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International

Al Habtoor Group Chairman meets delegation from Isa Cultural Centre

DUBAI, March 14: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group welcomed His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Khalifa bin Daij Al Khalifa, Deputy …

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Ankara blast kills 27

ANKARA, March 13, (AFP): A car bomb ripped through a busy Square in central Ankara Sunday, killing at least 27 people and wounding 75, officials …

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At least 16 killed in attack on 3 hotels in Ivory Coast

GRAND BASSAM, Ivory Coast, March 13, (Agencies): Fourteen civilians and two soldiers were killed in the Ivory Coast beach resort of Grand Bassam on Sunday …

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At least 41 Taleban fighters killed by Afghan forces in western Herat

fighters were killed and 50 others wounded in a joint security operation by Afghan forces in Afghanistan’s western Herat province, said officials on Saturday. The …

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Trafficked women trapped in Syria – ‘Nepal, Bangladesh have little diplomatic influence’

MURALI BHANJYANG, Nepal, March 13, (AFP): Nepali villager Sunita Magar thought she was heading to a safe factory job in Kuwait, but only when she …

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Chase ends with 6 Saudi suspects dead – 4 on death row for terrorism

RIYADH, March 12, (Agencies): A chase in Saudi Arabia ended in a gunfight on Friday with the death of six suspects wanted for killing their …

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Indian statues ‘seized’ from NY auction house

NEW YORK, March 12, (AP): Two Indian statues that are more than 1,000 years old were seized Friday from Christie’s auction house after investigators discovered …

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US Muslim women learn ‘self-defense’

WASHINGTON, March 12, (RTRS): Some 20 women in Islamic hijab worried by rising anti- Muslim rhetoric in the United States watched on a recent night …

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‘Unfaithful’ wives commenter jailed

CAIRO, March 12, (RTRS): An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced a prominent Facebook user to three years in prison with hard labour after he asserted …

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Arab League declares Hezbollah terror group

CAIRO, March 11, (AFP): Arab League foreign ministers on Friday declared Lebanon’s Shiite movement Hezbollah a “terrorist” group, after Sunni-dominated Gulf monarchies adopted the same …

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