At least 41 people were killed and 45 injured in a fire sparked by an electrical fault during Mass at a Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian city of Giza on Sunday, Egyptian authorities said on Sunday .
Thousands of followers of Moqtada al-Sadr held a mass prayer outside parliament in Baghdad yesterday in a show of support for the powerful Shia cleric who has called for Iraq’s judiciary to dissolve parliament by the end of next week.
Israeli forces killed four people yesterday in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said, including two teens and a man said to be a senior commander.
Islamic Jihad fighters yesterday agreed terms of an Egyptian-brokered truce with Israel, intended to end three days of intense conflict that has left at least 43 Palestinians dead.
The State of Qatar expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the storming of dozens of settlers in the courtyards of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces.
Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza yesterday, a day after an Israeli operation set off a cross-border flare-up that ended more than a year of relative calm.
With empty streets and drawn curtains, Gaza feels like a ghost town. Its residents - tested by repeated wars - feel like they are living the same scenes again and again. Before Israel launched its “pre-emptive” strikes on militants in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian territory was enjoying a summer u
Tens of thousands attended mass prayers yesterday in Baghdad’s Green Zone in a new power play by Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr after his adversaries conditionally backed his call for early elections. Sadr, a long-time political and religious force in the oil-rich but war-scarred country, has for months