BASHAR ASSAD’S BARBARITY SEEMS UNENDING: A man runs as flames rise from buildings after a regime airstrike in the town of Kfar Takharim in the northwest province of Idlib, Syria. (AP)
ANKARA: Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban popular social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a raft of online leaks added momentum to a spiraling corrupt
CAIRO: More than 40 women on their way to Gaza as part of a delegation for World Women’s Day are staging a sit-in inside the Cairo International Airport after being refused entry into the country si
GAZA: President Mahmoud Abbas has halted salary payments to scores of security men loyal to a rival Palestinian politician, deepening disarray within their US-backed Fatah faction, officials said on T
TRIPOLI: Niger has turned over to Tripoli a son of Libya’s late dictator Moammar Qaddafi after he fled across the desert during the 2011 uprising that ended his father’s four-decade rule.
WASHINGTON: The US State Department says it has imposed restrictions on the travel of Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations.
Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Qatar effective Wednesday because the country had threatened the “stability and security” of the region.
GENEVA: Chemical weapons used in two incidents in Syria last year appear to come from the stockpiles of the Syrian military, UN human rights investigators said on Wednesday in a report that went beyon
JERUSALEM: Israeli naval forces on Wednesday seized a ship laden with rockets allegedly bound for militants in the Gaza Strip, and officials accused Iran of orchestrating the delivery in an elaborate
CAIRO: A government-appointed panel largely blamed supporters of ousted President Muhammad Mursi for the death of hundreds of people when security forces dispersed a Cairo protest camp last August, o
Foreign ministers of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) renewed their call Tuesday to take strong, “deterrent action” against Bashar Assad’s regime to stop the genocide
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