At least five killed in militant attack on Iranian police

The war has destroyed Sudan’s already fragile infrastructure and pushed the country to the brink of famineMarie-Helene Verney, UNHCR’s representative in South Sudan, said 635,000 people had arrived in the country since April 15 GENEVA: One year since the conflict in Sudan erupted, thousands of desperate people are still fleeing the country daily “as if … Read more

Who was the Iranian military commander killed in the Damascus strike?

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LONDON: Born on Nov. 2, 1960, in Isfahan, central Iran, Mohammad Reza Zahedi was a contemporary and close friend of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the 62-year-old commander of the Quds Force, who was killed by a US drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq, on Jan. 3, 2020. Soleimani had enrolled in what was then the newly … Read more

Saudi Arabia condemns targeting of Iranian consulate in Syria 

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JEDDAH: During Ramadan, households across the Kingdom often use all types of decorations to create a warm and inviting atmosphere that captures the essence of the holy month. Jeddah residents looking to purchase Ramadan and Eid decorations can find a wide variety of options at local shops including Al-Hadaya Center, Abyat, Ya Balash, Al-Bashawat, Bravo, … Read more

Saudi Deputy FM receives Iranian ambassador

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Riyadh: The Saudi cultural attache’s office in the US brought the spirit of Ramadan to life with a vibrant Ramadan Bazaar event at their headquarters in Washington, DC. The popular bazaar drew crowds of Saudi clubs, families, students, and local community members for an authentic taste of the holy month’s traditions, the Saudi Press Agency … Read more

Indian Navy rescues Iranian fishing vessel hijacked by pirates

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NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy said it had freed a hijacked Iranian fishing vessel from nine armed pirates in the Arabian Sea on Friday, rescuing its crew unharmed. The fishing vessel, Al-Kambar 786, was southwest of the Yemeni island of Socotra on March 28 when it was reported to have been boarded by pirates, according … Read more

Minister receives Iranian ambassador in Riyadh

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RIYADH: In the thick of Ramadan season, Saudi residents are trying to find the balance between their busy social calendars and the spiritual journey of the holy month. This Ramadan, Nouf Al-Dossary realized that she is more focused spiritually than in previous years, making sure to perform the five daily prayers on time and learning … Read more

US urges Panama to remove flag from rogue Iranian ships

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How African countries became casualties of war in Sudan, Red Sea shipping disruption ABIDJAN Cote d’Ivoire: Already plagued by complex internal problems, the economies of East Africa have perhaps been the most affected among regional states by the unfolding crisis in Sudan and the attacks on trade passing through the Red Sea. The conflict in Sudan … Read more

Russian rocket successfully puts Iranian satellite into orbit

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Food aid reaches north Gaza for first time in weeks. Israeli hostages’ families push for release RAFAH, Gaza Strip: Aid convoys carrying food reached northern Gaza this week, Israeli officials said Wednesday, the first major delivery in a month to the devastated, isolated area, where the UN has warned of worsening starvation among hundreds of … Read more

US says Iranian operatives in Yemen aiding Houthi attacks

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‘Israel must do more’ to aid Palestinians, US says as UN again warns famine is imminent in Gaza NEW YORK CITY: The US on Tuesday urged Israel to ensure existing border crossings into Gaza remain open so that humanitarian aid can enter the territory, facilitate the opening of additional crossings to meet the growing humanitarian … Read more

Israel strikes Iranian gas pipelines in covert attack: NYT

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GAZA STRIP, Palestinian Territories: Israel said it had taken 100 people into custody at one of Gaza’s main hospitals Saturday after troops raided the facility, with fears mounting for patients and staff trapped inside.The deadly bombardment of Gaza continued overnight with another 100 people killed in Israeli strikes, according to the Hamas-run health ministry.At least … Read more