People gather near a destroyed car that was carrying militants in the Sawmaa area of al-Bayda province, Yemen, on Saturday. (AP)
TRIPOLI: Libya’s deputy intelligence chief was kidnapped outside Tripoli airport on Sunday, two security sources said, days after clashes between rival militias and protesters in the capital
BEIRUT: Thousands of refugees are fleeing border towns in central Syria where a high-stakes battle is raging, crossing desolate hills to reach safety in neighboring Lebanon, witnesses and the UN sa
CAIRO: An Egyptian minister on Sunday ruled out accepting an offer for dialogue until the Muslim Brotherhood recognizes the government’s transition plan and renounces violence.
CAIRO: A coalition led by the Muslim Brotherhood offered on Saturday negotiations to end the deadly tumult since Egyptian President Muhammad Mursi’s overthrow, without explicitly insisting on his re
JERUSALEM: Israeli troops in the West Bank detained four Palestinian children aged five to nine years for more than an hour Friday with their hands cuffed, Palestinian witnesses said.
KHARTOUM: Sudanese President Omar Bashir hinted on Saturday at an imminent and wide-ranging government shakeup, after the most serious split in years within his ruling party.
BEIRUT: Thousands of Syrian refugees have poured into Lebanon over the past two days as fighting between government forces and rebels has flared near the border, a local official said Saturday.
ALGIERS: Algeria’s 76-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was on Saturday designated his party’s candidate in the 2014 presidential election, despite having been largely unseen for months beca
TRIPOLI: Fresh clashes erupted in a Tripoli suburb on Saturday, witnesses and the Libyan government said, as the death toll from violence at an anti-militia protest topped 40.
JERUSALEM: Israel and its US ally have hit a troubled patch in their close relationship, caused by differences over Iran’s nuclear plans and peace with the Palestinians.
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