminal cases, must wait a fortnight to learn if he will be ...
Toyota sells record 10 million vehicles in year to March
April 23, 2014 - 1:06:59 pm
TOKYO: Japan's Toyota, the world's biggest auto maker, sold more than 10 million vehicles in the year to March for the first time, i...
Five militants killed, 20 explosive devices seized in north Baghdad
April 23, 2014 - 12:51:14 pm
BAGHDAD: Baghdad Operations Command announced that five militants were killed and more than 20 explosive devices, weapons and different equi...
Hong Kong says Philippine hostage row over
April 23, 2014 - 12:50:33 pm
HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government said Wednesday a long-running dispute with the Philippines over a deadly hostage crisis had ended follow...
Emir receives written message from Georgia PM
April 23, 2014 - 12:50:16 pm
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has received a written message from the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili ...
Thirty local officials quit in Indian Kashmir after rebel threats
April 23, 2014 - 12:50:03 pm
SRINAGAR: At least 30 fearful local officials have resigned in Indian Kashmir after rebels killed two colleagues and issued a warning agains...
Five killed in Karachi violence
April 23, 2014 - 12:46:39 pm
ISLAMABAD: Firing and other violent incidents across the metropolis took the life of five persons on Wednesday, Pakistan's Geo News repo...
Saudi announces 11 new MERS infections
April 23, 2014 - 12:46:01 pm
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced 11 new cases of MERS, including a 13-year-old child, as its acting health minister vowed to keep...
Omani govt raises $530m from sale of 19pc of Omantel
April 23, 2014 - 11:41:30 am
MUSCAT: Oman's government raised nearly 204 million rials or $530 million from its sale of a 19 percent stake in Omantel, part of effort...
Bomb kills police brigadier general in Cairo
April 23, 2014 - 11:40:56 am
CAIRO: An Egyptian police brigadier general was killed Wednesday by a bomb placed under his car in Cairo, security officials said. The ki...
Afghan election result delayed due to fraud probe
April 23, 2014 - 10:54:52 am
KABUL: Afghanistan's presidential election result has been delayed by two days due to fraud investigations and will now be released on S...
Bahrain captures two escaped inmates
April 23, 2014 - 10:53:36 am
MANAMA: Bahraini authorities caught two inmates Wednesday after their escape from a main jail prompted the dismissal of the Gulf kingdom'...
Pakistan ministry demands TV station shutdown in shooting row
April 23, 2014 - 10:29:31 am
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's defence ministry has asked for the country's top-rating television channel to be shut down after it broadcast ...
Many Qataris frown on marrying fore...
Telus to buy startup Mobilicity
Qaradawi denies reports about leavi...
3G, 4G use may cost Pakistanis more
GCC in historic deal to end interna...
Full opening of HIA likely from May...
Egypt prosecutors submit new evide...
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