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International

Bahrain parliament okays military trials for civilians

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 5, (AP): Bahrain’s parliament on Sunday approved a constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians, the kingdom’s latest rollback …

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‘Daesh Pakistan’ on victim’s suit; 5 policemen killed – Karachi turned into rubbish bin

MULTAN, Pakistan, March 5, (Agencies): Pakistani police have found body of a man in the central city of Multan with chained feet, tied hands, and …

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Wave of car bombs hits Iraqis – Forces close in

BAGHDAD, March 5, (Agencies): Iraqi troops encountered the heaviest clashes yet with Islamic State group fighters Sunday in western Mosul since the start of the …

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Bahrain busts ‘Iran’ terror cell – 25 held

DUBAI, March 4, (RTRS): Bahrain said on Saturday it had uncovered a 54-member Iranian-linked militant group suspected of involvement in attacks on security forces, including …

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Filipinos welcome new labor attaché

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait led by Ambassador Renato Pedro Villa introduced the new Philippine Labour Attache to Kuwait, Atty Alex …

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Agents in aggressive sweep for unauthorized ‘migrants’

NEW YORK, March 4, (AFP): US immigration agents increasingly are detaining unauthorized migrants in or near places once considered “safe” like courthouses and churches, spreading …

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Healthcare operator seeks a change in Abu Dhabi health insurance rules – Firms face regulatory risks in era of cheap oil

ABU DHABI, March 2, (RTRS): International healthcare operator Mediclinic is lobbying the Abu Dhabi government to rethink a change in medical insurance rules that has …

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‘Deny US citizens visa-free access’

BRUSSELS, March 2, (RTRS): United States citizens should be denied visafree access to the European Union before summer because Washington does not allow some EU …

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Bangladesh law may legitimise ‘rape’

DHAKA/NEW DELHI, March 2, (Agencies): A new Bangladeshi law that lets under-age girls marry their rapists for “the greater good of the adolescent” may put …

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TRUMP ORDER WILL AIM TO SHORT CIRCUIT LEGAL CHALLENGES – New travel ban removes Iraq from list

WASHINGTON , March 1, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump’s new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary …

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