DOHA: A Qatari court on Monday upheld a death sentence against a local man convicted of the murder of British schoolteacher Lauren Patterson.
TUNIS: Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid fired six police commanders on Monday, including the head of tourist security, after a militant attack on the national museum last week in which 20 tourists
CAIRO: An Egyptian woman who says she had to dress as a man to get work has been hailed as an “exemplary working mother” by President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi.
JERUSALEM: Israeli singer and peace activist Noa has said she was threatened and abused when she returned from a trip abroad last week, after the right triumphed in a heated general election.
MUSCAT: Sultan Qaboos of Oman has returned home after spending more than eight months in Germany for medical treatment that was completely successful, state television reported.
BAGHDAD: Multiple bombings in the Iraqi capital killed at least 19 people and wounded 36, as Iraqi forces continued preparing for a large-scale operation to recapture the city of Tikrit from the Islam
ADEN: Shiite militia in Yemen seized the airport in a key central city Sunday as deteriorating security prompted Washington to evacuate personnel and the UN Security Council to call an emergency sessi
WASHINGTON: Having the leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force direct Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group is complicating the US mission against terrorism and contributing to destabilization in Ir
ABU DHABI: Despite campaigns on the risks of smoking, teenagers in the UAE are turning to a little-known tobacco product five times more potent than cigarettes and said to cause seizures.
CAIRO: A shark attack on Sunday killed a 52-year-old German tourist in an Egyptian Red Sea resort, in the first such incident in five years, police said.
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