French navy shoots down two drones over Red Sea

Paris [France], February 21: The French navy has shot down two aerial drones from Yemen over the Red Sea where Houthi attacks have targeted international...

United Airlines Boeing 757 flight makes emergency landing due to wing damage

San Francisco [US], February 21: United Airlines confirmed on Tuesday that its flight 354 from San Francisco to Boston made an emergency landing on Monday...

'Assange faces flagrant denial of justice if extradited'

London [UK], February 21: Julian Assange is at risk of a "flagrant denial of justice" if he is extradited to the United States, London's High...

Moscow rejects EU demand for investigation into Navalny's death

Moscow [Russia], February 21: The Kremlin has denied an international investigation demanded by the European Union into the death of jailed opposition figure Alexei Navalny.

Venezuela's Maduro voices support for Brazilian president's stance on Gaza war

Moscow [Russia], February 21: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday backed Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's recent statement comparing Israel's operation in Gaza...

Family of murdered Italian student in Cairo still seeking justice

Rome [Italy], February 21: A second trial of four Egyptian security officers accused of kidnapping and brutally murdering an Italian student in 2016 opened in...

WHO transfers 32 patients out of Gaza hospital

Geneva [Switzerland], February 21: The World Health Organization said Tuesday it had transferred 32 patients out of the besieged Nasser Hospital in southern Gaza but...

Ukraine fights Russian surge on anniversary of revolution

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 21: Ukraine said on Tuesday it was fighting off dozens of attacks, after President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russian forces were exploiting delays...

US blocks ceasefire call with third UN veto in Israel-Hamas war

Washington [US], February 21: The United States on Tuesday again vetoed a draft United Nations Security Council resolution on the Israel-Hamas war, blocking a demand...

Two charged in fatal shooting at Kansas City Super Bowl rally

Missouri [US], February 21: Two men were charged with murder on Tuesday in connection with a shooting in Kansas City, Missouri, that killed one person...

Day two of busy Gulfood 2024 puts Dubai at heart of global...

Dubai [UAE], February 21: Gulfood 2024, the largest annual global food and beverage sourcing event in the world, opened its doors for a second...

Abdullah bin Zayed pays working visit to Federal Republic of Germany

Berlin [Germany], February 21: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has paid a working visit to the Federal Republic of...

Heavy rain hits Southern California with millions under flood alerts

Los Angeles, February 20: New rounds of heavy rain soaked large portions of Southern California on Monday, and up to 37 million people are under...

Zelensky visits Ukraine's front line after talks with Western allies

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 20: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky paid a visit to troops near the eastern front on Monday after spending the weekend in Germany...

UN considers appointing envoy to engage with Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 20: The United Nations Secretary-General will begin consultations on the appointment of a UN envoy to coordinate engagement between the Taliban and...

Yemen's Houthis say ship targeted with missiles

Sanaa [Yemen], February 20: Yemen's Houthi movement, also known as Ansar Allah, has attacked a UK Rubymar cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden, Houthi...

Palestinian prime minister says Gaza needs 'a Marshall Plan'

Munich [Germany], February 20: Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on the international community to launch a programme akin to the Marshall Plan,...

Thousands protest in Mexico against president and for fair elections

Mexico City [Mexico], February 20: Thousands of people took to the streets in Mexico's capital and other places in the country under the slogan "for...

EU launches Red Sea mission as US ship attacked twice

Dubai [UAE], February 20: The European Union formally launched a naval mission on Monday to protect Red Sea shipping from Yemen's Houthi rebels as a...

Navalny widow vows to take up fight for Russia's 'freedom'

Warsaw [Poland], February 20: Alexei Navalny's widow on Monday accused President Vladimir Putin of killing her husband and vowed to continue his life's work following...

Von der Leyen seeks second EC chief term

Berlin [Germany], February 20: Ursula von der Leyen announced Monday her bid for a second term as chief of the European Commission, vowing to defend...

Trump breaks silence on Navalny, casts no blame on Putin

Washington [US], February 20: Donald Trump, who drew criticism as U.S. president for his praise of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, made his first public comment...

UK's Prince William to recognise Middle East suffering

London [UK], February 20: Britain's Prince William will carry out a number of engagements to "recognise the human suffering" caused by the conflict in Gaza...

14 patients evacuated from Gaza hospital as Israeli raid continues

Gaza [Palestine], February 20: Fourteen patients were evacuated from a Gaza hospital that has been raided by Israeli troops, the Gaza health ministry and the...

Dollar firms past 150 yen as US, Japan rates outlook diverge

Washington [US], February 20: The yen was pinned near a three-month low against the dollar on Tuesday as sticky U.S. inflation bolstered the case for...

Palestine accuses Israel of apartheid at ICJ, calls to end occupation of...

The Hague [Netherlands], February 20: Palestine has accused Israel of apartheid and demanded an end to its occupation of Palestinian territories in a hearing at...

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi to host open day...

Al Ain [UAE], February 20: The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced an open day for members of...