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150 Yemen rebels killed in Saudi-led...

150 Yemen rebels killed

Middle East

Mon, Oct 18 2021

The Houthis began a major push to seize Marib in February, and have renewed their offensive since September...

'Israel expects 2,000 rockets a day...

'Israel expects Hezbollah to fire 2,000...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 18 2021

Israel says its Iron Dome defence system, intercepted around 90% of the rockets headed for populated...

UN: Syrian government, opposition agree...

'Syrian govt, opp agree on new...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 17 2021

The decade-old war, which spiralled out of an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad's rule,...

Coalition says killed at least 165 Yemen...

165 Yemen rebels killed near Marib

Middle East

Sun, Oct 17 2021

The coalition claims to have killed around 1,000 Iran-backed rebels in strikes in the area in the past...

No more social distancing at Mecca Grand...

Grand Mosque in Mecca drops social...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 17 2021

Devotees now pray there side by side for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out

Coalition says killed 160 Yemen rebels...

160 Yemen rebels killed in Marib

Middle East

Sat, Oct 16 2021

The rebels rarely comment on losses

Lebanon's PM says government not keen...

'Lebanese govt won't interfere in...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 16 2021

This comes following a meeting with the justice minister and the head of the higher judicial council...

Saudi Arabia appoints new Hajj, health...

Saudi Arabia appoints new Hajj...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 16 2021

The moves come amid the announcement on Friday that Saudi Arabia will begin easing Covid-19 restrictions...

Saudi Arabia to lift some Covid restrictions...

Saudi Arabia to lift some Covid restrictions...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 16 2021

Devotees who have received both vaccine doses will now be able to visit the mosque while wearing a mask...

Deadly shooting rocks Beirut as tensions...

Deadly shooting rocks Beirut as tensions...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 15 2021

At least six people were shot dead

India to join Russia talks involving...

India to join Russia talks on...

World

Thu, Oct 14 2021

The Moscow talks on October 20 also involve China, Pakistan and Iran

More than 150 Yemeni rebels killed in...

150 Yemeni rebels killed in Marib

Middle East

Thu, Oct 14 2021

The latest air strikes against the Iran-backed rebels take the number of them killed in oil-rich Marib...

Gunfire kills 6, wounds 30 at Beirut...

Gunfire kills 6, wounds 30 at Beirut...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 14 2021

PM Najib Mikati called for calm to be restored and warned against attempts to drag Lebanon into...

UN: Women and children in Libya detention...

UN: Women and children in Libya detention...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Libyan authorities carried out sweeping raids in Tripoli, mostly targeting irregular migrants, earlier...

More than 100 Yemen rebels killed south...

More than 100 Yemen rebels killed

Middle East

Wed, Oct 13 2021

The unconfirmed toll rises to about 400 in the area this week 

Taliban warn US, EU of refugees if Afghan...

Taliban warn US, EU of refugees

South Asia

Wed, Oct 13 2021

The US and the EU say they are ready to back humanitarian initiatives in Afghanistan, but are wary of...

Azerbaijan, Iran agree to mend ties...

Azerbaijan, Iran to hold talks

Middle East

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Azerbaijan and Iran have long been at loggerheads over Tehran's backing of Armenia in the decades-long...

At least 134 Yemen rebels dead in strikes...

134 Yemen rebels killed in strikes

Middle East

Tue, Oct 12 2021

Yemen has been devastated by a seven-year conflict pitting the Shia rebels against the government supported...

Iraq arrests IS finance chief wanted...

Iraq arrests IS finance chief wanted...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 11 2021

The US had offered a reward of up to $5 million for the capture of Jaburi

Low turnout as Iraqis vote in parliamentary...

Low turnout in Iraq parliamentary...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 10 2021

It appeared to be the lowest turnout in any election since 2003

Dubai police seize cocaine worth...

Dubai police seize $136m cocaine

Middle East

Sun, Oct 10 2021

The police arrested one person of Middle-Eastern origins, who was operating as an intermediary for an...