CAIRO: Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the British ambassador over his criticism of prison sentences handed to three journalists from Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera.
JERUSALEM: A video showing an Israeli soldier roughing up Palestinian women and youth at a West Bank protest has been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook, shining a light on Israeli military
SANAA: Security officials say gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead the head of security in Yemen’s port city of Aden.
BEIRUT: Pressure was growing Sunday on Lebanon’s government after a protest campaign spurred by a trash crisis gave political leaders a deadline to meet their demands.
CAIRO: Italian energy giant Eni on Sunday announced the discovery of the “largest ever” offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean inside Egypt’s territorial waters.
MANAMA: A policeman was killed and seven people, including a child, were injured in an explosion Friday evening in Manama, authorities said.
ANKARA: Turkish planes have for the first time joined raids by the US-led coalition against Daesh positions in Syria, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
BAGHDAD: Iraq’s Parliament on Saturday expressed confidence in the answers of Electricity Minister Qassim Al-Fahdawi following an interrogation about a persistent power crisis that has prompted widesp
ADEN: Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition hit Yemen rebel positions Saturday as reinforcements reached pro-government forces preparing for an anticipated advance toward the capital, military source
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera reporters to three years in prison on Saturday, in a shock ruling following global demands for their acquittal.
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