Obama secures Iran victory

  US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech on the nuclear agreement with ...

Three-year-old migrant child’s body on Turkish beach shocks Europe

A young migrant, who drowned in a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos, lies o...

Saudi, US near deal for two Lockheed warships

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia is in advanced discussions with the US government about buying two...

Car bomb kills 10 in Latakia

People looking at the wreckage of vehicles at the site of a car bombing in Latakia yesterda...

28 die in bombing of Yemen Shiite mosque claimed by IS

The file picture shows wreckage of a car seen at the site of a car bomb attack in the capital...

Bad weather halts operations at three Kuwait ports

  KUWAIT:  Bad weather halted operations at Kuwait's Shuweikh, Shuaiba and...

Twelve Syrians drown heading from Turkey to Greek island

  ISTANBUL: At least 12 people believed to be Syrian refugees drowned as two boats ...

Turkish construction firm says 18 workers kidnapped in Baghdad

ANKARA: Eighteen Turkish workers were kidnapped from a sports stadium they were constructin...

Dubai Airport reports July traffic jump after year-ago maintenance

DUBAI: Dubai International Airport saw a 29.6 percent jump in passenger numbers in July, re...

Bahrain postpones plan to remove meat subsidies

DUBAI:  Bahrain has postponed by one month a controversial plan to remove government s...

Rising civilian casualties in Taiz worry UN

A member of the Houthi militia mans a heavy machine gun in Sana’a, Yemen, yesterday.&...

Protesters evicted from Lebanon ministry

  Beirut: Lebanese police ejected protesters who occupied part of the environment m...

US remains top enemy, says chief Iran cleric

Head of Iran’s Assembly of Experts, Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, attends a session of Ir...

Palmyra temple destruction confirmed by satellite images

This combination picture shows the site of the Temple of Bel before (top) and after its app...

Kuwait charges 24 with plotting attacks

    A Kuwaiti special forces vehicle outside the constitutional court 4, 2015...

Turkish police raid conglomerate with close links to cleric Gulen

Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania ...

Yemen: Children’s hospital faces closure due to shortages

A Yemeni man walks past a destroyed truck following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalitio...

Palmyra temple appears intact

A view of the colonnade in the historical city of Palmyra, Syria.   Damascus...

Car bomb damages office of Eni firm in Libya

  Pro-government Libyan forces aim their weapons during clashes in the streets with t...

Climate change brings cyclone risk to Arabian Gulf - study

  BY ALISTER DOYLE BONN (Germany): Climate change is bringing small risks that t...

Atlas jewellery owner defaults $136m loans, arrested by Dubai cops

M M Ramachandran By Stanley Carvalho and Tom Arnold ABU DHABI/DUBAI: A Dubai-based ...