Riyadh, June 25 : The Saudi Interior Ministry on Saturday warned of human trafficking charges against recruitment agents in Tanzania and Burundi.
New York, June 25 : Three United Nations human rights experts today urged Israeli lawmakers not to approve the bill that would, in effect, target non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are critical of Government policy.
Riyadh, June 25 : The Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Friday that two Islamic State (IS) members attacked their own family and killed the mother, a media report said.
Dubai, June 24 : British residents living in the UAE shared their views on Friday shortly after the referendum outcome pointed to a victory of the "Leave the European Union" camp.
New York, June 24 :The recent "stuttering momentum" in delivering humanitarian aid to Syria's besieged and hard-to-reach populations must be significantly expanded in the second half of 2016, the United Nations humanitarian chief told the Security Council today, warning that progress made to date was only "a trickle" of the country's overwhelming needs.
Jerusalem, June 24 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Brussels on Thursday.
Damascus, June 23 : At least eight Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in Syria by Turkish artillery fire and US-led coalition airstrikes, an official said on Thursday.
Cairo, June 22 : An Egyptian court on Wednesday acquitted 22 defendants charged with illegally protesting in April against a government decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, the media reported.
Riyadh, June 22 : Saudi Arabia has announced a distance education programme for one million Yemenis from the beginning of the new academic year, the media reported on Wednesday.
Damascus, June 22 : Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday ordered Minister of Electricity Emad Khamis to form a new government, the media reported.
Ankara, June 22 : Turkey said it will open the Hatay border with Syria during the Muslim festival of Eid ul-Fitr for Syrians in Turkey to return home, the media said on Wednesday.
Jerusalem, June 22 : Israeli cabinet ministers on Wednesday requested Facebook to delete inciting posts against the country within 24 hours as part of its struggle to quell a nine-month Palestinian uprising.
Dubai, June 22 : Dubai and Abu Dhabi were ranked the 21st and 25th most expensive cities for foreign workers to live, according to Mercer's 2016 Cost of Living Survey released on Wednesday.
New York, June 22 :Condemning on Tuesday's terrorist attack against a Jordanian border guard post at the north-eastern border with Syria, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered his condolences to the families of the victims and reiterates his solidarity with the Government and people of Jordan.
New York, June 22 :With the conflict in Syria now well into its fifth year, and the country dealing with a grinding crisis that has brought death, displacement and regional instability, the international community must not lose momentum in attaining a comprehensive and concrete political solution, senior United Nations officials emphasized on Tuesday.
New York, June 22 :The United Nations-supported Yemeni peace talks under way in Kuwait have progressed "slowly, yet constructively," over the last two months, with agreement still to be reached on the sequencing of the various steps proposed, including the timing of establishing a national unity government, the UN envoy for the country said on Tuesday.
Sanaa, June 22 : At least 20 fighters of the Shia Houthi group were killed on Tuesday when they launched armed attacks on government-controlled areas and a strategic airbase in Yemen's southern province of Lahj, a military official said.
Brussels, June 22 : NATO is committed to increasing cooperation with Israel, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said here on Tuesday while meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
New York, June 21 :Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen,19 out of 22 governorates are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United Nations and partners.
Cairo, June 21 : A court in Egypt on Tuesday nullified a deal signed between Cairo and Riyadh on maritime border demarcation that placed the two Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir in Saudi regional waters.
New York, June 21 : Officials have said that it would take weeks for investigators to uncover what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash into the Mediterranean Sea last month.
Amman, June 21 : At least six Jordanian officials were killed and 14 injured on Tuesday in a terror attack at the border with Syria, the country's armed forces said.
Tehran, June 21 : Iran has condemned Bahrain's move to strip of the country's top Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, of his citizenship.
Washington, June 21 : US Defence Secretary Ash Carter and his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman on Monday reaffirmed the strength of the US-Israeli defence relationship, the Pentagon said in a statement.
Jerusalem, June 20 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel would ratify a treaty banning nuclear tests, according to a statement from his office.
Damascus, June 20 : At least 23 Islamic State militants were killed in an attack by Turkish artillery and US-led international coalition in Syria, the media reported on Monday.
Zurich, June 20 : NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet the President of the State of Israel Reuven Rivlin.
Hasaka, June 20 : A suicide attack in Syria's Hasaka area n Sunday has killed at least three people, media reports said on Monday.
Cairo, June 20 : The Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee is running electrical tests on the recovered black box recorders of crashed EgyptAir Flight MS804, the committee said in a statement on Sunday.
