ANKARA: Turkey’s charismatic Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas, who led his party to a remarkable breakthrough in June 7 legislative polls, is facing the biggest test of his career as Ankara cracks d
NEW DELHI: Two Indian teachers who were detained in an area of Libya that Daesh claims to control have been released but two of their colleagues are still being held, the New Delhi government said Fri
Tunis: A state of emergency imposed in Tunisia after a jihadist gunman killed 38 foreign tourists in June is to be extended for two months, the president’s office announced Friday.
DUMA, West Bank: Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing an 18-month-old child and seriously injuring his parents and older brother, an act t
JERUSALEM: Israel's Parliament passed a contentious law on Thursday that would permit the force-feeding of inmates on hunger strike, eliciting harsh criticism over the practice.
ISTANBUL: Five people died Thursday in new attacks on the Turkish security forces blamed on Kurdish militants, as Ankara stepped up its controversial campaign against the separatist rebels.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court postponed Thursday its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey: Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebels.
RIYADH: US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold talks with foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on Monday and brief them about the Iran nuclear deal that has raised fears and con
DUBAI: The UAE has criticized the European Union for seeking Iranian cooperation in stabilizing the region, saying that an aggressive Tehran was helping to polarize the countries here.
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