WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that if the US Congress disapproves of the Iranian nuclear deal, it would undermine President Barack Obama’s ability to act throughout the world.<
IRBIL: Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said during a visit to Kurdistan Friday that the autonomous region’s peshmerga force was a model for the rest of Iraq in its fight against extremists.
BRUSSELS: Syria’s two main opposition groups settled longstanding differences Friday to agree that President Bashar Assad must step down in any deal to end the country’s bloody conflict.
TEHRAN: Iran’s top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Kuwait, Qatar and Iraq this weekend, the ISNA press agency said Friday, following a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
Tripoli: Libyan security forces searching for four Italians kidnapped west of the capital this week have so far made no progress in finding them, an official said Friday.
JEDDAH/ADEN: Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the delivery of cargo planes carrying humanitarian goods to the liberated city of Aden, Al Arabiya News Channel reported on Thursday.
CAIRO: A cargo ship collided with a boat on the Nile carrying people celebrating an engagement, leaving at least 21 dead, Egyptian police said Thursday as divers searched for missing passengers.
CAIRO: An Egyptian army officer and three soldiers were killed on Thursday when a bomb planted by suspected militants exploded near Rafah, a town on the border with the Gaza Strip, the army said in a
JERUSALEM: A Palestinian man was killed Thursday morning by Israeli troops in the West Bank, a Palestinian hospital official said.
PARIS: More than 200 teachers were arrested on Wednesday during a protest outside Parliament in Tehran demanding the release of their colleagues from jail, an activist group in exile said.
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