Biden invites Israel's Netanyahu to US after lengthy delay

Washington, [US], July 18: U.S. President Joe Biden, after a lengthy delay, on Monday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the United States for...

Ukraine grain deal expires after Russia pulls out

Kyiv [Ukraine], July 18: The deal allowing Ukraine to safely export grain via the Black Sea has officially expired after Russia pulled out of the...

Ministers overturn Lords changes

London [UK], July 18: The government has again overturned changes to its Illegal Migration Bill made by the House of Lords, despite some Tory MPs...

Drug donanemab seen as turning point in dementia fight

London [UK], July 18: A new drug, donanemab, is being hailed as a turning point in the fight against Alzheimer's after a global trial confirms...

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Tunisian FM

Abu Dhabi[UAE], July 18: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today received Nabil Ammar, Tunisia's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Migration...

UAE, Japan sign 23 agreements, MoUs during UAE-Japan Business Forum

Abu Dhabi [UAE], July 18: The UAE and Japan have inked 23 agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) during the UAE-Japan Business Forum, which was...

Iran ready to supply defense equipment to Bolivia: minister

Tehran [Iran], July 17: Iran is ready to meet Bolivia's demands for defense equipment and advanced technologies to help it counter threats, said Iranian Defense...

Cyprus reports 1st heatstroke death as heatwave persists

Nicosia [Cyprus], July 17: Cyprus medical authorities on Sunday reported the first heatstroke death this year as a Sahara heatwave persisted for a fourth day...

At least 5 dead, 2 missing in flood in U.S. Pennsylvania

Washington [US], July 17: At least five people were killed, and two others still missing following a flash flood Saturday evening in the U.S. state...

Kids who survived 40 days in Amazon leaves hospital

New York [US], July 17: A group of four children found alive after surviving 40 days alone in the Amazon have been released from the...

Top European officials make new visit to Tunisia for migration deal

Tunis [Tunisia], July 17: Senior European officials on Sunday made their second visit in a month to Tunisia, a major route for migrants, to discuss...

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu discharged after night in hospital

Tel Aviv [Israel], July 17: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been discharged after an overnight hospital stay for check-ups and monitoring following a dizzy...

Putin threatens Ukraine with cluster bombs if Kiev uses them

Moscow [Russia], July 17: Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to retaliate with cluster bombs if Ukraine uses the US-supplied munitions against his forces, according to...

Syria's proposed control on aid to rebel-held areas spark fears

Damascus [Syria], July 17: The Syrian government recently announced it would allow aid to cross into rebel-held areas after a United Nations mechanism expired, sparking...

'Hot and dangerous weekend': US bakes under relentless heat dome

Los Angeles [US], July 17: Tens of millions of Americans braced for more sweltering temperatures Sunday as brutal conditions threatened to break records due to...

European right eyes fresh gains with Spain election

Madrid [Spain], July 17: Europe's eyes will turn to Spain next Sunday where a widely expected right-wing victory in a snap election would further consolidate...

'Heat storm' stretches into southern Europe

Rome [Italy], July 17: Italy issued hot weather red alerts for 16 cities, with meteorologists warning that temperatures will hit record highs across southern Europe...

Thousands evacuated as firefighters battle La Palma wildfire

Madrid [Spain], July 17: Firefighters were trying to contain a wildfire which burned out of control.

Hundreds of Durban homes destroyed in South Africa

Cape Town [South Africa], July 17: Hundreds of homes have been destroyed by a fire in a poor neighbourhood of the South African port city...

Dubai Press Club opens registration for Arab Media Forum 2023

Dubai [UAE], July 17: The Dubai Press Club (DPC), organiser of the 21st edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF), announced that registration to attend...

8 prison guards charged with sexual abuse in California

California [US], July 16: A scandal involving a women's prison in California sparked anger again Friday as two more correctional officers pleaded guilty to sexual...

At least 6 explosions, fire confirmed at U.S. chemical plant

Houston (Texas) [US], July 16: At least six explosions and a fire broke out late Friday night at the Dow Chemical Plant in Plaquemine, in...

4 killed in mass shooting in U.S.

Washington [US], July 16: Four people were killed in a mass shooting in the U.S. state of Georgia on Saturday morning, authorities said.

14 injured in blast in eastern Myanmar

Yangon [Myanmar], July 16: Fourteen people were injured in a blast in eastern Myanmar's Shan state on Saturday, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration...

Brunei launches new retirement plan to ensure national well-being

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], July 16: Brunei's Sultan Haji HassanalBolkiah said on Saturday that the sultanate had started implementing the National Retirement Scheme (SPK).

Mexico issues formal complaint over floating barrier in Rio Grande

Mexico City [Mexico], July 16: The Mexican government has expressed concern after the construction by US authorities of a floating barrier in part of the...

South Korean president visits Irpin, Bucha during Ukraine trip

Kyiv [Ukraine], July 16: Ukrainian President VolodymyrZelensky welcomed South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol for his first official visit to Kiev on Saturday and thanked...