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.
BAGHDAD: Fierce clashes erupted northeast of Fallujah on Saturday between the Iraqi army and Islamic State militants following an ambush the day before that killed a general and staff officers.
TUNIS: The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant who was forced at gunpoint to captain the ship because of his experie
BEIRUT: Syrian government forces executed at least 23 prisoners before withdrawing from the city of Jisr Al-Shughur as rebel forces entered it on Saturday, a monitoring group said.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces recaptured a key bridge from Islamic State militants in the capital of Anbar province on Friday, said an Iraqi security official, as the country’s top Shiite cleric rene
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) plans to hold an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the member states to discuss issues in Yemen.
MANAMA: Bahraini authorities sentenced an Iraqi man to three years in prison on charges including rioting and joining an “unauthorized” protest in the capital Manama, official media reported.
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