Palestinians sit in a motorbike rickshaw as they ride past a destroyed house in Beit Hanoun town, which witnesses said was heavily hit by Israeli shelling and air strikes. (Reuters)
MOSUL: Militants from the Islamic State group that controls large parts of Iraq have blown up a Shiite shrine in the city of Mosul, an official and witnesses said Saturday.
BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip: Hamas said it fired five rockets at Israel late Saturday after rejecting Israel’s offer to extend a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire by four hours, casting new doubt on interna
PARIS: Pro-Palestinian protesters clashed with police in central Paris on Saturday when thousands of marchers defied a ban by French authorities to rally against Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip.<
BEIRUT: An Al-Qaeda-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country’s civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forwar
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The bodies of more than 132 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble across the Gaza Strip in the first half of a 12-hour humanitarian truce on Saturday, medics
WASHINGTON: The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under US military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias.
GAZA/JERUSALEM: Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets on Saturday to recover their dead and stock up on food supplies after a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas too
GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have agreed to a UN-requested 12-hour humanitarian truce to begin on Saturday morning, and efforts to secure a long-term cea
UNITED NATIONS, United States: Islamic State fighters accused of atrocities in Syria are expected to be added to a list being drawn by the United Nations of possible war crime indictees, the chief rig
TRIPOLI: Black plumes of smoke marked shell blasts and bulldozed earthen barricades mapped out the frontlines around Tripoli’s largest airport, now at the heart of a standoff between the country’s pow
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