A man pushes a statue off its plinth in a museum at a location said to be Mosul in this still image taken from an undated video. (Reuters)
CAIRO: Egypt’s president said Sunday that the need for a joint Arab military force is growing every day as the region faces the threat of Islamic militancy.
LONDON: The families of three British schoolgirls feared to be traveling to join the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria issued emotional appeals for them to come home.
SANAA: The Yemeni leader who resigned the presidency last month and fled to the country’s south on Saturday said all actions taken since Shiite rebels stormed the capital, Sanaa, last September are il
ANKARA: Turkish forces swept into Syria overnight to rescue about 40 soldiers who had been surrounded for months by Islamic State militants while guarding the tomb of a revered Turkish figure.
MADRID: Militants in Libya pose a “direct threat” to Europe, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in Madrid on Saturday.
BEIRUT: Ten children were among at least 48 people killed in a Syrian village this week when regime forces executed six families of rebel fighters, a monitoring group said on Saturday.
KAMPALA, Uganda: An armed group in South Sudan has abducted at least 89 boys in a northern state, the UN children’s agency said Saturday.
ADEN, Yemen: Yemen’s Western-backed resigned president fled south on Saturday after weeks under house arrest by Shiite militia, in a surprise move that has stalled UN-sponsored talks to fill the polit
DUBAI: Police in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi have launched an investigation into a deadly fire that tore through a building in an industrial area where laborers were sleeping and killed 10 people.
DUBAI: One of the world's tallest residential towers caught fire early Saturday in Dubai's Marina district, sending bright yellow flames several stories high, but there were no reports of casualties,
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