Israeli warplanes have launched two airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in yet another act of aggression against the besieged coastal sliver.According to Palestinian media reports, the airstrikes hit an area west of Rafah and the Nuseirat.
Saudi Arabia says talks with a visiting Iranian delegation on arrangements for Hajj pilgrimage were “positive,” adding that the two sides reached an agreement on issuing electronic visas for Iranian pilgrims.
Religious belief is no excuse for refusing to shake a teacher’s hand, Swiss regional authorities ruled Wednesday, reversing one school’s controversial decision to grant exemptions for Muslim students wary of touching the opposite sex.
French street artist JR has made the famous Louvre Pyramid in Paris disappear in an optical illusion. The artist covered the huge glass pyramid with a trompe l'oeil installation that makes it seem as if the monument at the heart of the courtya
Image is everything in Dubai — even when fighting crime.Police in this desert metropolis have built up a high-horsepower arsenal of luxury sports cars and SUVs over the years to complement their fleet of green-and-white patrol cruisers.
Kurdish-Arab forces launched a major assault against the Islamic State group in Syria’s Raqa province Tuesday and Iraqi forces advanced on it in Fallujah, piling pressure on the jihadists in two strongholds.
Iran’s Supreme Leader has welcomed expansion of ties with India saying grounds for mutual cooperation were ‘very vast’.Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei said this during a meeting with the visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A Senate panel has approved a legislation which blocks $300 million US military aid to Pakistan unless the defence secretary certifies to the Congress that Islamabad is taking demonstrable steps against the Haqqani terror network.
The United States carried out an air strike on the leader of the Afghan Taliban, probably killing him in a remote area just inside the Pakistan border in an operation likely to sink any immediate prospect for peace talks.