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Mall of the World Dubai

Mall of the World Dubai

Mall of the World, the latest addition to Dubai’s retail, hospitality and leisure offering, is expected to boost visitor numbers and further strengthen the emirate’s mall development pipeline, industry experts…

Bahrain ordered top US diplomat leave the country

Bahrain ordered top US diplomat leave the country

Washington has said that it is “deeply concrned” after Bahrain ordered a top US diplomat to leave the country after he met with a leading Shia opposition group. Bahrain’s foreign ministry said…

Hamas threatened revenge after air raids

Hamas threatened revenge after air raids

Senior Hamas leaders have threatened revenge against Israel after air raids in the Gaza Strip killed nine people, the single highest death toll since the 2012 cross-border war. Sami Abu…

Israel launches deadly airstrikes in Gaza

Israel launches deadly airstrikes in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes have killed at least nine Palestinian fighters from the armed wings of Hamas and Fatah, making it their highest single death toll since a 2012 cross-border war. Two…

Sri Lanka grills firebrand monk

Sri Lanka grills firebrand monk

Sri Lankan police called in a militant Buddhist monk for questioning after he was accused of instigating deadly anti-Muslim riots that heightened religious tensions in the ethnically divided nation. Galagodaatte…

Iraqi military launched air raids

Iraqi military launched air raids

The Iraqi military has launched air raids against armed groups trying to capture the country’s largest oil refinery, killing as many as 30 fighters, authorities said. News of the latest…

Thousands attend teen’s funeral

Thousands attend teen’s funeral

Thousands of people have gathered in occupied East Jerusalem for the emotionally charged funeral of a Palestinian teenager killed in an apparent revenge attack for the abduction and murder of…

Gaza hit by Israeli air raids after clashes

Gaza hit by Israeli air raids after clashes

Eleven Palestinians were wounded on Thursday when Israel pounded targets in Gaza as militants kept up a volley of cross-border fire, with rockets hitting two houses in the Israeli south.…

Saudi Arabia sent soldiers to border

Saudi Arabia sent soldiers to border

Saudi Arabia has sent 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers withdrew from the area, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Thursday. The country aims to guard its 800km border…

China bans Ramadan fasting in Muslim province

China bans Ramadan fasting in Muslim province

Students and civil servants in China’s Muslim northwest have been ordered by the state to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Statements posted in…