Iranians up in arms as Apple removes top apps

Tehran, Aug 26 Iranians have been joined by a minister in protest after Apple removed popular apps from its store, which the American company says has been done to comply with US sanctions."Today,...

Aug 26, 2017 1:38 PM | Newsscroll

Trump signs memo banning transgender military recruits

(Eds: Updates)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 26 President Donald Trump has reversed an Obama-era plan of recruiting transgenders in the US military, a decision Democrats said was "cruel" and meant to...

Aug 26, 2017 1:33 PM | Newsscroll

Pakistan to United States: Stop asking to "do more'

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 26 : Pakistan will be convening an international conference to highlight its contribution towards the war against terrorism and to adopt a new policy which will...

Aug 25, 2017 12:11 PM | Newsscroll

Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits from US military

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 26 US President Donald Trump has signed a memo ordering the Pentagon to ban an Obama-era plan of recruiting transgender individuals in the military, a move Democrats...

Aug 26, 2017 10:06 AM | Newsscroll

ITF fines Hong Kong for refusing to play in Pakistan

Karachi, Aug 25 The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has fined Hong Kong USD 10,000 dollars for refusing to travel to Pakistan to play the Asia-Oceania Zone group-11 tie in April.A top official...

Aug 25, 2017 9:09 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen's capital

Sanaa, Aug 25 Airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition targeted Yemen's capital early today, hitting at least three houses in Sanaa and killing at least 14 civilians, including women and children,...

Aug 25, 2017 3:28 PM | Newsscroll

US to limit visas from 4 nations that won't take deportees

Washington, Aug 24 The Trump administration is poised to impose visa restrictions on four Asian and African nations refusing to take back their citizens who've been deported from the United States,...

Aug 25, 2017 1:32 AM | Newsscroll

1.4 million pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia before hajj

Riyadh, Aug 24 More than 1.4 million Muslims have so far arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj, authorities said today, with the annual pilgrimage marked by the return of Iranians after Tehran's...

Aug 24, 2017 9:25 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar sending ambassador back to Iran, ignoring Arab demands

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran today and promised to send its ambassador back to Tehran a move counter to the demands of Arab nations trying to isolate Doha as part...

Aug 24, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early today, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen...

Aug 24, 2017 12:48 PM | Newsscroll