ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday criticized as “wrong” the airdrops of ammunition and weapons by US planes to Kurdish fighters battling militants in the Syrian town of Koban
CAIRO: A bomb exploded outside Egypt’s largest and most prominent university in the country’s capital on Wednesday, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said.
BAGHDAD: Classes started a month behind schedule Wednesday in many areas of Iraq because some schools are crowded with families seeking refuge from violence elsewhere in the country.
JERUSALEM: Attackers on Egypt’s Sinai peninsula opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the border on Wednesday, wounding two, the Israeli military said.
SANAA: Al-Qaeda militants and Shiite rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources said on Wednesday, amid fears of worsening sectarian tension in the impoverished Arabian countr
BAGHDAD: Iraqi army tanks and armored vehicles on Wednesday fought off an advance by Islamic State militants on the town of Amiriya Fallujah, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, army sources said, part
MURSITPINAR, Turkey: Kurdish fighters defending Syria’s border town of Kobani held out against the Islamic State group Wednesday, anxious for relief as Iraq’s Kurdish parliament was set to vote on sen
BEIRUT: An elderly Syrian took part in stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery, in a video posted on YouTube by the Islamic State group on Tuesday.
LONDON: A thief who crept into a London hotel room and brutally attacked three sisters from the UAE with a claw hammer was found guilty of attempted murder on Tuesday.
CAIRO: As the new academic term began in Egypt, riot police were standing guard at Cairo’s universities to quash any repeat of protests that turned campuses nationwide into battlefields.
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