CAA India’s ‘internal matter’ but ‘unnecessary’, says B’desh PM

New Delhi: Even as Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina believes that Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is India’s “internal matter”, she has described the law, which aims to grant citizenship to persecuted religious minorities of the three neighboring Muslim countries, “unnecessary”. We don’t understand why (the More...

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By Agencies On Friday, January 17th, 2020

Killing of Soleimani disgrace for US: Khamenei

Tehran: While leading the Friday prayers for the first time since 2012, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the January 3 killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani in an American drone attack, More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Queen calls emergency family meeting over Harry-Meghan crisis

London: The UK’s Queen Elizabeth II has called for an emergency family meeting on Monday in a bid to decide on the future roles of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, following the couple’s shock More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Ukraine Prez demands compensation, apologies from Iran for crash

Kiev: Following Iran’s admission that it brought down the Kiev-bound airliner earlier this week unintentionally, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday laid down several demands from Tehran, including More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Iran launched 16 missiles from 3 locations, says US

Washington: US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper has said Iran launched 16 short-range ballistic missiles from three locations within Iran in Wednesday’s attack on the US air bases in Iraq. I believe, based More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

80 US personnel killed in Iran missile attack: IRGC source

Tehran: Some 80 US personnel were killed and nearly 200 others injured during Iran’s missile attack on the American Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq on Wednesday, which was launched in retaliation to the killing More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Pentagon denies reports on US pullback from Iraq

Washington: The Pentagon has said that that there was no policy change regarding the presence of US troops in Iraq, after media reports said that American personnel were preparing to withdraw from the war-torn country. There More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 6th, 2020

Iran abandons n-deal in response to Soleimani’s death

Tehran: The Iranian government has announced that it would abandon the nuclear deal signed with several world powers in 2015, in response to the US drone attack that killed Major General Qasem Soleimani, adding More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 5th, 2020

Al-Shabab militants attack Kenyan naval base used by US

London: Somalia-based, Al Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group Al Shabab on Sunday attacked a naval base used by Kenyan and US forces in Kenya’s Lamu coastal region, reports said. The Kenyan military said More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Iraq paramilitary group’s convoy attacked in Baghdad

Baghdad: A convoy of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) or the Hashd Shaabi was attacked on Saturday in northern Baghdad, the paramilitary group confirmed in a statement. The attack took place on the More...