Jordan to ‘facilitate’ Turkish travel to Jerusalem, Mecca

The Jordanian government will facilitate procedures for Turkish Muslim pilgrims upon their arrival in Amman before they continue on to Mecca or Jerusalem, Tourism...

UN envoy denounces Friday attacks in Libya’s Tripoli

United Nations (UN) Special Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon denounced on Saturday a string of airstrikes against Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday. Leon said actions...

Bangladeshi students call strike after police attack

Students call strike after police forcibly break up protest against sexual harassment DHAKA, Bangladesh – Student groups in Bangladesh have called for a national strike on...

Tunisian Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize

Labor unions, lawyers and human rights activists claim award for 'decisive contribution' to building Tunisian democracy ISTANBUL – A group of Tunisian trade unions, lawyers...

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...

Saudi Arabia arrests more than 400 Daesh suspects

Alleged militants accused of plotting attacks on mosques, military RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - More than 400 suspected members of Daesh were arrested across Saudi Arabia on...

Libya: Suicide bomb kills three, injures seven in Misrata

Twitter accounts close to Daesh say militant group claimed responsibility for attack TRIPOLI, Libya  - A suicide car bomb attack in the northwestern Libya city of...

Bahrain jails man for criticizing anti-Houthi campaign

Bahrain's prosecution on Saturday ordered the jailing of a man after accusing him of propagating "false news" and "rumors" about a Saudi-led campaign against...

UPDATE 4 – Russian passenger plane crashes in Egypt’s Sinai

Egyptian PM says 129 bodies recovered as two airlines announce suspension of flights over Sinai UPDATES WITH EGYPT PM REMARKS, ANNOUNCEMENT FROM AIRLINES CAIRO - A...

Germany destroys Syria’s toxic chemicals

Around 370 tons of material from Syria's chemical weapons arsenal incinerated at a special site. BERLIN – Germany has destroyed 370 tons of Syria’s chemical...

Saudi-led coalition bombs pro-Saleh camp in C. Yemen

Earlier on Tuesday, armed tribesmen seized a military site and a security checkpoint belonging to the Houthis in the central Ibb province, according to...

Yemen’s Houthis take coastal area near Bab el-Mandab

Yemen's Shiite Houthi militants on Saturday took control of the coastal region of al-Mukha district, located in the central province of Taizz near the...

Iraq: Daesh advances in Anbar province

Iraqi forces lost control of the Albu Farraj area located north of Ramadi after intense clashes with Daesh militants. BAGHDAD (AA) – More than 500 families...

Top militant killed in Libya’s Benghazi clashes

A top militant commander was killed Monday in clashes between militants and forces loyal to Libya's army chief Khalifa Haftar in the eastern Benghazi...

Syria: Daesh seizes oil field near Palmyra historical site

Clashes continue between Daesh and Syrian regime forces in Tadmur city where Palmyra world heritage is located HOMS, Syria – Daesh took control of an...

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Illinois governor plans to block the revamp on Chicago schools’ funding

On Monday, the Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner stated his intentions to prevent the money set aside for setting off the pension of teachers of...