BEHIND BARS: Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie, left, sits with Saad El-Katatni, head of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), at the defendant’s cage during their trial with other Brotherhood leaders in a courtroom in Cairo on Wednesday. (Reuters)
BEIRUT: Thousands of Syrian refugees living in makeshift camps in Lebanon were weathering a winter storm on Wednesday that brought snow, rain and freezing temperatures to the country.
ISTANBUL: The United States and Britain suspended non-lethal aid to northern Syria after rebel fighters seized Western-backed rebel weapons warehouses, highlighting fears that supplies could end up in
VERSAILLES: A key trial began on Wednesday in France with the lawyer for a young woman, whose arrest for wearing a full-face veil sparked riots, challenging the legality of a ban on the Islamic face-c
KUWAIT CITY: Gulf Arab states called on Wednesday for the withdrawal of “all foreign forces” from Syria, where Iran-backed Shiite militias from Iraq and Lebanon are supporting regime tr
Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah opened the GCC summit here on Tuesday with a call for an end to the “human catastrophe” in Syria.
BEIRUT: Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have killed some 2,900 people “with knives,” the opposition National Coalition said in a new report Tuesday.
AMMAN: Radical cleric Abu Qatada told a Jordanian court on Tuesday he was not guilty of terrorism charges and challenged its authority to try him under the terms of his deportation from Britain five m
SANAA: A Dutch couple kidnapped in Yemen six months ago have been freed in the capital Sanaa, the two countries announced on Tuesday.
TEHRAN: Iran on Tuesday dismissed an offer from Israel’s president to meet his Iranian counterpart as a propaganda ploy to ease Israeli isolation over a nuclear accord between Tehran and world power
MADRID: Colleagues and relatives of two Spanish reporters kidnapped by Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria said Tuesday they believed the pair were alive and well and urged their captors to free them.&
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