BEIRUT: Lebanon’s interior minister has criticized the arrest of a former wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, saying there was no evidence that they were plotting any terro
CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld death sentences for seven men over the killing of 25 policemen in the Sinai Peninsula last year and for collaborating with Al-Qaeda.
PARIS: France said Friday its fighter jets were conducting a “major” raid in Iraq as part of the US-led coalition offensive against the Islamic State group, days after members said the strikes were ha
BEIRUT: A militant commander in Syria who has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group has threatened to “retaliate” against Lebanese Shiites and families of Lebanese soldiers over the arrest of
CAIRO: Egypt’s Prosecutor General’s office said on Friday it is launching an investigation into a recording allegedly depicting a debate among senior military and security officials over forging trial
JERUSALEM: A poll conducted ahead of Israel’s March elections and published Friday indicates strong support for the country’s right wing bloc but also doubts over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s l
BEIRUT: Lebanese authorities are holding a daughter and an ex-wife of the head of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the interior minister said.
CAIRO: Al-Azhar, Islam’s most prestigious center of learning, on Thursday urged Christians in the Arab world to stand firm in the face of jihadi violence and not flee into exile.
ABU DHABI, UAE: Police in the United Arab Emirates have arrested a local woman on suspicion of stabbing to death an American teacher in a toilet at an Abu Dhabi shopping mall.
JERUSALEM: Fadi has endured verbal abuse and even the threat of suicide bombers during 15 years at the wheel of Jerusalem’s public buses, but like dozens of Palestinian drivers he has finally had enou
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