A relative of Abed al-Shafy Moamar, one of three killed militants from the Islamic Jihad's armed wing, the Al-Quds Brigades, grieves as his body is brought to the hospital morgue before burial in Khan Yunis following an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. (AFP)
CAIRO: A government-appointed panel largely blamed supporters of ousted President Muhammad Mursi for the death of hundreds of people when security forces dispersed a Cairo protest camp last August, o
Foreign ministers of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) renewed their call Tuesday to take strong, “deterrent action” against Bashar Assad’s regime to stop the genocide
JERUSALEM: Israel’s army said Wednesday it struck two members of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as they tried to plant a bomb near the Israeli-Syrian border.
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain said on Wednesday they were withdrawing their ambassadors from Qatar because Doha had not implemented an agreement among Gulf Arab c
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to pro-Israel lobbyists in Washington on Tuesday amounted to “an official announcement of a unilate
DUBAI: Bahrain vowed Tuesday to eliminate “terrorism,” a day after a bomb killed three policemen in a village, in the deadliest attack on security forces since they crushed the 2011 uprising.
CAIRO: Egypt’s army chief Abdel Fattah El-Sissi declared Tuesday he cannot ignore demands that he run for president, in a looming election his supporters say he is certain to win.
ISTANBUL: Turkey’s president on Tuesday ordered a probe into wiretapping and the government’s ability to fight corruption amid a widening graft scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Recep Tayyip
CAIRO: A US rights activist on Tuesday accused Egyptian police of breaking her arm after they detained her in Cairo airport while she was on her way to a humanitarian visit to neighboring Gaza.
ALEXANDRIA: Two Egyptian policemen were sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday for torturing an activist to death in 2010 in an incident that became one of the triggers for the uprising that topple
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