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  World   Middle East  21 May 2017

World, Middle east, 21 May 2017

Trump in Saudi, to call on Arab leaders to confront Islamist extremism

Trump's signature phrase 'radical Islamic terrorism' was not included in the speech excerpts.

21 May 2017 6:59 PM

Pakistani cleric molests Indian schoolgirl in lift in Dubai, arrested

As soon as the lift door opened, the Pakistani clerk groped the girl after which she ran towards her house and informed her parents

21 May 2017 5:51 PM

Turkey: 2 suspected Islamic State extremists killed in Ankara Police raid

After a tip-off from a suspect, this police operation was quickly planned as the two ISIS members were believed to be planning an attack.

21 May 2017 4:14 PM

On Saudi visit, Trump urges Muslims to fight against terror

Trump, whose campaign was frequently punctuated by bouts of anti-Islamic rhetoric, is poised to soften some of his language about Islam.

21 May 2017 12:00 PM

Post elections, Iran strikes back at US with more reciprocal sanctions

Iran’s Foreign Ministry published a new sanctions list on its website Saturday, which added nine targets.

21 May 2017 8:37 AM


Iran's Hassan Rouhani sweeps to second term

Moderate garners 57 per cent of votes to beat hardline challenger Raisi.

21 May 2017 6:08 AM