Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, is to launch an Arab satellite news channel on Feb. 1, vowing to “break the mold” in a crowded field.
JERUSALEM: Three Israelis from a far-right group were charged on Monday with setting fire to a classroom in an Arab-Jewish school that has been a symbol of coexistence in Jerusalem.
BEIRUT: Syria’s Al-Qaeda affiliate on Monday seized the key army base of Wadi Al-Deif in the country’s northwestern province of Idlib from government forces, a monitoring group said.
TRIPOLI/TUNIS: Tunisia closed its largest border with Libya as fighting between armed factions allied to Libya’s competing governments broke out on Sunday, Libyan and Tunisian officials said.
CAIRO: A dawn collision between two vessels in the Gulf of Suez left at least 13 Egyptian fishermen dead and 13 others missing on Sunday, officials said.
CAIRO: Egypt’s top prosecutor referred 439 people to military tribunals on Saturday for acts of violence including the killing of three policemen last year.
CAIRO: Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled a restored colossal statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago at Egypt’s famed temple city of Luxor.
SANAA: Yemen’s Shiite rebels defeated rival tribesmen and took control of a northern district of the capital on Saturday, expanding their control of the city, their spokesman said.
LONDON: Britain will send hundreds of troops to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces in Iraq, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon told The Daily Telegraph newspaper on Saturday, in a bid to step up the battle
BAGHDAD: Islamic State group militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter, officials said Saturday, killing the two pilots onboard and raising fresh concerns about the extremists’ ability to attac
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