CAIRO: For the fourth time in less than five months the clocks have changed in Egypt.
Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal on Thursday called on the international community to take “practical steps to weaken the Syrian regime,” while reaffirming the need for the political isolation o
DUBAI: The lightning takeover by Shiite rebels of Yemen’s capital this week is a potential boost for Iran, while the US is preoccupied with fighting radicals, analysts said.
BEIRUT: Foreigners make up the vast majority of the more than 140 militants killed by US-led airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, a monitoring group said Thursday.
KIRKUK: The militants controlling the Iraqi city of Tikrit have blown up a Muslim shrine and rigged one of the region’s oldest churches with explosives, security sources said Thursday.
VIENNA: An Arab-backed resolution singling out Israel for special attention over its alleged nuclear arsenal has been defeated at an annual conference of the UN atomic agency.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: The first female air force pilot in the United Arab Emirates led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria earlier this week, the federation’s ambassador to Wash
CAIRO: Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah said they reached an agreement for the return of their unity government in Gaza ahead of crucial negotiations with Israel next month.
BEIRUT/KARACA, Turkey: Kurdish forces in northern Syria pushed back an advance by Islamic State fighters toward a strategic town on the Turkish border on Thursday and appealed for US-led air strikes t
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