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Middle East

Qatar concerned about safety of citizens in Saudi during Haj amid Gulf crisis

'Those people crossing the border right now are under the responsibility of the Saudi authorities for their security,' official said.

19 Aug 2017 11:33 AM

Kerala-based woman dies in UAE after falling off moving car

Sunitha Prashanth from Kerala was killed in the incident after she hit her head on a lamp post.

17 Aug 2017 6:04 PM

Alomst after 27 years, Saudi Arabia, Iraq look to reopen border

Riyadh and Baghdad reached a deal 'to renovate the Arar border post and fully open it for trade and passage for visitors'.

17 Aug 2017 12:16 PM

Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims amid Gulf crisis

The announcement to reopen the border for Qatari pilgrims came after Saudi Arabia's King Mohammed bin Salman received an envoy from Doha.

17 Aug 2017 9:14 AM

Israeli firm offers ‘anti-terrorism’ adventure to tourists

The tourist attraction offers an unusual option for visitors coming to see Jerusalem’s holy sites or to float in the Dead Sea.

17 Aug 2017 6:33 AM

Israeli firm offers 'anti-terrorism' adventure to tourists

The instructors, including ex-soldiers, use their experience gained through Israel's various conflicts.

16 Aug 2017 6:51 PM

Aditya Motwane, Salman sister's wedding planner, held for carrying drugs in UAE

Aditya Motwane, a well-known Mumbai-based wedding planner, was detained on suspicion that he had consumed drugs.

16 Aug 2017 3:47 PM

'Lot of time' needed to rebuild trust in Gulf: Qatar FM on diplomatic crisis

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said regional relations had been transformed by the dispute.

16 Aug 2017 12:52 PM

Palestinian Prez Mahmud Abbas congratulates N Korea on its independence day

In a separate message also carried by Wafa, Abbas congratulated South Korean President Moon Jae-In on the anniversary.

16 Aug 2017 10:50 AM

Iran defense chief in Turkey for 'unprecedented' talks on Syria crisis

General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri is due to meet Defense Min Nurettin Canikli and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his three-day visit.

15 Aug 2017 5:34 PM