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Sunday , September 19 2021

International

Coalition pounds DAESH in Raqa – IS offensive gains near Turkish border

BEIRUT, May 27, (Agencies): Warplanes from the US-led coalition have pounded the Islamic State group with at least 150 strikes to bolster a major offensive …

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Singapore charges 6 Bangladeshis with terrorism financing

SINGAPORE, May 27, (Agencies): A Singapore court on Friday charged six Bangladeshi men with terrorism financing, after detaining them last month for allegedly planning attacks …

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Philippines arrests 10 Chinese fishermen in latest spat

MANILA: Two Philippine coast guard vessels intercepted a Chinese fishing boat with 10 crew off northeastern Luzon after a two-hour chase, two local broadcasters said …

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Dubai police patrol in luxury

DUBAI, UAE, May 26, (AP): Image is everything in Dubai – even when fighting crime. Police in this desert metropolis have built up a high-horsepower …

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Muslim mob attacks Christian homes in Cairo

CAIRO, May 26, (Agencies): An Egyptian appeals court has overturned five-year prison sentences for 47 people for participating in unauthorised protests, but upheld fines of …

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‘Taleban bent on violence despite new chief’ – ‘All indicators’ confirm US killed Mansour: Pak

ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 26, (Agencies): Hopes of negotiating peace with the Afghan Taleban’s new leader were swiftly fading from all sides Thursday, as US President …

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Hindu shop owner in Bangladesh hacked to death – Police suspect Islamists of murder

DHAKA, May 26, (Agencies): Bangladesh police said Thursday they suspect local Islamists may have murdered a one-legged Hindu shop owner who was hacked to death …

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GCC panel mulls draft tax treaties

RIYADH, May 25, (KUNA): The GCC committee on financial and economic cooperation convened an extraordinary meeting on the ministerial level on Tuesday, with Undersecretary of …

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Pak expresses concern over US drone ‘strike’

ISLAMABAD, May 25, (AP): Pakistan’s military says the country’s army chief met with US Ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad’s serious concerns over the drone …

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‘Muslim pupils’ are not exempt from handshake

GENEVA, May 25, (AFP): Religious belief is no excuse for refusing to shake a teacher’s hand, Swiss regional authorities ruled Wednesday, reversing one school’s controversial …

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