LONDON: Ten British women, including two teenagers, are thought to have left the UK to fight the regime of President Bashar Assad in Syria.
BAGHDAD: A series of bombs struck a campaign rally Friday for a militant Shiite group in Iraq’s capital ahead of next week’s parliamentary election, killing at least 18 people and wounding 25, authori
AMMAN: “Outlaws” threw petrol bombs at government buildings in the restive southern city of Maan Friday, where unrest this week has killed one man and wounded five policemen, a security source said.
BEIRUT: Syria’s Aleppo has been hit by a power cut for seven consecutive days, a monitoring group said Friday, the day after some 50 civilians were killed in air raids there.
Gulf Cooperation Council countries should be ready to defend themselves in any case of emergency, said GCC Secretary-General Abdullatif Al-Zayani.
ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey’s most senior judge has delivered a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for criticizing his court’s decisions, including one that lifted a ban on
BEIRUT: An airstrike on a market on Thursday killed at least 27 people, including three children, in a village of the north Syrian province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.
JERUSALEM: Israel said on Thursday it was halting negotiations with the Palestinians following their unity deal with the Hamas rulers of Gaza, as faltering US-backed peace talks approached their de
CAIRO: Egypt’s military said on Thursday it had gained “complete control over the situation” in the Sinai Peninsula, where insurgents have been carrying out attacks against securi
GAZA CITY: An Israeli warplane struck the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday wounding six people, one very seriously, the territory’s Hamas rulers said.
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