BEIRUT: A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic ce
TUNIS: Tunisia’s President Moncef Marzouki announced on Friday his decision to voluntarily take a two-thirds pay cut as the government grapples with a financial situation it has described as “critical
TUNIS: Tunisia said Friday that the kidnappers of a Tunisian diplomat in Tripoli and an embassy colleague are demanding the release of Libyans jailed in Tunisia on terrorism charges.
KUALA LUMPUR: About 100 Malaysian activists protested Friday outside the US Embassy against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam.
TEHRAN: Iran has no intention of committing acts of aggression but retains the right to defend itself militarily, President Hassan Rowhani said Friday.
CAIRO: Authorities in Egypt say they have seized a cache of Jewish religious artifacts that smugglers wanted to ship to Belgium at one of the country’s main ports.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has signed legislation aimed at blocking Iran’s chosen ambassador to the UN but says he’s only treating it as guidance.
DAMASCUS: Syrian army forces advanced Friday around rebel-held areas of the Old City of Homs, as a car bomb hit a regime-controlled part of the city, killing 14 people.
LONDON: A British teenager whose uncle was detained in the Guantanamo Bay camp has been killed in the Syrian conflict, his family said
DUBAI: A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in
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