Damascus, June 20 : At least three people were killed and five others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in Syria's Qamishli city on Sunday, state news SANA said.
Dubai, June 19 : The UAE and Germany reviewed means to strengthen economic relations and develop partnerships between the business communities in the two countries.
Cairo, June 19 : At least eight Syrian civilians were shot dead and eight injured by Turkish border guards while trying to cross into Turkey from northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Sunday.
Moscow, June 19 : Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu met in Damascus with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, his portfolio's press office said on Saturday.
Abu Dhabi, June 18 : Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of UAE's Federal National Council, has discussed with Indian Ambassador T.P Seetharam ways of promoting parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.
Cairo, June 18 : Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was on Saturday handed down life imprisonment by a Cairo criminal court on charges of espionage.
Damascus, June 18 : The Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and allied militant groups have captured three towns in the country's northern province of Aleppo, following battles with the Syrian army, a monitor group reported on Saturday.
New York, June 17 :Over the past two days, humanitarian convoys have delivered aid to thousands of beneficiaries in several besieged areas of war-torn Syria, including some 50,000 beneficiaries in Afrin, in the country's north, and an estimated 37,500 residents of Al-Waer, near Homs, according to the United Nations relief wing.
Geneva, June 17 : The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)on Friday said the besieged Syrian town of Al-Waer received food, health, education and other emergency supplies, the first aid to reach the location's desperate population in over three months.
Cairo, June 17 : The second black box of the crashed EgyptAir plane was retrieved, Egyptian investigators said on Friday.
Washingotn, June 17 : Over 50 US State Department officials signed an internal memo protesting US policy in Syria, calling for targeted military strikes against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and urging regime change as the only way to defeat the Islamic State.
Cairo, Jun 17 : Egyptian investigators said that search teams have, on Thursday, found the cockpit voice recorder of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean in May has been found, according to media reports
New York, June 17 :The top United Nations relief official for Yemen has reported that more than 13 million Yemenis are in need of immediate life-saving assistance as a result of a bleak humanitarian situation in the country that continues to worsen.
Cairo, June 17 : The Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee said on Thursday that the cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 has been recovered but found damaged.
Moscow, June 17 : Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that it is the United States and its allies, not Russia, that are responsible for the delay in seeking a peaceful settlement of the Syria crisis.
Cairo, June 16 : The Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee said on Thursday that the cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 has been recovered but found damaged.
London, June 16 : A woman claiming to be the "wife" of late Saudi King Fahd has lost the latest round of a legal battle with his son over a USD 28 million payout she was awarded by the courts.
Cairo, Jun 16 : Egyptian investigators have claimed that wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean in May has been found, according to media reports
Tehran, June 16 : Iran has filed a lawsuit against the US demanding compensation over the seizure of USD 2 billion worth of the country's assets by a top American court.
New York, June 16 : The Egyptian Government has said that it has found wreckage of Air Flight 804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month.
Cairo, June 16 : The search vessel hired by the Egyptian government provided several locations of the wreckage of the EgyptAir flight MS804 recently crashed in the Mediterranean, the Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee said in a report on Wednesday.
Ramallaha, June 15 : Israel's national water company on Wednesday cut crucial water supplies to large areas of the occupied West Bank, leaving tens of thousands of Palestinians without access to safe drinking water during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Jeursalem, June 15 : The city's civic body on Wednesday approved the construction of a controversial building for Jews in a Palestinian neighbourhood in East Jerusalem, Israeli officials said.
Damascus, June 15 : At least 70 jihadist fighters and military soldiers were killed over the past 24 hours during battles in Syria's Aleppo province, a monitor group reported on Wednesday.
Ankara, June 15 : At least 10 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in shelling in northern Syria by the Turkish army and air operations from the US-led coalition, security sources said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jun 14 : The Islamic State's alleged leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed during an air raid by the US-led coalition in Syria, according to media reports.
New Delhi, June 14 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has extended her help to an Indian worker trapped in limbo in a hospital of Oman.
New York, June 14 :Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the abhorrent attack carried out yesterday in Idlib city, Syria, which hit a vegetable market and the only bakery in the area.
Rome, June 14 : The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group's alleged leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an air raid in Syria by the US-led coalition, reports said on Monday.
Dubai, June 14 : A Federal Supreme State Security Court in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday issued jail sentences for 19 members of the Yemeni Muslim Brotherhood.
Aden, June 13 : About three suspected al-Qaeda were when a US drone strike bombed a car in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa on Sunday night, a military official.