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Jan 17, 2019
DAMASCUS — The new UN envoy to Syria ended his first visit to the war-torn country Thursday, stressing the need for a UN-brokered political solution to the eight-year conflict.Geir Pedersen, a seasoned Norwegian diplomat, concluded his three-day visit and headed to the Lebanese capital Beirut, a UN source told AFP.The new envoy on Twitter late Wedn ...
Jan 17, 2019
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Israeli television said on Wednesday that US President Donald Tr ...
Jan 17, 2019
TUNIS — Rail, bus and air traffic stopped in Tunisia and street protests drew thousands on Thursday as the huge UGTT union staged ...
Jan 17, 2019
BEIRUT — Nine months after being voted into the 128-seat Lebanese parliament as one of six female lawmakers, Paula Yacoubian is urging fello ...
Jan 17, 2019
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will embark upon the first-ever visit by an Israeli premier to Chad in the comin ...
Jan 17, 2019
KHARTOUM — Sudanese security forces deployed in numbers in Khartoum on Thursday as demonstrators threatened to march on President Omar Al Ba ...
Jan 16, 2019
BEIRUT — A bomb attack claimed by Daesh killed US troops in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said group was d ...
Jan 16, 2019
BAGHDAD — Foreign troop numbers in Iraq fell by a quarter during 2018, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said, as the fallout fizzled from Was ...
Jan 16, 2019
PARIS — Watching Sudan’s desperate and deadly anti-government protests from afar, many in the Sudanese diaspora in Paris say they are rootin ...
Jan 16, 2019
WASHINGTON — Iraq could bear the brunt if conflict intensifies between Iran and the United States, a think tank study said on Wednesday.The ...
Jan 16, 2019
BEIRUT — Since the start of the Syrian conflict, Turkey has pushed for the creation of a buffer zone on its border to protect refugees and p ...
Jan 16, 2019
TRIPOLI — The UN’s Libya mission warned against clashes in the country’s capital on Wednesday as tensions rose between rival militias, four ...

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