MANILA, Philippines: Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates have reported being overworked, beaten or sexually abused by their employers but are often tra
JERUSALEM: Any future attacks on Jerusalem will be met with the “harshest response” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday after a deadly Palestinian car attack killed a baby.
BAGHDAD: Four former Blackwater guards found guilty for their role in the 2007 massacre of at least 14 civilians in Baghdad’s busy Nisur Square should be executed, relatives of victims said Thursday.<
WASHINGTON: US military forces again focused air strikes on the area near the Syrian city of Kobani in their campaign to turn back Islamic State forces and also hit oil facilities held by the militant
JUBA: A group of South Sudanese women peace activists has suggested that men in the civil war-torn country be denied sex until they stop fighting.
OUED ELLIL, Tunisia: A Tunisian policeman was killed and another wounded on Thursday when security forces clashed with militants on the outskirts of Tunis, three days before parliamentary elections wh
ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday criticized as “wrong” the airdrops of ammunition and weapons by US planes to Kurdish fighters battling militants in the Syrian town of Koban
CAIRO: A bomb exploded outside Egypt’s largest and most prominent university in the country’s capital on Wednesday, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said.
BAGHDAD: Classes started a month behind schedule Wednesday in many areas of Iraq because some schools are crowded with families seeking refuge from violence elsewhere in the country.
JERUSALEM: Attackers on Egypt’s Sinai peninsula opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the border on Wednesday, wounding two, the Israeli military said.
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