Wednesday, January 23, 2019

32 IS fighters dead in US-led raids – 13 civilians killed in Russian air...

BEIRUT: At least 32 Islamic State group fighters were killed yesterday in apparent US-led coalition raids on Syria as President Bashar Al-Assad slammed Britain's...

Lebanese soldier recalls Qaeda kidnap ordeal

KOBAYAT, Lebanon: Lebanese soldier George Al-Khoury cried for days after Al-Qaeda executed a fellow captive during one of the lowest points of his 16-month...

Three killed in Lebanon as militant blows himself up

BEIRUT: A suspected Islamist militant killed himself and two members of his family in northern Lebanon yesterday when he blew himself up during an...

Iraq calls on Turkey to withdraw troops – Baghdad summons Turkish ambassador

BAGHDAD: Baghdad demanded yesterday the immediate withdrawal of forces it said Turkey illegally sent into Iraq, which is struggling to assert its sovereignty while...

Assailants hit Cairo nightclub, killing 16 – Kuwaitis in Egypt safe: Ambassador

CAIRO: Assailants attacked a Cairo nightclub yesterday with petrol bombs, killing at least 16 people in the ensuing blaze, following an apparent dispute with...

4 Palestinians killed after attacking Israeli soldiers

JERUSALEM: Four Palestinians wounded several Israeli soldiers in separate attacks yesterday before they were shot and killed by Israeli forces, the military said, the...

Saudi to host Syrian rebels ahead of talks – Riyadh seeking to forge unified...

BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia is hosting Syrian opposition groups and many of the main rebel factions next week in an effort to come up with...

UK bombs Syrian oil field after MPs vote – British parliament authorizes air strikes...

LONDON: Britain joined the US-led bombing campaign over Syria yesterday, hitting an oil field held by Islamic State jihadists just hours after a decisive...

Divorced Saudi women to get ID cards

RIYADH: Female divorcees and widows in Saudi Arabia are set to get their own ID cards allowing them to act independently from men, local...

Fear reigns at junction where Jews, Palestinians cross paths – Series of knife, car-ramming...

GUSH ETZION JUNCTION: Abu Malak has spent 17 years working at a petrol station at a major junction near Jerusalem where Israelis and Palestinians...

New start for Syrian refugee in Lebanon after online campaign

BEIRUT: Abdul Halim Al-Attar, a refugee from Syria who was photographed selling pens in the streets of Beirut, is now running three businesses in...

OPEC unlikely to boost price amid infighting – Iran insists on ‘right’ to raise...

VIENNA: Cheap oil that could get even cheaper: That's the challenge OPEC ministers face as they try to cut their losses at a time...

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