John Kerry in Cuba to officially reopen US embassy

WASHINGTON, Aug 14: US Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Cuba to raise the American flag in the newly reopened US embassy, more...

Daesh kills 38 in northern Libya

TRIPOLI, Aug 14: The terrorist group Daesh has reportedly killed 38 tribesmen in the northern Libyan city of Sirte. Those killed were identified as members...

Saudi Arabia continues pounding Yemen despite UN call for peace

SANA'A, Aug 14: Saudi Arabia has continued bombarding areas across Yemen as the United Nations calls for the cessation of conflict in the Arab...

‘At least 67 killed, 200 wounded in Iraq bomb attack’

BAGHDAD, Aug 13: Reports say at least 67 people have been killed and 200 others wounded in a truck bomb attack in Iraq's Sadr...

Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri pledges allegiance to new Taliban chief

KABUL, Aug 13: Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, in an online audio message, pledged allegiance to the new head of the Afghan Taliban in...

Huge blasts at Chinese port kill 50, injure more than 700

TIANJIN, Aug 13: Two huge explosions tore through an industrial area where toxic chemicals and gas were stored in the northeast Chinese port city...

Syria regime air raids kill 37 civilians near Damascus

BEIRUT, Aug 12: At least 31 civilians were killed in Syrian government air strikes on Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on Wednesday, as a barrage...

Indonesian President Widodo reshuffles cabinet

JAKARTA, Aug 12: Indonesian President Joko Widodo has replaced key ministers in a cabinet reshuffle apparently aimed at restoring the country's declining economy. On Wednesday,...

Libya’s Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani resigns

TRIPOLI, Aug 12: The prime minister of Libya's internationally recognized government has announced his resignation on live television. "The Libyan PM Abdullah al-Thani announced... his...

UN urges Thailand to amend tough law on insulting royalty

GENEVA, Aug 11:  The United Nations on Tuesday denounced "shockingly" long prison terms imposed by Thailand for insulting the monarchy and urged authorities to...