Backing the “two-state solution” that envisages an independent state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel, French Sen.
PARIS: French jets carried out their first air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq Friday, successfully destroying their target, President Francois Hollande announced, vowing that more oper
SANAA: Yemeni Shiite rebels agreed Friday to stop fighting rivals and troops north of Sanaa which has killed dozens this week, in their campaign for a new government and greater political clout.
TEHRAN: Seven young Iranians featured dancing to Pharrell Williams’ hit “Happy” in a video that went viral on the Internet have been given suspended jail and lashes sentences, a lawyer said Friday.
Saudi Arabia has pledged $500 million to help rebuild Gaza, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah said on Thursday, with the full cost of post-war reconstruction expected to be around $4 billio
SANAA: International airlines have suspended flights to Yemen's main airport for 24 hours due to weeks of clashes near the capital, authorities said.
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of breaking the terms of a global pact on chemical weapons by unleashing chlorine gas this year.
SANAA: Armed Shiite rebels pushed into Yemen’s capital Sanaa after clashing with the army in the city’s northwest outskirts on Thursday, security sources and residents said, in an escalation of weeks
BAGHDAD: Iraq’s prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the US or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops ar
BENGHAZI: Libya’s Parliament rejected Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thani’s proposed 18-member Cabinet Thursday, calling for a slimline “crisis” team of not more than 10 ministers, a deputy said.
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