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
ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, emerging triumphant from last week’s local polls, renewed his pledge of war against rivals he blames for illegal wiretaps and graft claims targetin
TRIPOLI: Libya’s Parliament on Tuesday charged the interim prime minister with forming a new Cabinet after the weak central government had earlier requested wider powers.
ADEN: Suspected militants killed five soldiers guarding a checkpoint in southeastern Yemen on Tuesday, local officials said, and a leader of a Shiite party was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the ca
PRAGUE: The Palestinian ambassador to Prague who died in a blast in January was most likely killed by a decades-old charge of Semtex plastic explosive concealed in a book, a newspaper reported on Tues
JERUSALEM: Israel’s foreign minister on Tuesday warned the Palestinians that a planned prisoner release will not happen as long as they pursue what he called a “provocative” bid t
TRIPOLI: A key Libyan militia in the east has agreed to hand back control of four oil terminals it captured and shut down last summer in its demand for a share in oil revenues, the official Libyan new
TUNIS: Tunisia’s public prosecutor appealed a seven-year jail term on Monday for two policemen jailed for rape, and demanded a retrial with a view to seeking tougher sentences.
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