Senior Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq, head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh and senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmed meet during unity talks in Gaza City. (Reuters)
WASHINGTON: The US said it would not grant a visa to Iran's newly appointed UN ambassador, who has been linked to the 1979 hostage crisis, threatening to cloud a gradual thaw in relations.
ANKARA: Turkey’s constitutional court on Friday overturned sections of a controversial judiciary reform adopted in response to a corruption scandal roiling the government, local media said.
BAGHDAD: Gunmen attacked Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Saleh Al-Mutlak’s convoy in the Abu Ghraib area west of Baghdad on Friday, killing a guard and wounding at least five, officials said.
BEIRUT: The death toll from infighting between rival rebel groups in an eastern Syrian town has risen 68 killed, with some shot after being captured alive, activists said Friday.
FALLUJA, Iraq: Insurgents in Iraq have added water to their arsenal of weapons after seizing control of a dam in the west of the country that enables them to flood certain areas and prevent security f
CAIRO: Two members of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed in an exchange of gunfire with security forces in the Nile Delta north of Cairo on Friday, the Interior Ministry said.
JERUSALEM: The Palestinian negotiator in Mideast peace talks is calling Israel’s decision to stop tax money transfers “piracy.”
ABU DHABI: The UAE has announced that one of six Filipino paramedics in the UAE who have been infected by the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus has died from the respiratory disea
CAIRO: The head of the Arab League said Thursday he is confident that Israel and the Palestinians soon will resolve a crisis over the release of long-held Palestinian prisoners and extend their US-bro
BEIRUT: Fierce infighting between rival groups in eastern Syria left some 24 fighters dead on Thursday, while government shelling killed at least four teenagers in a town in the country's west, activi
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