Jerusalem: Israel’s outgoing government, at a time of high tensions with Washington, has suspended a controversial plan to build hundreds of new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, a news website
Beirut: Syrian rebels on Wednesday seized full control of the southern town of Bosra Al-Sham, pushing pro-regime forces out after four days of heavy fighting, a monitor said.
PARIS: Accusing it of practicing “modern slavery,” a French campaign group has filed a legal complaint against construction giant Vinci for grave mistreatment of migrant workers in Qatar, the host cou
WASHINGTON: The United States expects the next Israeli government to end nearly 50 years of occupation and clear the way for a Palestinian state, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has told Je
JERUSALEM: Arab political leaders in Israel on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s apology for comments he made in last week’s national elections that offended members of the Arab com
BEIRUT: The Islamic State group has trained more than 400 children in Syria as fighters in 2015 alone, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Tuesday.
CAIRO: Egypt’s forensics authority has dismissed its spokesman, a doctor who said last weekend that a female protester killed by police in January died because she did not have enough fat on her body
SANAA: Shiite rebels fired bullets and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters demanding they withdraw from a southwestern province, killing six demonstrators, wounding scores more and escalating
SANAA: Yemen’s embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has asked Gulf countries to intervene militarily against Shiite rebels who have seized the capital and are advancing toward his new base in t
ADEN: Yemen’s Shiite militia sent reinforcements south and clashed with local fighters on Monday after the United Nations warned the country is on the brink of a protracted civil war.
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