In this April 17, 2014 photo shows the Tunisian embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli, where a diplomat identified as al-Aroussi al-Fatnassi was kidnapped in still unknown circumstances just two days after armed men seized Jordan's ambassador. (AFP)
TRIPOLI: Libya’s government announced Tuesday plans to remove militias from the capital and eventually integrate them into the security forces, after a weekend of deadly clashes between militiamen a
ADEN: A drone strike in Yemen’s southeastern Hadramawt province killed three Al-Qaeda suspects on Tuesday, local authority officials said.
BEIRUT: Two suicide bombers detonated explosions outside the Iranian Embassy in a mainly Shiite district of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including the Iranian cultural attach
RAMALLAH: French President Francois Hollande called on Israel on Monday to halt settlement building on occupied territory, saying it hampers chances for a peace agreement with the Palestinians.
BEIRUT: The leader of one of Syria’s most prominent rebel units died early Monday of shrapnel wounds sustained during shelling by government troops last week, his group said.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi authorities announced the execution of a dozen “terrorism” convicts on Monday, defying widespread international condemnation of Baghdad’s use of the death penalty a
CAIRO: Egyptian officials say the death toll from a train crash south of Cairo has risen to 26, after two of the injured died in hospital.
JERUSALEM: French President Francois Hollande assured Israel on Sunday that France would continue to oppose an easing of economic sanctions against Iran until it was convinced Tehran had ended a pu
TRIPOLI: Libya’s deputy intelligence chief was kidnapped outside Tripoli airport on Sunday, two security sources said, days after clashes between rival militias and protesters in the capital
BEIRUT: Thousands of refugees are fleeing border towns in central Syria where a high-stakes battle is raging, crossing desolate hills to reach safety in neighboring Lebanon, witnesses and the UN sa
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