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International

Al-Habtoor receives Lord Ahmed of Rotherham

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 30: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, held talks with Lord Ahmed of Rotherham at the Al Habtoor …

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21 killed in suicide bomb blast – Pakistan hangs 4 men sentenced by military courts

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec 29, (AFP): At least 21 people were killed and dozens wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbike crashed into the …

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Emirati charged with planning UAE attacks – Suspect identified as husband of executed woman

DUBAI, Dec 29, (RTRS): The husband of an Emirati woman who was executed for killing a US teacher in Abu Dhabi last year has been …

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10 IS leaders killed in airstrikes – French linked to Paris attacks mastermind among dead

WASHINGTON, Dec 29, (Agencies): An Islamic State leader with “direct” ties to the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks was among 10 senior figures in …

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Saudi executes Filipino convict

MANILA, Philippines, Dec 29, (Agencies): A Filipino murder convict was publicly beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after failing to meet the demand of the …

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Hundreds of fighters, civilians escape besieged Syrian areas – Bombs in Homs kill 32, wound 90

BEIRUT, Dec 28, (RTRS): Buses and ambulances evacuated about 450 Islamist fighters and civilians from two rebel-held areas besieged by Syrian government forces and carried …

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Attacker’s mom missed warning signs

PARIS, Dec 28, (Agencies): The mother of the youngest of the Paris attackers, who blew himself up outside France’s national stadium, says she is “proud” …

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Zuckerberg urges free Internet in India

NEW DELHI, Dec 28, (AFP): Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg urged India Monday to approve a controversial plan that would provide a free Internet service to …

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Tornadoes, storms kill at least 43 – US Midwest storm brings twisters, floods

DALLAS, Dec 28, (Agencies): Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least …

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Iraqi army declares victory over IS in Ramadi – People celebrating on streets of several cities

BAGHDAD, Dec 27, (Agencies): Iraq’s army said on Sunday it had defeated Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad, the first major …

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