CAIRO: Egypt’s public prosecutor on Saturday ordered two policemen to stand trial for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Cairo, in a case which stirred outrage, a judicial source said.
GENEVA: A top Iranian negotiator voiced optimism Saturday that talks with the United States seeking to nail down a complex nuclear deal could succeed if Washington showed “good will.”
ISTANBUL: Around 3,000 people in Turkey are believed to be linked to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, a Turkish intelligence report said on Saturday, warning of possible attacks by extremists.
SANAA: Gunmen on Saturday seized Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi’s chief of staff, whose nomination as prime minister last year was rejected by Shiite militiamen controlling the capital, an offi
Iraqi government leaders have welcomed the efforts of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to help reconcile various factions in the country based on the Makkah reconciliation document and me
KONKETIYAWA: Karunawathie isn’t hungry for breakfast. She rarely is these days, but she forces herself to choke down a few bites of rice, dried fish and a simple coconut mix.
NEW DELHI: India criticized a European Parliament resolution Friday for calling the detention of two Italian marines for nearly three years without charge a violation of human rights.
TRIPOLI, Libya: Libyan negotiators holding talks in Geneva have agreed to work toward forming a national unity government for their shattered nation, the UN mission to the North African country announ
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: The Council on American-Islamic Relations said Friday it has sought to be removed from a United Arab Emirates’ list that designates it as a terrorist organization, along w
2011Oct. 23: The National Transitional Council declares Libya’s “total liberation” three days after Qaddafi is killed.
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