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ADEN: Ten civilians and three army technicians were killed on Wednesday when a bomb planted near a prison by presumed Al Qaeda militants exploded in south Yemen, a security official said. The device placed in the Tibn area of Lahij province went off when the soldiers were trying to defuse it, but the area...

  SYDNEY: The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants...

GAZA: Israeli and Palestinian negotiators resumed indirect talks mediated by Egypt on Monday on ending a month-old Gaza war, Egypt’s state news agency...

NEW YORK: A sea of Palestinians and their sympathizers lined Manhattan streets Saturday, marching to the United Nations and shouting that Israel’s...

JAPAN: Typhoon Halong slammed into western Japan on Sunday, leaving dozens of people injured while the coastguard searched for a man who went missing apparently...

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israel said on Sunday it was prepared for protracted military action in Gaza and would not negotiate under rocket fire as Egypt crafted...

TEHRAN: All 48 passengers and crew on board an Iranian jet have reportedly been killed after the plane crashed near an airport in the capital Tehran, state...

A tour bus has plunged into a Tibetan valley after hitting two vehicles, killing 44 people and injuring 11, China’s official news agency Xinhua reported. “The...

CAIRO: Palestinian negotiators will leave Cairo on Sunday unless Israel agrees to return to Egyptian-mediated negotiations to end the war in Gaza without setting conditions, the head of the delegation, Azzam Ahmed, has said. “Tomorrow we have a meeting with the Egyptian leadership in the morning and on the basis of that we will decide our future plan,” Ahmed...

Turks voted in their country’s first presidential election on Sunday with Tayyip Erdogan poised to win and fulfill his dream of what he calls a “new...

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