GAZA CITY: Israeli fire killed five Palestinians and wounded 21 during clashes Friday near Gaza’s border, the first unrest-related deaths there after days of violence in east Jerusalem and the West Ba
BEIRUT/ANKARA: Daesh fighters have seized Syrian villages on the outskirts of Aleppo from rival insurgent fighters, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite Russian air strikes that Moscow says have
Oslo: Tunisian civil society groups won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping to save the only democracy that emerged from the Arab Spring, offering the country symbolic support after it was sha
ADEN: Yemen’s government dismissed as a “maneuver” on Thursday the Houthis’ acceptance of a UN-sponsored peace plan and demanded that the Iran-backed group hand back territory it has seized since last
CAIRO: Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby on Thursday condemned what he branded Israel’s “racist and aggressive” practices toward the Palestinians and urged the UN and international community to interven
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned Russia risked losing a deal to build Turkey’s first nuclear power plant and its status as the country’s main gas supplier, as a dipl
TUNIS: A lawmaker with Tunisia’s main, anti-extremist political party said he escaped an assassination bid while driving to work Thursday in the coastal city of Sousse.
RAMALLAH: Undercover Israeli policemen who had infiltrated a group of Palestinian stone throwers shot and wounded three of them, one seriously, in the West Bank Wednesday.
DAMASCUS: Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive Wednesday in central Syria, in the first major combined air-and-ground assau
ANKARA: Turkey’s prime minister demanded Wednesday that Russia respect Turkey’s borders, saying the nation won’t “make any concessions” on matters of border security, after two Russian warplanes stray
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