Last 24 hours: Jordan receives 65 Syrian refugees

  Amman: A total of 65 new Syrian refugees from various age groups, entered int...

Israeli force crosses Lebanese border

  Beirut: An Israeli force crossed the Lebanese border on Wednesday and seized ...

Leaders hope to kick-start Syria talks despite Aleppo onslaught

Stalls are seen on a street beside damaged buildings in the rebel held al-Shaar neighborhoo...

Kurds, allies seize key air base in north Syria: monitor

 A fighter from the Kurdish People Protection Unit (YPG) walks between sandbags on the...

WHO delivers medical aid to Yemen's Taez

File photo: Yemenis accompany their donkeys carrying food parcels as they walk through the ...

'500 dead' in Syria regime's Aleppo assault

Syrian rebel fighters, a civilian and a rescue worker, carry the body of a victim following...

Border hospitals overwhelmed by Russian-backed assault on Syria’s Aleppo

Five-year old Sheima, who lost both eyes when hit by a stray bullet in Syria, sits on her h...

Damascus expects tough but short battle for Aleppo

  Syria says Saudis cannot bear costs of intervening. Government forces aim to o...

Four swine flu deaths in Lebanon this winter: health ministry

  Beirut: Swine flu has killed four people in Lebanon since the beginning of the wi...

Russian air strikes in Syria 'directly enabling' IS: US

  Washington: Russian air strikes in and around the city of Aleppo against...

Young Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in West Bank clashes: ministry

File photo of an earlier incident   Hebron, Palestinian Territories: Israeli...

'500 dead' in Syria regime's Aleppo assault

  Beirut: A Russian-backed regime onslaught in northern Syria was reported...

Sudan summons U.S. envoy over Darfur sanctions draft resolution

    Khartoum: Sudan said Wednesday it summoned the top US diplomat in Khart...

Turkish PM slams 'hypocritical' calls to open borders

  The Hague: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu Wednesday slammed as "hypo...

Netanyahu’s wife abused household staff, Israeli court finds

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, Dec 4, 2014. Reuters &n...

Syrian Kurds open Moscow office, amid Kremlin push

File photo   Moscow: Syrian Kurdish separatists on Wednesday opened a repres...

Iraq says risk to Mosul Dam affecting anti-IS drive

  Baghdad: The risk of Iraq's largest dam collapsing and unleashing a huge wave...

UAE appoints 22-year-old Shamma Al Mazrui as minister

Shamma Al Mazrui, 22-year-old Doha: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime M...

UAE appoints Ohood Al Roumi as minister of happiness

 Ohood Al Roumi.  Doha: UAE has appointed a minister for happiness. Ohood ...

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  CAIRO: An Egyptian court acquitted former information minister Anas al-Fiqi on corrup...

Erdogan accuses US of creating 'pool of blood' with policy on Syria Kurds

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a reception for World Smoki...