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September 24, 2017 - 09:57 GMT
The interception occurred without casualties or damage.
Hundreds of Saudi women filled a sports stadium for the first time (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 07:47 GMT
They were allowed to enter a previously male-only sports stadium for the first time.
A building destroyed after a Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen's capital Sanaa (AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition bomb that killed 16 civilians and destroyed a residential building in Yemen last month, was made in the US, Amnesty International said in a statement on Friday.
Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27 (AFP)
September 22, 2017 - 07:24 GMT
Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
A test launch of the surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10 takes place from an undisclosed location in North Korea (AFP/File Photo)
September 20, 2017 - 12:32 GMT
New visas for North Korean workers will not be issued anymore.
Saudi military file photo (AFP/File)
September 20, 2017 - 08:24 GMT
Saudi media provides little detail regarding terms of agreement.
According to court documents, the accused paid the Emirati officer the amount in two installments between September and December last year for him to be able to travel to Amman and Beirut.  /FilePhoto
September 19, 2017 - 15:30 GMT
The Palestinian man is accused of offering Dh120,000 worth of bribes to an officer at the Dubai International Airport to help him travel despite having a criminal case of a dud cheque. Advocate Nasser Hachem argued his client wanted to travel to be by the side of his nine-year-old dying son.
Displaced Yemeni Children Playing Outside Their Shelter (AFP/File Photo)
September 19, 2017 - 10:04 GMT
84 percent of 1,980,510 people internally displaced for over a year, UNHCR says
King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa at Bahraini court (AFP File Photo)
September 18, 2017 - 08:08 GMT
The king of the island nation has plans to establish a Museum of Religious Tolerance in the capital city by the end of the year.
This file photo taken on June 18, 2016 shows Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, wearing a red uniform, gesturing from behind the defendant's bars during his trial on espionage charges at a court in Cairo. (AFP FILE)
September 17, 2017 - 08:50 GMT
Court confirms life sentence handed down earlier against Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first freely-elected president
The head of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels threatened to fire missiles at the United Arab Emirates (AFP)
September 15, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The head of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels threatened to fire missiles at the United Arab Emirates on Thursday and to attack Saudi tankers in the Red Sea.
Sheikh Tamim will hold talks on
September 14, 2017 - 11:06 GMT
Sheikh Tamim will hold talks on "bilateral ties and regional issues as well as international developments", Turkey's presidential office said in a statement.
Among the those arrested is social media star and successful social entrepreneur Essam al-Zamel (Twitter)
September 13, 2017 - 08:49 GMT
Media outlets in Saudi Arabia now completely toe the government line on the Qatar issue and no space is given for dissent or criticism, however soft.
A Sanaa house reduced to rubble by an airstrike earlier this year (AFP)
September 12, 2017 - 11:01 GMT
Human Rights Watch called for the UN to return to the coalition to its annual 'list of shame' for violations against children in armed conflict.
Lavrov made the remarks at a joint press conference held with Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Jordanian capital Amman. (AFP/File)
September 11, 2017 - 18:41 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, made the remarks at a joint press conference held with Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Jordanian capital Amman.
Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani speaking earlier in the crisis (AFP)
September 11, 2017 - 14:25 GMT
Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani also blasted the bloc's "illegal siege which clearly violates international laws."