Passersby look at bodies of Iraqi Sunni tribal fighters and soldiers who were executed by a group of gunmen on a main street of the town of Hit, 140 kilometers west of Baghdad, on Wednesday. The photo has been cropped to remove the gory portion. (AP Photo)
RAMALLAH, Palestine: Israeli-Palestinian talks on a lasting Gaza truce are to resume after mid-November, instead of Monday as initially planned, the chief Palestinian negotiator Azzam Al-Ahmad told AF
SANAA: Yemeni troops and a US drone struck positions held by Al-Qaeda suspects and tribes on Sunday killing over a dozen insurgents who have been battling Huthis rebels, tribal sources said.
TEHRAN: Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.
TRIPOLI: Lebanese troops attacked gunmen holed up in the historic market of the northern city of Tripoli Saturday, after deadly clashes rocked the longtime tourist attraction, an AFP correspondent rep
ARBIL: Kurdish forces retook the northern Iraqi town of Zumar and several nearby villages from Islamic State early on Saturday after heavy coalition air strikes against the insurgents, security source
TEHRAN: Several Iranian men arrested on suspicion of committing horrific acid attacks on women have been released due to insufficient evidence, the interior minister has revealed.
CAIRO: Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a “foreign-funded operation” and vowed to take drast
CAIRO: A state of emergency came into force Saturday across much of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula after 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing by suspected jihadists.
CAIRO: Masked men set fire to two cars belonging to the consulate of Saudi Arabia in the Egyptian city of Suez on Friday morning, local security sources and the state news agency reported.
WASHINGTON: The US is looking into reports that Islamic State militants used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
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