SANAA: Tens of thousands of Yemenis demonstrated in the capital Sanaa on Friday in a protest called for by the Shiite Houthi movement, which wants the government to resign and reverse a decision on cu
BAQUBA, Iraq: Shiite militiamen gunned down 70 people in an apparent revenge attack at an Iraqi Sunni mosque Friday, dealing a blow to government efforts to regain territory seized by jihadist-led mil
VIENNA: The number of Syrian dead has doubled to at least 191,000 over 12 months with no end in sight to the conflict that fueled the rise of Islamic extremism spreading across the Middle East, the Un
CAIRO: At least 33 people died and dozens were injured when two buses collided before dawn in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, the state news agency and security sources reported.
GAZA/JERUSALEM: Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israel tracked down and killed three top Hamas commanders, the highest-ran
The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has urged the international community to take effective steps to stop Israeli atrocities in the occupied Palestinian territories, including its
UNITED NATIONS: Britain, France and Germany have put forward key points of a new UN Security Council resolution on Gaza in a fresh bid to end six weeks of violence, diplomats said Thursday.
JERUSALEM: A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has s
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON: The United States sought to maintain pressure on militants in Iraq on Thursday, launching airstrikes after the murder of a journalist underlined the international threat posed by t
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI: Tunisia and Egypt’s Cairo airport halted most flights to and from Libya on Thursday for security reasons, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war plane
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