Black box data indicates Russian plane ‘bombed’

PARIS: Black box data from the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt last week indicate it was bombed, sources said yesterday, ahead of a...

Russia suspends flights to Egypt

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin ordered the suspension of all Russian passenger flights to Egypt yesterday until the cause of a deadly plane crash at...

IS accused of mustard gas attack, rebels push back regime in Syria – Reversing...

BEIRUT: Activists accused the Islamic State (IS) group yesterday of being behind a deadly gas attack in northern Syria this past summer, which the...

Stranded tourists anxious to leave Egyptian resort – ‘Working with UK govt at highest...

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: Hundreds of British tourists stranded in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh waited anxiously yesterday for flights home as budget carrier easyJet...

Cameron: Bomb ‘more likely than not’ caused plane crash – Egypt denies security lapses...

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron declared yesterday it was "more likely than not" that a bomb brought down a Metrojet flight packed with...

France to deploy aircraft carrier in Gulf – Syrian rebels seize town in west...

PARIS: The French presidency yesterday said it would deploy its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to boost its operations against the Islamic State group...

Suicide bomber kills 5 on Lebanon border with Syria – Blast targets Syrian clerics

BEIRUT: A bomb exploded in a Lebanese town near the Syria border yesterday, killing and wounding several people including clerics who were holding a...

Syrian Americans push to allow refugee havens in US homes

NEW YORK: S yrian-American Lina Sergie Attar, a mother of two, has a spare bedroom in her suburban Chicago home, which she would like...

Cheap oil eats into Saudi corporate profits – Total net profits shrink 14% on...

DUBAI: Saudi Arabian corporate earnings shrank during the third quarter of this year as low oil prices began hurting the wider economy, and are...

Egyptian flooding drowns Gaza’s tunnel business – Egypt campaign more damaging than Israeli bombing

GAZA: Mahmoud Bakeer speaks with despair about the night of the flash flood, when he screamed at his wife and five children to flee...

Islamic State affiliate insists it brought down Russian plane

CAIRO: Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate dismissed in an audio message yesterday doubts that it had downed a Russian passenger plane over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula,...

Saudi says fossil fuels still needed despite global warming fears

RIYADH: Leading crude exporter Saudi Arabia supports efforts to limit global warming but believes fossil fuels should remain part of the world energy mix,...

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