Yemeni party names new leader after Saleh killed

Yemeni party names new leader after Saleh killed

The party of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh named a new leader on Sunday after he was killed last month by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement his one-time allies in the country's civil war.

US fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces "aggression"

US fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces "aggression"

The United States fired cruise missiles on Friday at a Syrian airbase from which President Donald Trump said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched, the first direct US assault on the government of Bashar al-Assad in six years of civil war.

Issuing blank cheque as guarantee

Issuing blank cheque as guarantee

Question: I have availed a bank loan and used to pay the instalments monthly without any due. Last month my contract with my company ended and my services were terminated.

Ceasefire takes hold in Ukraine, but US angry at Russia's 'lies'

Ceasefire takes hold in Ukraine, but US angry at Russia's 'lies'

A UN-backed ceasefire showed signs of taking hold in Ukraine on Wednesday, but tensions remained high after the US accused Russia ...

Al Ahli edge Arabi in thriller

Al Ahli edge Arabi in thriller

Al Ahli edged neighbours Al Arabi 70-68 in a thrilling Qatar Men’s League match at the Al Gharafa Sports Club yesterday.

New Zealand down England to take title

New Zealand down England to take title

New Zealand defeated England 26-7 in a drenched cup final in Hong Kong yesterday, surging to the top of the points table after the seventh tournament of the IRB Sevens World Series.

Troops kill 15 rebels, rescue last hostages

Troops kill 15 rebels, rescue last hostages

Philippine forces said yesterday they had rescued the last civilians held by rebels on a southern island after nearly three weeks of fighting ...

Colour and culture

Colour and culture

A vendor waits for customers at a roadside stall ahead of Holi festival in Allahabad yesterday.

Abu Dhabi lays foundations for $45bn Pakistan project

Abu Dhabi lays foundations for $45bn Pakistan project

A member of Abu Dhabi’s royal family says he plans to spend $45bn over up to 15 years on a real estate project in Karachi.