Saudi Arabia says it has arrested a citizen suspected of planning a terror attack after engaging in an overnight gunfight with the heavily armed man, who is said to have links with the Takfiri Daesh terror group.
Deutsche Telekom and Deutsche Bahn, two state-owned German companies, are following car manufacturer Daimler and mechanical engineering company Herrenknecht to withdraw from Iran because of US sanctions.
Turkey's finance minister has reassured thousands of foreign investors that Ankara will manage to contain the currency crisis triggered by a dispute with the US, vowing that his country will only emerge "stronger" from the current market volatility.
Activists and politicians have called on former British foreign minister Boris Johnson to pay back to the public the costs of a trip he made to Afghanistan in June amid a public row over the construction of a third runway at the Heathrow International Airport.
BeIN Media Group, a Qatar-based sports network that holds the exclusive rights to broadcast European and international championship tournaments across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, says it has “irrefutable evidence” that Saudi Arabia and the Riyadh-based Arabsat satellite operator are involved in the broadcast of pirate sports network beoutQ.
The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by US Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators, including a Pennsylvania lawmaker who has said he was raped by a priest as a child, to make it easier to prosecute such cases.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1939, and in 1951, was seconded to its political wing, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. He steadily rose in its hierarchy and became its national president in 1968.
Iran's Ambassador to Kiev Mohammad Beheshti Monfared conferred on Thursday with Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister Vasyl Bodnar on expansion of all-out relations and cooperation between the two countries.