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Vikas Krishan pulls out of Asian Qualifiers final due to injury, settles for silver

World and Asian medallist Vikas suffered a cut on his eyelid during the earlier round and was advised by the doctors not to fight

11 Mar 2020 11:50 AM

Vikas Krishan assured of at least silver; Amit Panghal, Lovlina Borgohain settle for bronze

Both the Indian pugilists find one better in their semi-final opponents at the Asian Olympic qualifier

10 Mar 2020 4:24 PM

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Temple Mount violations

Jordan further condemned the closure of the mosque's gates and restrictions placed on worshippers' entry under any circumstances.

19 Aug 2019 11:52 AM

Pompeo says Israel, Palestinian peace still US priority

Pompeo said the United States is open to a two-state solution to the conflict if both parties agree, calling it a 'likely outcome'.

30 Apr 2018 4:15 PM

Syrian army says ‘enemy’ rockets hit military bases, killed 26

In a news flash, state television said the missile attacks took place at 10.30 pm.

30 Apr 2018 12:21 PM


Last rebel fighters in Ghouta to surrender, make peace with Syrian Govt

The Syrian army last week warned the insurgents to surrender or face a military assault to drive them out.

01 Apr 2018 7:09 PM

Modi arrives in Jordan as part of 3-nation Gulf, West Asia tour

The PM's visit will begin from Palestine from Saturday after transiting through Jordan, where he will meet King Abdullah later in the day.

09 Feb 2018 7:38 PM

Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane; pilot killed

The Russian plane was shot down, close to a major highway where the Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias are trying to advance.

04 Feb 2018 9:41 AM

Arab nations to lobby for East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. Israel regards Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital.

07 Jan 2018 1:47 PM

2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy in Amman

Police earlier said one person had died and two were injured in the incident in the residential Rabiyeh neighbourhood of Amman.

24 Jul 2017 11:47 AM


Syrian army, Iraqi militia forces step up bombing of rebels in Deraa city

The intensive raids and bombing strikes mainly pounded the southern part of Deraa, strategically located on the border with Jordan.

12 Jun 2017 11:40 AM

If you cross our 'red line' again, there will be retaliation: Russia, Iran warn Trump

Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive US actions against Syria violated international law.

10 Apr 2017 1:55 PM

British PM Theresa May visits Middle East for talks on trade, security

Britain is looking to strike new trade deals after May last week formally activated Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

03 Apr 2017 9:03 PM

In a break with moratorium, Jordan hangs 15 convicts at dawn

All were Jordanians and they were hanged in Suaga prison south of the capital Amman.

04 Mar 2017 1:27 PM

Jordanians call for govt to quit after writer’s murder

Protesters called on Monday for Jordan’s government to resign over its failure to prevent the murder of Christian writer Nahed Hattar outside an Amman court.

27 Sep 2016 6:30 AM


ISIS takes back 3 villages, kills 28

The Islamic State group launched a counter-attack against fighters trying to capture the Syrian city of Manbij on Monday, inflicting heavy casualties on the US-backed forces, the Syrian Observatory fo

22 Jun 2016 2:37 AM

Huge monument found ‘hiding in plain sight’ in Jordan’s Petra

Satellite and drone images have led to a new discovery in the ancient city of Petra — a massive man-made stone platform hidden under sand.

13 Jun 2016 4:10 AM

Nearly 1,400 civilians killed in Russia's Syria air strikes

The Russian strikes had also killed 965 ISIS fighters as well as 1,233 fighters from various other insurgent groups.

31 Jan 2016 1:01 PM

World Health Organization hopes to eradicate polio in 2016

The agency says it faces unprecedented demand for basic health services.

18 Jan 2016 10:19 AM

Jordan queen slams Hebdo for dead toddler art

Jordan’s Queen Rania has hit back at a cartoon in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo depicting drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi as a grown-up refugee committing sexual offences in Germany.

17 Jan 2016 3:27 AM