• Saudi normalizing Israeli ties free of charge: Nasrallah

    Saudi normalizing Israeli ties free of charge: Nasrallah

    Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah has censured Saudi Arabia for a recent visit to Israel by a delegation headed by a former military general.
  • US-led strike kills 15 civilians in Syria

    US-led strike kills 15 civilians in Syria

    At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led coalition in Syria on Thursday, a monitor said.The strikes hit a northern town controlled by the ISIS militant group
  • US soldier killed in Yemen

    US soldier killed in Yemen

    Citing evidence on the ground, Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says a US trooper has been killed in the war-battered country.The movement’s news outlet, ansarullah.com, said on Friday t
  • Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl

    Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl

    An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said on Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country.
  • A man watches as debris is removed during a search for survivors at a damaged site after two bomb blasts claimed by Islamic State hit the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli near the Turkish border, Syria July 27, 2016. (REUTERS)

    Daesh says it’s behind attack that killed 44 in northern Syria

    A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria on Wednesday, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria’s state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility .
  • 87 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

    87 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

    Libyan rescue workers have in recent days recovered 87 dead bodies of drowned refugees that washed up on a western beach, media reports say.The bodies started washing up on the beach of Libya’s Sabratha city on Friday.
  • Turkish generals nabbed in Dubai

    Turkish generals nabbed in Dubai

    Two Turkish gener­als, detained in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) while away from their posts in Afghanistan, have now been returned to Turkey.
  • 3 killed in hostage situation at French church

    3 killed in hostage situation at French church

    At least three people have been killed after two knife-wielding men took a number of people hostage at a church in northern France, police say.According to police sources
  •  Anger, mourning after Kabul attack

    Anger, mourning after Kabul attack

    Members of Afghanistan’s Hazara community began the task of burying more than 80 people killed in Saturday’s suicide attack in Kabul with many blaming political leaders for se­curity failures that led to the massacre.
  •  2 dead in shooting at US nightclub

    2 dead in shooting at US nightclub

    At least two peo­ple were killed and 14 others wound­ed in a shooting early Monday at a Florida nightclub, US broadcaster NBC reported. Police confirmed that the inci­dent occurred at Club Blu in Fort Myers, which US media said was holding a par
  • China suspends four officials for dereliction of duty after massive floods

    China suspends four officials for dereliction of duty after massive floods

    Four Chinese of­ficials in north China’s Hubei province were suspended on Sunday for alleged dereliction of duty as public pressure over “ineffective rescue efforts” mounted following the deadly floods that left more than 200 dead.
  • Israeli Confirms Rare Saudi Visit

    Israeli Confirms Rare Saudi Visit

    The head of a Saudi delegation to Israel and the occupied West Bank met a senior Israeli gov­ernment official during the trip, Isra­el’s foreign ministry said on Sunday.
  •  An Afghan protester holds a kerosene lamp during a demonstration

    80 killed as blast rips through huge Kabul protest

    An explosion ripped through an area of Kabul Saturday where thousands people were protesting over a power line, police said, with eyewitnesses reporting a number of casualties.
  • Saudi Retired General Anwar Eshki and a delegation of Saudi academics and business people meet with Israeli Knesset members, July 22, 2016. (Photo by Haaretz)

    Saudi general leads delegation to Israel

    A well-connected retired general in the Saudi military has traveled to Israel, in the latest indication of a growing link between Tel Aviv and Riyadh which has come to light in recent months.
  •  Gunman kills 8 in Munich mall

    Gunman kills 8 in Munich mall

    Gunmen attacked a busy mall in the German city of Munich on Friday evening, killing at least eight people and sending shoppers running for their lives from what police said was a terrorist attack.