SANAA, Yemen: Shiite rebels in control of Yemen’s capital now hold the country’s president “captive” at his home, his aides said Wednesday, putting in question who actually rules the Arab world’s most
DOHA: A leading Islamic organization has called on the United Nations to make “contempt of religions” illegal and urged the West to protect Muslim communities following the attack on French magazine C
JERUSALEM: A Palestinian man stabbed 12 people on a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday before he was chased down, shot and arrested by a prison officer in an attack praised by the militant Hamas gro
CAIRO: The Islamic State group threatened Tuesday to kill two Japanese hostages within 72 hours, demanding a $200 million ransom for their lives from Japan’s prime minister as he visited the Middle Ea
BERLIN: Germany’s top human rights official has urged Israel to cooperate with the International Criminal Court probe into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories.
ABU DHABI: A plane with the top speed of a homing pigeon is set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight powered only by the sun’s energy, organizers said Tuesday.
DUBAI: Kuwait’s trade minister has canceled the business license of the company that publishes a newspaper known for being critical of the government, citing violations of corporate regulations, the n
CAIRO: President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi acknowledged Tuesday that police committed rights abuses after the overthrow of his predecessor, but said they were expected given the “exceptional” security thr
Aden: Suspected Al-Qaeda militants ambushed the convoy of a brigade commander in the restive southeastern province of Hadramawt on Tuesday, killing five Yemeni soldiers and wounding seven.
SANAA: Shiite militiamen seized the presidential palace in Yemen’s capital Tuesday in what a minister said was a bid to overthrow President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi and his US-backed government.
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