BEIRUT: Kurds in parts of northern Syria have carried out arbitrary arrests and failed to investigate the killings and disappearance of political opponents, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday in a re
CAIRO: Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak broke a leg on Thursday in the Cairo military hospital where he has been detained for much of the time since his overthrow in 2011.
BAGHDAD: Baghdad asked Washington Wednesday to carry out air strikes on militants who attacked Iraq’s main oil refinery and seized more territory in the north, amid warnings the country’s future was a
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday urged the international community to shoulder its responsibility toward halting the dangerous Israeli military escalation against the Palestinian people.
A high-profile meeting between the foreign ministers of the GCC and the EU has been canceled allegedly due to some differences including a row over human rights.
AMMAN: Syrian Army helicopters bombed a refugee camp along the Jordanian border on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people, mostly children and women, residents and opposition activists said.
TRIPOLI: US commandos violated Libya’s sovereignty when they seized the suspected ringleader of a deadly 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
CAIRO: An Egyptian judge convicted 12 people Wednesday of murdering one of the most senior police officers to be killed in the country in recent months, sentencing them to death.
JERUSALEM: Israel further tightened its grip on the West Bank Wednesday, arresting another 65 people, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas lashed out at those behind the kidnapping of three Israeli
NEW DELHI: Forty Indian construction workers have been kidnapped in Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul, which fell to Sunni insurgents last week, India’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
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