CAIRO: An Egyptian criminal court on Monday sentenced 22 people to death after convicting them of storming a police station outside Cairo and killing an officer on July 3, 2013 — the day President Muh
TEHRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including “collaboration with hostile governments,” his lawyer told AFP on Monday.
DOHA: Qatar plans to accommodate some 12,000 football fans on cruise ships during the World Cup in 2022, a spokesman for the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) said on Monday.
TEHRAN: A short film showing several stray dogs being brutally killed in Iran that went viral has prompted protests with celebrities joining animal lovers in condemning the cruelty.
KUWAIT CITY: Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyad Yassin has rejected Iran's offer to mediate a solution to the crisis in his war-torn country, insisting that Tehran-backed rebels surrender.
CAIRO: Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday.
Sources in Taez said the Houthi militias and their supporters kidnapped politicians, intellectuals and journalists in Taez, Sanaa and Aden. They said the number of those kidnapped is increasing.
DUBAI: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the “myth” of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric b
CAIRO: Egypt’s ex-President Muhammad Mursi faces being sentenced to death Tuesday on charges of inciting the killing of protesters in the first verdict against him nearly two years after his fall from
CAIRO: Arab military chiefs will meet this week in Cairo to discuss the forming of a joint military force to fight the region’s growing extremist threat, an Arab League official said Sunday.
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