CONVERGENCE: Head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh, right, meets senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmed a day after announcing a unity pact, in Gaza City on Thursday. (Reuters)
BEIRUT: Fighting for a key military base outside Syria’s main northern city of Aleppo killed at least 15 pro-government militiamen on Thursday, a monitoring group said.
ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey’s state-run news agency says police have subdued a suspected bomber near Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office in the capital Ankara.
TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that arch-foe Israel is a regime “doomed to collapse,” escalating a war of words between the Islamic republic a
BEIRUT: Four suicide car bombs struck Syrian regime targets Wednesday in the Qalamoun region near Lebanon, killing at least seven soldiers, a monitor and state news agency SANA said.
CAIRO: A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into one of two buses carrying off-duty soldiers in Egypt’s turbulent region of northern Sinai on Wednesday, killing 11 and wounding 37,
THE HAGUE: Syria’s over 1,000 tons of chemical weapons could be destroyed at sea if no country agrees to dispose of them on its soil, the world’s chemical watchdog said Wednesday.
TEHRAN: Tehran accused Israel of carrying out deadly double blasts on Tuesday outside the Iran’s embassy in Beirut, according to media reports.
KHARTOUM: Sudan on Tuesday battled a politically explosive bread shortage that has forced Khartoum residents to wait hours for the staple food because of a lack of foreign exchange.
TRIPOLI: Libya’s government announced Tuesday plans to remove militias from the capital and eventually integrate them into the security forces, after a weekend of deadly clashes between militiamen a
ADEN: A drone strike in Yemen’s southeastern Hadramawt province killed three Al-Qaeda suspects on Tuesday, local authority officials said.
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