Heavy rains cause water logging in Dubai Airport

Operations at the world's busiest airport, the Dubai Airport, have been affected due to heavy rains and flooding on Saturday morning. Several flights have...

Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian plane

Iran has announced its military 'unintentionally' shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 aboard. The statement came Saturday morning local time and blamed "human...

Arab world’s longest-serving ruler dies

Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, the Arab world's longest-serving ruler, has died aged 79. "With great sorrow and deep sadness... the royal...

US announces new sanctions on Iran

The United States today (Friday) announced additional sanctions on Iran as a result of Tehran's attack on US troops in Iraq this week, according...

Trump says US will hit Iran with ‘punishing economic sanctions’

Less than a day after Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at bases in Iraq housing U.S. and coalition forces, President Donald...

No survivors after Ukrainian airliner crashes near Tehran

A Ukrainian airliner with 176 passengers and crew on board has crashed near Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport early on Wednesday. Iran's state television said...

Iran declares all US forces terrorists after Qassem Soleimani killing

Iran has designated all US forces "terrorists" after an American drone strike killed one of its most powerful figures, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, last...

Iran rolls back on its nuclear deal commitments

Iran has declared that it will no longer abide by any of the restrictions imposed by the 2015 nuclear deal. In a statement, it said...

Mass evacuation underway in parts of Australia as bushfire crisis escalates

Australian authorities have made a final plea for people to flee bushfire-affected areas in three states before the onset of extreme conditions so dangerous...

Massive explosion in Somalia’s capital kills at least 76

A huge explosion rocked Somalia's capital on Saturday morning, killing at least 76 people. The blast appeared to target the morning rush hour at a...

Several killed as plane with 100 people on board crashes in Kazakhstan’s Almaty airport

A Bek Air plane with 95 passengers and five crew members on board crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday, killing...

Former Pakistani President sentenced to death

Former Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf, has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani court in a high treason case. The former military strongman was sentenced...

UK’s Conservative Party led by Boris Johnson wins polls with Brexit mandate

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain’s Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election...

UK police shoot attacker during London Bridge stabbing incident

British police shot a man on Friday after a stabbing in the London Bridge area in the centre of the city, a security source...

Washington airspace alert sparks White House lockdown

The US Air Force scrambled jets Tuesday after reports of an unidentified aircraft in restricted airspace over Washington forced a brief lockdown of the...

Indian court rules in favour of Hindus in Babri Mosque case

India's top court cleared the way on Saturday for a Hindu temple to be constructed at a hotly disputed holy site in a huge...

ISIL confirms death of leader al-Baghdadi, names new chief

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) armed group has confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announcing Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi...

Headline making efforts to save Tamil Nadu boy who fell into borewell fails

A two-year-old boy who fell into a borewell in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli on Friday was declared dead by officials early Tuesday morning. Sujith Wilson's...

At least 62 killed in Afghanistan mosque bombing

At least 62 people have been killed and dozens injured by a bomb during Friday prayers at a mosque in Afghanistan, according to a...

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He was awarded the prize for his efforts to "achieve peace...