In this May 19, 2012 file photo, a Palestinian youth throws a stone at an armed Jewish settler during clashes between Palestinians and Jewish settlers in the West Bank village of Assira al-Kibliya. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh, File)
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on Aug. 31, 2015. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool photo via AP)
JERUSALEM: Israel is considering giving its security forces a freer hand to shoot at young Palestinian stone-throwers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said on Wednesday.
ANKARA: Turkish police on Tuesday staged a major swoop on the Ankara-based offices of a media group critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and close to his political nemesis, the US-based cleric F
BEIRUT: Satellite images show the main temple in Syria’s Palmyra has been flattened, confirming the worst fears for the ancient ruins held by Daesh.
KUWAIT: Kuwait has charged 26 people with possessing weapons and having contacts with Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah group in order to plot attacks against the Gulf state.
TEHRAN: The head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday that the US is still the “Great Satan,” regardless of the nuclear deal struck with Americans and world powers over the Islamic Republi
BAGHDAD: A series of suicide attacks by Daesh outside a town in Anbar province west of Baghdad on Tuesday killed 12 soldiers and allied Sunni militiamen, military and hospital officials said.
GENEVA: The Gaza Strip, ravaged by wars and nearly a decade of a grueling Israeli blockade, could become uninhabitable for residents within just five years, the United Nations development agency said
BEIRUT: Lebanese protesters broke into the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut Tuesday, demanding the resignation of the minister over the country’s snowballing trash crisis.
BAGHDAD: Daesh strung up four Iraqi Shiite fighters with chains and burned them alive, according to footage posted online, the latest gruesome execution video from the terrorists.
SANAA: Yemeni security officials say Shiite rebels in the capital have raided the homes of political opponents and local NGO workers, claiming they are affiliated with the Daesh group and Al-Qaeda.
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