Iranian Revolutionary Guards say general killed in Syria

ANKARA: An Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRG) General has been killed near Aleppo, where he was advising the Syrian army on their battle against the self-styled Islamic State (IS) fighters, the Revolutionary Guards said in...

Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO: Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel Committee said. The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the...

Investigation team records statements of Baldia factory owners

DUBAI: An investigation team tasked to dig into the Baldia factory fire has recorded statements of Bhaila brothers, owners of a Baldia town garment factory that was gutted as a result of a fire...

BJP members assault Muslim MP for hosting beef party in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Several members of legislative assembly belonging to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday assaulted Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed in the Occupied Kashmir Assembly, a day after he had hosted a...

PAF Chief, US Air Chief discuss matters of mutual interest

ISLAMABAD:Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman has emphasized upon his American counterpart for capacity enhancement of Pakistan Air Force in terms of fighter jets, advanced weaponry and allied equipment.     The Air Chief called...

At least 13 killed, 38 wounded in Yemen wedding bombing: medic

SANAA: At least 13 people were killed and 38 others wounded in the bombing of a wedding in a rebel-held Yemeni town, a medical source said Thursday, as witnesses accused the Saudi-led coalition of...

Obama apologises to MSF for deadly Kunduz air strike

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologised to Doctors without Borders (MSF) for a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, as the medical charity demanded an international probe into the incident....

Syria army in major offensive backed by Russia strikes

BEIRUT: Syrian regime forces, supported by heavy Russian aerial bombing and cruise missile strikes from warships, launched a major ground offensive against rebels Wednesday in a coordinated attack. Moscow said it was synchronising its...

MQM leader Mohammad Anwar’s bail extended

LONDON: Senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Mohammed Anwar’s, bail in a money-laundering case was extended on the ‘same terms’ until a date in February 2016. Earlier, Anwar appeared before the Metropolitan Police investigators...

Abbas opposes ‘escalation’ with Israel as Al-Aqsa prayers restrictions lifted

JERUSALEM: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Tuesday he wanted to avoid a violent escalation with Israel as Israeli police lifted restrictions on worship at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in an apparent bid to ease...

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