The Gulf Cooperation Council leaders, who concluded their deliberations in Doha on Tuesday, adopted the GCC Declaration on Human Rights emphasizing their respect for all religions and their readiness
RAMALLAH: President Mahmoud Abbas said all options were open for a Palestinian response to the killing Wednesday of Ziad Abu Ein, a senior Palestinian ex-minister, who died after being roughed up by I
SULAIMANIYAH: Six months into the offensive in Iraq, the autonomous Kurds said Wednesday they had lost more than 700 fighters and argued the burden of hosting a million displaced civilians was becomin
CAIRO: Egypt has imposed restrictions on male citizens traveling to Turkey and war-torn Libya to stop them joining organizations like the Islamic State group, a security official said Wednesday.
TURMUSIYA, West Bank: A Palestinian minister died shortly after being hit by Israeli soldiers during a protest on Wednesday in the occupied West Bank, a Reuters photographer who witnessed the incid
MANAMA: Two people, including a Jordanian policeman, were killed in bomb blasts in villages of Bahrain, officials said Tuesday.
PARIS: A Frenchman held for more than three years by Al-Qaeda’s North African branch was freed Tuesday, days after two of the men implicated in his abduction were reportedly released from a prison in
BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi appealed to US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday for more air raids from Western warplanes and more arms to take on the Islamic State group.
JERUSALEM: Israel says it has indicted a 30-year-old American Christian from Texas for plotting to blow up Muslim holy places in Jerusalem.
DUBAI: Armchair travelers can visit the world’s tallest skyscraper and inspect one of the largest shopping malls with the addition of Dubai to Google Street View, Google said on Tuesday.
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