19 Apr 2014
Dubai: Qatar-based Doha Bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman to purchase the latter's banking business in India.
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.
01 Jan 2014
Cairo: The Egyptian authorities have arrested ousted president Mohamed Morsi's former spokesperson Yasser Ali, Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Tuesday.
04 Mar 2014
Cairo: The murder trial of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was adjourned to Thursday for the court to consider a defence request for new judges.
24 Feb 2014
Cairo: Egypt's Cairo criminal court decided on Monday to suspend the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and some 130 others over charges of a 2011 jailbreak, for studying requests to change the judges panel, media reported.
14 Jan 2014
Islamabad: Security was beefed up and mobile phone services were suspended in most parts of Pakistan on Tuesday in a bid to prevent any untoward activity on Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, a media report said.
13 Jan 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Monday greeted the nation ahead of Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed.
15 Nov 2013
Male: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed on Friday stepped down as the second round of the presidential elections will be held on Saturday.
28 Jan 2014
Cairo: The trial of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 130 others on charges of a 2011 jailbreak kicked off in Cairo on Tuesday.
25 Jan 2014
Cairo: At least 10 people were killed and 41 others injured on Friday during clashes between supporters of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi and the security forces, a government official said.