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Emirates

Question of economic survival?! Emirates resumes passenger flights

Emirates Airline said Thursday it is to resume a limited number of outbound passenger flights from April 6, less than two weeks after its...
Turkey

Like PM Khan, Erdogan also against lockdown in Turkey

Istanbul's opposition mayor on Thursday called for a lockdown in Turkey's largest city after it reported the country's highest number of coronavirus cases and...
coronavirus

Coronavirus cases cross 1 million mark as epidemic becomes deadly

The number of officially reported coronavirus cases worldwide topped the one million mark on Thursday, signifying a sharp acceleration in the number of infections...
coronavirus

Rare moment of unity: Israel and Palestine unite to fight the coronavirus

The onset of the coronavirus pandemic fostered rare moments of unity between Israeli and Palestinian leaders but as the severity of the outbreak has...
Iran

US-Iran rift: Trump warns Iran of ‘heavy price’ in case of attack on US...

President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday of a "heavy price" if it or its allies in Iraq attack US troops stationed there. "We don't...
oil

Saudi boosts oil output to record level as price war intensifies

Saudi Arabia boosted crude oil supply to record levels Wednesday, with state giant Aramco offering 18.8 million barrels on a single day despite a...
disaster

US is responsible for disaster in the middle east: Claims Iran

Iran warned the US Wednesday that it was leading the Middle East to disaster in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic after it deployed...
saudi

Hajj 2020: Saudi Arabia may delay hajj plans over coronavirus epidemic

Saudi Arabia's hajj minister asked Muslims on Tuesday to temporarily defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month,...
covid-19

COVID-19 will alter the geopolitics in the region

In its wake, COVID-19 crippled economies made states dysfunctional, disintegrated social bonds by isolation, social distancing overwhelmed health and safety infrastructure the world over....
Iran

Bypassing US sanctions: Europe sends medical goods to Iran

European nations have delivered medical goods to Iran in the first transaction under the Instex mechanism set up to bypass American sanctions on Tehran,...
covid-19

COVID-19 Crisis is golden opportunity to unite Muslim World

Threat Perception: Between Lockdown or No Lockdown: Since World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency, 199 states around the globe including the...
Yemen

Saudi-led coalition forces struck back: Rebel-held capital under attack

The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday carried out multiple airstrikes on Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa in retaliation for missile strikes on Riyadh. Residents in Sanaa...
Saudi

Curfew-locked Riyadh under attack: Army intercepts raining missiles

Saudi air defences intercepted Yemeni rebel missiles over Riyadh and a city on the Yemen border, leaving two civilians wounded in the curfew-locked capital...
workers

Pakistani & other foreign workers to lose jobs in Gulf

Millions of migrant workers across the Gulf face uncertainty as host countries lockdown, employers withhold wages or mull redundancies, and strict coronavirus containment measures...
Oil prices

Oil Prices at 17-year low as virus-hit oil sector struggles to survive

Oil prices extended losses in Asian trade Monday and languished at 17-year lows, with the coronavirus crisis escalating around the world and no end...
middle east

Why Middle East fails to achieve sustainable peace?

The Middle East has remained one of the most volatile and unstable places on the world stage. Throughout the history it has been entangled...

Coronavirus was a ‘creation of CIA biological weapon lab of the US’?

On March 10, 2020, a petition for information for Fort Detrick posted on the White House website. The petition listed on a series of conspicuous...
Israel

Bad day for Palestinians in bad times: Israel struck rockets in retaliation

Israel struck Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip late Friday in response to a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave, Israel's military said. The army...
ceasefire

Coronavirus: UN hails ceasefires and resolutions by insurgents

The United Nations on Thursday hailed armed groups heeding its call for a ceasefire during the coronavirus crisis, as Security Council and General Assembly members...
Iran

US puts NEW sanctions on Iran, despite calls for relief

The US Treasury Department has slapped fresh sanctions on Iran, accusing several Iranian firms of aiding terrorism. Meanwhile, Tehran and the UN have called...
Iran sanctions

Can Covid-19 bring US and Iran closer?

The ongoing Covid-19 has exposed not only public health facilities in many countries, but also revealed complex manifestations of international politics. For the last three...
Iran

Iran is dying under US sanctions and China virus

Saadi Shirazi, one of the prominent Iranian poets of the medieval period, once wrote, “Extending a hand in the hour of need is the...
syria

Coronavirus: Will the real world please stand up for refugees?

Indiscriminate in targeting its victims, the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) casts a very different light on the need to enforce international law governing wars as...
murder

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Turkey charges 20 Saudis

Turkish prosecutors on Wednesday charged 20 suspects including two former top aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the brutal 2018 murder of...
Yemen

Saudi Arabia struggles to escape Yemen quagmire

Five years after launching its much-criticised military intervention in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is stuck in a costly quagmire with no exit in sight while...
Iran

We will not accept help from ‘foreign forces’: declared Iran

A senior Iranian official Tuesday ruled out help from "foreign forces" to deal with the coronavirus epidemic after an offer from a France-based medical...
Turkey

Here’s why Turkey, Iran and Malaysia spoke up on Kashmir

The report in the Economic Times that India has signed a contract with a Turkish firm to build fleet support vessels for the Indian...
Gaza

COVID-19 Spread In Gaza Tied to Mass Religious Gathering In Pakistan

First two confirmed coronavirus patients in Gaza attended a conference with 250,000 Muslims in Pakistan last month that went ahead contrary to government advice,...
Yemen

Yemen Remains Mired in Suffering After Five Years Of Saudi-led Intervention

Impoverished Yemen is mired in a devastating conflict between Iran-backed rebels and government forces, which intensified after Saudi Arabia led a military intervention five...

Turkey fights coronavirus with secret weapon: And its a perfume!

In Turkey, sprinkling hands with cologne has long been a ritual for a visit to the barber, a meal at a restaurant or even...

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Is Imran Khan responsbile for problems of Pakistan?

Corona Virus has hit the world hard. The developed countries are reeling under its potent onslaught. Desperate cries of shortage of ventilators, hospital beds...

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