U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks about the death of Nelson Mandela before his departure at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, in this Dec. 6, 2013 file photo. (Reuters)
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait’s lower court on Monday acquitted 70 opposition activists including nine former MPs of charges of storming Parliament building in the Gulf state two years ago.
JERUSALEM: A senior Palestinian official said the United States was asking Palestinians to make security concessions in peace talks with Israel in order to silence the Jewish state’s criticis
BEIRUT: Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have executed a man in Syria’s Idlib province after accusing him of blasphemy, a monitoring group said Monday.
CAIRO: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie Monday attended the first session of his second trial, his lawyer said, marking his first public appearance since he was arrested in August.
SANAA: Yemen’s security officials say the leader of the country’s Socialist Party has escaped an assassination attempt, the third on him in recent months.
CAIRO: Egypt said Sunday it has recovered a statue of pharaoh Tutankhamun’s sister looted from the southern Mallawi museum during riots by supporters of ousted President Muhammad Mursi.
AMMAN: A Jordanian military court will start on Tuesday to hear the trial of a radical preacher deported from Britain to face terrorism charges at home, a court official said.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court acquitted 155 people arrested during deadly clashes in the capital between protesters and police in October, state media reported Sunday.
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KHARTOUM: Sudan's ruling party appointed Sunday one of President Omar Al-Bashir's closest confidantes to be his new vice president as part of a leadership shakeup in the country, a top party leader sa
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