A huge collection of 3400+ free website templates JAR theme com WP themes and more at the biggest community-driven free web design site
Home / Middle East (page 2)

Middle East

Qatari student’s health deteriorating in Saudi jail: Rights group

DOHA: A human rights group has expressed serious concern about the health condition of a Qatari student held at a detention facility in Saudi Arabia, stating that it is deteriorating because of the jailers’ maltreatment and medical negligence. The National Human Rights Committee of Qatar condemned the arbitrary detention of …

Read More »

‘Secret embargo’: Saudi Arabia stops Turkish exports from entering kingdom

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian authorities detained trucks and containers carrying Turkish goods into the kingdom this week, in another sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder last year. A Turkish official, speaking on condition of anonymity to Middle East Eye, confirmed that Saudi authorities …

Read More »

Saudi Arabia deposits $250m into Sudan’s central bank

  RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has deposited $250m into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position, the Saudi Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. The grant is half of a $500m package the kingdom is providing along with the United Arab Emirates in order to alleviate …

Read More »

UK tanker seizure violation of nuclear deal: Iran deputy FM

VIENNA: Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs says recent seizure of a supertanker carrying Iranian oil off Gibraltar was a violation of the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the world powers in 2015, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Abbas Araqchi made the remarks …

Read More »

Bin Salman plans to kill 30 individuals: Khashoggi’s friend

TEHRAN: The Head of Turkish-Arab Media Association Turan Kışlakçı and a close friend of Jamal Khashoggi, believes that Saudi Crown Prince had a plan to kill 30 individuals who opposed his rule. Last year on October 2, the Saudis once again drew the attention of the international community to Saudi …

Read More »

Mourners hold funeral for Palestinian killed in Gaza protest

GAZA: Palestinians have held a funeral procession for a man shot and killed by Israeli forces during weekly protests along the border with Israel. The body of Ahmed Al Karra was carried through the streets of Khan Younis draped in a Hamas flag while crowds chanted “God is the greatest.” …

Read More »

Zarif, Omani counterpart hold meeting in Tehran

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif received his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi at the headquarters of Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday. Promoting bilateral ties and holding consecutive talks between the two countries with the aim of exchanging views on the recent developments in the region have been cited …

Read More »

Several Syrian soldiers injured as govt. forces advance in Dara’a

DAMASCUS: Several Syrian army soldiers have sustained injuries when a bomb attack struck a unit of government forces during a counter-terrorism operation in the country’s southwestern province of Dara’a. Syria’s official news agency SANA reported that a bomber detonated his explosive belt on Saturday afternoon as the army unit was …

Read More »