MIDDLE EAST

Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants

Saudi Arabia will no longer require restaurants to have separate entrances segregated by sex, the government says.Previously, it was mandatory ...

09 Dec 2019

14 killed in Iraq

At least 14 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded when gunmen in cars opened fire on a ...

07 Dec 2019

45 shot dead in Iraq by security forces

Iraqi security forces have shot dead at least 45 protesters after demonstrators stormed and torched an Iranian consulate in Najaf, ...

29 Nov 2019

Iran earthquake kills at least 5, injures 300

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 300 others, ...

08 Nov 2019

Kuwait moves on Instagram slave traders

Kuwaiti authorities say they have officially summoned the owners of several social media accounts used to sell domestic workers as ...

02 Nov 2019