HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti, HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi, senior Public Works Authority (Ashghal) officials and other dignitaries stand in front of a ‘Tamim Al Majd’ mural,
US-backed Syrian militias cut the last main road out of Islamic State-held Raqqa yesterday, severing the highway between the group’s de facto capital and its stronghold of Deir al-Zor province, a militia spokesman said.
A team of Thai veterinary surgeons yesterday successfully removed nearly a thousand coins from a turtle’s stomach, the world’s first such surgery.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday rebuked North Korea as his government expelled its envoy for casting doubt over the impartiality of the investigation into the bizarre murder of the North Korean leader’s estranged half brother.
Ooredoo “will retire” its 10Mbps ‘Wireless Home Broadband with Landline’ service from March 5 as part of efforts to enhance “Supernet experience” of its customers, the telecommunications company said.
Suspected Islamist militants freed 93 prisoners during an attack on a jail in the central Mali town of Niono early on Tuesday, officials said.
Iraqi forces advanced to within a few hundred metres of Mosul yesterday, moving within striking distance of a city they lost to the Islamic State group two years before.