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Cyclone nearing Oman's Dhofar coast, airport closure extended

Cyclone nearing Oman's Dhofar coast, airport closure extended

Oman News Agency reported that the cyclone will intensify within 12 hours.

Iftar preparations

Iftar preparations

Jordanians buy fruits and vegetables during the holy month of Ramadan at a market area in Amman.

Hariri named premier, wants unity govt fast

Hariri named premier, wants unity govt fast

Saad al-Hariri was yesterday designated as Lebanon’s next prime minister and said all parties agreed that a national unity government must be formed as quickly as possible due to economic risks at home and growing dangers in the region.

Palestinians slam Israeli move to build 2,500 more settler homes

Palestinians slam Israeli move to build 2,500 more settler homes

Palestinian Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh has slammed Israel's announcement on Thursday that it will give final approval to the construction of 2,500 new homes in the occupied West Bank ...

Salalah airport to be closed as cyclone Mekunu approaches Oman's southern coasts

Salalah airport to be closed as cyclone Mekunu approaches Oman's southern coasts

Salalah Airport will be closed to air traffic from midnight tonight (12:00 am on May 25) for at least 24 hours, with Cyclone Mekunu approaching Oman's southern coasts, Omani Public Authority for Civil Aviation ...

Iran blasts US for ‘theatrical’ pullout from nuclear deal

Iran blasts US for ‘theatrical’ pullout from nuclear deal

Iran’s Supreme Leader yesterday launched a fresh broadside at Washington’s rejection of a nuclear accord with Tehran, saying the US pullout showed the Islamic Republic could not deal with a country that did not abide by its commitments.

Palestinians join two UN agencies and chemical weapons pact

Palestinians join two UN agencies and chemical weapons pact

The Palestinians have joined two United Nations agencies and the global convention to halt the spread of chemical weapons, a UN envoy said yesterday, despite a threat of US funding cuts.

Lebanese parliament re-elects Berri as speaker

Lebanese parliament re-elects Berri as speaker

Politician Nabih Berri, a close ally of the Hezbollah group, was re-elected for a sixth term as speaker of Lebanon’s parliament in an uncontested vote yesterday.

Palestinians urge ICC probe into ‘Israeli war crimes’

Palestinians urge ICC probe into ‘Israeli war crimes’

The Palestinian foreign minister yesterday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to open an immediate investigation” into allegations of war crimes and apartheid against the Palestinian people.

Iraq court sentences Belgian militant to death for IS membership

Iraq court sentences Belgian militant to death for IS membership

An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian militant, who threatened Europe in propaganda videos, to death by hanging for membership of the Islamic State group.

Syrian police deploy in south Damascus after IS defeat

Syrian police deploy in south Damascus after IS defeat

The government on Monday seized the Yarmuk Palestinian camp and adjacent neighbourhoods of Tadamun and Hajar al-Aswad, putting Damascus fully under its control for the first time since 2012.

53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah late on Monday after it suffered a malfunction in the hydraulic system.

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