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India denies asking Trump to mediate in Kashmir

23 July, 2019 By SJA Jafri + Agencies WASHINGTON/ NEW DELHI: India has denied that PM Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate in the longstanding Kashmir conflict with Pakistan. The Indian foreign ministry said “no such request” was made, adding that all issues with Pakistan were “discussed …

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India launches second Moon mission

22 July, 2019 NEW DELHI: India has successfully launched its second lunar mission a week after it halted the scheduled blast-off due to a technical snag. Chandrayaan-2 was launched at 14:43 local time (09:13 GMT) on Monday from the Sriharikota space station. India’s space chief said his agency had “bounced …

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Behind Houthi war on Saudi-Yemen border

21 July, 2019 By Naseh Shaker {(Yemeni Freelance Journalist), Courtesy MEE} On rocky hillsides overlooking the Saudi city of Najran, Houthi fighters are waging an attritional campaign, even as nearby towns and roads are being pounded by air strikes For three days Rafeeq al-Wadi and his cameraman trekked through the …

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Another Houthis drone attack on Saudi airbase

21 July, 2019 SANAA/ RIYADH: Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saturday claimed to have carried out drone attacks on military targets in the King Khalid airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia. In a statement, Houthi spokesman Yahia Sarei said the drone attacks targeted radars and military positions at the airbase near the …

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