Gulf Times - Euphrates-River
Erdogan vows to impose secure zones east of Euphrates in Syria

Erdogan vows to impose secure zones east of Euphrates in Syria

Turkey will take action east of the Euphrates river in Syria and impose secure zones as it has done in the northwest of the country, President Tayyip Erdogan said in comments broadcast on Turkish media on Monday.

Syrian army, allies retake Albu Kamal from Islamic State

Syrian army, allies retake Albu Kamal from Islamic State

Albu Kamal has changed hands several times, with government forces announcing the capture of the town near the Iraqi border earlier this month but losing it to a blistering IS counter-attack a week ago.

US-backed Syrian fighters set red line for Assad in Syria's east

US-backed Syrian fighters set red line for Assad in Syria's east

US-backed Syrian militias will not let government forces cross the Euphrates River in their bid to recover eastern Syria, setting a red line for President Bashar al-Assad as both sides converge on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor, their commander said.

Um Salal Garden park opens Monday

Um Salal Garden park opens Monday

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) to open Mohamed bin Jassim Park at Umm Salal Mohamed Municipality Monday.

Italy has ‘proof’ of collusion in migrant crisis

Italy has ‘proof’ of collusion in migrant crisis

An Italian prosecutor leading an investigation on links between Libyan migrant traffickers and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who carry out sea rescues said yesterday that he had proof of their collusion, but was not sure evidence would stand up in court.

Raiders bust Broncos 30-20 to seize lead

Raiders bust Broncos 30-20 to seize lead

Latavius Murray rushed for 114 yards and a career-high three touchdowns on Sunday as the Oakland Raiders downed the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos 30-20 to seize the NFL’s AFC West division lead.

PM meets visiting dignitary

PM meets visiting dignitary

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday hosted the Minister of Education in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Pshtiwan Sadiq Abdullah, after the foreign dignitary’s arrival in Doha.

Japan opens radar station close to disputed isles

Japan opens radar station close to disputed isles

Japan yesterday switched on a radar station in the East China Sea, giving it a permanent intelligence gathering post close to Taiwan and a group of islands disputed by Japan and China, a move bound to rile Beijing.

Veteran writes moving post against Islamophobia

Veteran writes moving post against Islamophobia

A veteran who lost his leg while serving in the British Army in Iraq has hit out at people who he says expect him to be racist because of his experiences.

Climate change could spark civil unrest: expert

Climate change could spark civil unrest: expert

Climate change is a ‘stress multiplier’ that could lead to civil unrest, a leading expert has said.