JERUSALEM: Israel's Parliament passed a contentious law on Thursday that would permit the force-feeding of inmates on hunger strike, eliciting harsh criticism over the practice.
ISTANBUL: Five people died Thursday in new attacks on the Turkish security forces blamed on Kurdish militants, as Ankara stepped up its controversial campaign against the separatist rebels.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court postponed Thursday its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey: Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebels.
RIYADH: US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold talks with foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on Monday and brief them about the Iran nuclear deal that has raised fears and con
ADEN: Yemen’s government has issued an order for militiamen fighting alongside loyalist troops against Houthi terrorists to be merged into the armed forces, as clashes raged in the south.
ANKARA: The Turkish government has given its formal approval for the United States to use the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey for raids against Daesh militants in Syria, a Foreign Ministry offici
EIN GEDI, Israel: A neglected grove of date palms, their leaves long fallen, trunks drooping in the searing heat at the lowest point on earth, is the latest casualty of a dramatic rise in sinkholes
AMMAN: Jordan handed down jail sentences Wednesday against seven of its citizens and a Syrian for planning attacks on US soldiers in the country and on the Israeli Embassy, a judicial source said.
JERUSALEM: Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister’s office announced the “immediate construction” of some 300 new
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