ANKARA: The president of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region will meet Turkish leaders on Monday as Ankara keeps a close eye on moves for an independent Iraqi Kurdistan amid the chaos in its conflict-tor
BAGHDAD: Police and tribesmen battled an assault on Monday that could bring militants a step closer to Baghdad, as Iraq’s flagging government formation process seemed set to drag on.
BAGHDAD: The death toll from a raid on a Baghdad compound used for prostitution rose to 31 Monday, as pictures obtained by AFP offered clues to the circumstances of the carnage.
TRIPOLI: The UN has announced that it was evacuating its remaining staff from Libya, after deadly clashes closed Tripoli airport and severed air links with the outside world.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Washington warned its Israeli ally Monday against any ground invasion of Gaza, as Egyptian officials said the US top diplomat was headed to the region to join effor
JERUSALEM: Israel has charged three Jews with the kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off days of violent protests in Arab areas of Jerusalem and northern Israel.
CAIRO: Arab League foreign ministers will meet in Cairo later Monday to discuss Israel’s deadly offensive in the Gaza Strip, which has killed at least 172 Palestinians and wounded 1,230 in its seventh
Saudi Arabia has criticized the UN Security Council for not taking effective action to prevent the Israeli military aggression against Gaza.
GAZA CITY: Israel stepped up its aggression against Gaza Sunday, warning Palestinians in the north to flee after marines mounted a ground attack, and diplomatic efforts to halt the bloodshed intensifi
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