Gulf Times - Airstrike
Afghan airstrike kills 10 security forces in Helmand

Afghan airstrike kills 10 security forces in Helmand

At least nine Afghan police were wounded in the "erroneous" airstrike in Gereshk district and an investigation is under way, Helmand governor Hayatullah Hayat said.

IS 'Minister of War' killed in airstrike, says Russia

IS 'Minister of War' killed in airstrike, says Russia

Russia claimed on Friday to have killed several top commanders of the Islamic State group in an airstrike in Syria, including the so-called Emir of Deir Ezzor and the "Minister of War".

McDonald’s Qatar invests in renewable technologies and energy efficiency

McDonald’s Qatar invests in renewable technologies and energy efficiency

Al Mana Restaurants & Food Company, the owner and operator of McDonald’s franchise in Qatar, has announced that the fast food chain’s Qatar operations are well on their way to reducing environmental footprint as well as adopting innovative approaches to waste management.

Drug war victim

Drug war victim

Loved ones and mourners pay their last respects to Arjay Suldao, 16, who according to the local media was a victim of unknown assailants related to the drug war, during his funeral at a cemetery in Navotas city, Metro Manila, yesterday.

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

The Pentagon on Friday denied that it had targeted a mosque in the Western Syrian province of Aleppo, saying that it had carried out a strike against an al Qaeda meeting place and believed that it had killed dozens of militants.

SoftBank to route investments via $100bn fund

SoftBank to route investments via $100bn fund

SoftBank Group Corp plans to make future large-scale investments via an upcoming $100bn tech fund it is establishing rather than on its own to avoid growing already bloated debt at the Japanese telecoms and technology company.

Airstrike causes civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Airstrike causes civilian casualties in Afghanistan

An airstrike in Afghanistan on Friday hit the home of a Taliban commander in the eastern province of Nangarhar and caused several civilian casualties, government and insurgent spokesmen said.

The ‘soul’ of America

The ‘soul’ of America

Sometime in August 2013, Lisa Bseiso went to visit Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. The former home of Elvis Presley, the world’s most famous rock n’ roll residence,

Singapore detains two 'self-radicalised' teenagers

Singapore detains two 'self-radicalised' teenagers

Singapore has detained two "self-radicalised" teenagers, including one who was planning to join the Islamic State ...

Aaron Watson’s late success

Aaron Watson’s late success

It’s been two and a half years since Aaron Watson released his last album. “Real Good Time” was comfortably the Texas native’s biggest hit...

Women to run hi-tech Kochi metro

Women to run hi-tech Kochi metro

The Kochi metro will start its commercial operations in June next year and it will be manned by women-dominated crew and supporting staff, ...

Tight security as Tunisia holds ‘historic’ elections

Tight security as Tunisia holds ‘historic’ elections

Tunisians voted yesterday in an election seen as pivotal to establishing democracy.