Syria’s Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

BEIRUT: When the Arab revolts that were sweeping the region and toppling autocrats like dominoes reached…

No breakthrough as Pompeo meets Taliban, Kabul negotiators in Doha

DOHA: US secretary of state Mike Pompeo met Afghan government and Taliban negotiators in Doha Saturday,…

Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar: State Department

ABU DHABI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will Saturday meet negotiators from the Taliban and…

Salman Bin Abdulaziz: Saudi king urges world to take ‘decisive stance’ against Iran | World News

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz urged the world on Thursday to take “a decisive…

Bahrain Prime Minister death: Bahrain’s long-serving prime minister dies at age 84 | World News

DUBAI: Bahrain’s Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, one of the world’s longest-serving prime minister who…

Forty years since the Iran-Iraq war began

PARIS: On September 22, 1980, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein sent troops into neighbouring Iran, starting an…

Bahrain becomes latest Arab nation to recognize Israel

WASHINGTON: Bahrain on Friday agreed to normalize relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab nation to…

Very different, symbolic haj in Saudi Arabia amid coronavirus

Pilgrims, donning face masks and moving in small groups after days in isolation, began arriving to…

Official: Bomb explodes in Kabul mosque, at least 4 killed

KABUL: A bomb exploded on Friday inside a mosque in west Kabul killing at least four…