FIGHTING SPIRIT: Abu Mohamed, a 70-year-old injured Free Syrian Army fighter, aims his weapon as he takes a position in Sheikh Saeed neighborhood. (Reuters)
SIDON, Lebanon: More than 300 Lebanese rallied in the coastal city of Sidon in support of a fugitive cleric yesterday, a day after an audio recording believed to be his voice urged followers to dem
BAGHDAD: Attacks killed eight people in town squares in Iraq yesterday, including seven who died when a suicide bomber dressed in army uniform set off his car rigged with explosives just before mid
CAIRO: At least three protesters were shot dead on Friday outside the Republican Guard barracks in Cairo where deposed President Mohamed Mursi is being held, security sources said, as angry Islamis
CAIRO: Egypt’s chief justice Adly Mansour was sworn in as interim president yesterday after the army ousted and detained Muhammad Mursi in an abrupt end to the Islamist’s first year in
Senior officials of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) met here yesterday to coordinate sanctions against Lebanon's Hezbollah movement over its support for the Syria regime.
BEIRUT: Syrian warplanes bombed the central city of Homs yesterday, with insurgents and troops battling on the ground as regime forces pressed an assault on rebel-held neighborhoods, an NGO said.
KHARTOUM: An aid worker was killed yesterday during fighting in the largest city of Sudan’s troubled Darfur region, a humanitarian source told AFP.
BAGHDAD: Officials say gunmen in speeding cars shot and killed three people in Baghdad while a bombing at a teahouse the night before also killed three.
RAMALLAH, West Bank: US Secretary of State John Kerry is closing in on an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to relaunch peace talks for a period of six to nine months, Palestinian offic
WASHINGTON: The Egyptian military’s overthrow of elected President Mohamed Mursi left President Barack Obama grappling with a difficult question of diplomacy and language in dealing with the Arab wo
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