FIGHTING SPIRIT: Abu Mohamed, a 70-year-old injured Free Syrian Army fighter, aims his weapon as he takes a position in Sheikh Saeed neighborhood. (Reuters)
ABU DHABI: Two new cases of the potentially deadly MERS respiratory virus, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been reported in the United Arab Emirates, media Friday cited health authorities as
TEHRAN: Iran’s landmark nuclear deal is “a great opportunity” for expanding strained ties between Tehran and the United Arab Emirates, President Hassan Rowhani said Thursday.
BAGHDAD: The bodies of 18 people kidnapped hours earlier by men in army uniforms were found abandoned north of Baghdad on Friday, the latest troubling sign of worsening violence in Iraq.
Manama: Water challenges must be addressed if the Arab region is to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, attain prosperity, and reach a future of sustainable human development, says a new Unit
TEHRAN: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has struck a town in southern Iran near a nuclear power plant.
BEIRUT: Al Qaeda-linked militants have executed the commander of a rival rebel faction and six of his men, an amateur video of the public execution showed, part of their campaign to marginalize oth
DAMASCUS: Syria will send delegates to a Geneva peace conference under President Bashar Assad’s orders, but his grip over the war-torn country will not be under discussion, an official said Wednesda
BAGHDAD: Iraqi authorities found the bodies of 19 people, including a family of five, shot dead in Baghdad Wednesday, in scenes eerily reminiscent of the country’s gruesome 2006-2007 sectarian mass
The Palestinian Foreign Affairs Ministry has condemned the Israeli government’s plan to build hundreds of new settlements in occupied territory.
TEHRAN: Hard-line Iranian politicians publicly criticized the deal reached in Geneva last week over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, an agreement that has largely been welcomed by Iranians.
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