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  World   Middle East  11 Mar 2017

World, Middle east, 11 Mar 2017

Turkish journalists and opposition protest against detention of reporters

According to journalists' associations, about 170 media outlets have been closed and nearly 800 press cards cancelled.

11 Mar 2017 8:45 PM

Iraq: Remains of hundreds executed by ISIS found at Badush prison

ISIS reportedly killed up to 600 people after seizing the jail in 2014, and held hundreds of women from Iraq's Yazidi minority.

11 Mar 2017 8:01 PM

Erdogan says Dutch ban on minister's visit reminiscent of Nazism

Turkish politicians are keen to harness votes of the Turkish community in Europe before the April 16 vote on boosting Erdogan's powers.

11 Mar 2017 6:01 PM

Syria: In rare attack, twin bombs kill 46 in Damascus Old City

A roadside bomb detonated as a bus passed and a suicide bomber blew himself up in the Bab al-Saghir area.

11 Mar 2017 5:02 PM

Iran teen’s homemade fireworks cost home and 7 lives

The prosecutor said that he died, along with 6 family members, while one was severely injured and three others lightly wounded.

11 Mar 2017 3:44 PM


Trump invites Palestinian leader to visit White House 'soon'

The White House said Trump ‘emphasised his personal belief that peace is possible and that the time has come to make a deal.’

11 Mar 2017 8:50 AM