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Special flights for migrant workers...

Special flights for migrant workers...

Bangladesh

Sun, Apr 18 2021

31 Bangladeshi passengers landed at Dhaka airport in last 24 hours

Before the Ever Given: A look at the...

Before the Ever Given: A look at the...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 29 2021

Nearly 19,000 vessels passed through the Suez Canal last year, carrying over 10% of global trade, including...

Syria president, first lady test positive...

Syria president, first lady test positive...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 8 2021

Their positive test results came more than a week after Syria started its vaccination efforts using jabs...

OP-ED: What’s the plan, President...

OP-ED: What’s the plan, President...

Forrest Cookson

Mon, Feb 15 2021

With the three previous presidents unable to find a direction for American foreign policy, can Joe Biden...

Yemen airport blast death toll rises...

Yemen airport blast death toll rises...

World

Thu, Dec 31 2020

Some ministers blame Houthis

US-Bangla Dubai flights from February...

US-Bangla Dubai flights from February...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 15 2020

The private airline further plans to operate flights to various destinations in the Middle East to serve...

Unicef seeks $2.5bn for Mideast children...

Unicef seeks $2.5bn for Mideast children...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 7 2020

In Yemen, 12 million children, or almost every child, need assistance after five years of conflict

Report: Kuwait not to renew work, residency...

Kuwait not to renew permits for expats...

Middle East

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Ban in Kuwait to take effect starting January 1 with departure limit set for 3 months, the report...

Arabs doubt Biden will herald change...

Arabs doubt Biden will herald change...

North America

Sun, Nov 8 2020

Biden’s tough stance on human rights may be a key issue in the Middle East

OP-ED: It’s time to end the procession...

OP-ED: It’s time to end the procession...

Anupam Debashis Roy

Tue, Nov 3 2020

Fraudulent recruiting agencies must be brought to book

Chevron bets on Middle East gas riches...

Chevron bets on Middle East gas riches...

Business

Mon, Oct 26 2020

The new strategy is seeing the company pitch new gas deals in Egypt, Israel, Qatar, while cutting spending...

US slaps new sanctions on Iran groups...

US slaps new sanctions on Iran...

North America

Fri, Oct 23 2020

Iran summoned the ambassador of Switzerland, who represents US interests in Tehran in the absence of...

Palestinians sue Britain for 1917 Balfour...

Palestinians sue Britain for Balfour...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 23 2020

The Balfour Declaration, signed by the then British foreign secretary Arthur James Balfour, is seen as...

Bahrain agrees to normalize ties with...

Bahrain agrees to normalize ties with...

World

Fri, Sep 11 2020

The fourth Arab country to reach such an agreement with Israel

Hamas and Israel strike deal to end...

Hamas and Israel strike deal to end...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 1 2020

The fire balloons launched in recent weeks were widely seen as an attempt by Hamas to improve the terms...

Israel-UAE deal a Trump coup, but his...

Israel-UAE deal a Trump coup, but his...

Middle East

Sat, Aug 15 2020

Since taking office, Trump has pledged to apply his self-proclaimed deal-making skills to resolving the...

Trump scores diplomatic deal with Middle...

Trump scores diplomatic deal with Middle...

North America

Fri, Aug 14 2020

Soon after he sealed the agreement by phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, one of his...

Israel, UAE to normalize relations in...

Israel, UAE strike deal to normalize...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 13 2020

Israel agrees to suspend plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank

OP-ED: Is anyone listening?

OP-ED: Is anyone listening?

Md Fahmedul Islam Dewan

Fri, Aug 7 2020

We haven’t done enough to protect our migrant workers

UAE’s police dogs first in the world...

UAE’s police dogs first in the world...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 3 2020

Police dogs were trained and stationed across its airports as an additional line of defence to detect...

Jobs in ME: Situation getting worse,...

Jobs in ME: Situation getting worse,...

Coronavirus

Wed, May 6 2020

28,849 expatriate Bangladeshis to return home from ME in next few weeks