BEIRUT: A Lebanese soldier has been executed by the Al-Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of Al-Qaeda, the government said on Saturday.
An Egyptian court upheld death sentences on Saturday against five people convicted of charges including killing a policeman and carrying weapons, judicial sources said.
TUNIS: Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki announced Saturday he will stand for re-election in November, in a key vote almost four years after a revolt that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings.
ANKARA: Turkish intelligence agents brought 46 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkey on Saturday after more than three months in captivity, in what President Tayyi
SURUC, Turkey: Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, fleeing an advance by Islamic State fighters who have seized dozens of villages close to the border and
SANAA: Yemen’s state-run television building caught fire after a three-day mortar attack by Shiite rebels who are protesting against the government, residents and a TV employee said on Saturday.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) vowed on Friday to sue Israel for allegedly committing war crimes against innocent civilians in Gaza if the occupation does not end within a specific timeframe, and the
Backing the “two-state solution” that envisages an independent state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel, French Sen.
PARIS: French jets carried out their first air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq Friday, successfully destroying their target, President Francois Hollande announced, vowing that more oper
SANAA: Yemeni Shiite rebels agreed Friday to stop fighting rivals and troops north of Sanaa which has killed dozens this week, in their campaign for a new government and greater political clout.
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