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UN announces truce in new attempt to...

UN announces truce in new attempt to...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The conflict escalated after a Saudi-led Arab coalition began a campaign against the rebels in March...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Ancient minorities have always been an integral part of Iraq's complex social fabric. Their attitudes...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The Iraqi army is attacking Mosul on the southern and southeastern fronts, while the Peshmerga carried...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 17 2016

100,000 Iraqis may flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the Iraq's military assault aimed at ousting IS...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

World

Sun, Oct 16 2016

Yemen, on the southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been in the midst of a civil war since September...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

Mosul, home to up to 1.5 m people, has been the headquarters of IS's self-declared caliphate in northern...

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

The strike authorized by President Barack Obama, represent Washington's first direct military action...

Western-backed coalition under pressure...

Western-backed coalition under pressure...

World

Mon, Oct 10 2016

The reproach also indirectly hands a propaganda win to Riyadh's arch rival Tehran, a Houthi ally that...

US Diplomat Blasts Washington for Yemen...

US Diplomat Blasts Washington for Yemen...

World

Mon, Oct 10 2016

J Michael Springmann, a former US diplomat to Saudi Arabia, said that Washington will never take concrete...

Saudi Arabia-led coalitions airstrike...

Saudi Arabia-led coalitions airstrike...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 9 2016

The United States has been backing the Saudi-led coalition, but White House national security council...

Saudi coalition airstrike kills mourners...

Saudi coalition airstrike kills mourners...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 8 2016

The Saudi-led coalition has been providing air support for President Hadi's forces in a civil war that...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

World

Fri, Oct 7 2016

Iran sees Afghanistan as a primary zone of influence, much as it sees Iraq. Saudi Arabia has a long history...

Saudi starts war games in Gulf as tensions...

Saudi starts war games in Gulf as tensions...

World

Wed, Oct 5 2016

Tehran and Riyadh are fighting several proxy wars in the Middle East, including in Syria and Yemen, but...

Explainer: What does Opec's tentative...

Explainer: What does Opec's tentative...

Business

Thu, Sep 29 2016

A major disagreement between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, also important Opec members, still...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 27 2016

The UK has put its name to a call at the UN this week to set up an independent mission to report on human...

In the land of sand and money

In the land of sand and money

Abdul Baten

Sun, Sep 25 2016

Saudia Arabia lifting its ban on Bangladeshi workers is good news, but it is only the beginning

Six Bangladeshi workers die in Saudi...

Six Bangladeshi workers die in Saudi...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 22 2016

Another Bangladesh national has been injured in the accident

Saudi decides to take male domestic...

Saudi decides to take male domestic...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 22 2016

The Shoura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has approved the recruitment of male domestic workers...

British ambassador to Saudi Arabia embraces...

British ambassador to Saudi Arabia embraces...

World

Thu, Sep 15 2016

The news of conversion came as a pleasant surprise for British pilgrims

Saudi launches Persian Hajj TV after...

Saudi launches Persian Hajj TV after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 12 2016

In the days leading to this year’s Hajj, which began on Saturday in western Saudi Arabia, Tehran renewed...

Two-thirds of UK weapons sold to Middle...

Two-thirds of UK weapons sold to Middle...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 11 2016

Since 2010 Britain has also sold arms to 39 of the 51 countries ranked “not free” on the Freedom House...