Gaza union urges Egypt to release detained fishermen

The workers' union in the Gaza Strip called on Sunday on Egyptian authorities to release nine fishermen allegedly detained two days ago by Egyptian...

51 Knesset members nominate Netanyahu for Israel PM

The leader of the right-wing Likud Party Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday was given approval by 51 members of Israel's new Knesset to form the...

At closure, Nigeria voter card collection hits 82%‏

Nigerians will elect new president and parliament on March 28 Nigeria's independent election commission concluded on Sunday the distribution of voter cards ahead of the...

Warplanes strike Islamist-held airbase in C. Libya

Libyan army forces loyal to the Tobruk-based parliament on Sunday carried out airstrikes on Al-Jufra airbase located in the central province that bears the...

$250mn shortfall to affect S. Sudan aid operation: WFP

The WFP aims to assist 3 million people in South Sudan this year The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) warned on Sunday that a...

Gazans seek cosmetic surgeries for Israel fire scars

Hanadi had to live for four years with a deep shrapnel-wound scar on her foot due to her inability to leave the blockaded Gaza...

No problem with 5-year truce with Israel: Hamas

Hamas does not mind hammering out a five-year truce with Israel, a senior leader of the Palestinian faction has said. Deputy Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh...

UNRWA calls for lifting Gaza blockade

During the inauguration of a school in the eastern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Krahenbuhl said that the blockade on the Gaza Strip...

Morocco says arrested Daesh-linked cell

Policemen arrested the members of a "terrorist cell" that had pledged allegiance to Daesh and planned to carry out assassinations to destabilize the country,...

Chinese vice president visits Iraq

Vice President Li Yuanchao visits Baghdad and meets with Iraqi authorities. China's Vice President Li Yuanchao paid an official visit on Sunday to Baghdad and met with Iraqi...

Hadi urges UNSC action under Chapter 7 in Yemen

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi on Sunday urged the UN Security Council to halt the "aggression" of Shiite Houthi militants through Chapter 7...

100s of PKK fighters surrender in Turkey solution process

Total of 988 PKK terrorists surrendered between 2012 and 2015. Turkey's solution process, aimed at ending the decades-old conflict with the outlawed PKK, has proved...

AU, Somali forces seize strategic island from Shabaab

Kudhaa was captured by Al-Shabaab in late 2014 after a battle that left 90 people killed The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) and Somalia...

3 protesters injured by Houthi gunfire in Yemen’s Taizz

Three protesters were injured Sunday when militants from Yemen's Shiite Houthi movement opened fire to disperse an anti-Houthi demonstration in the central city of...

Thousands gather for ‘Marches of Dignity’ in Madrid

Protest comes before Spain's regional elections in southern Spain, which will be held on May 24, 2015. Thousands of people gathered on Saturday in the streets...

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Pound Makes Massive Gain Against The Dollar

The British pound gains the best value against the dollar since the Brexit Vote after the official September meeting of the Bank of England. The...