Riyadh, April 30 : Saudi Interior Ministry said the police foiled a terrorist attack in Asir region in the country and killed the two attackers, the media reported.
Aleppo, Apr 29 : The bombing of the MSF-supported Al Quds hospital in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Wednesday night has killed at least 14 people, including at least two doctors, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday.
Gaziantep (Turkey), April 29 : Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has condemned the bombing of an MSF-supported Al Quds hospital in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo that killed at least 14 people, including at least two of its doctors.
Damascus, April 29 : The Syrian army on Friday announced that a "regime of silence" will be observed in hotspots near Damascus and the province of Latakia after midnight.
Brussels, April 29 : The UAE is a strategic partner to EU member-states, Elmar Brok, chair of the foreign affairs committee at European Parliament (EP), has said.
Islamabad, April 29 : The Afghanistan government has raised questions over a trip by a Taliban delegation from Qatar to Pakistan, the media reported on Friday.
Washington, April 29 : Tony Blair obtained a "blessing" from Chinese leaders for a company owned by a Saudi prince to do business in Beijing as part of an arrangement that paid the former British prime minister's firm 41,000 pounds a month and a two percent commission on any multimillion-pound contracts he helped to secure.
New York, Apr 29 : With hundreds of thousands of civilians killed, millions of people displaced and countless families torn apart, the UN relief chief on Thursday described the human toll and suffering in Syria as "sickening," and said the global community should be "ashamed" that this is happening on its watch.
New York, Apr 29 : Thousands of displaced Iraqi families and Syrian refugees across Iraq now have better and flexible access to food, thanks to an innovative digital cash card launched by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
New York, Apr 29 : The United Nations envoy mediating a resolution to the crisis in Syria warned that the latest round of talks was overshadowed by a substantial deterioration of the cessation of hostilities, and called on the leaders of the Russian Federation and United States to help salvage the "barely alive" pact.
Al-Asharah (Syria), April 28 : IS militants executed an allegedly homosexual man in eastern Syria by pushing him off a hospital roof, a monitoring group reported on Thursday.
Damascus, April 28 : The Syrian army on Thursday denied reports about an air strike on a rebel-held hospital in the country's northern city of Aleppo that left 17 people killed.
Abu Dhabi, April 28 : US ambassador to the UAE Barbara A. Leaf on Thursday lauded the General Women's Union (GWU) for its vision and unwavering support for empowering women in the UAE for achieving development and progress.
Damascus, April 28 : At least 17 people were killed in an air strike on a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Thursday.
Beirut, April 28 : A top Islamic State (IS) operative was killed in a military raid in a town bordering Syria, authorities said on Thursday.
New York, Apr 28 : Following a three-day mission to Yemen's north-western Sa'ada Governorate, the top UN relief official in the country urged Yemeni parties to remain committed to the cessation of hostilities and allow unhindered humanitarian access, while he called on the international community to increase the level of support.
New York, Apr 28 : ShareTheMeal, the award-winning smartphone app developed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), is switching its fundraising efforts to support Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.
New York, Apr 28 : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has completed a visit to the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria as part of a technical rapid assessment mission to take preliminary stock of destruction at the World Heritage site.
New York, Apr 28 : "In a virtual world, everyone can be a world-saving hero," an Arab entrepreneur from Israel told the UN News Centre in Baku, underscoring the potential of online games to bridge the divide between young adults in conflict zones and foster inclusive society.
Abu Dhabi, April 28 : Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said its net income surged in 2015, driven by expanding markets, most in Asia.
Cairo, April 26 : Members of the Egyptian parliament's human rights commission will visit the Italian parliament to discuss the murder in Cairo earlier this year of Italian student Giulio Regeni, the commission's president said Tuesday.
Karachi,Apr.26 : An Afghan Taliban delegation based in Qatar is in Karachi for direct talks with the Afghan government.
New York, Apr 26 : The United Nations Security Council on Monday called on all parties involved in the intra-Yemeni peace talks to develop a road map for the implementation of interim security measures as they work towards a comprehensive agreement that will bring a permanent end to the political crisis in the country.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, Apr 25 : Miral and Warner Bros. officially announced that a Warner Bros. themed destination is set to open in Abu Dhabi.
Ankara, April 25 : Eight Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in Syria on Monday when Turkish artillery units shelled a missile launcher, said a Turkish military statement.
Cairo, April 25 : Egyptian forces killed 30 militants on Monday in air raids in the country's restive North Sinai province, an official said.
Damascus, April 25 : At least 15 people were killed and 35 others injured on Monday when a car bomb ripped through a military checkpoint near the Syrian capital of Damascus, a military source said.
Dubai, April 25 : The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomed fiscal spending cuts conducted by the Gulf Arab states, although more structural reforms are required as forecasts for the "black gold" remained bleak, said an IMF official on Monday.
Abu Dhabi, April 25 : Abu Dhabi Ports has launched the third annual Truck Drivers Safety Campaign to promote safe driving among port users.
