Lebanon leaders attempt to buy time

Protesters demand a complete overhaul of the political system BEIRUT: Lebanon's embattled leaders tried to buy time Monday,...

‘Sister protests’: Lebanon, Iraq look to each other

BEIRUT: A Lebanese flag flutters in the protest-hit Iraqi capital. More than 900 km away, a revolutionary Iraqi chant rings out from...

Three actors stabbed on stage in Riyadh

RIYADH: A Yemeni man stabbed three actors at a performance in the Saudi capital, police said yesterday,...

Exchange of fire after Israel kills Gaza commander

GAZA CITY: Israel's military killed a commander of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the...

Turkey starts repatriating IS detainees

ISTANBUL: Turkey deported three foreign jihadists yesterday, with more than 20 Europeans including French and Germans in the process of being expelled...

Egypt opens jail after UN report

CAIRO: Egyptian authorities yesterday opened up Tora prison in Cairo for a media tour, following a UN report on the “brutal” conditions...

Top Iraq cleric urges ‘serious’ reforms

Anti-government demonstrations that have left hundreds dead NAJAF: The United Nations' top official in Iraq and the country's...

Jordan king tours enclave after end of Israel lease deal

AMMAN: Jordan's King Abdullah paid his first visit yesterday to an enclave fringing its northern border with Israel a day after the...

Iran finds massive oilfield with 53bn barrels of crude

Tehran starts building second nuclear reactor at Bushehr power plant YAZD, Iran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivering a...

UAE calls for Iran talks, says Houthis have role in Yemen

ABU DHABI: A top UAE official yesterday said Arab Gulf states should take part in "collective diplomacy" to reach an agreement with...

Iraqis struggling to maintain sit-ins after deadly crackdown

Amnesty warns of 'bloodbath' as political forces close ranks BAGHDAD: Iraqi protesters clashed with security forces in Baghdad yesterday,...

Fuel shortage and price hikes squeeze protest-hit Lebanon

Rationing of dollars by banks sparks growing alarm BEIRUT: A rationing of dollars by banks in protest-hit Lebanon sparked...

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