GENEVA: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative in Geneva says his country sent letters to the UN humanitarian agency chief calling on aid groups to “be careful” to avoid damage from airstrikes led by
WASHINGTON: Syrian President Bashar Assad is “deluded” if he thinks there is a military solution to the war in Syria, nearly five years into a brutal conflict that has killed more than 260,000 people,
ISTANBUL: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Saturday said Turkey would, if necessary, take military action against fighters from the Syrian Kurdish PYD, which Ankara considers a terror group.<
MUSCAT: Sultan Qaboos of Oman is to fly to Germany on Sunday for a medical checkup on his progress after eight months of treatment there in 2014-15, his government announced.
BENGHAZI: A MiG-23 fighter of Libya’s internationally recognized government was shot down Friday as it carried out airstrikes on opposition positions in the coastal city of Benghazi, the military said
MUNICH/AMMAN: Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar Assad, who vowed to fight until he regained full c
CAIRO: Egypt’s president said Saturday that his country has established democratic and constitutional rule after years of turmoil following the 2011 uprising, although rights groups say he has preside
ISTANBUL: Turkey and Saudi Arabia could launch a ground operation against Daesh terrorists in Syria, the Turkish foreign minister said Saturday, adding the kingdom was already sending jets to a Turkis
BRUSSELS: The UAE wants to deploy commandos to help train forces fighting Daesh terrorists and will resume its contribution to the US-led air campaign, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Friday.
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait and Italy will finalize a multibillion-euro deal next week for the Gulf state to purchase Eurofighter jets, Kuwait’s defense minister has said.
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