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Car bomb kills 11 civilians in northern Syria: monitor

Syrian rebels seized the northwestern enclave of Afrin.
September 16, 2019
Iran and Russia have been staunch supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while Turkey has called for his ouster and backed opposition fighters.
September 16, 2019
The surge in crude lit a fire under energy firms, with Hong Kong-listed CNOOC up more than six percent and PetroChina five percent higher.
September 16, 2019
Saudi Arabia also calls for an 'emergency meeting' of the foreign ministers of the 57 member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
September 11, 2019
The diplomat said Trump's decision to dismiss Bolton -- a hardliner accused of pushing Trump towards war against Iran -- was a matter for the Americans.
September 11, 2019
The inaugural Taif Season concluded at the end of August, having attracted more than 2.5 million visitors throughout the month.
September 08, 2019
The country's Atomic Energy Organisation said it had activated 20 IR-4 and 20 IR-6 advanced centrifuges.
September 08, 2019
His royal highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is appointed minister of energy.
September 08, 2019
Iran said its views have been converging with those of France on ways to save a nuclear deal at risk of unravelling since the US withdrew last year.
September 03, 2019
Saudi Aramco has not announced where the listing will be held, but London, New York and Hong Kong have all vied for a slice of the much-touted IPO.
September 03, 2019
Hamas said Wednesday that two overnight bomb attacks killed three police officers in the Gaza Strip as the Palestinian enclave was placed under a state of alert.
August 28, 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron and other foreign leaders also travelled to Tunisia to pay their last respects.
July 28, 2019
The White Helmets said five of its members had been killed since the start of the escalation on Idlib.
July 22, 2019
Iran says the fate of a British-flagged tanker it is refusing to hand back after seizing it in the Gulf depends on the cooperation of its crew with an investigation
July 21, 2019
Humanitarian group relaunches migrant rescue missions off Libya
July 21, 2019
Qatar received an invitation from Saudi Arabia to attend emergency regional talks to discuss mounting tensions between Iran and the United States.
May 27, 2019
The United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it has launched a permanent residency scheme to attract wealthy individuals and highly skilled workers to the oil-rich Gulf country.
May 22, 2019
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the United States of "painful consequences for everybody" if there is an escalation in tensions with the Islamic republic.
May 22, 2019
Erdogan said Turkey conducted technical studies amid US concerns over the compatibility of the S-400s and the F-35s but found there were no issues.
May 19, 2019
Rana Nawas left the corporate world nearly two years ago to produce and host a podcast -- one that is now considered the most popular in the Arab world.
May 12, 2019
Saudi officials unveil their latest multi-million dollar aid projects, seeking to blunt global criticism over a worsening humanitarian crisis.
May 05, 2019
May 05, 2019
At least 278 people have been killed and more than 1,300 wounded in the clashes, according to a toll released Wednesday by the World Health Organization.
April 30, 2019
A video published by the agency, which could not be immediately verified, shows a light blue coloured drone with the name "Ababil III" written on the wings in Farsi and Latin script.
April 28, 2019
Turkey has slipped into recession for the first time in a decade, inflation is in double digits and economists are watching how Turkish officials will manage its recovery.
April 07, 2019
Among the hordes of Syrians and Iraqis, some 9,000 foreigners are held in a fenced section of the encampment, under the watch of Kurdish forces.
March 31, 2019
Like many students of her age, 16-year-old refugee Fatmeh dreams of becoming a doctor. And a modest monthly sum of less than 10 euros could make all the difference.
March 26, 2019
Global ride-hailing service Uber will acquire its Middle East rival Careem for $3.1 billion, the two companies announced on Tuesday.
March 26, 2019
Construction for the wellbeing projects will start in the second half of 2019.
March 24, 2019
A large blaze ravaged the makeshift encampment where holdout IS fighters are making a last stand.
March 18, 2019

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