LONDON: Jihadi attacks around the world in November killed a total of 5,042 people, showing extremism is “stronger than ever” despite Al-Qaeda’s declining role, a new study published on Thursday said.
DOHA: NATO’s secretary-general has praised the role of Gulf nations in helping to fight extremists in Syria and Iraq, and says tackling the threat will require long-term multinational efforts.
TEHRAN: Iranian authorities have arrested 12 people for syphoning off more than $4.5 billion (3.6 billion euros) from one of the country’s main banks over several years, media reported Thursday.
JERUSALEM: A senior official says the autopsy of a Palestinian Cabinet member shows he died as a result of tear gas inhalation and beatings allegedly sustained during a scuffle with Israeli troops.
JERUSALEM: Israel has slammed the decision of the Irish parliament to adopt a non-binding resolution supporting an independent Palestinian state.
The Gulf Cooperation Council leaders, who concluded their deliberations in Doha on Tuesday, adopted the GCC Declaration on Human Rights emphasizing their respect for all religions and their readiness
RAMALLAH: President Mahmoud Abbas said all options were open for a Palestinian response to the killing Wednesday of Ziad Abu Ein, a senior Palestinian ex-minister, who died after being roughed up by I
SULAIMANIYAH: Six months into the offensive in Iraq, the autonomous Kurds said Wednesday they had lost more than 700 fighters and argued the burden of hosting a million displaced civilians was becomin
CAIRO: Egypt has imposed restrictions on male citizens traveling to Turkey and war-torn Libya to stop them joining organizations like the Islamic State group, a security official said Wednesday.
TURMUSIYA, West Bank: A Palestinian minister died shortly after being hit by Israeli soldiers during a protest on Wednesday in the occupied West Bank, a Reuters photographer who witnessed the incid
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