'Birds of Goodness' executes 26th humanitarian aid airdrop in north Gaza

Gaza [Palestine], April 7: The Joint Operations Command of the Ministry of Defence announced the implementation of the 26th airdrop of humanitarian and relief aid...

UAE President, VPs congratulate Myriam Spiteri Debono on taking Constitutional Oath as...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], April 7: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable to Myriam Spiteri Debono, congratulating her on...

Ukraine strikes three Russian military airfields with drones: media

Kiev [Ukraine], April 6: Ukraine attacked three Russian military airfields with drones on Friday morning, destroying and damaging planes, the Ukrayinska Pravda media outlet reported,...

No casualties reported in Russian city of Orsk after dam breach

Moscow [Russia], April 6: No injuries or fatalities were reported in the wake of a dam breach in the city of Orsk, Russia's Orenburg Oblast,...

SpaceX launches 23 more Starlink internet satellites into space

Los Angeles [US], April 6: U.S. private space company SpaceX launched 23 more Starlink satellites into orbit on Friday.

Mexico grants political asylum to former Ecuadorian vice president

Mexico City [Mexico], April 6: The Mexican government decided to grant political asylum to former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas, who has been taking refuge...

Sri Lanka settles some 2 bln USD worth of foreign debt, interest...

Colombo [Sri Lanka], April 6: The government of Sri Lanka has settled more than 1.9 billion U.S. dollars in foreign debt and interest payments between...

Malaysia making progress in combating plastic pollution: official

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], April 6: Malaysia is making progress in combating plastic pollution as it formulates a national policy on plastic production, use and waste,...

Thailand, China jointly launch projects during LMC Week 2024

Bangkok [Thailand], April 6: Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Embassy in Bangkok jointly held a launching ceremony of Thai-led projects funded by...

Former Australian FM appointed UN special envoy on Myanmar

United Nations, April 6: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Friday the appointment of former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as his special envoy on...

Japan downgrades economic assessment as coincident index falls in February

Tokyo [Japan], April 6: Japan has revised down its assessment of the economy for February following a drop in the composite index of coincident economic...

Canada's unemployment rate rises to 6.1 pct in March

Ottawa [Canada], April 6: Canada's unemployment rate rose 0.3 percentage points to 6.1 percent in March, bringing the cumulative increase over the past 12 months...

Number of active drilling rigs in U.S. down this week

Houston [US], April 6: The number of active drilling rigs in the United States decreased to 620 this week, down by one from the previous...

The US predicts Iran may retaliate next week and is on high...

Washington [US], April 6: A US official revealed that Washington is on high alert and actively preparing to respond to a 'significant' attack that Iran...

Under US pressure, Israel made concessions in Gaza

Jerusalem [Israel], April 6: After a tense phone call with US President Joe Biden, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to facilitate the flow of...

Russia investigates Ukraine's involvement in the Moscow attack

Moscow [Russia], April 6: On April 5, the Russian Investigative Committee announced that it was examining the possible involvement of "Ukrainian intelligence and international Islamic...

Thousands evacuated after Russian dam breached

Moscow [Russia], April 6: Thousands of people are being evacuated in the Russian Urals after a section of the embankment dam burst in the mountain...

Six Russian planes destroyed by drones, says Kyiv

Kyiv [Ukraine], April 6: Ukraine has carried out a drone attack against targets in southern Russia and claims to have destroyed six Russian planes at...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake hits New York City region

New York [USA], April 6: A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near New York City on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said, shaking buildings up and...

Dubai Media Council launches the #EidInDubai campaign

Dubai [UAE], April 6: The #RamadanInDubai campaign, concluded today on a high note capping a month-long celebration of the Holy Month. The unique initiative, launched...

US defence sec Austin tells Israel of outrage at Gaza aid worker...

Washington [US], April 5: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin "expressed his outrage" at Israel's deadly attack on volunteers in the Gaza Strip in a...

Israel strike that killed 106 in Gaza 'apparent war crime': HRW

Jerusalem [Israel], April 5: An "unlawful" Israeli air attack that killed 106 people in a residential building in central Gaza on October 31, 2023, was...

People in northern Gaza forced to survive on 245 calories a day:...

Gaza [Palestine], April 5: The amount of food available to people in the north of the besieged strip is less than 12 percent of the...

Israel begins evacuating embassies over Iran attack fears

Jerusalem [Israel], April 5: Israeli news outlet Kann has reported that "a number of Israeli embassies around the world were evacuated after a situation assessment...

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10, injured to more than 1,060

Taipei [Taiwan], April 5: A day after Taiwan's worst earthquake in 25 years, authorities raised the death toll to 10 and number of injured to...

US Treasury Secretary Yellen arrives in China for talks

Guangzhou [China], April 5: US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has begun a visit to China which is expected to last several days.

Thai passenger ferry to Koh Tao island destroyed by fire

Bangkok [Thailand], April 5: A fierce fire caused panic among passengers on a ferry bound for the popular Thai holiday island of Koh Tao.