Saturday, Sep 24, 2022

Hezbollah intensifies battle in Syria as Israel threatens more strikes

May 20, 2013 11:23:43 am

Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria.

Barack Obama rules out unilateral action on Syria

May 17, 2013 2:41:29 pm

Obama said the US and the international community needs to continue to strengthen the capacity of the Syrian opposition.

Saudi Arabia’s top cleric criticizes Twitter users,calls it ‘a council for jokesters’

March 23, 2013 10:03:31 pm

Grand Mufti Sheik Abdul-Aziz Al-Sheik made his remarks during a speech to other Saudi clerics.

Siemens denies selling Iran ‘explosive-laden’ equipment for nuke programme

September 24, 2012 2:06:58 pm

Iran had claimed that the firm supplied it equipment for its nuclear programme.

180 dead,1,300 hurt in Iran quakes

August 12, 2012 12:25:24 am

According to an official to toll,Iran earthquake killed at least 180 people and injured 1,300 others.

Oldest pearl aged 7,500 years found in the UAE

June 11, 2012 12:55:00 pm

Gem specialists believe that the oldest pearl goes back to 3000 BC and was found in Japan.

On revolution anniversary eve,Egypt eases emergency laws

January 25, 2012 11:05:33 am

Tantawi attempts to ease criticism of his policies,but move won't satisfy rights group.

Egypt assures a safe travel to its tourists

December 9, 2011 11:40:11 am

Egypt has assured safety of its tourists following the recent incidents in the country.

Fasting to exceed 14 hours this Ramadan: expert

July 6, 2011 11:50:09 am

First day of Ramadan will be the longest fasting day in 26 years.

Libya soldiers in Benghazi after overnight protest

February 18, 2011 1:31:16 pm

Soldiers were deployed on the streets of Libya's second city of Benghazi on Friday after people overnight protest.

Mandela returns home after 48-hr treatment for ‘collapsed lung’

January 29, 2011 12:03:38 am

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was whisked home Friday from a hospital where the 92-year-old had been treated allegedly for a collapsed lung’,with only a glimpse of his head covered by a surgical cap visible as he was wheeled into an ambulance.

Iraqi women embrace American mothers of war dead

September 26, 2010 11:30:57 pm

Nine American mothers whose children died fighting in Iraq were embraced by dozens of Iraqi women.

Obama is an ‘international villain’: Iranian speaker

September 26, 2010 1:06:43 am

US President Barack Obama is an "international villain," parliament speaker Ali Larijani said.

Child killed in Afghan suicide blast

September 24, 2010 5:38:23 pm

A suicide car bomb targeted a NATO convoy in Afghanistan,killing at least one child and injuring dozens of other people,police said.

Arab move to censure Israel stymied at UN meeting

September 24, 2010 5:27:10 pm

The US and other allies of Israel had argued passage would threaten ongoing Mideast peace talks.

UAE gets seat on IAEA board

September 24, 2010 2:59:51 am

The UAE has been elected to the board of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Neighboring countries hope for WCup tourism

May 27, 2010 9:53:37 am

Zimbabwe's National Parks department reported a last-minute rush of bookings during and surrounding the June 11-July 11 World Cup.

Israeli FM warns Palestinians not to declare state

April 6, 2010 3:17:24 pm

Israel's hard-line foreign minister warned Palestinians on Tuesday against plans to unilaterally declare independence next year.

Israel allows commercial goods into blockaded Gaza

April 6, 2010 11:34:06 am

A Gaza border official says Israel has allowed a commercial shipment of shoes and clothes into the Palestinian territory for the first time since 2007.

Muslim calligrapher writes Luke’s Gospel for pope

April 27, 2009 1:34:45 pm

A Muslim calligrapher has dedicated the past two months to Christian art which will be presented to Pope he visits the Holy Land next month.

Reformist Khatami quits Iran presidency race

March 16, 2009 4:00:14 pm

Iran's reformist ex-president Mohammad Khatami has withdrawn from the June presidential election,a close aide of the charismatic cleric said.