37 Dead As Pakistan Jets Target Taliban Hideouts

The Pakistani military attacked Taliban hideouts in the lawless tribal northwest with fighter jets and ground forces on Thursday and killed at least 37 suspected militants, officials said

Palestinians to Consider All Options in Response to Israel

The Palestinians are considering "all options" in response to Israel's decision to halt 'peace' talks and punish the Palestinian Authority over its unity deal with Hamas, an official said Thursday

STL Summons Karma Khayat, Ibrahim al-Amin in Contempt Cases

Al-Jadeed TV's Karma al-Khayat and al-Akhbar daily's Ibrahim al-Amin have been summoned to appear before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon on charges of alleged contempt and obstruction of justice, the court said in a statement on Thursday

Bahraini Authorities Assault Prisoners


Qahwaji from Tripoli: Army Adamant on Fully Executing Security Plan

Lebanese Army Chief, General Jean Qahwaji, on Thursday inspected the military units deployed in Tripoli and its vicinities, to closely follow up on the implementation of a security plan devised to restore stability to the northern city

Ten Clandestine Syrians Arrested in Arsal


Britain Alert to Halt Exporting Its Citizens to Syria

As France and Holland, the United Kingdom has taken strict measures to encounter the possible dangers which are posed by the British who are joining the militant groups in Syria

Saudi Envoy Underlines Imam Khamenei Role in Forging Unity among Muslims

The Saudi Ambassador to Iran lauded the role of Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei in strengthening unity and solidarity in the Muslim world.

Bassil Meets Lavrov: We Ask for Russias Support in Fighting Terrorism

The Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil held with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov a joint press conference in Moscow

Assad Issues Decree to Form Committee Tasked with Supervising Elections

Syrian President issued a decree on Thursday in order to form the Higher Judicial Committee for Elections.

Thousands Flee Fighting in Sudans Kordofan: UN

Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting in Sudan's South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, adding to hundreds of thousands uprooted by conflict in the Darfur region this year, the UN said on Thursday

Ukraine Offensive Kills Several Separatists, Putin Warns of Consequences

Ukrainian military went ahead on Thursday with it military offensive against pro-Russian activists, killing five separatists, and prompting President Vladimir Putin to warn against consequences.

Jaafari Rejects Use of CHWs, Claims Meant to Disturb Elections

Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Bashar al-Jaafari, stressed that the main goal of the latest allegations on the use of chlorine gas by Syrian Arab Army is to disturb the successful arrangements of presidential elections in Syria.

Syrian Army Foils Infiltration Attempts, Chases Terrorists in Rural Aleppo, Homs

Syrian army on Thursday thwarted a terrorist group's infiltration attempt from Bait Berri town to the safe areas in Aleppo, leaving a number of its members killed or injured, state-run SANA news agency reported.

UK Pleas Women Help to Prevent Britons from Joining Syria War

British counter-terrorism police chiefs called upon Muslim women to urge their relatives not to travel to Syria to fight, urging them to report would-be jihadists “so that we can intervene and help.”

U.S. Threatens Aid Cut if Hamas-PLO Form Cabinet

The United States would have to reconsider its assistance to the Palestinians if Hamas and the Palestinian Liberation Organization form a government together, a senior U.S. administration official said on Thursday.

President Rouhani: Irans Economic Relations with EU to Develop

Iran President Hasan Rouhani said Wednesday that Iran’s economic relations with the EU would develop, IRNA reported

200 Palestinian Prisoners in Occupied Territories Go on Hunger Strike

Two hundred Palestinian prisoners started on Thursday an indefinite hunger strike to protest the Zionist administrative detention policy, a rights lawyer said.

Afghanistan: 3 Americans Killed as Hospital Guard Opens Fire on Them

An Afghan policeman opened fire Thursday on staff at a Kabul hospital run by a US charity, killing three Americans.

No Link between Found Debris and Malaysian Plane

Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and underwater search of the Indian Ocean.