TRIPOLI: Libya’s Parliament has ordered a special force be sent within one week to “liberate” all rebel-held ports in the volatile east, officials said on Monday, raising the stakes over a block
TEHRAN: Iran on Monday criticized European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton over an “unsanctioned” meeting she held with rights activists, although newspapers hailed her weekend visit t
BEIRUT: Amnesty International accused President Bashar Assad's forces on Monday of perpetrating war crimes as part of a siege in southern Damascus which has killed nearly 200 people, mostly by starvat
BENGHAZI, Libya: Libyan authorities stopped a North Korean-flagged tanker as it left a rebel-held port on Monday with an “illegal” shipment of crude, a military source said.
EILAT, Israel: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, displaying on Monday what Israel said were seized, Iranian-supplied missiles bound for militants in Gaza, urged the West not to be fooled by Tehran
JERICHO, Palestinian Territories: Israeli troops on Monday shot dead a Palestinian Jordanian who allegedly tried to snatch a soldier’s weapon at the main Jordan border crossing, with Amman saying th
Saudi and Emirati journalists have quit major media outlets in Qatar, including the broadcaster of top-flight European football, they said on Sunday, as tensions soar between Doha and Gulf states.<
Saudi Arabia reiterated on Sunday that it would make every effort to root out terrorism and urged all Arab countries to join forces to confront the danger that threatens their security and stabilit
TRIPOLI: Libyan separatists loaded oil onto a North Korean tanker for a second consecutive day on Sunday, ignoring the central government’s threats of military action, an industry official said.
JERUSALEM: Activists say a group of some 50 Israeli youths have sent Israel’s prime minister a petition refusing to enlist for compulsory military service to protest Israel’s occupation of Palesti
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