AMMAN: A coalition of rebels seized an army base in northwestern Syria at dawn on Monday after a suicide bomber from Al-Qaeda's Nusra Front drove a truck packed with explosives into the compound and b
UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday he deplores that a UN inquiry found “Israeli actions” killed at least 44 Palestinians and injured some 227 others at UN prem
Forces loyal to the internationally recognized government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi in the strategically important central city of Taiz took back several districts from the Iran-allied Hout
DAMASCUS: Syrian authorities will allow citizens abroad, including refugees who fled the war, to obtain passports without an intelligence service review for the first time, Syria’s Al-Watan newspaper
STOCKHOLM: Two Swedish men held hostage by Syrian militants have been reunited with their families in Sweden, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.
JERUSALEM: Israel’s military has indicted three soldiers for allegedly taking money from a building in Gaza during last year’s war.
TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticized fast-driving wealthy youngsters Sunday for creating “psychological insecurity” on the streets after two high-speed accidents killed five
Saudi Arabia has banned its citizens from traveling to war-ravaged Yemen, especially through the borders, for safety reasons.
JERUSALEM: Israeli security forces killed a Palestinian youth on Saturday as he tried to attack them with a knife at a checkpoint in the Jerusalem area, police said.
BEIRUT: Insurgents including Al-Qaeda’s wing in Syria, Al-Nusra Front, captured the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr Al-Shughour on Saturday, for the first time in the four-year-old conflict.
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