Iran FM downplays reported Israeli retaliation

DUBAI/JERUSALEM: Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli…

Hollywood Arab Film Festival: Showcasing Arab cinema in Los Angeles

DUBAI: The acclaimed Saudi artist Manal AlDowayan is on a roll. Earlier this year, she opened…

Loughnane tops 2024 PFL featherweight stands after first-round win in Chicago

John Catlin sets himself up for victory going into final round of Saudi Open in Riyadh…

Fighting flares at Myanmar-Thai border as rebels target stranded junta troops

Fighting raged at Myanmar’s eastern frontier with Thailand on Saturday, witnesses, media and Thailand’s government said,…

Taiwan’s defense ministry detects 21 Chinese military aircraft

TAIPEI: Taipei’s defense ministry said it had detected 21 Chinese military aircraft around the self-ruled island…

Hundreds of people evacuated as volcano spews clouds of ash in Indonesia

After Pakistan alert, WHO likely to issue wider warning on contaminated J&J cough syrup LONDON: The…

UN warns of new flashpoint in Sudan’s Darfur region

United Nations, US: Senior UN officials warned the Security Council on Friday of the risks of…

US says UN World Food Programme has agreed to help in distribution of aid to Gaza via sea route

United Nations, US: Senior UN officials warned the Security Council on Friday of the risks of…

A Nigerian chess champion is trying to break the world record for the longest chess marathon

DUBAI: Google released its latest Doodle on Monday honoring Etel Adnan, a Lebanese-American poet, essayist and…

Live video of man who set himself on fire outside court proves challenging for news organizations

NEW YORK: Video cameras stationed outside the Manhattan courthouse where former President Donald Trump is on…