Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi speaks during an urgent meeting with National Defense Council at the presidential palace in Cairo recently. (Reuters)
UNITED NATIONS: Syria’s refugee crisis is approaching a “dangerous turning point” as nearly four million Syrians face worsening living conditions in exile, the UN refugee chief warned Thursday.
NEW YORK: A Saudi man described by prosecutors as one of Osama Bin Laden’s most trusted lieutenants was convicted in a federal court in New York on Thursday in connection with the 1998 bombings of US
BEIRUT: The number of Christians abducted by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria has risen to 220 in the past three days, as militants round up more hostages from a chain of villages along a
BEIRUT: A US-led alliance launched airstrikes against Islamic State on Thursday in an area of northeast Syria where the militants are now estimated to have abducted at least 220 Assyrian Christians th
LONDON: “Jihadi John,” the masked Islamic State militant apparently responsible for beheading Western hostages, was named on Thursday as Kuwaiti-born London computer programmer Mohammed Emwazi by expe
CAIRO: Egyptian authorities on Thursday arrested three men over a grisly online video showing a group of men stabbing and bludgeoning a dog to death on a busy Cairo street.
MANAMA: Three men were sentenced to death by a Bahrain court on Thursday and seven others were given a life term for killing three policeman, the kingdom’s Public Prosecution said on its Twitter accou
CAIRO: One person was killed Thursday in a bombing outside a pizzeria in the Egyptian capital as other blasts hit a police station and offices of cell phone companies, a health official said.
Laqiya, Israel: As a Jewish Israeli Communist running for election under an Arab banner, Dov Khenin is often the butt of jokes. But for some, he is nothing less than a traitor.
CAIRO: One person was killed and five others including policemen were wounded when five bombs exploded in Cairo on Thursday, security sources said.
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