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‘Trade and investment’ to top Saudi crown prince’s India visit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, looking to boost ties with Asian allies, arrives in India on Tuesday for a two-day visit amid rising expectations of further investment deals following Read More

Seven killed in Kashmir gun battle days after deadly attack

At least seven people, including two armed rebels and four Indian army soldiers, have been killed in an ongoing gun battle in India-administered Kashmir. The gun battle on Monday (Feb Read More

India warns Pakistan of ‘strong response’ to Kashmir attack

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a "strong response" to a car bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir that killed at least 42 paramilitary personnel, with New Delhi calling for "the Read More

Hacked Twitter accounts used to promote Saudi Arabia, leadership

Several verified Twitter accounts have been taken over by pro-Saudi operatives and some have been used to promote Saudi Arabia or its leadership, according to an academic who researches digital Read More

No closure without body, says fiancee

Jamal Khashoggi's remains have not been found four months after his brutal murder and there is no grave where his loved ones can grieve and pray, the Saudi dissident's fiancee Read More

US Senate approves anti-BDS bill, slowdown of Syria withdrawal

The US Senate has passed legislation defining United States security policy in the Middle East, introducing a measure that would allow state and local governments to sanction those who support Read More

Erdogan slams US ‘silence’ over Khashoggi, demands Saudi answers

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the United States for not taking a tougher position against Saudi Arabia over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as he demanded Read More

200 missing, seven confirmed dead

At least seven people have been killed and about 200 others have gone missing in southeast Brazil after a tailings dam collapsed at an iron ore mine. Fabio Schvartsman, the Read More

UN names members of international inquiry into Khashoggi murder

The United Nations human rights office has said that a team of international experts would conduct an inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Agnes Callamard, UN special Read More

More than 100 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack

More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when armed Taliban fighters attacked a military base and police training centre outside of Kabul on Monday, a senior defence Read More