Middle-East

Khashoggi‘s body was ‘dissolved‘ after murder: Erdogan advisor

Khashoggi‘s body was ‘dissolved‘ after murder: Erdogan advisor

ANKARA: The body of journalist was “dissolved” after he was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a month ago, an advisor to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday. The claim echoed what a Turkish official had told the Washington Post — for which Khashoggi was a […]

Khashoggi‘s body was ‘dissolved‘ after murder: Erdogan adviser

Khashoggi‘s body was ‘dissolved‘ after murder: Erdogan adviser

ANKARA: The body of journalist was “dissolved” after he was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a month ago, an adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip said Friday. The claim echoed what a Turkish official had told the Washington Post — for which Khashoggi was a contributor […]

7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt: Church

7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt: Church

CAIRO: At least seven were killed Friday when armed men opened fire on their bus in Egypt, the region‘s bishop told AFP. A security official confirmed the attack in the central province of Minya, adding that there were “dead and wounded”. Download The Times of India for Latest .

US to impose ‘toughest ever‘ sanctions on Iran from November 5

US to impose ‘toughest ever‘ sanctions on Iran from November 5

WASHINGTON: The Donald Trump administration on Friday announced it would impose “toughest ever” sanctions on beginning November 5 that it said are targeted at ‘s economy with the intention that the authoritarian Iranian regime would change its behaviour. “On Monday, the treasury department will add more than 700 names to […]

Highest level of Saudi govt ordered  Khashoggi‘s slaying: Erdogan

Highest level of Saudi govt ordered Khashoggi‘s slaying: Erdogan

ANKARA: The order to kill Saudi journalist Jamal came from the highest level of the Saudi government, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, adding that the international community had the responsibility to “reveal the puppet masters” behind the slaying. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Erdogan said he […]

Iran seeks European assurances as US oil sanctions loom

Iran seeks European assurances as US oil sanctions loom

DUBAI: Iran called on Saturday for European assurances of support in the face of Washington‘s intent to reimpose sanctions on vital Iranian oil sales to force Tehran to curb its nuclear, missile and regional activities. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke by telephone with the European Union‘s foreign policy chief, […]