WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama warned Friday that Russia’s aggressive military campaign in Syria supporting strongman Bashar Assad is a “recipe for disaster,” though Washington could still w
ADEN: Government forces in Yemen now control the key Bab Al-Mandab Strait through which much of the world’s maritime traffic passes after retaking it from Shiite rebels, a general said Friday.
AMMAN: A Jordanian parliamentarian's son died carrying out a suicide attack claimed by Daesh in Iraq, Jordanian media said Friday.
NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia has reiterated that those whose hands are stained with the blood of the Syrian people have no place in a new Syria.
JERUSALEM: Israel’s military deployed hundreds of troops in the West Bank on Friday, a day after a drive-by shooting by suspected gunmen killed a Jewish settler couple driving home with their children
CAIRO: The recent decision to ban female staff from wearing the full face veil aims to put an end to student complaints of “poor communication” in class, the head of Egypt’s Cairo University said Frid
BEIRUT: At least 12 Daesh members have been killed in Russia’s first airstrikes on the terrorist faction’s main Syrian bastion, a monitoring group said on Friday.
DUBAI: An aircraft belonging to a Dubai skydiving company ran off a runway Friday while trying to land, though no one was injured, authorities said.
ISTANBUL: Turkish police detained 44 people in Istanbul on Friday on suspicion of links with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in a continuing crackdown on militants ahead of a snap national election
CAIRO: High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last resting pl
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