15 Sep 2015
Cairo: Egyptian security forces killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists, and injured 10 others when they mistakenly targeted their convoy while chasing terrorists in Egypt's Western Desert.
09 Sep 2015
Cairo: At least 29 militants were killed in raids carried out in Egypt's North Sinai governorate, the army said yesterday.
18 Aug 2015
Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked the UAE government for deciding to allot a plot of land for building a temple , the first in the Emirate capital, describing it a 'great step'.
17 Aug 2015
Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on key issues of security and trade even as the two sides looked at elevating the ties to the strategic level.
18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
24 Feb 2015
Male: The Maldives government on Tuesday defended the arrest of Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges and accused the former president of performing "stunts" to grab global attention after India and the US voiced concern over his detention.
14 Mar 2015
Male/Colombo: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012.
16 Jun 2015
Cairo: An Egyptian court sentenced deposed President Mohamed Mursi to death on Tuesday on charges of killing, kidnapping and other offences during a 2011 mass jail break.
30 Jun 2015
Baghdad: A prominent Islamic State (IS) leader was killed in air strikes launched by US-led international coalition west of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
06 Jun 2015
Mumbai: Air intelligence unit (AIU) of the Customs seized eight kg of gold worth Rs 1.99 crore in toilets of a Jet Airways flight at Mumbai airport today and arrested a passenger.