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The event that inspired Al Qaeda

Nothing -- not even the rise of Osama bin Laden -- shook the foundations of Saudi Arabia as the siege of Mecca 28 years ago. On November 20, 1979, scores of armed militants -- some say, numbering......

Saudi defends verdict against rape victim

Saudi Arabia has defended a controversial verdict sentencing a rape victim to a six-month jail term and 200 lashes.Standing by its decision, the Ministry of Justice said in a statement, 'The......

US to send special forces to Syria

President Barack Obama has authorised deployment of less than 50 special operations forces in northern Syria to counter the IS, a senior official in Washington said on Friday, expanding the US'......

We have left our fate to Allah: Parents of 11/7 convicts

'The blasts destroyed my family. Two of my sons are in jail and one is absconding.' Parents of two of the 7/11 accused speak to Syed Firdaus Ashraf/ Ten minutes before the judgment was......

'War is declared on us from Pakistani territory'

In a televised address, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani slammed Pakistan for failing to rein in the Taliban as peace talks falter and insurgents step up attacks that are a test for the......

New Saudi security force to protect oil

Worried over the possibility of an Al Qaeda attack on its oil installations, Saudi Arabia, home to 25 per cent of the world's proven oil reserves, has begun setting up a special security force to......

All about the great oil circle

A number of factors will influence the medium- to long-term dynamics of oil prices, notes Subir Gokarn Oil prices have played a huge part in global economic dynamics over the past several years.......

India pushing Iran to accept Rs for oil imports

Keeps open the option to make payments in yen or yuan in the face of sanctions India is making a last-ditch effort to get Iran to accept rupee payments for oil but has kept the option open to pay......

Canada quits Kyoto Protocol

Canada, a major energy producer, has become the first country to quit the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, saying the 1997 accord was an 'impediment' on cutting global carbon emissions with top......

IL&FS, Maytas set for global play with Binladin

Sheikh Mohammed bin Ladin was on way to attend his 23rd wedding when his plane crashed. The sheikh, who was 59, died in the crash. But the father of Osama bin Laden, world's most wanted terrorist,......

Ukraine looking up to Shevchenko

Andriy Shevchenko will have the hopes of 50 million countrymen on his shoulders when he leads Ukraine into the World Cup finals for the first time in their history. The Ukraine captain has won......

South Korea name Advocaat coach

South Korea named former Netherlands manager Dick Advocaat as coach on Tuesday, entrusting their World Cup fortunes to another Dutchman. Advocaat becomes the third Dutchman in less than five years......
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The new empire of terror

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Anxious questions

The Paris killings were modelled on the 26/11 Mumbai killings, as unexpected and horrific in their mindless slaughter of innocents. What prompted... ...

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