At least 21 killed in gun battle at Afghanistan wedding ceremony

KABUL, Jul 27:  At least 21 people have been killed in Afghanistan in a gunfight during a wedding ceremony in the northern province of...

UN hopes to boost aid to Aden as Yemen frontline moves north

GENEVA , Jul 27:   The United Nations hopes to massively scale up aid to Aden now that fighting has all but stopped in the...

Obama says yet to hear good argument against Iran nuclear deal

ADDIS ABABA, Jul 27:    U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday said he was yet to hear a strong factual argument against a nuclear deal...

Iran launches charm offensive among wary Gulf Arabs

KUWAIT , Jul 26: Iran's foreign minister called on Sunday for a united front among all Middle Eastern nations to fight militancy, in his...

Bomb blast wounds 18 Egyptian soldiers in restive Sinai

CARIO, Jul 26: A bomb explosion in Egypt's troubled Sinai Peninsula has left at least 18 soldiers wounded. The incident happened on Sunday morning when...

British PM to discuss ISIS issue with Asian leaders

LONDON, Jul 26: The prime minister is expected to offer Indonesia and Malaysia support in tackling ISIS extremists, during a trade mission to South...

Second round of Afghan peace talks likely next week in China

KABUL, Jul 24: China is likely to host a second round of peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban representatives next week, an...

Obama faces political minefield in Kenyan ‘homecoming’

NAIROBI, Jul 24: US president’s visit to land of his father has sparked Obama-mania, but critics question decision to meet Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia’s...

IS vows to fill Paris with dead bodies

PARIS, Jul 24: In a new IS video purportedly showing the execution of a Syrian soldier, the Takfiri terrorists say they will “fill the...

Campaign against Iran deal stepped up in US

WASHINGTON, Jul 23:  Top Republicans vowed Wednesday to do their utmost to scrap President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran as the biggest pro-Israel...