A man pushes a statue off its plinth in a museum at a location said to be Mosul in this still image taken from an undated video. (Reuters)
SANAA: Yemen’s president on Tuesday offered the Saudi capital Riyadh as a possible venue for the resumption of UN-sponsored talks with Shiite rebels who have seized Yemen’s capital Sanaa.
DOHA: A fatwa from a Qatari-owned online portal has been widely circulated by Egyptian press this week after it called for the destruction of pharaonic monuments on the grounds that they are contrary
LONDON: The London graduate believed to be Islamic State executioner “Jihadi John” once denounced the 9/11 attacks and the 2005 bombings in the British capital, according to an audio recording release
Kirkuk, Iraq: Iraqi forces closed in on Tikrit Tuesday, their progress slowed by jihadist snipers and booby traps, on the second day of Baghdad’s largest operation yet against the Islamic State group.
Tripoli: Warplanes of the internationally recognized Libyan air force struck Tripoli’s militia-controlled Mitiga airport Tuesday without causing any casualties, both sides said.
Montreux, Switzerland: Iran and the United States Tuesday returned to the negotiating table for a second day of talks, as a political storm over the issue unfolded thousands of miles away in Washingto
GAZA CITY: UN Middle East peace envoy Robert Serry criticized the international community Monday over the failure to deliver aid promised for reconstructing Gaza, on his final trip to the Palestinian
BENGHAZI: Former Libyan general Khalifa Haftar was appointed as army commander for the country’s internationally recognized government on Monday in a decision that may complicate UN talks to end fight
LONDON: The man who became the Islamic State militant known as “Jihadi John” was a relatively hardworking student who showed no signs of being radicalized, his former school principal said Monday.
CAIRO: Eleven people were wounded, one critically, in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo on Monday, officials said.
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