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Middle East

Iraq executes 12 ISIS terrorists on death row in retaliation to killings

Executions on Thursday came shortly after Abadi ordered 'immediate' implementation of death sentences of hundreds of convicted terrorists.

29 Jun 2018 3:20 PM

22 killed in air strikes on southern Syria: monitor

'At least 35 Russian air strikes hit the town of Al-Mseifra,' Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

28 Jun 2018 4:19 PM

Saudi woman reporter leaves country after being probed for 'indecent clothes'

Clip sparked torrent of criticism from arch-conservatives on social media, with Arabic hashtag 'naked woman driving in Riyadh'.

28 Jun 2018 12:35 PM

2 Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

Head of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman said that Israeli missiles hit arms depots for Hezbollah near airport.

26 Jun 2018 4:32 PM

Erdogan declared winner in Turkey presidential elections

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections.

25 Jun 2018 11:48 AM

Saudi women begin driving from today as ban ends

The announcement lifting the ban was first made in September of 2017.

24 Jun 2018 11:35 AM

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud: Justice ministry

She, aide falsely declared there were no cooks at prime minister's official residence, ordered from outside caterers at public expense.

21 Jun 2018 6:16 PM

Air strike on east Syria kills nearly 40 pro-regime fighters

Syrian state media reported the attack overnight accusing the US-led coalition but the Pentagon denied responsibility.

18 Jun 2018 4:04 PM

Ceasefire agreement with Taliban marks Eid celebrations in Afghanistan

This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.

15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM

Saudi women rev up motorbikes as end to driving ban nears

For both women, biking is not just an adrenalin-fuelled passion, but also a form of empowerment.

13 Jun 2018 1:20 AM