TRIPOLI: Haj Mohammed Mokhtar sits on the curb staring in shock at the smoke rising from a palm tree in his garden after a powerful car bomb yesterday targeted the Frenc
KIRKUK: Deadly fighting hit Kirkuk province in north Iraq yesterday, with 27 people killed in clashes between protesters and security forces while 13 gunmen died in reve
BEIRUT: Two Syrian rockets struck Lebanon yesterday, causing damage and heightening tensions between Lebanese Shiite and Sunni communities over neighboring Syria’s
CAIRO: A court has sentenced a former finance minister to 25 years in prison on charges of squandering public funds.
JERUSALEM: The Israeli army on Tuesday said Damascus had used chemical weapons as US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wrapped up a three-day visit focused on the Syrian civil war and the Iranian nuclear
TRIPOLI, Libya: A car bomb targeted the French Embassy in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, wounding two French guards and a Libyan teenager in an attack that President Francois Hollande denounced
KUWAIT: A prominent Kuwaiti opposition politician convicted of insulting the emir was granted bail yesterday, his lawyer said, prompting celebrations by supporters packi
AMMAN: Syrian forces and militiamen loyal to President Bashar Assad killed at least 85 people when they stormed a Damascus suburb after five days of fighting, opposition
BEIRUT: Elite fighters from the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah, a staunch ally of the Syrian regime, are leading the fight against opposition fighters in the region of
DUBAI: Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog will have further talks over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program around May 21 in Vienna, Iranian media reported yesterday.
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