A Syrian man gestures amid dust following reported air strikes by government forces in the Aleppo district of Ansari, in the southwest of the city. (AFP)
KUWAIT CITY: The Kuwaiti parliamentary committee for foreign relations has rejected a security pact ratified by other Gulf nations, with MPs saying the government-backed treaty is unconstitutional.
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwaiti police will no longer be able to deport expatriates without Interior Ministry approval under new rules published Thursday after officers expelled thousands over the past year.
ALGIERS: The United States and Algeria pledged Thursday to work together to battle terrorism, as US Secretary of State John Kerry paid his first visit to the north African nation.
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ANKARA: Turkey lifted a much-criticized block on Twitter on Thursday, 24 hours after its highest court had overturned the ban as a breach of the right to free speech.
BEIRUT: A teenager from central Syria became the one millionth Syrian refugee to register in Lebanon on Thursday, a “devastating milestone” for the tiny Arab country with about 4.5 million people
DUBAI: Iran has said five border guards kidnapped by Sunni Muslim militants are in good health, disputing a report that one of them had been killed.
RAMALLAH: When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed onto 15 international conventions on Tuesday, he shocked the US sponsors of troubled Middle East peace talks.
CAIRO: Two bombs targeting security posts near Cairo University exploded in quick succession on Wednesday killing a police general, followed by a third blast as police and journalists gathered at the
TRIPOLI: Lebanese troops moved into a restive Sunni area in the northern city of Tripoli Wednesday, in the second stage of a plan aimed at quelling deadly Syria-linked violence there, a security sourc
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