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Ukraine crisis becoming a problem for Gulf’s rich nations

Choosing sides in Ukraine's crisis would have once been easy for Gulf states, but growing ties with Moscow are forcing them to strike a balance.

Armenia cedes disputed land to Azerbaijan

YEREVAN (ARMENIA) — Armenia on Sunday was due to begin handing over disputed territory to Azerbaijan as part of a peace accord that ended six...

Saudi to gradually resume ‘Umrah’ pilgrimage

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round 'Umrah' pilgrimage for Muslims from October 4, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, seven months...

New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life

CHRISTCHURCH (NEW ZEALAND) — New Zealand mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday for the massacre of...

COVID-19: Saudi asks Muslims to hold off Hajj plans

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Hajj minister asked Muslims on Tuesday to temporarily defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic.Earlier...

COVID-19: Grammy award winning US singer dies

WASHINGTON — Joe Diffie, a Grammy award-winning country music singer who had several chart-topping hits in the 1990s, has died of coronavirus. He was...

COVID-19: Italy reports 368 new deaths in 24 hours

Italy on Sunday reported 368 new deaths due to the novel Coronavirus as the country's death toll mounted to 1,809.

Russia-backed Assad regime strikes kill 21 civilians in Syria’s Idlib

BEIRUT — At least 21 civilians were killed on Tuesday as Syria’s regime intensified its bombardment of the last jihadist stronghold in the country’s...

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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Baramulla

Security forces on Wednesday neutralized two militants during an encounter in Hadipora Rafiabad area of northern Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Senior photojournalist Nissar Ahmad passes away after prolonged illness

Nissar Ahmad, a senior photojournalist, passed away today after a prolonged battle with a life-threatening illness.

Man who fled with SPO’s AK-47 in Doda apprehended

A man, who went missing along with an AK-47 rifle of a Special Police Officer (SPO) in Trown area of Doda district on Tuesday evening, has been held.

Nodal officers appointed for conduct of Amarnath Yatra 2024

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has nominated nodal officers for the smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra 2024.
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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

In a significant electoral moment, Kashmir witnessed its first major polls after the abrogation of Article 370, with hopeful residents expressing their aspirations.

Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.