MADABA, Jordan: The head of the UN Population Fund says the agency’s “new mantra” is to keep girls in school until age 18 “in every nook and cranny of the world” as a key means of slowing population g
WASHINGTON: A Syrian-based journalist who has trained citizen reporters in the war-ravaged country has been named the recipient of the 2015 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism, o
CAIRO: Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and several other prominent figures were sentenced to life in prison on Saturday for murder and inciting violence, judicial sources said, part o
WASHINGTON: The second-in-command of Daesh and a leader of its operations was killed in northern Iraq earlier this week, the White House said Friday.
SANAA, Yemen: High-ranking officials in Yemen’s port city of Aden say Al-Qaeda militants have taken control of key areas of the city.
WASHINGTON: The US will respond firmly if Iran fails to honor the accord aimed at curbing its nuclear program, President Barack Obama said Friday, as he works to win over undecided US lawmakers.
ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that the nation will hold an early election on Nov.
BAGHDAD: Top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, has warned that Iraq faces dire consequences including possible “partition” if real reform is not carried out.
BEIRUT: Daesh militants have demolished a monastery in the central Syrian province of Homs, a monitor said on Thursday, in a strategically located town the terror group wrested from government control
ISTANBUL: Turkish media reports say Turkey has started to construct a 45-km-long concrete wall along a key stretch of its border with Syria.
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