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International

Syrian kids in Lebanon carry burden of family

BEIRUT, June 6, (AP): Thirteen- year-old Ali Rajab is on his feet an average of 12 hours a day, cleaning, filling perfume bottles and helping …

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Qatar ‘reassures’ India after Modi raises abuse of workers – ‘Labour reforms will improve conditions of Indian migrants’

NEW DELHI, June 6, (RTRS): Qatar has reassured India that labour reforms will improve the conditions of more than half a million Indian migrants, after …

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Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Foundation launches second Ramadan campaign

DUBAI, UAE, June 6: The Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Foundation (KAHF) has ramped up its Ramadan campaign in Lebanon, launching a second campaign aimed at …

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Gains in Falluja … IS Syria bastion – Top Syrian Kurdish commander killed

NAYMIYAH, Iraq, June 5, (Agencies): Iraqi forces secured the southern edge of the Islamic State group stronghold of Falluja on Sunday, two weeks after the …

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Airstrikes in Aleppo kill 32

AMMAN, June 5, (RTRS): Nearly 50 air strikes hit rebel- held areas in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday in some of …

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Anti-terror officer’s wife shot dead – At least 30 people killed by Islamists since Feb 2015

DHAKA, June 5, (Agencies): The wife of a senior Bangladeshi police official known for battling Islamist militants was stabbed and shot to death on Sunday, …

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Christian hacked to death in latest attack – IS claims responsibility

DHAKA, June 5, (AFP): A Christian was hacked to death after Sunday prayers near a church in northwest Bangladesh in an attack — the latest …

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Baghdad forces gain ground from DAESH west of Falluja

NEAR FALLUJA, Iraq, June 4, (Agencies): Iraqi forces gained new ground from the Islamic State group Saturday in a key area west of the jihadist …

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Pakistan forces kill four militants in Quetta

QUETTA, Pakistan, June 4, (AFP): Pakistani forces shot four suspected militants dead on Friday during a skirmish in a Hazara Shiite area in the southwestern …

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Dam completion signifies growing Indian ‘influence’ in Afghanistan – New Delhi poured more than $1 billion into Kabul

KABUL, June 4, (Agencies): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Afghanistan on Saturday to mark the completion of a nearly $300 million hydroelectric dam project, …

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