BEIRUT: Russia has bombed the Daesh group in the heaviest strikes in eastern Syria since the war began, as Moscow’s military maneuvers in the Mediterranean forced Lebanon to reroute flights.
NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia will host a conference in mid-December to try to unite the Syrian opposition ahead of new peace talks, a key issue in stepped up efforts to end the nearly five-year civil war
ADEN: Daesh claimed responsibility for an attack on the army in the eastern region of Hadramawt on Friday that a security source said killed at least 19 Yemeni soldiers and 35 militants.
DUBAI: If you don't have an extra $15,000 or so to spend on a night in a royal suite at Dubai's luxury Burj Al-Arab hotel, there's now an online tour that offers a free virtual glimpse of its extravag
WASHINGTON: Current debates over the resettlement of Syrian refugees have prompted repeated invocations of the words on the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor/ Your huddled masses yearn
BEIRUT: Lebanese security forces carried out a series of arrests overnight, security sources said on Friday, as part of a crackdown launched after twin suicide bomb attacks killed 44 people in Beirut
ISTANBUL: The Turkish authorities have seized close to the Syrian border a record haul of almost 11 million pills of the synthetic stimulant drug captagon which is believed to play a crucial part in S
Jerusalem: Israelis and Palestinians buried their dead on Friday after one of the deadliest days in nearly eight weeks of lone wolf violence that is challenging Israeli security thinking.
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday called for a united front by Muslim leaders to fight extremism after the Paris attacks, warning that otherwise jihadists will commit furthe
BEIRUT: Hopes for a quick political transition in war-ravaged Syria dimmed Thursday as embattled President Bashar Assad threw cold water on an ambitious timetable agreed at international talks in Vien
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