Gulf Times - Region
Close
Select Section:
The African refugees and migrants trapped inside Yemen’s war

The African refugees and migrants trapped inside Yemen’s war

Despite six years of war and hardship in Yemen, Somali refugee Bader Hassan had stuck it out hoping for a better life than in his homeland. But the coronavirus pandemic has pushed his precarious existence to the edge, and now he wants out.

Separatists seize key city in Yemen

Separatists seize key city in Yemen

Yemen's southern separatists on Saturday captured a major city in the province of Socotra Archipelago, a UNESCO World Heritage site, from a Saudi-backed government, a local official said.

On World Refugee Day, Palestine septuagenarian hopes for solution to conflict

On World Refugee Day, Palestine septuagenarian hopes for solution to conflict

On the United Nations’ World Refugee Day today, Marwan Kuwaik, a 70-year-old Palestinian in Gaza, will be focused on trying to eke out a living by selling snack food on the street. The June 20 event this year is aimed at reminding the world that everyone, including refugees

Oman reports 852 new virus cases

Oman reports 852 new virus cases

Oman’s Ministry of Health reported yesterday 852 new coronavirus (Covid-19) infections, of which 368 Omanis and 484 foreigners, bringing the tally to 27,670, QNA reported from Muscat.

Iran urges social distancing as coronavirus cases top 200,000

Iran urges social distancing as coronavirus cases top 200,000

Iran's tally of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 200,000 on Friday, as state media continued to warn about a lack of proper social distancing despite a new surge of infections.

Algeria weighs plan to allow overseas army deployments

Algeria weighs plan to allow overseas army deployments

Could Algeria soon send troops from its army, the pillar of the regime, to join peace-keeping missions led by the United Nations or African Union?

US imposes toughest sanctions ever on Syria

US imposes toughest sanctions ever on Syria

The United States yesterday imposed its toughest sanctions ever targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to choke off revenue for his government in a bid to force it back to United Nations-led negotiations and broker an end to the country’s nearly decade-long war.

‘Reusable mask can kill viruses with heat from phone charger’

‘Reusable mask can kill viruses with heat from phone charger’

Israeli researchers say they have invented a reusable face mask that can kill the coronavirus with heat by drawing power from a mobile phone charger.

UN rights experts condemn Israel’s annexation plan

UN rights experts condemn Israel’s annexation plan

UN human rights experts said yesterday that Israel’s plan to annex significant parts of the occupied West Bank would violate international law banning the taking of territory by force, and urged other countries to actively oppose it.

Children among 13 killed in air strikes in Yemen

Children among 13 killed in air strikes in Yemen

Thirteen people, including children, were killed in air strikes in Yemen’s northern province of Saada, the rebels and medical sources said yesterday, as international aid groups condemned the raids.

Lebanon officials vow arrests over violence

Lebanon officials vow arrests over violence

Lebanese authorities toughened their tone on protests yesterday, promising arrests for “vandalism” after several days of angry demonstrations sparked by the country’s deepening economic crisis.

Turkey to resume flights to Iran in August

Turkey to resume flights to Iran in August

Turkey announced yesterday its plan to resume flights with its neighbour, Iran, from the beginning of August.

  • Fajr

    04:35 AM
  • FAJR

    04:35

  • Shruq

    05:57

  • Duhr

    11:20

  • Asr

    14:23

  • Maghrb

    16:44

  • Isha

    18:14

From To