Sisi proposes law to curb police abuses – Police shooting sparks outrage

CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will ask parliament to amend the law to toughen sanctions for police abuses, his office said yesterday, a...

At least 38 killed in US-led strikes in Syria’s Hasaka – Syrian rebels cross...

BEIRUT: At least 38 people were killed in air strikes carried out by a US-led coalition in Hasaka province in northeast Syria in the...

Gulf Arabs race to release youth potential

DUBAI: Like the prototype drone of Emirati student Talib Alhinai, the ambitions of young people across the Gulf Arab states need to soar if...

Dozens of Iraqi migrants return home from Europe Iraq to shrink paramilitary forces

BAGHDAD: An Iraqi government spokesman says dozens of Iraqis who sought refuge in Europe have returned to the country. The Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman,...

Hungary charges Syrian with ‘terrorism’ after border riot – First case of its...

BUDAPEST: Hungarian prosecutors charged yesterday a Syrian migrant with committing an "act of terror" during fierce clashes with border forces last year, in the...

Ankara blast kills 28

ANKARA: Twenty-eight people were killed and dozens wounded in Turkey's capital Ankara yesterday when a car laden with explosives detonated next to military buses...

14 dead in Aden IS suicide bombing

ADEN: A suicide bomber killed at least 14 soldiers in Aden yesterday, in the latest attack on Yemen's second city claimed by jihadists of...

Prolific Egyptian political writer Heikal dies – Often described as ‘the nation’s authentic memory’

CAIRO: Mohamed Heikal, a close confidant of Egypt's nationalist leader Gamal Abdel Nasser since the 1950s and later author of insider accounts of his...

Islamic State faces economic crunch – Terror group slashes salaries across the region

BEIRUT: Faced with a cash shortage in its so-called caliphate, the Islamic State group has slashed salaries across the region, asked Raqqa residents to...

Palestinians renovate church at Jesus’ birthplace

BETHLEHEM: After two years of painstaking work, experts have completed the initial phase of a delicate restoration project at the Church of the Nativity,...

Turkey shells Kurds as raids hit MSF hospital

BEIRUT: Turkey shelled Kurdish fighters in Syria for a third day yesterday and a suspected Russian air strike on a hospital left several dead,...

Israel’s ex-PM Olmert begins prison term for corruption – First Israeli ex-premier to serve...

RAMLE: Ehud Olmert, once feted for his peace efforts with the Palestinians yesterday became Israel's first former premier to serve jail time as he...

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