MURSITPINAR: Kurds battling militants for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons Monday as neighboring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to join the fight.
DAMASCUS: The Syrian regime Army has reportedly advanced in the rebel-held areas around Aleppo in a bid to fully besiege the northwestern city, opposition sources and activists reported Monday.
SANAA: Al-Qaeda-affiliated insurgents killed 18 Shiite Houthi rebels and seized an important city in central Yemen, tribal sources said on Monday, in a spread of sectarian conflict as central governme
JERUSALEM: A daughter of the leader of Hamas in Gaza was admitted to an Israeli hospital for emergency medical treatment this month after she suffered complications from a routine procedure, two sourc
CAIRO: An Egyptian hospital director was suspended on Monday after a video purporting to show a woman giving birth on the facility’s doorstep caused an uproar among citizens tired of overcrowded and u
BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber detonated explosives Monday outside a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 11 people in the second such attack in the capital in 24 hours, officials said.
JERUSALEM: Residents of a hotly contested part of east Jerusalem said armed Israeli guards moved into two buildings in the area before dawn Monday — a step likely to raise already heightened tensions
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will soon introduce a Schengen-style, unified visa for tourists and businessmen from 35 foreign and Arab countries, according to a high-ranking Kuwaiti official.
CAIRO/EL-ARISH: At least a roadside bomb in the restive Sinai Peninsula has killed seven Egyptian security force personnel and seriously wounded four, medical and security sources said.
JERUSALEM: Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sought to calm fresh tensions with Washington on Sunday as he began a five-day trip to the US.
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