Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of local administrators at his palace in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday. Erdogan said Turkey had not specifically targeted Russia when it shot down a Russian jet in Syria. (AP Photo/Kayhan Ozer, Presidential Press Service, Pool )
WASHINGTON: Current debates over the resettlement of Syrian refugees have prompted repeated invocations of the words on the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor/ Your huddled masses yearn
BEIRUT: Lebanese security forces carried out a series of arrests overnight, security sources said on Friday, as part of a crackdown launched after twin suicide bomb attacks killed 44 people in Beirut
ISTANBUL: The Turkish authorities have seized close to the Syrian border a record haul of almost 11 million pills of the synthetic stimulant drug captagon which is believed to play a crucial part in S
Jerusalem: Israelis and Palestinians buried their dead on Friday after one of the deadliest days in nearly eight weeks of lone wolf violence that is challenging Israeli security thinking.
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday called for a united front by Muslim leaders to fight extremism after the Paris attacks, warning that otherwise jihadists will commit furthe
BEIRUT: Hopes for a quick political transition in war-ravaged Syria dimmed Thursday as embattled President Bashar Assad threw cold water on an ambitious timetable agreed at international talks in Vien
MUSCAT: Oman’s air force has evacuated three US citizens from war-torn Yemen to the Omani capital following a request for aid from Washington, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Award-winning Pakistani fashion model Ayyan Ali was indicted Thursday on charges she tried to smuggle $500,000 in undeclared cash from Islamabad to Dubai, court officials said.
JERUSALEM: Egypt and Russia signed an agreement on Thursday under which Russia will build a nuclear power plant in Egypt, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said in comments on state television.
JERUSALEM: A Palestinian fatally stabbed two people in a Tel Aviv office building and three other people were killed in an attack in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Israeli police and the army sai
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