CAIRO: An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 78 minors to between two and five years in prison for taking part in demonstrations calling for the return of Muhammad Mursi, judicial sources said.
GCC labor ministers have agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestics to improve the widely criticized working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said.
RAMALLAH: The Palestinian leadership on Tuesday slammed the Israeli government’s approval of a law determining the country’s status as the national Jewish homeland, saying it “killed” Middle East peac
ABU DHABI: An Emirati court Tuesday sentenced a local man to three years in jail after he posted social media reports on the imprisonment of his father, convicted along with dozens of others.
SANAA: Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and a foreigner in a raid in which seven Al-Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country’s supreme security committee said.
TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani faced thinly veiled pressure Tuesday over a missed nuclear deal deadline and an unexpected seven-month extension of talks, with hard-liners denouncing the diplo
UNITED NATIONS: The Islamic State group, which controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq, has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year, a UN expert monitoring
CAIRO: Police officials say at least 10 people were killed when an eight-story building collapsed in the western Cairo suburb of Matariya.
BEIRUT: An international rights group says Jordanian authorities have forcibly deported “vulnerable Syrian refugees,” including wounded men and unaccompanied children. Jordan has denied the claim.
LONDON: At least two Britons are among around 15 Westerners fighting in Syria alongside Kurdish guerrillas against the Islamic State group (IS), according to British media.
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