In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo Palestinians hang national flag inside the demolished apartment of Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi in east Jerusalem. Human rights groups on Monday accused Israel of encouraging a shoot-to-kill policy after a wave of incidents in which police shot dead Palestinians involved in, or accused of, attacking Israelis.(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
JERUSALEM: A Palestinian bus driver was found hanged inside his vehicle on Monday, an incident Israeli police described as a suicide but which the driver’s family said they believed was an attack.
JERUSALEM: Israel will never agree to limit its construction activity in annexed east Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday.
ISTANBUL: The chairman of Turkish football club Genclerbirligi has vowed to fine any of his players who have beards after claiming some looked like students of a madarssa.
TRIPOLI: Armed clashes broke out in Libya’s capital Tripoli closing down the city’s main working airport, local residents and an official said on Sunday.
TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme court has permanently disbarred Tehran’s ex-chief prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, upholding a previous ruling, over the deaths of three jailed anti-government protesters, media said
DOHA, Qatar: Qatar, host of the 2022 football World Cup, pledged Sunday to introduce new legislation to replace the controversial “kafala” sponsorship system and improve conditions for migrant workers
BEIRUT: The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video claiming the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig in a warning to Washington as it prepares to send more troops to Iraq.
The video footage of a boy rescuing his little sister under sniper fire in Syria was scripted but deliberately misrepresented on YouTube to generate a discussion about children in conflict zones, a
DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood and local affiliates as terrorist groups, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday citing a cabinet decree.
BEIRUT: Lebanon, a nation fiercely proud of its cuisine, has been left with a case of severe indigestion after a scandal over restaurants and supermarkets selling tainted food.
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