A man pushes a statue off its plinth in a museum at a location said to be Mosul in this still image taken from an undated video. (Reuters)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: The United Arab Emirates attorney general says the case of a woman accused of stabbing an American teacher to death in an Abu Dhabi mall restroom has been referred to the
ISTANBUL: Security footage appears to show three British schoolgirls, believed to be on their way to join Islamic State militants, waiting for hours at a bus station in Turkey before traveling to a ci
BAGHDAD: The UN mission to Iraq said violence claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February, including more than 600 civilians.
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwaiti authorities are closely monitoring several relatives of "Jihadi John" who live and work in the Gulf emirate where the Islamic State executioner was born, press reports said.
DAMASCUS: Syria’s state news agency says the government and the UNspecial envoy have agreed to send a fact-finding mission to the contested northern city of Aleppo.
BEN GURION AIRPORT, Israel: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday on what he said was a “historic” mission to try and stop a nuclear deal with Iran, an AFP correspon
CAIRO: Egypt’s constitutional court has ruled that parts of the law organizing parliamentary elections starting March 21 violate the charter, in a decision that may force a delay.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment the head of the banned Muslim Brotherhood over the killing of protesters who stormed the group’s Cairo headquarters in 2013.
DAMASCUS: A UN envoy arrived in the Syrian capital Saturday for talks with the regime to try to finalize a deal to freeze fighting in the war-ravaged second city of Aleppo.
BAGHDAD: Car bombs targeting a crowded market and Shiite militia checkpoints north of Iraq’s capital killed 27 people Saturday, authorities said, as the country’s prime minister vowed to punish Islami
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