CAIRO: A former interior minister under Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was freed from jail on Wednesday after being cleared of graft charges, the state news agency reported, the latest senior off
EDIRNE, Turkey: When the domes of Edirne’s abandoned Great Synagogue caved in, Rifat Mitrani, the town’s last Jew, knew it spelled the end of nearly two millennia of Jewish heritage in this Turkish to
DOHA: A Boeing 777 bound from Miami to Doha was forced to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland after a pregnant passenger gave birth mid-air to a baby boy, officials said.
Jerusalem: Israel’s outgoing government, at a time of high tensions with Washington, has suspended a controversial plan to build hundreds of new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, a news website
Beirut: Syrian rebels on Wednesday seized full control of the southern town of Bosra Al-Sham, pushing pro-regime forces out after four days of heavy fighting, a monitor said.
PARIS: Accusing it of practicing “modern slavery,” a French campaign group has filed a legal complaint against construction giant Vinci for grave mistreatment of migrant workers in Qatar, the host cou
WASHINGTON: The United States expects the next Israeli government to end nearly 50 years of occupation and clear the way for a Palestinian state, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has told Je
JERUSALEM: Arab political leaders in Israel on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s apology for comments he made in last week’s national elections that offended members of the Arab com
BEIRUT: The Islamic State group has trained more than 400 children in Syria as fighters in 2015 alone, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Tuesday.
CAIRO: Egypt’s forensics authority has dismissed its spokesman, a doctor who said last weekend that a female protester killed by police in January died because she did not have enough fat on her body
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