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...

Israeli president to begin cabinet formation talks

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday will begin deliberations with leaders of the country's political parties before tasking one of them with forming the...

Israeli army launches surprise drill on Gaza border

The Israeli military on Sunday launched a surprise drill along the southern border with the Gaza Strip, local media has reported. The drill would focus...

UN Security Council to hold emergency session on Yemen

Emergency meeting requested by Yemeni President Hadi, as security situation continues to deteriorate in impoverished country. The United Nations Security Council is set to hold...

Obama rebuffs Netanyahu over Palestine comments

U.S. president told Israeli prime minister two-state solution is only way for long-term security of Israel. U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday that Israeli Prime...

Houthi gunmen take control of airport in Yemen’s Taizz

Shiite Houthi militants on Sunday took control of an airport and a court complex in the central city of Taizz, eyewitnesses have said. Houthi gunmen...

Turkey voices concern over Saudi – Sweden tension

Turkish foreign ministry voices sadness on diplomatic row between Saudi Arabia and Sweden. The Turkish Foreign Ministry expressed hope Saturday for the settlement of a...

Nile dam agreement will be historic: Sudan

Sudanese Irrigation Minister Mutaz Musa said Saturday that an agreement in principle that is expected to be signed by his country, Egypt and Ethiopia...

Kick Gazans out and put Israelis instead: Feiglin

The former deputy speaker of Israel's Knesset Moshe Feiglin on Saturday called for forcing Palestinians out of the Gaza Strip and putting Israelis instead...

Turkey’s EU minister warns against identifying Islam with terror

Minister Bozkir attends think tank meeting on Saturday during his two-day visit to Brussels. BRUSSELS (AA) - Identifying Islam with terror is a mistake that...

Senior Dawn of Libya commander killed in Tripoli

A senior commander of the Tripoli-backed Dawn of Libya Islamist militia was killed southwestern the Libyan capital, the media office of the militia said...