US jets bomb pro-government Syria forces advancing on militant base

DAMASCUS: US military aircraft have carried out an airstrike on a convoy of pro-Syrian government fighters advancing toward the positions of foreign-backed militants in...

Turkey ready to retaliate against any threats, Erdogan warns

ISTANBUL: Turkey is ready to retaliate if it faces a threat from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and will not shirk from launching a...

Easy way to get UAE visa for parents

DUBAI: Here’s some good news for Pakistanis whose jobs in United Arab Emirates (UAE) keep them from visiting their parents in Pakistan, and want...

Researchers see possible North Korea link to global cyber attack

WASHINGTON/TORONTO: Cyber security researchers have found technical evidence they said could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack that has infected...

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russia

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation during their meeting last...

Global cyber attack slows; search on for hackers

WASHINGTON: The global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack slowed on Monday, with no major infections reported, as global law enforcement agencies shifted their attention to...

At least 20 killed in Turkey bus crash

ANKARA: “Sadly, we have had 20 fatalities and 11 other seriously injured,” said Amir Cicek, the governor of Mugla province, who said the bus...

World’s youngest heads of states

LONDON, May 10: Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential elections and joined the league of world’s youngest leaders. In the listicle, Samaa TV names the...

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off US political storm

WASHINGTON, May 10: U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an...

Syria War: US to arm Kurdish fighters

VILNIUS, May 10: The United States on Tuesday announced it would supply arms and military equipment to Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State group...