ISTANBUL: Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest comments by Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, who had urged women not to laugh in public
SAN JOSE: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned an Israeli strike on a Gaza school that killed 16 people as “unjustifiable” Wednesday, calling for those responsible to be held to account.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: At least 76 people died in Israeli strikes across Gaza Wednesday, including 16 killed when shells hit a UN school, sending the Palestinian toll from 23 days of figh
BAGHDAD: Shiite militia forces executed 15 Sunnis and then hung them by electricity poles in a public square in a town northeast of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.
WASHINGTON: The Turkish people are deeply divided over Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s leadership even though he is the hot favorite to win next month’s presidential elections, a new poll found
COLOMBO: Israeli holiday makers were evacuated from their Maldivian resort after one of them tore up an anti-Israeli placard equating the Nazi Swastika to the Israeli flag, officials said Wednesday.
SANAA: Protests erupted in Sanaa on Wednesday and were dispersed by the army after the Yemeni government announced a rise in fuel prices, part of a bid to ease the burden of energy subsidies on the im
BENGHAZI: At least 75 bodies, mostly soldiers, have been found in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi after two days of fighting in which fighters and allied militiamen overran an army base, the Libya
NOWHERE IS SAFE IN GAZA
TRIPOLI: Unknown kidnappers on Wednesday seized a Filipino nurse in the Libyan capital, held her for several hours and raped her, medics and security officials said.
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