Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of local administrators at his palace in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday. Erdogan said Turkey had not specifically targeted Russia when it shot down a Russian jet in Syria. (AP Photo/Kayhan Ozer, Presidential Press Service, Pool )
DAMASCUS/BEIRUT/GENEVA: Syrian troops opened fired on democracy activists yesterday who took to the streets across the country demanding regime change, monitors said, as armed rebels vowed to prote
CAIRO: Egypt looks set for a runoff presidential vote between the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Mursi and Mubarak-era minister Ahmed Shafiq, pitting Islamists who helped oust the dictator aga
Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh has urged his supporters to "confront the corrupt regime," in an implicit appeal against Mubarak-era prime minister Ahmed Shafiq.
AMMAN: Demonstrators marked Jordan’s 1949 independence from British rule yesterday by demanding reform and rejecting government plans to hike commodity prices and taxes to offset a $3 billion (2.4 bil
SANAA: A suicide attacker drove an explosives-packed car into a post held by Shiite rebels in north Yemen yesterday, killing 13 people, including three children, sources said.
VIENNA/JERUSALEM: Iran has raised its potential capacity to make sensitive nuclear material by installing hundreds more uranium enrichment machines at an underground site, a UN watchdog report said, a
CAIRO: Egypt looks set for a runoff presidential vote between the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Mursi and Mubarak-era minister Ahmed Shafiq, pitting Islamists who helped oust the dictator against his
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