HANDS OF UNITY: Senior Fatah and Hamas officials hold their hands after announcing a reconciliation agreement in Gaza City on Wednesday. (Reuters)
TRIPOLI/TUNIS: A Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya pleaded with his government to negotiate with his captors, according to a video released by a rebel group on Sunday evening.
JERUSALEM: Palestinian negotiators have warned they may pass responsibility for their territory back to occupying power Israel if peace talks remain stalled, a senior Palestinian official said Sund
ADEN: A drone strike in south Yemen killed at least 30 suspected Al-Qaeda militants on Sunday, the latest in an intensified aerial campaign in the country, a tribal chief said.
DUBAI: Families of Iranian prisoners charged with political offenses demonstrated outside Parliament in Tehran on Sunday to protest at what they said was violent treatment of their relatives at the Ev
TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani admitted Sunday that women in his country still face discrimination and cultural barriers but he insisted they are not universally treated as second-class cit
TRIPOLI: The Libyan Parliament on Sunday began hearing seven candidates who are vying to replace prime minister Abdullah Al-Thani who quit last week just days after his appointment.
There some individuals who misuse Islam to achieve personal goals and spread violence and terrorism, said Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, chief imam of Makkah’s Grand Mosque.
ABU DHABI: Health authorities in the UAE have announced 12 new cases of infection by the MERS coronavirus, but insisted the patients would be cured within two weeks.
PARIS: Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest confl
CAIRO: The head of Egypt’s censorship board has resigned in protest at a decision to pull Lebanese star Haifa Wehbe’s latest movie, which has been criticized for scenes deemed sexually
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