In this April 17, 2014 photo shows the Tunisian embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli, where a diplomat identified as al-Aroussi al-Fatnassi was kidnapped in still unknown circumstances just two days after armed men seized Jordan's ambassador. (AFP)
RAMALLAH: The Palestinians have relaunched efforts to reconcile their rival leaderships in the West Bank and Gaza Strip as US-brokered peace talks with Israel teeter on the edge of collapse.
TEHRAN: More than one in five marriages in Iran ended in divorce last year — despite the government’s push for more couples to wed and have children to reverse slowing population growth.
NAIROBI: Gunmen who targeted both children and the elderly left “piles and piles” of bodies — many of those in a mosque — in a provincial capital in South Sudan, the UN’s top humanitarian of
PARIS: France will unveil a plan to stop the stream of French youths joining jihadi groups in Syria, with a new focus on preventing radicalization.
ADEN: An “unprecedented” US and Yemeni aerial campaign on the weekend in Yemen has killed more than 40 Al-Qaeda militants in a bid to thwart attacks by the network’s local affilia
TRIPOLI/TUNIS: A Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya pleaded with his government to negotiate with his captors, according to a video released by a rebel group on Sunday evening.
JERUSALEM: Palestinian negotiators have warned they may pass responsibility for their territory back to occupying power Israel if peace talks remain stalled, a senior Palestinian official said Sund
ADEN: A drone strike in south Yemen killed at least 30 suspected Al-Qaeda militants on Sunday, the latest in an intensified aerial campaign in the country, a tribal chief said.
DUBAI: Families of Iranian prisoners charged with political offenses demonstrated outside Parliament in Tehran on Sunday to protest at what they said was violent treatment of their relatives at the Ev
TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani admitted Sunday that women in his country still face discrimination and cultural barriers but he insisted they are not universally treated as second-class cit
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