West Bank unrest simmers – Gaza, Israel on edge

GAZA: Struck in an Israeli air raid in the 2014 Gaza war, Mohammed's home was only recently rebuilt but he remains undaunted by the...

Billions pledged for Syria at London donors conference – Germany, UK, Norway the lead...

LONDON: Donor nations pledged yesterday to give billions of dollars in aid to Syrians as world leaders gathered for a conference in London to...

US eyes ways to toughen fight against domestic extremists – Militant groups present ‘clear...

WASHINGTON: The US Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees as a rising threat from domestic anti-government extremists, senior officials...

Indian mob beats, partly strips Tanzanian student – India Foreign Minister brands the attack...

BANGALORE: India police arrested five people yesterday over an enraged mob's attack on a Tanzanian student who was beaten, her shirt ripped off and...

Sri Lanka lifts unofficial ban on Tamil national anthem

COLOMBO: A Tamil-language version of Sri Lanka’s national anthem was performed at the country’s independence ceremony yesterday, lifting an unofficial ban in another step...

Iraq to take IS offline to silence propaganda – IS uses satellite, microwave for...

DUBAI: Iraq is trying to persuade satellite firms to halt Internet services in areas under Islamic State’s rule, seeking to deal a major blow...

Saudis commute Palestinian poet’s death sentence

DUBAI: A Saudi court has commuted the death sentence against a Palestinian poet convicted of apostasy, to eight years' jail and 800 lashes, his...

Obama slams bigotry in first visit to US mosque – President thanks Muslim-Americans, decries...

BALTIMORE: US President Barack Obama yesterday offered an impassioned rebuttal of "inexcusable" Republican election-year rhetoric against Muslims as he made his first trip to...

Blast on Somalia jet points to bomb

MOGADISHU: A blast that ripped a hole in a commercial airliner shortly after takeoff from Somalia’s capital was probably caused by a bomb, aviation...

Gaza tunnel collapse kills Hamas militants – 3 Palestinians shot dead after carrying out...

GAZA: The collapse of a tunnel in the Gaza Strip has killed two militants from Hamas's armed wing, officials said yesterday, as concern grows...

Georgia executes oldest death row inmate – Inmate was 72 years old; 5th execution...

ATLANTA: A 72-year-old man convicted of murdering a convenience store manager in a 1979 robbery in Atlanta's suburbs was executed in Georgia early yesterday,...

Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

JACKSON: Tornadoes touched down in Mississippi and Alabama as thunderstorms swept through the area Tuesday, while a powerful snowstorm buried parts of Colorado and...

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