MURSITPINAR, Turkey: Turkey on Monday deployed tanks and armored vehicles to reinforce its border with Syria amid escalating Islamic State violence, as Parliament is set to consider whether to authori
ABU DHABI/SANAA: An escalation of political turmoil in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world, risks aggravating an already dire food security situation, the UN Food and Agriculture Organiza
TEL AVIV, Israel: It used to be that if you wanted to join one of the world’s most secretive espionage organizations you had to sneak into a foreign embassy, answer a cryptic newspaper ad or show up i
DAMASCUS: Islamic State group fighters closed in Monday to within only a few kilometers of a key Kurdish town on Syria’s border with Turkey, despite continued airstrikes by the US-led coalition.
LONDON: Egypt and Libya plunged in an annual rating of good governance in Africa released in London on Monday that saw Ivory Coast rise the fastest.
BEIRUT/MURSITPINAR, Turkey: President Barack Obama has acknowledged that US intelligence underestimated the rise of Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, where the head of an Al-Qaeda branch warne
Saudi Arabia has said “unprecedented challenges” facing Yemen since Shiite rebels took over the capital could threaten international security, and called for swift action to deal with instability in i
KARACA, Turkey: All that separates Mohammed Muslim from his village in Syria is a barbed wire fence running along the Turkish border, but the dull thud of artillery and the rattle of machine gun fire
SANAA: Hundreds of Yemenis demonstrated in Sanaa on Sunday demanding that Houthi rebels who had seized control of the capital last week leave, a day after the Shiite fighters attacked the home of the
CAIRO: An appeals court in Egypt Sunday acquitted 112 people convicted of holding an illegal protest on the third anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak, judicial sources said.
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