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,...

Syria rebels accused of using hostages as ‘human shields’ – Hostages placed in cages...

BEIRUT: Human Rights Watch has accused Syrian rebel groups outside Damascus of war crimes after they placed hostages including civilians in cages for use...

Palestinian teen killed after alleged stabbing attempt

JERUSALEM: Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian who they say tried to stab a soldier in the West Bank yesterday, in the latest such...

Russian plane broke up in the air: Expert – UAE carriers re-route flights to...

WADI AL-ZOLOMAT, Egypt: A Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt broke up "in the air" strewing fragments across a wide area, an expert said...

IS seizes central Syrian town

BEIRUT: The Islamic State militant group has expanded its presence in central Syria, seizing control of a town that lies near a highway leading...

Paralyzed Lebanon govt may lose millions in aid

BEIRUT: Lebanon's political stalemate has not only left uncollected garbage piling up in the streets, but now risks losing millions in international loans for...

Gaza family first to return to rebuilt home after war – A much-anticipated homecoming

GAZA CITY: The Al-Zazas have much to celebrate these days, after returning a few weeks ago to their neighborhood in the Gaza Strip -...

Regional design and creativity celebrated at Dubai Design Week

DUBAI/KUWAIT: Design is central to any creative process, highlighting aesthetic character, structure and the identity of individuals, a community or even a country. Another...

224 perish as Russian plane crashes in Sinai – IS claims responsibility, Russia...

ISMAILIA/CAIRO: A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers crashed into a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai peninsula yesterday shortly after losing radar contact near cruising...

Shock, denial at Russia airport as plane crashes

SAINT PETERSBURG: Irina Semyonova said her friend Natasha last called her from the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh to say she’d bought her a...

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