WASHINGTON: Defense lawyers are vowing to appeal the convictions of four former Blackwater security guards after a federal judge handed down lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting of
Pakistan will intensify diplomatic efforts to try to resolve the crisis in Yemen, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday, days after his Gulf allies criticized Islamabad for not joining a Saudi-le
MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Monday lifted a ban on supplying Iran with sophisticated S-300 air defense missile systems, the Kremlin said, after Tehran struck a deal with the West over its nucl
BAGHDAD: Iraq’s prime minister said Monday his country needs greater support from the international coalition so it can “finish” the Islamic State group.
JERUSALEM: A rights group on Monday slammed the alleged abuse of Palestinian children working on Israeli settlement farms in the occupied West Bank.
KHARTOUM: Sudanese voters headed to the polls in sparse numbers on Monday at the start of a three-day election boycotted by the main opposition parties, with President Omar Bashir on course to extend
ROME: The Italian coast guard said Monday it recovered nine bodies after a boat with over 150 migrants aboard sank off Libya during a surge in attempted illegal crossings to Europe that saw almost 6,0
CAIRO: Separate militant attacks in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killed one soldier and wounded another Monday, a day after militants loyal to the Islamic State group killed 14 people in twin bombings.
CAIRO: It was a bloody Sunday for Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula. A suicide car bomb targeting a police station killed two people and wounded 30 others, police and medics said.
WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry will this week defend an emerging deal intended to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions, urging skeptical US lawmakers not to put up obstacles that could scupper the
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