JERUSALEM: Israeli authorities gave final approval on Wednesday to the construction of 380 new settler homes in two areas of annexed east Jerusalem, a local official said.
BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber attacked Sunni anti-jihadi fighters south of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 26 people, while a senior counter-terrorism officer was shot dead in north Iraq, officials
AMMAN: Islamic State fighters took a Jordanian pilot captive after his warplane came down in northeast Syria on Wednesday, the first captive taken from the US-led coalition battling the jihadi group.<
GAZA CITY: Israel launched an airstrike in southern Gaza on Wednesday and killed a Hamas man.
CAIRO: In Egypt, where tattoos are widely considered taboo, organizers have held a convention to challenge stereotypes and show off the ink designs as an art form.
AMMAN, Jordan: Islamic State group militants captured a Jordanian pilot after his warplane crashed while conducting airstrikes over Syria, the Jordanian military said Wednesday.
BAGHDAD: The Islamic State group has abducted women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority, distributed them as spoils of war and forced them into sexual slavery, driving some to suicide.
Cairo: A prominent Egyptian satirist has been fined millions of dollars over a dispute with a television channel that suspended his show after it lampooned military leaders, officials said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: At least 60 journalists were killed globally this year in work-related violence, with the Middle East the deadliest region, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a year-end re
GENEVA: Recent fighting in Libya has killed hundreds of civilians and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes, the UN said Tuesday, demanding justice for serious rights violations and possibl
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