Father of slain Palestinian toddler dies

DUMA: The father of a Palestinian toddler killed when their home was firebombed by Jewish extremists last week died yesterday from injuries he suffered...

IS top command dominated by ex-officers in Saddam’s army

BAGHDAD: While attending the Iraqi army's artillery school nearly 20 years ago, Ali Omran remembers one major well. An Islamic hardliner, he once chided...

First female justice leading quiet Palestinian revolution

RAMALLAH: Holding the young couple's identity cards in one hand and the Holy Quran in the other, the Palestinian justice of the peace pronounces...

Shipwreck survivors grieve children swept from arms – Crossing was to start a new...

PALERMO: Their children slipped out of their grasp as the boat overturned and were lost to the waves. Now, traumatised parents brought to safety...

How Southeast Asian economic zone could change the region

BANGKOK: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which yesterday marked 48 years since its establishment, aims to establish an economic community known as the...

44 dead, hundreds wounded in lethal wave of Kabul bombings

KABUL: Eight more fatalities were confirmed yesterday from a barrage of bombings in Kabul, taking the toll to 44 in the deadliest day in...

Typhoon heads to China after killing four in Taiwan

SHANGHAI: Typhoon Soudelor moved towards China yesterday, weaker but still packing a punch, after killing at least four people and leaving a trail of...

Trump barred from conservative gathering after latest barb

ATLANTA: Donald Trump opened his mouth and now finds the door closed to him at a high-profile gathering of conservative activists. His latest incendiary...

Twelve dead as Mali hotel siege ends – South African, Russian, Ukrainian hostages freed

BAMAKO: Malian security forces yesterday stormed a hotel used by United Nations staff and freed four hostages held there by suspected Islamist militants during...

Kuwaiti pavilion visitors may reach 1 million: General Consul

MILAN: Kuwait's General Consul in Milan Abdulnasser Boukhaddour has expressed satisfaction for the high turnout of visitors to the Kuwaiti pavilion at Expo Milan...

Trump hogs limelight at Republican debate – Mogul draws boos from crowd, rivals’ rebukes

CLEVELAND: Bombastic, comical, provocative: Donald Trump, the billionaire leading the Republican primary race, offered the best and worst of himself Thursday as opponents strained...

Refugees cheer, pray, embrace strangers as they reach Greece

LESBOS: The man in a red and white checked shirt gingerly waded through the water holding an infant. Seconds after shrugging off a life...

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