Trump to call Egypt’s president after mosque attack: tweet

WEST PALM BEACH: US President Donald Trump said he would call Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to discuss Friday’s terrorist attack at a mosque in North Sinai that left more than 230 people dead. “Will be calling the President of Egypt in a short while to discuss the tragic terrorist attack, with so much loss of life,” Trump said in...

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Trump to call Egypt’s president after mosque attack: tweet

WEST PALM BEACH: US President Donald Trump said he would call Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to discuss Friday’s terrorist...

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US diplomat shot in foot on highway near Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO: A senior US diplomat in Brazil was shot in the foot during an attempted robbery on...

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Russian bombers hit Islamic State targets in Syria: RIA

MOSCOW: Russia’s Defence Ministry said on Friday six TU-22M3 long-range bombers had carried out air strikes on Islamic State targets...

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Death toll in Egypt north Sinai mosque attack rises to 235 killed: state television

CAIRO: The death toll in a militant attack on a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai region has risen to 235,...

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Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran leader ‘new Hitler’: NYT

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran “the new Hitler of the Middle East” in...

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Israeli PM talks up ‘fruitful cooperation’ with Arab states

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday hailed his country´s "fruitful cooperation" with Arab nations, as fears over Iranian...

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Suicide bomber kills 8 in eastern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber struck in a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday killing at...

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Grief, anger as relatives learn of Argentine submarine blast

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina: Relatives of the 44 crewmembers aboard Argentina´s missing submarine erupted in a welter of anger and...

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Three Muslim clerics beaten up for ‘covering their heads’ in India

New Delhi: Three Muslims clerics were attacked with sharp objects in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh (UP) by unknown assailants,...

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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to start Rohingya return in two months

YANGON: Bangladesh and Myanmar will start repatriating refugees in two months, Dhaka said Thursday, as global pressure mounts over a...

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Army officer arrested for Indian journalist´s murder

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested a senior army officer for the murder of a journalist shot dead while investigating...

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe granted immunity, part of resignation deal: sources

HARARE: Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in...

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Magnitude 5.0 quake strikes southwest Turkey

ISTANBUL: An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit southwest Turkey at 2022 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The...

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Flash floods triggered by heavy rains sweep through Jeddah

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains swept through Jeddah on Tuesday, leaving motorists stranded and forcing authorities to shut schools...

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U.S. calls Myanmar operation against Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday labeled the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population “ethnic cleansing” and threatened targeted...

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Hariri, back in Beirut, attends national day parade

BEIRUT: Saad al-Hariri attended independence day celebrations in Beirut on Wednesday after returning to Lebanon for the first time since...

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France welcomes Mugabe’s decision to resign

France welcomed Robert Mugabe’s decision to resign as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, its foreign ministry saying it was ready to...

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Hariri back in Lebanon for first time since quitting as PM

BEIRUT: Saad al-Hariri returned to Beirut on Tuesday for the first time since he resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister in...

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U.S. says air strike kills over 100 militants in Somalia

WASHINGTON: The U.S. military said it killed more than 100 Islamist militants in Somalia on Tuesday when it launched an...

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Suicide car bomb kills 24 in town north of Baghdad

KIRKUK: A suicide car bomber killed at least 24 people in an attack on a busy market in a town...

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president

HARARE: Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined...

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Myanmar imposing ‘apartheid’ on Rohingya: Amnesty

YANGON: Myanmar's suffocating controls over its Rohingya population amount to "apartheid", Amnesty International said Tuesday in a probe into the...

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Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terror

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, returning Kim Jong-Un´s nuclear-armed pariah regime...

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At least 50 dead in Nigeria mosque bombing: police

NIGERIA: At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bomb blast at a mosque in the northeastern...

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