AMMAN: A radical Jordanian preacher deported from Britain who is on trial on terrorism charges says Al-Qaeda fighters in Syria should not impose an Islamic tax on Christians under their control.
ISTANBUL: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday openly challenged his arch-rival, US-based Fethullah Gulen, to return home as their feud deepened with a second leaked recording linki
GAZA CITY: A hand grenade exploded in the courtyard of a Roman Catholic church in Gaza City overnight without causing any casualties or damage, a parish official said.
ZINTAN: There was confusion Thursday over the trial of Seif Al-Islam, son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi, after a scheduled hearing on charges of threatening national security did not take p
BAGHDAD: Attacks, including two bombings in north Baghdad, killed 17 people Thursday, officials said, as Iraq struggles with its worst violence in years.
BEIRUT: State media in Syria says army troops have killed 175 fighters in an ambush south of the capital, Damascus.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced 26 people to death on Wednesday on charges of forming a “terror group” plotting to target shipping passing through the Suez Canal, judicial sources said.
AMMAN: Jordan's Parliament voted unanimously to expel the Israeli ambassador and recall its own envoy on Wednesday, a day after Israeli lawmakers debated a proposal to take over a Jerusalem holy site
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