Passersby look at bodies of Iraqi Sunni tribal fighters and soldiers who were executed by a group of gunmen on a main street of the town of Hit, 140 kilometers west of Baghdad, on Wednesday. The photo has been cropped to remove the gory portion. (AP Photo)
BAGHDAD: The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe which fought Islamic State have been found in a mass grave, security officials said on Thursday.
GENEVA: A UN human rights watchdog on Thursday urged Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, and demanded the country probe violations committed during repeated assaults on Gaza.
CAIRO: Amnesty International says rival militias and armed groups in Libya are committing “mounting war crimes” with impunity.
AMMAN: Jordan on Thursday accused Israel of “state terrorism” after it closed Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the third holiest site in Islam.
DUBAI: A Dubai court jailed a Pakistani for 15 years for smuggling heroin in bags containing copies of the Qur'an, prayer mats and other religious paraphernalia, a report said.
JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Wednesday to make no concessions to the Palestinians after a scathing attack by a White House official of his refusal to reach a compromise f
DAMASCUS: At least 37 people, including children, were injured in a car bomb attack on a government-controlled neighborhood in the central Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday, state television reported.<
DUBAI: A Dubai court jailed a Pakistani for 15 years for smuggling heroin in bags containing copies of the Qur'an, prayer mats and other religious paraphernalia, a report said Wednesday.
SANAA: Shiite rebels seized a city in central Yemen Wednesday seen as a strategic link to the south, further widening their territory following deadly clashes with tribesmen, security and tribal sourc
BENGHAZI: At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when rockets struck several residential districts of Libya’s Benghazi city as the army fought with radical militias, medics said.
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