In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo Palestinians hang national flag inside the demolished apartment of Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi in east Jerusalem. Human rights groups on Monday accused Israel of encouraging a shoot-to-kill policy after a wave of incidents in which police shot dead Palestinians involved in, or accused of, attacking Israelis.(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi said on Thursday a presidential pardon for two of the three Al Jazeera journalists serving seven-year jail sentences in his country was being considered
BAGHDAD: An Islamic State leader has been killed in an airstrike in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, residents and a local medical source said on Thursday.
VIENNA: Iran has yet to explain suspected atomic bomb research to the UN nuclear agency, its head said on Thursday, just four days before a deadline for a comprehensive deal between Iran and six world
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: A US Navy spokesman says two of its supply ships briefly collided in the Gulf of Aden but that no one was injured.
JERUSALEM: Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two settlements on West Bank land annexed to Jerusalem, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a time when violence has fl
PARIS: France said on Wednesday that Rafale jets had struck Islamic State targets alongside coalition planes near the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk to help breach the group’s frontlines, and was sendin
ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday chided the United States for failing to meet Turkey’s conditions to play a bigger role in the anti-IS coalition in Syria, in a new sign of strains a
ARBIL, Iraq: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in the heart of the usually secure Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Irbil on Wednesday, a spokesman said.
JERUSALEM: Tuesday’s deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue marked a new level in the violence plaguing the city but a tough Israeli response could trigger further escalation, experts say.
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