GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Israeli aircraft hit Gaza for the first time since an August truce ended 50 days of war after a rocket hit the Jewish state, witnesses and the army said early Satur
MANAMA, Bahrain: Bahrain’s Interior Ministry says three policemen have been wounded by an explosion west of the capital Manama.
NAHYAT AL-AYADHIYA, Iraq: Kurdish forces pressed their biggest offensive against the Islamic State group so far on Friday, buoyed by US reports that IS supremo, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s top aide in Iraq
BEIRUT: A French-speaking militant threatened Friday to execute Lebanese soldiers held hostage by the Islamic State group, saying three prominent anti-IS Lebanese politicians would be responsible for
BENGHAZI, Libya: At least 25 people have been killed and 103 wounded in the past eight days of fighting between pro-government forces and militant groups in Libya’s second city Benghazi, medics said o
KUWAIT CITY: A Kuwaiti court has jailed three Arab supporters of the Islamic State militant group, in a first for the Gulf emirate, newspapers reported Friday.
TUNIS: Four years after its revolution sparked the Arab Spring, Tunisia’s presidential campaign neared its climax Friday with incumbent Moncef Marzouki facing 88-year-old favorite Beji Caid Essebsi in
JERUSALEM: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that he supports further negotiations on a proposed UN Security Council resolution that sets a 2017 deadline for an Israeli withdrawal from wa
TUNIS: Militants who have joined the Islamic State group claimed Thursday the 2013 murder of two secular politicians that plunged Tunisia into crisis, warning of more killings just days before a presi
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