Isreali border policemen arrest a Palestinian man during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, in this Feb. 28, 2013 photo. (AP)
BAGHDAD: Officials say gunmen in speeding cars shot and killed three people in Baghdad while a bombing at a teahouse the night before also killed three.
RAMALLAH, West Bank: US Secretary of State John Kerry is closing in on an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to relaunch peace talks for a period of six to nine months, Palestinian offic
WASHINGTON: The Egyptian military’s overthrow of elected President Mohamed Mursi left President Barack Obama grappling with a difficult question of diplomacy and language in dealing with the Arab wo
PARIS: Western powers called for restraint and a swift return to democracy in Egypt after the army on Wednesday toppled Islamist president Muhammad Mursi, detaining him and his top aides.
BAGHDAD: Attacks in Iraq killed 10 people yesterday, the latest in a wave of bloodshed mostly targeting Shiite Muslims that has left 119 dead in the past three days amid fears the country is slippi
PARIS: French President Francois Hollande will start a two-day visit to Tunisia today to deliver a message of “encouragement” to the pioneer of the Arab Spring revolution.
DUBAI: Iranian president-elect Hassan Rowhani called yesterday for the government and powerful clergy to end interference in the private lives of the Iranian people, free up Internet access and for
CAIRO: Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi’s national security adviser said a military coup was under way on Wednesday after an army deadline for the Islamist leader to yield to street protests
BEIRUT: The Syrian government, fighting to crush a two-year-old uprising against President Bashar Assad that started with peaceful calls for reform, said on Wednesday that Egyptian President Muhammad
CAIRO: Egypt’s embattled President Muhammad Mursi on Wednesday proposed a consensus government as a way out of the country’s crisis, as an army deadline urging him to meet the people’s demands e
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