LONDON: International shipping lines are being forced to scale back or suspend port calls to Yemen as the conflict intensifies.
GAZA: Palestinian police confiscated from a Gaza graffiti artist on Thursday a bombed-out doorway bearing a Banksy painting after the original owner complained of being swindled into selling it cheap.
WASHINGTON: The US will not stand by while Iran provides support to terrorists who have seized much of Yemen, Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Tehran: A framework nuclear deal reached with world powers last week is no guarantee a full agreement will be reached by the end o
Algiers: Algerian troops killed four armed Islamists and recovered weapons and ammunition during an operation not far from the capital on Thursday, the defense ministry said.
LONDON: UN officials warned on Wednesday of a potential “slaughter of innocents” unless aid reached a Palestinian refugee camp in Syria where thousands of civilians are trapped up in a vicious battle.
CAIRO: Egyptian prosecutors pressed murder charges against 379 people on Wednesday over the deaths of policemen and civilians during the bloody dispersal of protest camps in the capital in 2013.
KIRKUK: More than 200 elderly and infirm Yazidis were freed on Wednesday by Islamic State militants who had been holding them captive since overrunning their villages in northwestern Iraq last summer.
JERUSALEM: A Palestinian stabbed two Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank on Wednesday, wounding one seriously before being shot dead, the army said.
DOHA: Qatar’s population reached a record 2.35 million in February, boosted by new foreign workers needed for the massive investment linked to the Gulf state hosting the 2022 football World Cup, figur
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