October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

3 Bangladeshis among 10 injured in drone attacks at Saudi airport

Ten people including three Bangladeshis were injured in two explosives-laden drone attacks at King Abdullah airport in the southern Saudi city of Jizan late on Friday and early on Saturday, the...

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Iran ‘concerned’ by Israeli ‘presence’ in the Caucasus

Iran yesterday said that it has “serious concerns” about Israel’s presence in the Caucasus, as tensions mount between Iran and Azerbaijan over Baku’s ties with Israel, a major arms supplier.

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Iran urges UN to condemn Karaj nuke site ‘sabotage’

Iran yesterday urged the UN atomic agency to clearly condemn a “sabotage” attack on a nuclear facility west of Tehran that it has accused arch-foe Israel of carrying out.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

War crimes committed in Libya: UN probe

War crimes and crimes against humanity, including the use of child soldiers, have been committed in Libya since 2016, a United Nations investigation revealed yesterday.

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

Israel indicts Palestinian jail breakers

Six Palestinian prisoners who made a daring escaping from an Israeli prison in September were formally indicted yesterday, Israel’s justice ministry said.

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

Disappointment in Qatar as no women candidates elected

Women voters voiced disappointment yesterday after none were elected in Qatar’s first legislative polls with all eyes on whether the

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

Quotes of the day

Hatice Cengiz, Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s widow, questions US President Joe Biden’s commitment to hold Saudis accountable three years after the writer’s brutal murder

October 2, 2021
October 2, 2021

Qatar votes in country's first legislative elections

Qataris began voting on Saturday in the Gulf Arab state's first legislative elections for two-thirds of the advisory Shura Council in a vote that has stirred domestic debate about electoral...

October 1, 2021
October 1, 2021

More News

CNN has blocked access to its Facebook page in Australia after a court ruled media companies were liable for defamatory user comments on their stories.

October 1, 2021
October 1, 2021

This day in history

1918 - Arab forces aided by the British under T. E. Lawrence -- Lawrence of Arabia -- captured Damascus from the Turks.