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.
ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday it had recalled its ambassador to Iraq for consultations over the growing unrest and slammed the Shiite-led government’s “sectarian” policies.
ANKARA: Turkey extended a warning to its citizens in Iraq to leave all but the Kurdish-run north on Wednesday, citing a potential battle for Baghdad and saying “negative propaganda” was being spread a
MOSUL, Iraq: It’s been a week since Sunni rebels took Iraq’s biggest northern city from the army and — with security forces still on the defensive — the fighters in Mosul are settling down and startin
WASHINGTON: House Speaker John Boehner says the United States should not be talking to Iran about a joint effort to help the Iraqi government battle insurgents who have been overrunning large swaths o
ARBIL, Iraq: Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region formed a new government Wednesday after months of wrangling, with premier Nechirvan Barzani using the occasion to call for defending disputed northern ter
WASHINGTON: A top US military leader says he is bitterly disappointed by the sectarian violence in Iraq. He says that country’s leadership failed to unite after the war.
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