Afghans suffer deadliest Ramadan since 2001

Kabul, Jun 24 Afghanistan has suffered its deadliest Ramadan since the US-led invasion in 2001 with over 200 killed and hundreds wounded, according to an AFP count based on official figures.The...

Jun 24, 2017 8:01 PM | Newsscroll

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

Riyadh, Jun 24 A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi...

Jun 24, 2017 4:08 PM | Newsscroll

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

Riyadh, Jun 24 A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi...

Jun 24, 2017 3:58 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for domestic stories for week June 17 - June 23, 2017

SaturdayMoscow: Russia said today that airstrikes carried out this month had killed about 180 Islamic State jihadists in Syria, including two field commanders.Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan): At least...

Jun 24, 2017 1:15 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi Arabia's demands 'infringe upon our sovereignty': Qatar

New Delhi [India]/Doha [Qatar], June 24 : Responding to the list of demands handed over to Qatar by Saudi Arabia as the price for lifting a blockade on trade and diplomacy, Qatar's Ambassador...

Jun 23, 2017 1:08 PM | Newsscroll

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

Riyadh, Jun 24 A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi...

Jun 24, 2017 10:40 AM | Newsscroll

Qatar receives list of demands from 'siege countries'

Doha, Jun 24 Qatar confirmed it received a list of demands from countries which have cut diplomatic ties with Doha, according to a statement released on state media.It is the Gulf nation's first...

Jun 24, 2017 4:52 AM | Newsscroll

UAE denies operating prisons in conflict-hit Yemen

Abu Dhabi, Jun 23 The United Arab Emirates today denied it operated any prisons in Yemen, after Human Rights Watch accused it of running "informal detention facilities" in the war-torn country."The...

Jun 24, 2017 2:31 AM | Newsscroll

Saudi Arabia makes 13 demands to Qatar for ending blockade

London [U.K.], June 23 : Saudi Arabia has handed down a list of 13 demands to Qatar as the price for lifting blockade on trade and diplomatic embargo. The list includes cutting back ties...

Jun 22, 2017 8:09 PM | Newsscroll

Bill tabled in US House to revoke Pak's ally status

(Eds: Updating with background)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 23 A bipartisan bill seeking to revoke Pakistan's status as major non-NATO ally (MNNA) to the US has been introduced in the House of...

Jun 23, 2017 1:46 PM | Newsscroll