Court sends suspected al-Qaeda terrorist to jail

New Delhi, Aug 25 Zeeshan Ali, an alleged al-Qaeda terrorist deported from Saudi Arabia earlier this month, has been remanded in judicial custody till September 21 in a case of terror...

Aug 25, 2017 4:46 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

New Saudi budget carrier to commence flights next month

Jeddah(Saudi Arabia), Aug 25 Saudi Arabia's new budget carrier Flyadeal has said it will start flying next month, as the kingdom seeks to expand air services to boost tourism in a radical overhaul...

Aug 25, 2017 7:47 AM | Newsscroll

Qatar closes Chad embassy in retaliatory move

Doha, Aug 24 Qatar's foreign ministry today said it was closing Chad's embassy in Doha and ordered all staff to leave the emirate within three days.The retaliatory move came just 24 hours after the...

Aug 25, 2017 1:33 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

Pak PM chairs top military brass meeting to devise reply on Trump's accusations

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 24 : Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is chairing a high-level meet with powerful Pakistani generals and political leaders at his residence to...

Aug 23, 2017 9:49 PM | Newsscroll

UAE imprisons transgender Singaporean, friend for their look

Dubai, Aug 24 A transgender Singaporean and her friend have been sentenced to a year in prison in the capital of the United Arab Emirates for dressing in a feminine way, friends and family say.Abu...

Aug 24, 2017 4:47 PM | Newsscroll

Sudan: Russian ambassador found dead in Khartoum residence

Cairo, Aug 24 Sudan's foreign ministry says Russia's ambassador to the African country has been found dead in his residence in Khartoum.In a statement carried by the state-run SUNA news agency...

Aug 24, 2017 2:29 PM | Newsscroll

Hundreds of thousands of Saleh supporters rally in Yemen

Sanaa, Aug 24 Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis descended on Sanaa in a show of support for ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, whose party is today marking 35 years since its founding.The rally comes...

Aug 24, 2017 1:54 PM | Newsscroll