The US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor has been slammed by GCC Secretary-General Abdullatif Al-Zayani, for his interference in Bahrain’s internal affairs.
DAMASCUS: Twenty members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in Syrian air force raids Wednesday against the jihadists’ bastion in Raqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
DUBAI: Bahrain interrogated its top opposition leader on Wednesday after expelling a senior US diplomat for meeting him, a remarkable slap at Washington from the ally that hosts the US Navy’s Middle E
LONDON: Egypt is challenging a British museum’s planned sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that is expected to fetch up to 6 million pounds ($10 million) at a London auction.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of Baghdad on Wednesday, raising concerns over a possib
BEIRUT: Syria’s Western-backed opposition, the National Coalition, elected Hadi Al-Bahra, chief negotiator at the Geneva peace talks, as its new president on Wednesday after a three-day meeting in Ist
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip: Hundreds of Palestinians carried bodies through the streets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday as they buried those killed in Israeli airstrikes.
UNITED NATIONS: Arab nations are calling for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council and immediate action to end what they say is Israel’s “outrageous onslaught” against Palestinians, especial
CAIRO: One soldier was killed and four others wounded in an explosion in the Egyptian town of Rafah, near the border with Israel, security sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
UNITED NATIONS, United States: Italian-Swedish diplomat Staffan de Mistura, who has served previously in Afghanistan and Iraq, is to become the new UN envoy to Syria, diplomats said Wednesday.
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