PARIS: UNESCO’s director-general on Monday condemned the destruction of the Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra by Daesh, saying “extremists are terrified by history and culture.”
BEIRUT: Rival Lebanese lawmakers nearly came to blows on live TV on Monday, shoving and shouting at each other in a vivid illustration of political conflict that is paralyzing decision-making and fuel
KUWAIT CITY: A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine.
RAMALLAH: Israel’s military shot dead a 13-year-old Palestinian boy on Monday at a refugee camp near Bethlehem as anti-Palestinian measures sparked fresh clashes in the West Bank.
ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday warned that Ankara would activate military rules of engagement irrespective of who violates its air space.
AMMAN: A video of men said to be brothers of a lawmaker assaulting an Egyptian waiter in a restaurant in Jordan’s southern port city of Aqaba has sparked outrage.
DUBAI: The Executive Council of Dubai announced the launch of the “Dubai Inclusive Development Forum” which will take place at Madinat Jumeirah on Oct. 11 and 12.
CAIRO: Russia’s intervention in Syria will curtail the spread of terrorism and help deal a fatal blow to Daesh in the war-torn country, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said.
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: The Palestinian government denounced “Israeli escalation” on Sunday after the Jewish state temporarily banned Palestinians from entering Jerusalem’s Old City followi
DUBAI: The ruler of Dubai launched a new foundation Sunday to consolidate a range of existing charitable and human development initiatives that aims to support more than $270 million in projects annua
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