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Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of West Bank land grab by Israel

Jerusalem, Sept 12: Saudi Arabia led a chorus of international condemnation on Wednesday after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to annex the Jordan Valley.

The Kingdom said there was “no peace without the return of the occupied Palestinian...

31 pilgrims Killed, several hurt in stampede at Karbala during ashura rituals

Baghdad, Sept 11: A walkway collapsed and set off a stampede in the holy city of Karbala on Tuesday as thousands of Shiite Muslims marked one of the most solemn holy days of the year. At least 31 people were...

Kerala politician claims clean chit by UAE court in cheque default case

Dubai, Sept 9: Thushar Vellapally, President of a coalition partner of the BJP-led NDA in Kerala, who was arrested last month in the UAE in connection with a Rs 19 crore cheque default case, has been cleared of all...

Saudi King names his son Abdulaziz as new energy minister

Riyadh, Sep 8: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his son Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman as the new energy minister of the country, the state media said on Sunday.

Citing a royal decree, Saudi Press Agency reported that the...

Israel strikes in Gaza after rocket hits Jerusalem

Gaza, Sept 7: Israeli forces attacked Hamas positions in Gaza after rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state, the military said early Saturday.

The exchange came hours after two Palestinian teenagers were killed by Israeli fire...

Pak national arrested in Dubai for allegedly touching 12-yr-old Indian girl in elevator

Dubai, Sept 6: A Pakistani man has been charged by a Dubai court for molesting a minor Indian girl inside the elevator of a residential building, a media report said.

According to the prosecutors on Thursday, the...

UAE standing with Saudi Arabia to confront challenges: Mohamed bin Zayed

Abu Dhabi, Sept 5: The United Arab Emirates is strongly standing with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to confront challenges, affirmed His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the...

1,000 civilians dead in Syria over 4 months: UN rights chief

Geneva, Beirut, Sept 5: The UN human rights chief says her office has tallied more than 1,000 civilian deaths in Syria over the last four months, the majority of them due to airstrikes and ground attacks by President Bashar Assad’s...

Saudi Human Rights Commission to modernize, be granted more powers, say sources

Riyadh, Sep 1: The Saudi Human Rights Commission (HRC) will undergo serious modernization and be granted more powers, a knowledgeable government source within the commission has told Arab News.

“The aim is to empower HRC so that...

Bahrain pardons 250 Indian prisoners thanks to PM Modi

Manama, Aug 25: In a humanitarian gesture, the Bahrain Government has pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in the country. The decision was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the Gulf country as part of his thee-nation tour....