United Arab Emirates

Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of...

October 30, 2015
October 30, 2015

Pakistan seek series win as Misbah farewell gift

Pakistan target victory over England in the third and final Test from Sunday in what would be a fitting farewell for Misbah-ul-Haq, the country's most successful captain who has hinted he'...

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Shiv Sena attack derails India-Pakistan cricket talks

A meeting between India and Pakistan's cricket board chiefs in Mumbai has been cancelled after a protest by far-right Hindu nationalists.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Root eyes win after Cook classic

Batsman Joe Root is adamant England can still claim an unlikely victory on the final day of the first test against Pakistan after his side moved 46 runs ahead of Pakistan on Friday.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen

Twenty-two members of the United Arab Emirates' military were killed while taking part in Saudi-led operations in Yemen against Shiite rebels.

August 26, 2015
August 26, 2015

PCB announce Twenty20 league in Qatar in 2016

Najam Sethi, former chairman of the PCB, announced the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held from 4-24 February, 2016.

March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood breakup

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has formally split after 70 years — a breakup blamed on long-running ideological disputes, but also on a government attempt to further weaken what was once the...