A man pushes a statue off its plinth in a museum at a location said to be Mosul in this still image taken from an undated video. (Reuters)
CAIRO: Egypt’s constitutional court has ruled that parts of the law organizing parliamentary elections starting March 21 violate the charter, in a decision that may force a delay.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment the head of the banned Muslim Brotherhood over the killing of protesters who stormed the group’s Cairo headquarters in 2013.
DAMASCUS: A UN envoy arrived in the Syrian capital Saturday for talks with the regime to try to finalize a deal to freeze fighting in the war-ravaged second city of Aleppo.
BAGHDAD: Car bombs targeting a crowded market and Shiite militia checkpoints north of Iraq’s capital killed 27 people Saturday, authorities said, as the country’s prime minister vowed to punish Islami
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait decided to reopen its Yemeni embassy in Aden, instead of the militia-controlled capital Sanaa.
ANKARA: Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on his fighters to lay down arms as part of a peace process to end a 30-year insurgency, Turkey’s main Kurdish party said Saturday.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court declared Hamas a “terrorist organization” on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country’s toppled Islamist-dominate
ISTANBUL: Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on his followers to attend a conference on disarmament, according to a statement on Saturday, a crucial step in Turkey’s drive to end a 30-year
GAZA CITY: With the war-battered Gaza Strip’s borders closed, thousands of people have been shut out of a Haj because they cannot leave the sealed territory.
LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to defeat radical terrorists and defended Britain’s secret services on Friday after media reports named Islamic State executioner “Jihadi John” as London gra
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