Israel razes homes of 4 Palestinian ‘attackers’ – Deterrent or collective punishment?

NABLUS: Israeli troops razed the West Bank homes of four Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis yesterday, pressing a controversial policy of punitive demolitions after...

Jordanian killer was on a journey to ‘paradise or hell’ – Investigators ask if...

AMMAN: Days before he shot dead five people in a canteen during his lunch break, Jordanian police officer Anwar Abu Zeid sent a message...

US air strike targets ‘Jihadi John’ in Syria – Washington ‘reasonably certain’ Emwazi is...

LONDON: A US strike on Syria that targeted British militant "Jihadi John" was "an act of self-defense", Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday,...

Lebanon PM holds emergency meeting – Nation mourns 44 killed in Beirut bombing

BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam held an emergency meeting with his security cabinet and military chiefs yesterday as the nation mourned 44 people...

Kurdish forces launch battle to retake Iraq’s Sinjar town – 7,500 Kurdish and Yazidi...

NEAR SINJAR TOWN: Kurdish peshmerga forces have started clearing parts of the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar and have established positions along an Islamic...

Dubai police deny links to UAE national held in Libya

DUBAI: An Emirati arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of spying on Libyan authorities in charge of the capital was an ex-sergeant dismissed by Dubai...

Undercover Israeli troops raid hospital, kill Palestinian

HEBRON: Israeli undercover forces raided a hospital in the West Bank yesterday, shooting dead a Palestinian during an attempt to detain another man suspected...

Sharm nightspots deserted as tourists vanish

SHARM EL SHEIKH: Usually buzzing with foreigners on holiday, Sharm El-Sheikh's tourist nightspots have been deserted after thousands left the Egyptian resort following the...

Russia sees possible ‘terror’ link in jet crash

SHARM EL SHEIKH: Moscow has acknowledged for the first time a terrorist attack could have caused last month's Russian plane crash in Egypt, as...

War on IS needs ‘boots on the ground’: US Air Force – At least...

DUBAI: The air campaign against the Islamic State group has made progress in degrading the jihadist organization but will not be enough without local...

Airliner tragedy crushes Egypt hopes on tourism

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: Tourism in Sharm El-Sheikh was picking up again after years of political turmoil, with so many Russians enjoying the sun and fun...

Saudi carries out 146th execution

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday executed a citizen convicted of killing a policeman, the Interior Ministry announced, bringing to 146 the number of death sentences...

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