A relative of Abed al-Shafy Moamar, one of three killed militants from the Islamic Jihad's armed wing, the Al-Quds Brigades, grieves as his body is brought to the hospital morgue before burial in Khan Yunis following an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. (AFP)
BEIRUT: Hezbollah on Wednesday threatened to retaliate after Israel's first reported air raid targeting a position of the Lebanese Shiite movement since the 2006 war.
CAIRO: Egypt’s interim president has chosen as prime minister a construction magnate from the era of ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
HEBRON: Twenty years on, the massacre of 29 Muslims by a Jewish extremist as they prayed in a West Bank mosque still haunts Mohammed Abu Al-Halawa, a survivor who was left a paraplegic.
GAZA CITY: A Hamas MP said Tuesday that a natural gas field might have been discovered off the Gaza shore, prompting hopes for alternative fuel supplies for the blockaded Palestinian territory.
DAMASCUS, Syria: The chief of the United Nations relief agency supporting Palestinian refugees said Tuesday he is “deeply disturbed and shaken” by the despair and destruction he’d seen in a besi
CAIRO: Egypt’s outgoing housing minister Ibrahim Mahlab told state-run Al-Ahram newspaper on Tuesday that he had been asked to form a new government, Al-Ahram reported on its website.
HEBRON, Palestinian Territories: Twenty years on, the massacre of 29 Muslims by a Jewish extremist as they prayed in a West Bank mosque still haunts Mohammed Abu Al-Halawa, a survivor who was left a p
ANKARA, Turkey: An opposition leader has called on Turkey’s top prosecutors to launch an investigation into Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for alleged corruption after the disclosure of audio r
CAIRO: The leader of a powerful Al-Qaeda-linked jihadi group in Syria has given a rival Al-Qaeda breakaway a five-day ultimatum to seek arbitration by leading clerics or be expelled from the region.
TRIPOLI: Libyan police have found seven Egyptian Christians shot dead on a beach in eastern Libya, security officials and local residents said on Monday, in the second such execution-style killing sin
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