CAIRO: Egypt says 55 of its citizens are among the more than 700 people who died in the Sept. 24 crush of Muslim pilgrims in Mina.
JERUSALEM: Rights group Amnesty International has described this week’s shooting death of a young Palestinian woman at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank as an “extrajudicial execution.”
DAMASCUS: Moscow pressed its military buildup at a new airbase in Syria on Saturday, as Washington admitted that rebels it trained handed ammunition and equipment to Al-Qaeda in a fresh setback for US
CAIRO: Two soldiers were killed Saturday by a roadside car bomb in northern Sinai, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement, in an attack claimed by a local Daesh affiliate.
MAARIB: Loyalist forces in Yemen backed by a Saudi-led coalition killed at least 20 Iran-backed insurgents Saturday, the military said, as they pressed their offensive on the rebel-held capital Sanaa.
CAIRO: Through streets strewn with rubbish where laundry lines hang from shabby apartment blocks, the tantalizing smell of grilled kebabs lures patrons from across Cairo.
CAIRO: Egyptian security forces killed nine armed members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in a raid on a Cairo home on Friday, security officials said.
BERLIN: As Middle Eastern migrants flocked to Germany, Google said Friday demand for its Arabic-German translation service had surged five-fold, urging native speakers to help improve the service.
BEIRUT: Daesh militants have freed a Kurdish photographer they kidnapped last year in northeastern Syria as part of a prisoner swap with a Kurdish militia, the press freedom watchdog Reporters Without
PARIS: A second French militant, Salim Benghalem, has been named as a possible jailer of Western hostages in Syria, a source close to the case told AFP on Friday.
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