Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi speaks during an urgent meeting with National Defense Council at the presidential palace in Cairo recently. (Reuters)
Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries have urged the UN Security Council to shoulder its responsibility toward establishing security and stability in Yemen and support the country’s legitimate presiden
A deal struck with Iran on its nuclear program should ensure the safety of countries in the region, a leading official said in Riyadh on Monday.
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait: Iraqi forces appear set to drive Islamic State militants out of the town of Al-Baghdadi, securing an area near a key air base where US Marines are training local forces, a top US
CAIRO: A court in Egypt has sentenced an icon of its 2011 revolt to five years in prison after a retrial.
BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya’s internationally recognized government has said it will end all contracts with companies from Turkey, a country it has accused of supporting a rival administration.
Tehran: A senior Iranian official in talks on the country’s disputed nuclear program has said differences remain on key questions at the ongoing negotiations in Geneva, state media reported Monday.
ABOARD THE CHARLES DE GAULLE: A French aircraft carrier launched operations in the Gulf as Paris stepped up its participation in the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State group.
A large-scale military operation, led by the US and strongly backed by the anti-Islamic State coalition, including the Arab states, will defeat the militant organization, said Gen. Lloyd J.
BAGHDAD: In a new propaganda video, the Islamic State terror group claims to have beheaded at least 21 captured Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers in Iraq.
CAIRO: Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said they were behind attacks on the residence of the Iranian ambassador in Tripoli and the eastern Labraq airport, a group statement on Twitter said
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