Although Jordan expressed readiness to set free a convicted terrorist in return for the freedom of a Jordanian pilot taken hostage by the so-called Islamic State (IS), the latter did not respond to the proposition but sent another ultimatum to the pilot’s family, hours after a first deadline set by the group ended.More...
The 43 Mexican students who disappeared four months ago were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel who mistook them for members of a rival gang, the government said on Tuesday, finally confirming the deaths of the trainee teachers.More...
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya, a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been kidnapped.More...
Teams return to the pitch on Thursday as Leg 2 of the 63rd Jordan Professional League resumes after a month long break that allowed teams to reorganise and tend to injuries as lead players were on duty at the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia where Jordan was eliminated in the first round.More...
Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend”. That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday.More...
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