KHARTOUM: Sudanese authorities refused permission for an International Women’s Day event in Khartoum, an activist said on Sunday, despite President Omar Bashir’s vow that freedoms should be respected.
BEIRUT: About a dozen nuns held in Syria for more than three months have been released and are on their way to Damascus via Lebanon, a Lebanese security source and church officials said on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia’s decision to declare regional militant and insurgent groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood, “terrorist entities” was strongly favored by a cross-section of Saudi
BENGHAZI: Libya threatened Saturday to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker, which is suspected of trying to load an illegal cargo at the Al-Sidra oil terminal, if the vessel does not leave port.
EILAT, Israel: A ship allegedly carrying advanced rockets from Iran to Gaza that was intercepted by the Israeli Navy was escorted into the Red Sea port of Eilat on Saturday.
CAIRO: Egypt’s interim president has issued a much anticipated decree that governs upcoming presidential election, clearing the way for the vote that many expect the country’s military
BAGHDAD: Attacks in Iraq killed nine people on Saturday, including a parliamentary candidate and four children, officers and medical sources said, as the country suffers its worst violence in years.
EILAT, Israel: A ship allegedly carrying advanced rockets from Iran to Gaza that was intercepted by the Israeli navy arrived Saturday in the Red Sea port of Eilat, an AFP photographer said.
BAGHDAD: Authorities in Iraq say a suicide bomber has used a stolen police Humvee to pass through a military checkpoint and set off his explosives, wounding 14 people.
CAIRO: Egypt has welcomed the decision of three Gulf states to withdraw their envoys to Qatar and said its own ambassador “will not return” to the Gulf emirate.
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