People gather near a destroyed car that was carrying militants in the Sawmaa area of al-Bayda province, Yemen, on Saturday. (AP)
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
TRIPOLI: The Libyan Parliament on Sunday began hearing seven candidates who are vying to replace prime minister Abdullah Al-Thani who quit last week just days after his appointment.
There some individuals who misuse Islam to achieve personal goals and spread violence and terrorism, said Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, chief imam of Makkah’s Grand Mosque.
ABU DHABI: Health authorities in the UAE have announced 12 new cases of infection by the MERS coronavirus, but insisted the patients would be cured within two weeks.
PARIS: Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest confl
CAIRO: The head of Egypt’s censorship board has resigned in protest at a decision to pull Lebanese star Haifa Wehbe’s latest movie, which has been criticized for scenes deemed sexually
SANAA: An airstrike killed 13 suspected Al-Qaeda militants in the central Yemeni province of Al-Bayda on Saturday, sources said.
CAIRO: An explosion rocked a busy square in central Cairo late Friday, killing one police officer and causing panic, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and security officials said.
TEHRAN: Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Saturday that a dispute with world powers over the Arak heavy water reactor has been “virtually resolved,” the Al-Alam Arabic-language televisi
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