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Australia sent four aircrafts investigate two objects missing Malaysian jetliner

Australia has sent four aircrafts to investigate two objects spotted by satellite floating in the southern Indian Ocean that could be debris from a Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on…

Pakistan receving $1.5b aid from Saudi Arabia

Brushing off the opposition’s criticism of a $1.5 billion (Dh5.5 billion) aid package from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has defended the government’s policy and expressed the hope that…

Protest UN food cuts in Gaza

Protest UN food cuts in Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians have demonstrated against cuts to a United Nations food programme, as protest leaders said they would boost their efforts to restore food assistance to local families. Protesters…

Missing Airline: search area takes in large tracts of land and sea

Some 25 countries are now involved in a vast search operation for the missing airliner that disappeared over a week ago, Malaysian officials say. The search area – from central…

After 12 years Algerian has released from Guantanamo

After 12 years Algerian has released from Guantanamo

An Algerian national held in Guantanamo Bay for 12 years without charge has been released and sent back to his home country. The Pentagon said on Thursday that Ahmed Belbacha,…

Search for the missing Malaysia Airlines has expanded

Search for the missing Malaysia Airlines has expanded

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has expanded to two areas and is now covering almost 50,000 square kilometres, Malaysia’s transport minister said. In Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday,…

The number of children impacted by Syria’s war has doubled

The number of children impacted by Syria’s war has doubled

The UN said the number of children impacted by Syria’s war has doubled in the past year to 5.5 million, many of them trapped in besieged areas and beyond reach.…

Libyan parliamentarian voted to oust Zeidan

The Libyan National Congress has voted on no-confidence against Prime Minister Ali Zeidan and designated the defence minister as acting prime minister. Parliamentarians voted to oust Zeidan as anger grew…

Grand Mosque imam’s advice: Selfishness causes many worries for society

Grand Mosque imam’s advice: Selfishness causes many worries for society

Selfishness causes many worries for society, according to Sheikh Saud Al-Shuraim, imam of the Grand Mosque. In his Friday sermon, he told Muslims to fear Allah, obey Him and stay…

Malaysian jetliner is an “unprecedented aviation mystery”

Malaysian jetliner is an “unprecedented aviation mystery”

The disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner is an “unprecedented aviation mystery”, a senior official said on Monday, the third day of a massive air and sea search to find any…