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Solidarity with Emir

Solidarity with Emir

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti, HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi, senior Public Works Authority (Ashghal) officials and other dignitaries stand in front of a ‘Tamim Al Majd’ mural,

Gulf crisis: French FM holds talks in Kuwait

Gulf crisis: French FM holds talks in Kuwait

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian held talks with top officials in Kuwait on Sunday in a bid to bolster the emirate's attempts to mediate in the Gulf crisis.

Syrian militias cut last road out of IS stronghold

Syrian militias cut last road out of IS stronghold

US-backed Syrian militias cut the last main road out of Islamic State-held Raqqa yesterday, severing the highway between the group’s de facto capital and its stronghold of Deir al-Zor province, a militia spokesman said.

Thai vets remove nearly a thousand coins from a turtle’s stomach

Thai vets remove nearly a thousand coins from a turtle’s stomach

A team of Thai veterinary surgeons yesterday successfully removed nearly a thousand coins from a turtle’s stomach, the world’s first such surgery.

Najib chides North Korea, ‘rude’ envoy sent packing

Najib chides North Korea, ‘rude’ envoy sent packing

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday rebuked North Korea as his government expelled its envoy for casting doubt over the impartiality of the investigation into the bizarre murder of the North Korean leader’s estranged half brother.

Changes planned for All-Star Game

Changes planned for All-Star Game

NBA commissioner Adam Silver promises format changes to make the NBA All-Star Game more competitive before next year’s edition in Los Angeles after a high-scoring affair last month.

Ooredoo to 'retire' 10Mbps Wireless Home Broadband  service

Ooredoo to 'retire' 10Mbps Wireless Home Broadband service

Ooredoo “will retire” its 10Mbps ‘Wireless Home Broadband with Landline’ service from March 5 as part of efforts to enhance “Supernet experience” of its customers, the telecommunications company said.

Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctions

Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctions

President-elect Donald Trump has hinted that he may lift sanctions on Russia and won't stand by the ‘One China’ policy unless Beijing improves its currency and trade practices.

Mamata asks president to ‘save’ India, oust Modi

Mamata asks president to ‘save’ India, oust Modi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to “save the country from the mess” and sought a “national government” minus Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Suspected Islamist militants free 93 prisoners in central Mali

Suspected Islamist militants free 93 prisoners in central Mali

Suspected Islamist militants freed 93 prisoners during an attack on a jail in the central Mali town of Niono early on Tuesday, officials said.

Iraqi forces move within striking distance of Mosul

Iraqi forces move within striking distance of Mosul

Iraqi forces advanced to within a few hundred metres of Mosul yesterday, moving within striking distance of a city they lost to the Islamic State group two years before.

Emirati on trial for trying to run over American

Emirati on trial for trying to run over American

An Emirati man suspected of ties to a Syria-based militant group has gone on trial in the United Arab Emirates on charges of trying to kill an American and planning attacks ...