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)
Manila: Around 4,000 Filipinos remain in Libya despite the North African country’s perilous security situation, staying put for higher salaries in spite of the risks presented by rival armed groups to
RAMALLAH: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of “gangsterism” on Wednesday over its decision to withhold the transfer of more than $100 million a month in tax revenues it collects on t
IRBIL, Iraq: A British citizen fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria, a Kurdish commander said Wednesday.
CAIRO: A massive fire broke out at Cairo’s main convention center on Wednesday, injuring 19 people, Egyptian officials said.
SINGAPORE: Malaysia is the most preferred global destination in the fast-growing Muslim travel market, despite two catastrophic air disasters that hit the country’s flag-carrier in 2014, a survey show
Beirut: Dozens were killed Wednesday when Syrian rebels set off a powerful tunnel explosion targeting an intelligence headquarters in Aleppo and clashed with regime forces, a monitor said.
Kirkuk, Iraq: Concern mounted Wednesday over the fate of civilians in Tikrit where Iraqi forces were trying to trap Islamic State group fighters on the third day of a huge offensive to retake the jiha
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