Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Sheikh Rashid, son of Dubai’s ruler, dies of heart attack at age 33

The oldest son of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum died of a heart attack at age 33 Saturday morning, according to the United Arab Emirates'...

A Year After Everest Disaster, This Sherpa Isn’t Going Back

Memories of the killer avalanche endure, but Pemba Sherpa is also worried about the Tibetan calendar. "Daytime, Pemba is OK," says Ngawang Karma Sherpa. "But...

Don’t let Syria be a ‘Somalia’

STARTING from Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and then Libya and Yemen, the United States of America has shouldered the responsibility of maintaining security and stability...

Fire Breaks Out in Dubai Skyscraper Near the Burj Khalifa

A fire engulfed The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai in the United Arab Emirates hours before a large New Year fireworks display was set...

Inside Syria: The wasteland of Yarmouk that sums up four years of civil war

As we walk through the dust-filled wasteland of this abandoned neighborhood, the silence only broken by the crunching sounds of our boots in the...

Tropical cyclone dumping years’ worth of rain on war-torn Yemen in one day

Ravaged by months of war, Yemen has now been battered by the first tropical storm on record to make landfall in the impoverished Arab...

Landslides kill at least 21 in India’s Darjeeling

Landslides triggered by heavy rain killed at least 21 people across India's famed tea-growing region of Darjeeling, with more feared trapped under mounds of...

Pakistan Is Caught in the Middle of the Conflict Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

It has large Sunni and Shi‘ite populations and needs the cooperation of both Riyadh and Tehran After severing ties with Iran — following the torching...

Conquering the South China Sea

The U.S. dawdles as China extends its maritime domination. China is building military bases on artificial islands hundreds of miles off its coast, in waters...

Stage is set for Syria peace talks as opposition arrives in Geneva

A delegation from Syria's main opposition group arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join U.N.-mediated peace talks, demanding President Bashar al-Assad's government be made...

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Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...