HANDS OF UNITY: Senior Fatah and Hamas officials hold their hands after announcing a reconciliation agreement in Gaza City on Wednesday. (Reuters)
ABU DHABI: The UAE has announced that one of six Filipino paramedics in the UAE who have been infected by the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus has died from the respiratory disea
CAIRO: The head of the Arab League said Thursday he is confident that Israel and the Palestinians soon will resolve a crisis over the release of long-held Palestinian prisoners and extend their US-bro
BEIRUT: Fierce infighting between rival groups in eastern Syria left some 24 fighters dead on Thursday, while government shelling killed at least four teenagers in a town in the country's west, activi
Dubai International Peace Convention is a perfect opportunity to illustrate Islam's teachings of peace, said Hamad bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed bi
CAIRO: An Egyptian appeals court rejected Wednesday a request that new judges be appointed for two trials involving ousted President Muhammad Mursi, judicial officials said.
JERUSALEM: Hard-line Jewish settlers attacked Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank for a second straight night, police said Wednesday, despite a warning from the defense minister of a tough resp
DOHA: Four steel plates rise out of Qatar’s desert sands like behemoths, symbolizing, according to US artist Richard Serra who created the sculpture, the connection between the wealthy Gulf s
TEHRAN: A new computer game is available online in Iran that allows players to shoot opposition figures involved in the disputed 2009 presidential election, media reported Wednesday.
JERUSALEM: Israel announced on Wednesday a partial freeze in high-level contacts with the Palestinians in retaliation for their signing of international conventions, deepening a crisis that threate
KOLEA, Algeria: A string of white pearls around her neck, her hair tied in a bun, Louisa Hanoune, the only woman running for Algeria’s presidency, holds out her palms and declares: “I h
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