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International

Baby dies on Qatar Airways flight from Qatar to Indian city Hyderabad

Qatar Airways said Wednesday that a baby had died following a flight from Doha to the Indian city of Hyderabad. “We are aware of the …

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India Supreme Court limits use of ‘biometric’ ID system

NEW DELHI, Sept 26, (Agencies): India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a massive biometric identity system, but flagged privacy concerns and curbed …

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Saudi Arabia to offer electronic visa for foreign visitors

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will offer an electronic visa for foreign visitors to attend sporting events and concerts from December, the kingdom said on Tuesday, as …

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Bahrain in bust – 169 people charged being part of militant group

DUBAI, UAE, Sept 25, (AP): Bahrain charged 169 people on Tuesday with being part of a militant group they referred to as the “Bahraini Hezbollah,” …

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‘Iran corrupt dictatorship’ – Sows chaos: US

NEW YORK, Sept 25, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump criticized Iran on Tuesday as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering the Iranian people to pay …

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Kuwait among 129 in sign-on to drug fight

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24, (Agencies): Some 129 countries at the United Nations including Kuwait signed on to a US-drafted pledge to fight the global drug …

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Russia missile sale ‘jolts’ US

NEW YORK, Sept 24, (Agencies): US National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday that Russian plans to supply Syria with a S-300 missile system …

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India will not scrap jet deal with France – Opposition seeks inquiry on over-payment and transparency

NEW DELHI, Sept 24, (RTRS): India has vowed to stand firm on a multi-billion dollar deal to buy warplanes from France’s Dassault Aviation, as the …

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Maldives strongman concedes defeat

The strongman president of the Maldives on Monday conceded his surprise electoral defeat, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in the archipelago at the …

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Kuwait welcomes visit of Saudi Crown Prince

‘Great opportunity to exchange views’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The government of Kuwait Sunday congratulated the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Saudi …

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