US-Taliban deal biggest factor in collapse of Afghan forces, watchdog says

WASHINGTON: The biggest factor that led to the collapse of the Afghan military in August last…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed elected UAE president

The UAE’s long-time de facto ruler Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was elected as president…

EU targets Russian oil, banks as Moscow’s ally Belarus stages army drills

The EU proposed its toughest sanctions yet against Russia on Wednesday, including a phased oil embargo,…

Assam state leader pushes to replace India’s religion-based laws

India should replace marriage and inheritance laws that are based on religion with a uniform civil…

Explosions Hit Transnistria, a Region of Moldova in Ukraine

Explosions on Monday shook Transnistria, a Russia-aligned breakaway region of Moldova that borders Ukraine, and the…

What to Know About the Weapons Being Sent to Ukraine

The Pentagon is sending an additional $800 million in defense aid to Ukraine that effectively will…

Iran threatens to strike Israel over ‘slightest move’

TEHRAN: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Monday threatened to strike “at the heart” of Israel if…

US to issue gender neutral passports

WASHINGTON: Americans will be allowed to choose an X for gender on their passport applications and…

Shanghai’s 26m people in lockdown after tests uncover COVID infections

SHANGHAI: Chinese authorities extended the lockdown of Shanghai to cover all of the financial centre’s 26…

‘Hijab ban in Indian state affects education of Muslim girls’

NEW DELHI: Hiba Sheikh, pursuing graduation in India’s southern province of Karnataka could not appear in…