RAMALLAH, West Bank: The Israeli military partially closed off the main Palestinian city in the West Bank on Monday, sealing off roads out of the city intermittently after a nearby shooting the day be
CAIRO: Three Coptic Christian students face charges of insulting Islam and will stand trial this week after appearing in a video mocking Muslim prayers, one of a series of court cases that reflect lin
RIYADH: The Syria policy of Turkey and Saudi Arabia is based on a shared perspective, said Turkish Premier Ahmet Davutoglu at a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir on Sunday.
JEDDAH: The Saudi-led coalition said Sunday it has launched a new independent team to investigate charges of possible abuses against civilians in the conflict.
Ramallah: A Palestinian opened fire at a checkpoint near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Sunday, wounding three Israelis before being shot dead, officials said, the latest in four months of vi
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry appealed on Sunday to both sides to continue Syrian peace talks in Geneva despite a Daesh attack near a Shiite shrine in Damascus.
ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow has that it would be forced to “endure the consequences” if its jets continue to violate Turkish airspace, after Ankara reported a new bord
Baghdad: Iraqi Shiite militiamen abducted and killed civilians following bombings earlier this month, actions that may constitute war crimes, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.
GENEVA: Syria’s main opposition group met UN mediator Staffan de Mistura for the first time on Sunday, but the peace process ran straight into trouble after Islamic State bombers killed more than 60 p
BAGHDAD, Iraq : The abduction and killing of scores of Sunni civilians in eastern Iraq this month and attacks on their property by Iranian-backed Shiite militiamen could constitute a war crime, Human
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