KHARTOUM: Sudanese voters headed to the polls in sparse numbers on Monday at the start of a three-day election boycotted by the main opposition parties, with President Omar Bashir on course to extend
ROME: The Italian coast guard said Monday it recovered nine bodies after a boat with over 150 migrants aboard sank off Libya during a surge in attempted illegal crossings to Europe that saw almost 6,0
CAIRO: Separate militant attacks in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killed one soldier and wounded another Monday, a day after militants loyal to the Islamic State group killed 14 people in twin bombings.
CAIRO: It was a bloody Sunday for Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula. A suicide car bomb targeting a police station killed two people and wounded 30 others, police and medics said.
WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry will this week defend an emerging deal intended to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions, urging skeptical US lawmakers not to put up obstacles that could scupper the
BEIRUT: A group monitoring the Syrian war said at least nine people including five children were killed in a Syrian army airstrike that hit a school in a rebel-held area of the country’s second city A
KUWAIT CITY: A planned concert by Akon was called off in Kuwait after some lawmakers criticized it on moral grounds.
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad on Sunday hit out at the United Arab Emirates for condemning a parliamentary vote by Pakistani lawmakers to stay out of the conflict in Yemen, in a rare display of discord between
DOHA: In a dusty corner of Qatar’s booming capital, a sign outside a modest restaurant popular with migrant laborers reads: “If you are hungry and have no money, eat for free!!!“
WASHINGTON: US-led forces have targeted Islamic State (IS) militants with eight air strikes in Syria and nine in Iraq since early on Friday, the US military said on Saturday.
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