KIRKUK: Iraqi security forces backed by aircraft have repelled an insurgent attack on a northern Turkmen town, killing 15 militants, a local official said Thursday.
ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates has granted AED 18.4 million (US$5 million) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to help refugees in Al Zaatari and Al Azraq Refugee Camps i
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed four children on Thursday, medics said, after a humanitarian lull in a 10-day conflict that has killed 237 Palestinians.
BRUSSELS/VIENNA: With talks between world powers and Iran over a broad nuclear accord at an impasse, Western governments are considering offering a significant easing of sanctions early on in the proc
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Israel and Hamas have agreed to a UN request to halt hostilities for five hours on humanitarian grounds on Thursday, while efforts continue to broker a longer-te
GAZA CITY: Hundreds of Palestinian families, their children crying, fled Wednesday, as Israel intensified airstrikes on Hamas targets, including homes of the movement’s leaders, following failed Egypt
BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces have withdrawn from the militant-held city of Tikrit after their new offensive met heavy resistance, in a blow to the government effort to push back the insurgents controlling la
RABAT, Morocco: Morocco’s interior minister says that Moroccan extremists fighting in Iraq and Syria are plotting terror attacks on prominent figures and sites back home.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Seven people were killed in three strikes in Gaza on Wednesday evening, raising the toll in nine days of violence to 220, emergency services said.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced seven men to life in prison on Wednesday for sexual assaults on women during public rallies in Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square, in the first such heavy sentences since
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