Senior Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq, head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh and senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmed meet during unity talks in Gaza City. (Reuters)
TEHRAN: Tehran accused Israel of carrying out deadly double blasts on Tuesday outside the Iran’s embassy in Beirut, according to media reports.
KHARTOUM: Sudan on Tuesday battled a politically explosive bread shortage that has forced Khartoum residents to wait hours for the staple food because of a lack of foreign exchange.
TRIPOLI: Libya’s government announced Tuesday plans to remove militias from the capital and eventually integrate them into the security forces, after a weekend of deadly clashes between militiamen a
ADEN: A drone strike in Yemen’s southeastern Hadramawt province killed three Al-Qaeda suspects on Tuesday, local authority officials said.
BEIRUT: Two suicide bombers detonated explosions outside the Iranian Embassy in a mainly Shiite district of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including the Iranian cultural attach
RAMALLAH: French President Francois Hollande called on Israel on Monday to halt settlement building on occupied territory, saying it hampers chances for a peace agreement with the Palestinians.
BEIRUT: The leader of one of Syria’s most prominent rebel units died early Monday of shrapnel wounds sustained during shelling by government troops last week, his group said.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi authorities announced the execution of a dozen “terrorism” convicts on Monday, defying widespread international condemnation of Baghdad’s use of the death penalty a
CAIRO: Egyptian officials say the death toll from a train crash south of Cairo has risen to 26, after two of the injured died in hospital.
JERUSALEM: French President Francois Hollande assured Israel on Sunday that France would continue to oppose an easing of economic sanctions against Iran until it was convinced Tehran had ended a pu
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