An Egyptian court sentenced 11 people to death Sunday on accusations they joined a "terrorist organisation" and attempted to kill two police officers, a judicial official said.
When Haider al-Abadi was tasked with forming a new Iraqi government in August 2014, just weeks after a lightning offensive by the Islamic State group, many believed he would fail.
The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks.
The United Nations has failed to bridge differences between rival Libyan factions at month-long talks in Tunisia aimed at stabilising the oil producing nation and paving the way for elections.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised the role which Kuwait played ‘to diplomatically seek a resolution’ for the ongoing Gulf crisis ...
The Kurdish-led force that expelled the Islamic State group from Syria’s Raqqa hailed a “historic victory” yesterday in the devastated city’s stadium and vowed to hand power to a civilian administration.
Iraqi forces took control yesterday of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said.