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22 killed in attack on Aden airport after new Yemen cabinet lands

At least 22 people were killed and dozens wounded in an attack on Aden airport on Wednesday, moments after a plane landed carrying a newly formed Saudi-backed cabinet for government-held parts of ...

Dust rises after explosions hit Aden airport, upon the arrival of the newly-formed Yemeni government in Aden, Yemen 30 December, 2020

Erdogan hopes France will ‘get rid of Macron’ burden soon

Macron is trouble for France. With Macron, France is passing through a very, very dangerous period. I hope that France will get rid of Macron trouble as soon as possible, Erdogan told reporters

Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan addresses the nation in Istanbul, Turkey, on 21 August 2020

Saudi denies reported talks between Crown Prince, Netanyahu

Saudi Arabia on Monday denied Israeli media reports of landmark talks between prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a visit by US secretary of state Mike ...

Saudi denies reported talks between Crown Prince, Netanyahu

World’s longest-serving prime minister dies at 84

Bahrain's prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa, the world's longest-serving prime minister who had held the post since independence in 1971, died Wednesday at the age of 84, state media announced.

Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa is pictured at the al-Sakhir Palace in Manama on 24 December 2012

Returnee migrants face livelihood crisis

The number of migrant workers returning to the country this year is five times higher than the normal period. As it is, there is a higher number of unemployed people in the country. The returnee ...

Migrant workers return from the Middle East countries. The photo was capture from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on 12 August 2020.

Israel, UAE agree to visa-free travel as ties deepen

Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to visa-free travel on Monday, an unprecedented arrangement between Israel and an Arab state, signed as the first ever official UAE delegation landed in Tel ...

Emirati and Israeli flags fly upon the arrival of Israeli and U.S. delegates at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 31 August.

Amid war and turmoil, Kuwait emir struggled for Gulf unity

A small figure with a beaming smile and husky voice, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah's negotiating skills at home were repeatedly put to the test as escalating tensions between his hand-picked ...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) holds hands with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 6 June 2017

Air ticket crisis

Expatriate workers must not be harassed

The expatriate workers who came to the country to spend holidays at the beginning of the year, got stranded here following the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the foreign affairs ministry, there are ...

Expatriate workers must not be harassed

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists

The record inflow of remittance in the last two months should not give any sense of complacence for Bangladesh as the situation in overseas labour market remains fluid and the migrant workers are ...

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists
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