Washington, April 25 : US President Barack Obama plans to announce the deployment of 250 additional troops for Syria to assist local armies in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
New York, Apr 25 : The fourth day of the United Nations-brokered peace negotiations among Yemeni parties in Kuwait included extensive discussions on security, political and humanitarian issues in meetings in joint sessions as wells as bilateral sessions with each delegation, the UN envoy for Yemen has said on Sunday.
Aden, April 25 : At least eight soldiers loyal to Yemen's government were killed and 15 others injured when a car bombing struck a military convoy in the southern province of Abyan on Sunday, a military official said.
Hebron (Israel), April 25 : Israeli authorities released on Sunday 12-year-old Dima Al-Wawi, the youngest prisoner in Israeli jails, after serving a sentence of four and a half months.
Gaza, April 24 : The Islamic Hamas movement on Sunday said the French initiative to hold an international peace conference to end the decades of conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis is "a waste of time and a vaudeville".
Amman, Apr 25 : Air Arabia has introduced special airfare for the summer holiday season from 13 Indian cities to Jordan.
London, April 24 : US President Barack Obama has ruled out deploying US ground troops in Syria and said military efforts alone cannot solve the country's problems.
Washington DC, Apr. 24 : The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has claimed that it has shot down a Syrian jet in Damascus and has captured the pilot.
Istanbul, April 24 : German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European Union officials visited a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border on Saturday, one month after helping finalize a controversial EU plan to cope with the largest migration crisis since World War II.
Kabul, Apr. 23 : The Russian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, has dismissed reports about Moscow cooperating with the Taliban to fight loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Abu Dhabi, April 23 : The UAE has reaffirmed its strong commitment to address the global drug problem, confirming its success in reducing drug use within its territories by record levels.
Berlin, April 23 : German Chancellor Angela Merkel and top EU officials will on Saturday visit the Turkish-Syrian border to promote a controversial month-old migrant deal.
New York, Apr 23 : The UN envoy mediating a resolution to the crisis in Syria on Friday announced that the latest round of peace talks will continue as planned through Wednesday, despite reports that the opposition delegation could suspend its official participation due to the lack of progress on the humanitarian front.
New York, Apr 23 :The United Nations envoy for Yemen said that on Friday's sessions of the UN-brokered peace negotiations among Yemeni parties were "positive and promising," as both sides continue to work towards achieving an agreement on ending the violence and devastation in the country.
Washngton, April 23 : Twenty civilians were likely killed in US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria between September and February, said the US Central Command in a statement on its website on Friday.
Geneva, April 23 : UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura announced on Friday that he will push on with proximity talks on all possible levels until April 27 in a bid to broker a political end to the five-year conflict as soon as possible.
New Delhi, Apr. 22 : Stating that the Royal Oman Police is investigating the death of Chikku Robert, an Indian national from Kerala, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday said the Mission in Oman will continue to follow up the case with the concerned police authorities, including the release and transportation of the mortal remains, after the investigation is completed as per the wishes of the family
Baghdad, April 22 : At least six people were killed and 31 injured on Friday in a suicide bomb attack at a mosque here, a police source said.
New York, Apr 22 : Following a three-day delay, the United Nations-brokered peace negotiations among Yemeni parties started on Thursday in Kuwait, with the aim of reaching an agreement on a clear way to end the violence and devastation in the country.
New York, Apr 22 : In what he called "modest but very real" progress on the humanitarian track of the crisis in Syria, the United Nations envoy for the country on Thursday reported that, among other steps, more than 500,000 civilians have been reached during the cessation of hostilities, and yesterday, some 500 people were medically evacuated from several besieged areas.
Kuwait, April 22 : The UN sponsored peace talks between Yemen's rival forces began in Kuwait on Thursday night, according to Kuwait's state radio broadcasted live.
Moscow, April 22 : Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said it is important to maintain close contacts with Israel amid the unstable situation in the Middle East.
Geneva, April 21 : The entire Syrian opposition delegation has decided to leave the United Nations-backed peace talks in Geneva after a fragile truce frayed in many parts of the country, Arabic satellite TV channel Arabiya said Thursday.
Moscow, Apr 21 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is all set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Madrid, April 21 : Spain will house 200 Syrian refugees at the start of May, acting Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said on Thursday.
Jerusalem, April 21 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for Moscow on Thursday to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Israeli Prime Minister's Office said.
New York, Apr.21 : Saudi Arabia has threatened to liquidate 750 billion dollars worth of U.S. Treasury holdings if Congress goes ahead and approves a bill that strips Riyadh of its immunity against private lawsuits relating to 9/11 attacks.
New York, Apr 21 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced he is closely following the judicial proceedings in Egypt against a number of civil society organizations and human rights defenders.
Gaza, April 21 : An official of the Islamic Hamas movement said on Wednesday that a committee has been formed to deal with the issue of the Israeli soldiers held by the group.
Riyadh, April 20 : US President Barack Obama met on Wednesday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz in the Saudi capital of Riyadh ahead of a summit with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
Paris, April 20 : A leading journalism advocacy group says media freedom experienced a sharp decline around the world over the past year, citing increasing government restrictions in places like Turkey, Poland, Tajikistan, and Egypt.