Paris: More than 200 teachers were arrested on Wednesday during a protest outside the parliament in Tehran demanding the release of their colleagues from jail, an activist group in exile said.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey: A Turkish police officer was shot and killed and a second wounded on Thursday in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in the latest in a series of attacks that began with a suicid
ADEN: Yemeni pro-government forces recaptured the presidential palace in Aden Wednesday and a Saudi military plane landed in the war-scarred southern city following recent territorial losses by Iran-b
DUBAI: The UAE will scrap subsidies on petrol and diesel from August to cut spending as low crude prices hit revenues, the Energy Ministry said Wednesday.
ANKARA: Kurdish militants on Wednesday claimed the murder of two Turkish police officers as revenge for a deadly suicide bombing near the Syrian border blamed on Daesh that killed 32 activists.
ANKARA: Twitter users in Turkey could again access their accounts on Wednesday following an hours-long blockage after a court decision banning the publication of images of a deadly suicide bombing in
CAIRO: Ahmed Nazif, a former Egyptian prime minister under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, was sentenced to five years in jail on graft charges in a retrial on Wednesday, judicial sources said.
JERUSALEM: Israel’s narrow coalition government, propped up by two ultra-religious parties, is butting heads with liberal streams of Judaism that dominate Jewish life in the United States — widening a
JEDDAH: US Secretary of State John Kerry has termed anti-US remarks from Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “disturbing.”
GAZIANTEP, Turkey: Crying and shouting slogans against militants, relatives of the victims of the suicide bombing on Turkey’s border with Syria clutched their coffins in a desperate farewell Tuesday.<
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